DescriptionUnder supervision of the Procurement Manager, works independently to perform advanced professional procurement responsibilities. Provides work direction and supervises Procurement staff. Acts on behalf of the Procurement Manager as assigned on protests and other matters relating to the development and administration of construction, architectural, engineering, technology, and other professional and non-professional services procurements and contracts.
RequirementsGraduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or other closely related field and a minimum of six years of progressively responsible experience in managing complex procurements which includes information technology, construction, professional / non-professional services and management of awarded contracts or an equivalent combination of education, experience and knowledge. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) or ability to obtain one of these certifications within two years (required). Three years of supervisory experience or project lead experience with the ability to plan, direct, and supervise the activities of projects and procurement staff. Experience in state and/or local government procurement for construction, architectural and engineering services, technology, facility operations and contract administration, and complex, high-cost purchases of other services and commodities preferred. Knowledge of Virginia Public Procurement Act, procurement policies, regulations, procedures, and procurement best practices. Knowledge of best practices in public procurement. Demonstrated skills drafting procurements, specifications, and contracts. Experience negotiating complex and technical contracts, change orders, amendments and renewals. Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated expertise in MS Office with a high level of proficiency in Teams, Word and Excel and experience creating and presenting PowerPoint or similar presentations. Experience in SAP or other Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems. Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment.
Name: Elizabeth B. Dooley
Closing Date: December 18, 2023