Logistics Planner Sr in Kandahar at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kandahar
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/11/2018
  • Job ID:
    1803099

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Logistics Planner Senior develops, publishes, and coordinates complex logistics operations and contingency plans for area of responsibility, including Project Planning Requests (PPR) for new construction projects, repair projects, and operation and facilities maintenance projects.
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Manage, control, and execute all activities associated with the development of Project Planning Estimates (PPE) and other project planning duties as assigned
  • Develop concept of operations report(s);  Coordinate with customer/government on requirements and internal SME’s for their review of the packages and reports
  • Review code references for applicability, preliminary design and layout, & development of material takeoffs
  • Review PPR packages, present PPR packages to senior project management, and submit packages to customer
  • Prepare and respond to requests for information specifically from customer, while also providing technical guidance and direction as needed.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the Project Planning Team
  • Develop and provide charter agreements with supporting functional area managers and directors, to ensure support requirements and deliverable schedules are clearly defined and resourced
  • Plan and initiate continuous improvement of the PPE process and follow-on execution of change orders
  • Analyze all aspects of the program’s logistics to determine the most cost-effective and efficient means of downsizing the workforce concurrent with military downsizing and withdrawal
  • Liaise with the customer and other parties to ensure proper planning
  • Ensure a high degree of customer satisfaction by quality, on-time performance, communication, and responsiveness
  • In cooperation with the Contracts team, act as a technical point-of-contact for all project planning processes, estimating, and deliverables
  • Provide status to upper management of technical approaches and solution for all PPR and Letters of Technical Direction (LOTD) requiring estimating and planning resources
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and other practices set forth by upper management directives and provides change input when required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of the functions and operations of major U.S. Military Commands
  • Ability to serve as a planning expert with effective interpersonal and analytical skills supporting military operations
  • Proficient in deliberative planning, either military or civilian, for project planning request
  • Knowledge of Project Planning and Project Management
  • Complete understanding of operations of assigned contract
  • Working knowledge of DA PAM 420-11
  • Attention to details and able to handle multiple tasks independently
  • Effective communication ability in writing and speaking, especially for briefings and operations plans
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications including Word, Project, Excel, Visio, and PowerPoint

Experience & Education
  • Eight (8) years of operational experience in planning and coordinating sustainment (materials and supplies) in support of logistics operations, preferably in military or defense contractor operations
  • Bachelor degree in logistics, operations, or associate discipline preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location are remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions

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