In any large organization personnel have to have their needs dealt with effectively in order for the goals of the organization to be met. In the Navy, the ships don’t leave port with their cargo, the airplanes do not take off their flight decks, and the vessels do not perform their missions without certain key members doing their assigned jobs. Members of the Navy administration command assist the airmen and sailors in the Navy.
Members of the Navy that assist sailors with logistics concerns are part of the Navy Business Management career field. If you are serving aboard an aircraft carrier, a destroyer, on a shore based station or on a submarine, you will be somewhere that you have a duty to perform. In the same measure, it is the job of the Navy Business Management career field to make sure that the personnel, equipment and cargo of the Navy are all where they are needed, engaging in the work and missions that they are assigned to perform. Serving in the Navy as a Business Manager means that you will work to ensure that personnel are properly assigned and the correct vehicles, equipment and material is assigned to complete the missions that the Navy is set out to perform. Working in the Business management field in the Navy you may have to deal with; ordering, tracking, receiving and issuing supplies, parts, clothing and other equipment to Navy Personnel, keeping detailed fiscal and inventory records, shipping and preparing various ship’s inventory, records and correspondence, using and operating various types of computers, cash registers, office equipment and office materials, and operating and tracking retail and shipboard service activities using electronic and computer means.
You will work in the Navy to train as a Business Manager starting with basic training, after 9 weeks of boot camp you will be ready for class A school. You will advance to individual advanced training, where you will participate in classroom and simulated real life conditions, to learn how to track and manage the different types of equipment, inventory and personnel that the Navy maintains. You will work and train at various skill sets to help track and organize materials for the Navy, and be responsible for marketing and retail types of training and organization skills. After attending Class A school you will be assigned to a command and work with other personnel in materials and personnel management tasks.