Senior Contract Specialist

Location
Falls Church, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 13, 2021
Ref
14379BR
Leads a full range of divisionwide contract administration and procurement activities; advises on and facilitates the purchase of goods and services for FCPS in accordance with school board and federal, state, and county rules and regulations.

Location:
Gatehouse Administration Center

Senior Contract Specialist

Percent Full-Time:
Full Time

Contract Length:
12 Month

Salary Grade
[Salary Information]:

Unified Scale-Schedule B Grade 004

Pay Frequency:
Monthly

Open
Until
Filled:

Yes

Office:
Office of Procurement Services

Re-Adv.
Position:

No

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree. Four 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. Project management professional certification (PMP), mediation, or negotiation certificate preferred. Must possess a good working 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.

Posting Title:
Senior Contract Specialist

Job Type:
Finance/Accounting

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