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U.S. Department of the Army retains JDG to recruit Executive Director SDDCTEA and Director USTRANSCOM/JDPAC

JDG Associates, Executive Search Consultants, has been retained by the U.S. Army to find its Executive Director, Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Transportation Engineering Agency (SDDCTEA) and the Director of the U.S. Transportation Command’s (USTRANSCOM) Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center (JDPAC). Reporting to the USTRANSCOM Commander, the selected candidate will have a dual role, overseeing a staff of approximately 200 military and civilian staff and contractors, while also managing a $70M budget. As Executive Director, SDDCTEA, the selected candidate will direct National Defense Programs for Highways, Ports, Railroads and Defense Access Roads; execute the Engineering for Transportability and Deployability Program, Traffic Engineering Program and provide infrastructure analysis for transportation facilities. As Director, JDPAC, s/he will provide analysis and engineering support to move and sustain America’s Joint Force. The selected candidate will also provide end-to-end mobility capability analysis, global distribution network and nodal engineering assessments, operationally relevant transportation analysis and data science-driven courses of action, and will conduct major mobility studies, often under Congressional direction, to support DOD force structure and resource allocation decisions for the mobility enterprise. Keys to success in this role include:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead a complex, matrixed organization by directing and guiding the myriad analytic and engineering activities of the specialized workforce.
  • A thorough understanding of the mobility/transportation operations, ideally across all modes of operation, to support America’s Joint Force.

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