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Senior Contract Specialist
Fairfax County Public Schools Falls Church, VA

Senior Contract Specialist

Fairfax County Public Schools
Falls Church, VA
  • Full-Time

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.


  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Four (4) years of progressively more responsible experience in public sector proposal analysis and procurement.
  • 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.
  • Experience in project management professional certification, mediation, or negotiation.
  • Certification by a nationally recognized public procurement or contracting certification (e.g. CPPB, CPPO, CPCM).


Fairfax County Public Schools

8115 Gatehouse Rd

Falls Church, VA
22042 USA



Posted date

September 13, 2023
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