Procurement Manager

  • Company: Fauquier County and Fauquier County Public Schools
  • Location: Warrenton, Virginia
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: February 25, 2023


GENERAL DEFINITION OF WORK: Performs intermediate professional and administrative work planning, directing and overseeing the procurement of a variety of services, supplies, materials and equipment with related work as required for Fauquier County and Fauquier Public Schools. Work is performed under general supervision. Supervision exercised over assigned departmental personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS: The Procurement Manager acts as Purchasing Agent for Fauquier County and Fauquier County Public Schools The Procurement Manager is responsible for developing a strategic approach for the procurement of direct and indirect goods and services that complies with all Federal, State, and local policies, regulations, and procedures. and oversees all procurement activities and training, ensures compliance to and updates procurement policies and procedures as needed, and maintains a centralized procurement program that adds value and efficiency to the County and Public Schools.


Desired candidate will have:

- 5+ years in procurement and strong background and experience in the methods of procurements (including IFB, RFP, sole source, and emergency purchases), and state and federal laws and guidelines for procurement.

- Knowledge and experience procuring a variety of commodities (including services for complex construction projects) and in contract creation, review, modification, and monitoring.

- Strong communication skills (oral presentation and technical writing) and experience in creating and updating, and communicating procurement issues, policy and procedures.

- Supervisory experience and leadership of a team to include managing team outcomes and workload.

- A professional approach to providing customer service, meeting customer needs, and resolving problems.

- Enthusiasm and desire to learn and be engaged with issues surrounding and affecting local government and School division procurement.

- Willingness to be innovative and bring fresh eyes and experiences to examining processes for change adaptation, and improvement.

- Certifications, to include Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), and/or have obtained any other nationally recognized procurement certification(s).

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