Under their direct supervisor the Contract Officer procures a wide variety of goods and services for the 23 VCCS colleges, the System Office and the Shared Services Center.
The position: -Solicits and issues contracts for goods and services as needed by the SSC customers utilizing a variety of simple and complex procurement methods. -Receives demand signals and purchases goods and services above the small purchase threshold. -Ensures that all purchases are performed accurately, timely and in accordance with applicable state laws & policies and VCCS policies. -Employs best business practices to continuously improve performance, compliance, efficiency and effectiveness.
Required qualifications: -Associates degree from an accredited institution, or equivalent education and experience. -Experience in a customer service environment -Current Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO) certification or ability to obtain Virginia Contracting Associate (VCA) certification within one year of hire and VCO within two years; see https://vip.dgs.virginia.gov/ for more information on VCA & VCO certifications. Preferred qualifications: -Knowledge of governmental procurement principles and ability to follow procurement policy and standard operating procedures. -Working knowledge of Commonwealth of Virginia & VCCS procurement policies (VPPA, APSPM, etc.). -Working knowledge of eVA (state procurement system)
This position is a hybrid telework schedule with 2 in-office days in Daleville, VA and 3 remote days. Please apply at the following link: https://jobs.vccs.edu/hr/postings/35134
Name: Monica Mathena
Closing Date: July 25, 2021