Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing

Job Opportunities

The Virginia Association of Governmental Purchasing posts job opportunities here for the benefit of VAGP members. If you have a job opening in your office, please email publications@vagp.org to have it posted here. Status of Job opportunities are subject to change information is based on the providing agency. Jobs are listed for 30 days or until specified closing date.


Current Postings

Purchasing Agent City of Norfolk. The Purchasing Agent will manage the procurement of goods and services for the City by following applicable laws to maximize City efficiencies while meeting the needs of customers, departments and City officials. This position is unclassified and works at the will of the City Manager. This position requires Norfolk residency within 6 months of hire.

posted 7.21.14 | view listing


Senior Buyer Loudoun County. This position is responsible for most contracts county-wide including negotiating, signing and awarding. An experienced individual is needed to contract for a wide variety of goods and services in compliance with the Virginia Public Procurement Act within the parameters of the Procurement guidelines and goals. Position provides procurement research, advice, and guidance to department heads, division/program/project managers, vendors, and other government procurement offices. The Senior Buyer also assists departments in handling their own small purchase requirements.

posted 7.17.14 | view listing


Procurement Card Program Manager Norfolk Public Schools. Administers the district-wide procurement card contract and manages the day to day operations of the program. Serves as a subject matter expert to Norfolk Public Schools on the procurement card program. Markets the Procurement Card Program. Monitors users of the Procurement Card Program for compliance. Establishes and maintains dashboard metrics to evaluate effectiveness of program outcomes and to implement enhancements as needed. Develops and maintains professional knowledge of the current trends and developments in the field. Responsible for complex procurement transactions, technical commodities and services in accordance with the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA) and NPS School Board policies and procedures.

posted 7.15.14 | view listing


Procurement Officer II Department of General Services. The position ensures continuous operation of the business units of DGS. Selected candidate will perform complex competitive procurements using all available purchase methods with emphasis on Requests for Proposals (RFP). Independently writes and issues IFBs and RFPs. Conducts pre-specification, pre-bid, pre-proposal and post-award conferences. For RFPs: prepares formal negotiation strategy, leads negotiations and prepares final contracts. Receives and evaluates bids and proposals and makes award determination. Establishes, manages, maintains and administers various types of contracts. Position will provide leadership and guidance to business teams through the entire IFB and RFP process. Coordinates procurement activities, writes reports and provides briefings to management as needed.

posted 7.15.14 | view listing


Procurement Officer I Radford University. Provide buying support to Senior Contract Officer in the Procurement and Contracts Department at Radford University. Responsible for the procurement of assigned commodities under delegated procurement authority. Purchases a high volume of goods/services obtaining the best quality, right quantity, best delivery, and most advantageous price for the university while staying in compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Review and process requisitions seeking maximum competition, developing sources of supply and establishing positive relationships with all customers. Provide assistance to university staff and the business community regarding procurement procedures. File paper and electronic documents.

posted 7.7.14 | view listing


Buyer Prince William County Service Authority. This is a unique opportunity in the Service Authority's Management & Budget Division. The successful candidate will be responsible for preparing Invitations for Bids (IFBs), Requests for Proposals (RFPs), writing specifications and contracts for recurring, complex, or unique procurement in accordance with State laws and procedures.

posted 6.25.14 | view listing


Purchasing Agent Town of Herndon. Responsible for organizing, conducting, and directing the operations of the town's purchasing division. Oversees the purchasing operation and enforcement of state and local procurement policies, procedures and ordinances. Receives, reviews and processes all town purchase requisitions to purchase orders. Ensures proper procurement procedures have been followed; the appropriate expenditure account has been cited and that adequate budget balance exists prior to releasing purchase order.

posted 6.24.14 | view listing


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