Office of Acquisition, Logistics, and Construction
OALC provides direct operational support to the Department’s administrations and staff offices through its three major organizational components. Access our Executives’ biographies and view our organizational chart.
Office of Acquisition and Logistics (OAL)
OAL is responsible for developing and assessing compliance with procurement policy and overseeing procurement internal control and risk management functions; developing logistics policy intended to optimize supply chain management functions including order fulfillment and spend management strategies; developing broad acquisition policy and procedures to assist program and project managers; and to ensure the integration and synchronization of critical program management functions. OAL provides comprehensive acquisition support for national health services and supply contracts, and establishes national level strategic sourcing contracts for healthcare services and products. OAL is also responsible for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) acquisition workforce professional development and operation of the VA Acquisition Academy, to ensure the availability of a well-qualified and certified VA acquisition workforce throughout the Department. Visit the Office of Acquisition and Logistics website.
Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics (OPAL)
OPAL provides comprehensive operational and strategic acquisition support for VA’s highly complex acquisition requirements. OPAL manages the activities of the National Acquisition Center (NAC), Strategic Acquisition Center (SAC) and Technology Acquisition Center (TAC). OPAL directs acquisition, contracting, and contract administration for VA staff offices, as well as other government agencies. Visit the Office of Procurement, Acquisition and Logistics website.
Office of Construction and Facilities Management (CFM)
CFM is responsible for the planning, design, and construction of all major construction projects greater than $10 million. In addition, CFM acquires real property for use by VA elements through the purchase of land and buildings, as well as long-term lease acquisitions. Through the construction and real property programs, CFM delivers to Veterans, high quality buildings, additions, large scale renovations, and structural enhancements. CFM also manages facility sustainability, seismic corrections, physical security, and historic preservation of VA’s facilities. Visit the Office of Construction and Facilities Management website.