Contract Specialist (May be underfilled)

  • Company: Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Location: Falls Church, Virginia 22042 USA
  • Salary: $64,919 to $106,181
  • Date Posted: January 12, 2022
  • Closing Date: January 26, 2022


Performs a range of division wide contract administration and procurement services required to support procurement administration, with some delegation authority to purchase variety of goods and services for Fairfax County Public Schools in accordance with school board and federal, state, and county rules and regulations.


Bachelor's degree. Two years of progressively more responsible experience in public sector proposal analysis and procurement. Certification by a nationally recognized public procurement or contracting certification (e.g. CPPB, CPPO, CPCM) preferred. Knowledge of federal, state, and local jurisdiction contract and procurement regulations (such as the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA), and guidelines, specifically in governmental purchasing. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of procurement. Ability to prepare technical specifications and review and evaluate bids and proposals. Ability to maintain effective working relationships. Proficiency in the use of technology, data compilation, analysis, and reporting. Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to exercise tact, good judgment, and initiative. Ability to work effectively under pressure.

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