Logistics System Risk Officer (Defense Medical Logistics) – Bethesda, MD

Logistics System Risk Officer (Defense Medical Logistics)

Department: DHA Medical Logistics
Office: Walter Reed – Dalecarlia Annex
Location: Bethesda, MD, United States
Function: Professional Services
Job ID: 601
Work Mode: On Site

Our federal contractor client is recognized as one of the fastest growing companies across the country and the region by Inc. 5000, Financial Times, Washington Technology, and the Baltimore Business Journal, is a public-sector management consulting firm serving federal international development, healthcare, and social services agencies.

The company is currently seeking a highly skilled Logistics System Risk Officer, with recent and relevant medical logistics-specific experience, to support our recently awarded contract with the Defense Health Agency, Medical Logistics Division (MEDLOG). The mission of the MEDLOG is to recommend clinical, logistics, and program policy, as well as to support medical materiel development and acquisition processes across the four Services. The purpose of this mission is to promote standardized medical supplies and equipment, joint interoperability of operational medical capabilities, and efficiency in the acquisition and lifecycle management of medical materiel.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Receives and analyzes new/incoming support requirements.
  • Develops logistics information system techniques.
  • Establishes criteria and makes recommendations when procedures/guidelines do not exist for equipment accountability, equipment maintenance.
  • Supply operations and facility management requirements that impact logistics support.
  • Extensively researches and studies reports and technical bulletins.
  • Determine and keep abreast of state-of-the-art equipment life cycle and facility management technology and trends.
  • Develop new communication and logistics support techniques.
  • Develops and maintains policies, directives, procedures, and related material for various conventional/unconventional logistics management systems and programs.
  • Independently develops supplemental technical and procedural documents required for effective guidance and control logistics systems and programs.
  • Analyzes essential and desirable operating capabilities, translating these into performance requirements for communication.
  • Studies new equipment performance data, develops and/or modifies test plans, conducts tests, and analyzes test results to ensure compatibility with existing equipment.
  • Maintains an open, continuous process of review and evaluation of modern technologies through interactivities with a wide variety of technical experts including vendors, original equipment manufacturers (OEM), NIH and DOD components.
  • Conducts cost-benefit analysis for purchase of new equipment and performing equipment and facility maintenance in-house or by contract.

Experience and Qualifications

  • 5 to 10 years of supply chain experience in a medical logistics environment.
  • Shall be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • United States citizenship required.


  • Viable candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in business administration, business management, or similar discipline.

Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal relationship and customer service skills.
  • Organized with exceptional mindfulness, transaction accuracy and a sense of urgency.
  • Keen sense of urgency, working within deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to work in a professional manner with individuals throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced and changing growth environment.
  • Unwavering professional integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality of extremely sensitive company/employee information.

Security Clearance Requirements

  • Security background investigation required.
  • Active security clearance preferred; cleared. Government or former military background

Place of Performance

  • Dalecarlia office (onsite) – 6000 McArthur Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20817
    • Viable applicants must reside within daily commuting distance of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Remote work eligibility will be considered on a case-by-case basis at the Vistant government client partner’s discretion.

Travel Requirements

  • Not applicable.

Legal Disclaimers

  • Applicants selected may be subject to a background investigation and must meet suitability requirements for eligibility. Company participates in E-Verify.
  • The company provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees, without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression), sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.
  • The hiring company is an EEO employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled
  • Telework/Remote Work policies are contingent upon client needs and staffing requirements and are subject to change.
  • Applicants with disabilities may contact the Human Capital Team via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange accommodation. If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request accommodation at any time. Please contact the Recruiter.
  • Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Please email us at info@esghire.com with resume to be considered for this position.