Are you a high-energy and results-focused public procurement leader looking to serve the community by delivering procurement services to the user departments of Virginia’s second largest city? The City of Chesapeake seeks an experienced public procurement professional to serve as the third-in-command in the Procurement Division. The division delivers approximately $200 million worth of procurements to 41 departments annually. The supervisor will work closely with the Deputy Procurement Administrator and the Procurement Administrator/CPO to lead a team of 12 employees in the delivery of procurement services. Several procurement specialists will be assigned to report directly to the supervisor. This is a “hands-on” position calling for a leader cognizant of the opportunities and obstacles associated with internal customer service delivery in a government environment. Expertise and a proven track record in public procurement along with the ability to build and maintain relationships with teammates and customers is essential. The City will compensate for substantial experience in public procurement.
SALARY: Hiring salary $75K to $85K DOQ/E. Range for the position is $59,250 to $94,800.
RequirementsRequires any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other closely related field and four years related experience. Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) preferred. Supervisory experience strongly preferred.
For complete job description and recruitment brochure, visit https://jobs.cityofchesapeake.net/postings/8600 Complete online application and attach a cover letter and resume. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. Position is open until filled; first review of applications is January 10, 2023.
Name: Anthony Cannion
Closing Date: February 28, 2023