51C:Acquisition, Logistics & Technology Contracting NCO (51C) *

Acquisition, Logistics & Technology Contracting Noncommissioned Officers are responsible for creating, examining and monitoring contractual agreements. These agreements are between an organization and vendor who is supplying or will be supplying services or goods to a unit. Soldiers in this MOS act as an adviser, negotiator, administrator, researcher and contractor. These specialist are experts in completing market research.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

They complete research to compare products and ensure the soldiers have the best equipment. They compare pricing between suppliers to determine fairness and reasonableness. The NCO will become experts in negotiation.

Military Duties Translated:

This position allows soldiers to gain skills that can be valuable in civilian career fields such as sales and marketing, purchasing or procurement. Job titles that relate to the functions of MOS 51C include: Cost Estimator Procurement Specialist Purchasing Manager

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

General Manager