Deputy Department Director, Senior

  • Company: Department of Procurement Services
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia 23219 United States
  • Salary: $96,167 to $153,615
  • Date Posted: September 29, 2021


This class provides assistance to the department director or the Chief Administrative Officer in setting the strategic direction and management oversight to a large or complex City department, and ensures implementation of Mayor and City Council goals, policies, and performance expectations. Incumbents oversee a major division(s) within a large or complex department and serve as a second or third level manager reporting directly to the Department Director. 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.



  • Bachelor's Degree in public administration or field directly related to assignment
  • Eight years of progressively responsible related experience that includes significant management and supervisory experience
  • Master's degree in public administration, business administration, or field related to procurement services
  • An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification LICENSING, CERTIFICATIONS, and/or OTHER


  • Professional certifications in procurement such as: Virginia Contracting Master (VCM); Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO); Certified Professional Purchasing Manager (CPPM)

Application Process

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Contact Info

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