J4 Logistics Department

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As Senior Civilian Executive and Deputy to the Director of Logistics (J4) participates with the Directorate and staff in planning and supporting all operations and provides continuity rotation of Director of Logistics. Serves as principal advisor the Director of Logistics, Senior Civilian in the J4, and serves as the acting Director in the Director’s absence and for matters not requiring the personal attention of the Director. Provides logistics support and advice to the Director and four logistics Division Chiefs; synchronizes logistics planning amongst four logistics divisions; and facilitates long range logistics planning for prospective changes in functions and programs. Utilizes knowledge about US Africa Command, DoD, Service, and Joint…show more content…
Participates with the Directorate and staff in planning and supporting all operations and provides continuity rotation of Director of Logistics. Serves as principal advisor to the Director of Logistics, Senior Civilian in the J4, and serves as acting director in the Director’s absence and for matters not requiring the personal attention of the Director. Exercises full authority to commit the directorate for planning and execution of logistics support. Maintains necessary cognizance over all directorate activities to assure necessary integration, coordination and administration of all logistics support. Insures consistent implementation and orchestration. Constantly looks for ways to improve technical operations, administration and management of the directorate. Incumbent is relied on for accuracy of judgment and technical advice with regards to the policies, principles, and procedures, organizational changes and other problems affecting the accomplishment of the mission. Responsible for personnel matters, both civilian and military, to ensure the directorate is properly staffed. 

1. Provides logistics support and advice to the Director and four logistics Division Chiefs. Works with and coordinates with other Directorate Directors, Deputy Directors, and Directors of Staff regarding logistics planning and support efforts that should be initiated, modified or curtailed; synchronizes logistics…show more content…
Southern Command, and the Property Book/Accountable Officer. The functional areas are complex, diverse, and unique in scope and mission and provide support to SOCSOUTH component units. The functional areas include: Warehouse Operations Section, Plans & Exercises Section, Motor Pool Operations Section, Arms Room Operations, Supply Operations Section, Property Book/Accountability, Joint Operational Stock, and Sustainment Asset Visibility and Information Exchange. The Deputy J-4 is the principal consultant to the directorate, providing advice and assistance in mission accomplishment over the wide spectrum of Logistics Standard Operating Procedures (LOG SOPs) responsibilities, which include: war planning, strategic planning, peacetime engagement, command relationships, organization, equipment modernization, acquisition processes, training accomplishment, exercises, logistics command and control, logistics readiness, special operations, nuclear/chemical personnel equipment management, operational security, strategy and policy, programming/budgeting, combat logistics development, research and development, reserve components, readiness, and combating terrorism. As the Property Book/Accountable Officer, the incumbent functions as the technical advisor and authority on all matters relating to property and regulatory requirements effecting property administration. Responsible for all proposals, data

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