Senior Buyer

Fairfax County Public Schools - Fairfax County, VA4.1

Full-timeEstimated: $56,000 - $77,000 a year
Performs the full range of professional contract administration and procurement activities. Leads and manages complex contract negotiations. Performs analysis and evaluation on bids, contracts, and proposals, including cost reasonableness, spend and utilization. Develops, analyzes, and evaluates competitive Invitation for Bid (IFB) and Request for Proposal (RFP) documents.


Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in procurement, accounting, business or finance with major course work in purchasing, procurement, business or public administration, plus two years of progressively more responsible experience in proposal analysis and procurement, preferably governmental procurement. Certification by a nationally recognized professional purchasing organization is preferred. Must possess a good working knowledge of federal, state, and local jurisdiction contract and procurement regulations and guidelines, specifically in governmental purchasing; considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and methods of procurement; ability to prepare specifications and review, analyze, and evaluate bids and proposals; ability to maintain effective working relationships with principals, program managers, specialists, and coordinators of FCPS and the vendor community; ability to collect and analyze data; ability to utilize an automated purchasing system; and ability to prepare clear and concise reports; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; ability to exercise tact, good judgment, and initiative; and ability to work effectively under pressure.

Job TypeProcurement/Supply Operations

Office of Procurement Services

Contract Length260-Day Contract
Salary Grade
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US-Schedule B Grade 002

Percent Full-TimeFull Time