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Facility Chief Logistics Officer

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Department Of Veterans Affairs Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 3 months ago

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Selectee may be non-competitively promoted/reassigned permanently without further competition.

Temporary promotion/reassignment may be extended.

The incumbent functions as the Facility Chief Logistics Officer (FCLO) performing a variety of duties in an extremely complex medical facility, which is constantly evolving within a highly complex and competitive geographic area.

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  • Integrates supply chain operations across the organization, including planning and coordination with

fiscal, acquisition, clinical and administrative operations.

  • Pre award and post award contract administration.

  • Procurement package assembly.

  • Leading Integrated Product Teams (lPTs) for Facility and Network initiatives, and recommending courses of action to the Network as a result of the IPT findings.

  • Hiring and training of key personnel.

  • Inventory management and accountability for all commodities, including non capital and capital equipment.

  • Property/equipment utilization and control of materiel.

  • Implementation and monitoring of current logistics systems (such as OIP, AEMS/MERS, IFCAP, etc.) and the deployment of Enhanced Supply Support.

  • Assisting supported activities and the acquisition staff with Advanced Procurement Planning (APP).

  • Championing the use of standardized products, and leading VISN and facility efforts that support standardization of new products.

  • Assisting local managers in achieving compliance with initiatives to improve efficiency,

  • Ensuring receipt documentation is properly executed and capitalized equipment is captured in the facility Financial Asset Package.

  • Reducing logistics costs for the facility and VISN.

  • Facilitating achievement of socio-economic program goals.

  • Leveraging the VA's influence in the healthcare marketplace.

  • Expert knowledge of logistics operations, practices, systems and performance management.

  • The use of information technology to integrate real time data reporting of logistics, human capital, and financial information.

  • The ability to provide asset visibility and to support processes designed to optimize facility logistics and return on investment/assets.

  • The use of performance measurement data, advanced data analysis techniques, tools/systems, and statistical analysis to provide objective performance monitoring, substantiate workload projections, and identify improvement opportunities to the VISN.

  • The ability to conduct staffing needs analysis for logistical staff functions within the organization.

  • Knowledge of all clinical, human resource, materiel and capital management functions associated

with carrying out the patient care mission.

Work Schedule: Monday

  • Friday, 8:00 am

  • 4:30 pm

Telework: Not Available

Virtual: This is not a virtual position.

Position Description/PD#:

Relocation/Recruitment Incentives: Not Authorized

Financial Disclosure Report: Required

Travel Required

Occasional travel

  • You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status


Promotion Potential

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HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen to apply for this job

  • Designated and/or random drug testing may be required

  • Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959

  • You may be required to serve a probationary period

  • Subject to background/security investigation

  • Selected applicants will be required to complete an online onboarding process


To qualify for this position, applicants must meet all requirements by the closing date of this announcement, 10/04/2018.

Time-In-Grade Requirement: Applicants who are current Federal employees and have held a GS grade any time in the past 52 weeks must also meet time-in-grade requirements by the closing date of this announcement. For a GS-14 position you must have served 52 weeks at the GS-13. The grade may have been in any occupation, but must have been held in the Federal service. An SF-50 that shows your time-in-grade eligibility must be submitted with your application materials. Note: Time-In-Grade requirements also apply to former Federal employees applying for reinstatement as well as current employees applying for Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) appointment.

You may qualify based on your experience as described below:

  • Specialized Experience: You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the next lower grade, GS-13, in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Examples of specialized experience would typically include, but are not limited to:

  • Establishes monitors and manages the performance and measurement of logistics support

  • Functions throughout the facility for all aspects of the supply chain including requirements, determination, acquisition planning/coordination/oversight, purchasing, transportation, and distribution,

  • Tracking, inventory management/control, reconciliation of undelivered orders, and disposition of supplies and equipment.

  • Development of consolidated VISN and facility requirements into acquisition strategies for services, supplies and equipment.

  • Working with customers and ensuring pre-award contract documents are completed for all contracting activities with the medical center.

  • Establishes, monitors, and analyzes logistics performance measures and initiates corrective actions to address out of parameter metrics.

You will be rated on the following Competencies for this position:

  • Analytical Reasoning

  • Communications

  • Organizational Awareness

  • Planning and Evaluating

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religions; spiritual; community; student; social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience.

Note: A full year of work is considered to be 35-40 hours of work per week. Part-time experience will be credited on the basis of time actually spent in appropriate activities. Applicants wishing to receive credit for such experience must indicate clearly the nature of their duties and responsibilities in each position and the number of hours a week spent in such employment.

Physical Requirements:
The FCLO is required to participate on environment of care rounds, Facility Internal Reviews (FIR),

Network External Reviews (NER), and external auditor site visits. These reviews include a review work areas including warehouse, supply areas that require personal protective equipment such as OR and lab, and equipment disposition areas that involve removal of hazardous waste. This may require long periods of standing, walking, and/or maneuvering around moving or otherwise hazardous equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, and cart washers. Between periods of inspection, the FCLO is required to maintain a safe environment through continuous review of work areas and work practices. As members of Construction IPTs and leaders of construction activation teams, FCLOs will often be required to participate in construction site visits which may involve long periods of standing, walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces, and may require the use of protective clothing. The FCLO will also be required to participate in, or conduct intensive negotiations for 4 hours or longer without rest periods. This may occur in conjunction with the Contracting Officer for contract negotiations, or in budget negotiation meetings.


There is no educational substitution at this grade level.

PLEASE NOTE: Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications (particularly positions with a positive education requirement). Therefore, applicants must report only attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants can verify accreditation at the following website: All education claimed by applicants will be verified by the appointing agency accordingly. If you are using foreign education to meet qualification requirements, you must send a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript in order to receive credit for that education.

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