Deputy Department Director, Senior

  • Company: City of Richmond - Department of Procurement Services
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia 23219-1907 United States
  • Salary: $100,975 to $161,296
  • Date Posted: January 12, 2023


Hiring range up to: $131,196.

The City of Richmond, Department of Procurement Services is seeking to fill a Deputy Department Director, Senior position. Under general direction, the Deputy Department Director, Senior plans, manages, and directs the unit responsible for the procurement of goods and services. Incumbent will provide assistance to the department director in setting the strategic direction and management oversight the Procurement Services department, and ensures implementation of Mayor and City Council goals, policies, and performance expectations. Incumbents make interpretive decisions on behalf of the organization regarding the means for executing the goals established by the Director, subject to available technology and resources. Such interpretive decisions provide context for the work to be accomplished by the subordinates supervised. Incumbents are typically assigned to serve as Director in the absence of the Director.


Supporting the Director of the Department of Procurement Services in managing the department of 20 full-time employees and contracts valued at approximately $1.4B: Developing department short-term and long-term strategic plans. Creating and monitoring key performance indicators. Developing course corrections as necessary. Leading the most complex procurement projects, such as major construction and technology purchases. Leading regular policy review and updates. Representing the director at meetings with executives, elected officials, and vendors. Providing oversight of the department’s annual and five-year financial plans (budgets) ;leading preparation of these budgets. Leading, training, managing, coaching, mentoring, evaluating, and as necessary, disciplining staff.

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Contact Info

Name: Department of Human Resources
Phone: 804-646-5660