Senior Contract Specialist

  • Company: Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Location: Falls Church, Virginia 22042 USA
  • Salary: $72,970 to $124,170
  • Date Posted: November 20, 2023
  • Closing Date: December 31, 2023


The Office of Procurement Services is seeking motivated, team-oriented candidates interested to join our team. The Senior Contract Specialist will lead a full range of division wide contract administration and procurement activities; advise on and facilitate the purchase of goods and services for FCPS in accordance with School Board and federal, state, and county rules and regulations.


- Bachelor's degree.

- Four (4) years of progressively more responsible experience in public sector proposal analysis and procurement.

- 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.

- Knowledge of supply, market, and price trends.

- Ability to prepare technical specifications and review, analyze, and evaluate bids and proposals.

- Critical thinker with decision-making skills and high standards of detail accuracy.

- Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school-based administrators, central office staff, and the vendor community.

- 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. Preferred

- Experience in project management professional certification, mediation, or negotiation.

- Certification by a nationally recognized public procurement or contracting certification (e.g. CPPB, CPPO, CPCM).

Application Process

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Contact Info

Name: Delphine Lambert
Closing Date: December 31, 2023