Deputy (2IC) Logistics/Supply Chain Manager

  • Alice Springs NT, Australia
  • Full-time
  • Job Type: Permanent

Company Description

At Leidos we bring together science, engineering and technology to deliver smart solutions to our customers’ most complex challenges. Great ideas are our currency and every person here is encouraged and enabled to be curious, open-minded and confident in bringing theirs to the table - to be inspired by what they can achieve and the impact they can have.

Job Description

The Deputy Logistics / Supply Chain Manager will report directly to the Logistics / Supply Chain Manager in the absence of the SCM. The Deputy Logistics SCM will be 2nd In Charge (2IC) over our Supply Chain organization supporting the OASIS Program at a remote operating facility.

The Deputy Logistics / Supply Chain Manager will be responsible for supporting an effective supply chain; overseeing transport and fleet management, property accountability, and ensure that standard logistics and related administrative systems are established and implemented within the OASIS program guidelines. The Deputy Logistics / SCM also plays an important role in team leadership and capacity building of logistics staff.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assess requirements of the program from time to time and facilitate change in the related functional areas
  • Develop and implement Best Practices in related areas
  • Continuously improve quality of staff by imparting training and motivation
  • Ensure smooth and efficient coordination across all departments
  • Ensure best utilization of system and technology to improve efficiency of operation in related fields
  • Lead the team to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Enforce standard company policies and procedures
  • Hold regular status meetings with team members
  • Communicate effectively with internal customers to identify needs and address the same
  • Continually seek opportunities to increase internal customer satisfaction and deepen user relationships
  • Suggest areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions
  • Review status reports and address issues as appropriate
  • Performs additional duties assigned by the Logistics / SCM
  • Processes cross training as mandated by the Logistics / SCM
  • Alternate for SCM Team Leads as requested by the Logistics / SCM
  • Provide oversight of all logistics and supply chain activities
  • Confer with facility project and O&M personnel to provide effective logistics and supply chain management support


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 8 years of experience in Logistics or Supply Chain in lieu of degree
  • Top Secret / SCI with CI poly (U.S. Expat) or a NV1 (AUS)
  • Microsoft Office Suite proficient
  • ERP / MRP Experience / SAP a plus
  • Experience providing high quality customer services
  • Experience working as part of a dedicated team
  • History of driving opportunities for positive change
  • Ability to drive innovation, collaboration on divergent points of view while encouraging creativity
  • Demonstrated well developed communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to develop innovative solutions
  • Ability and experience in mentoring, coaching and training of personnel
  • Understanding and commitment to the principles of workplace diversity and equity, and occupational health and safety
  • Experience building and sustaining high performing integrated teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • TSPV Security Clearance (AUS) - minimum of an NV1 security clearance required, ability to upgrade to a TSPV is essential. 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Logistics / Supply Chain Management
  • Certified Property Professional Administration (CPPA) National Property Management Association

Additional Information

This role does require the successful applicant to be an Australian Citizen and have the ability to attain and maintain a current TSPV security clearance.

At Leidos, we’ve built our business on the ability to Redefine Possible and the same applies to your career. We proudly embrace diversity and support our people at every stage of their Leidos journey in terms of inclusion, accessibility and flexibility. We look forward to welcoming you.

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