Updated 25 days ago

Senior Buyer/Contracts Administrator

Leesburg, VA 20175
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$14.00 - $20.44
Full-time, Part-time


$67,175.00 - $115,044.00 Annually


25 West Market Street Leesburg, VA

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Do you want to apply your expertise for a cause you can feel good about? Do you want to work for an organization that wants you to grow with it and offers tuition reimbursement, certification training, and a chance to learn about multiple industries? Come work for the Town of Leesburg, hometown of the 21st century! Located 35 miles west of the nation's capital in the heart of DC's Wine Country, you'll enjoy a vibrant and authentic community with "big city" amenities. The Town of Leesburg strongly encourages innovation, promotes career development, and offers excellent benefits to employees. Benefits include membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, enrollment into the Virginia Retirement System, excellent healthcare insurance, and other fringe benefits.
  Who We're Looking For
  If you identify with the following descriptions, then you may be perfect for the Town of Leesburg:

  • Creative problem solver
  • Proactive self-starter
  • Life-long learner
  • Strong team player
  • Passionate about excellent customer service
  • Positive, can-do attitude
  • Effective communicator
  • Desire to impart knowledge to others
  • "Early adopter" of new technologies
What You'll Be Doing
This position, under the direction of the Chief Procurement Officer, is located in the Procurement Division of the Department of Finance and Administrative Services.   This position performs complex and administrative work in the acquisition of goods and services, with a primary focus on construction and technical procurements in support of the Town's Capital Improvements Program and Utilities Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation (3R) Program.

For a more detailed job description, please visit the Town's  Job Descriptions page .
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Public Administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible technical experience in a centralized purchasing system, preferably in municipal government.
  • Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or ability to obtain within one (1) year of employment.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Local government procurement experience.
  • Virginia Construction Contracting Officer (VCCO).
  • Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO).
  • Facilitation and/or process improvement experience.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish.

Compensation and Benefits
The Town of Leesburg is committed to providing competitive compensation and benefits, and opportunities to grow one's career, all while making a significant impact on the operations and quality of life in a thriving community.

The Town offers competitive compensation, affordable health insurance coverage, participation in the Virginia Retirement System, an optional 457(b) retirement plan with a Town matching contribution, flexible spending accounts, voluntary benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), membership to the Town's full-service recreation center, an optional payroll Roth IRA, and generous paid time off. For more information on the Town's robust benefits package, please visit the Town's  Employee Benefits  page .


Please click on   " Employee Benefits  to review detailed information regarding employee benefits for regular full-time and regular part-time employees.

Posting ID: 628018424Posted: 2021-07-09Job Title: Senior Buyer Contract