$57,553 – $93,523 a year
Full Job Description
Applicants for #21259 and #07007 with this work title need not reapply
Working in VDOT’s Administrative Services Division (ASD), this fast-paced position will lead the Division’s procurement training program, perform procurement compliance reviews on a team including two other reviewers, and assist team members with responding to document requests through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), procurement audits, and subpoenas.
As the leader of the procurement training program, this position will serve as the Division’s primary instructor in the areas of Contract Administration, Procurement Ethics, Small Purchases up to $10,000, and SPCC Emergency Card Training and will also collaborate with VDOT’s Workforce Development section on their Contract Monitoring training. Leading the training program will also include curriculum development, program evaluation, training needs assessments, and roster management through the Agency’s online learning system VDOT University.
Procurement reviewer responsibilities will include performing compliance reviews and generating findings to reduce risks to the Agency in accordance with procurement laws and policies including but not limited to the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA), the Department of General Services Agency Procurement and Surplus Property Manual (APSPM), the Administrative Services Division (ASD) Procurement Procedures Manual (PPM), and the ASD Small Purchase Credit Card (SPCC) Program Guide. Successfully managing risks to the Agency through the performance of compliance reviews will require an understanding of procurement laws and policies, data collection through the use of available procurement systems and databases, detailed data analysis, and the utilization of quality assurance and quality control strategies to ensure data and analysis are correct and responsive to the risk management needs of the Agency
VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life. VDOT is the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, and employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce. Our culture includes teamwork, transparency, nimble learning, creativity and collaboration that values differences.
In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.
We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.
We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modelling these values, therefore visit http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply.
In depth knowledge of state procurement laws and policies. Demonstrated skill interpreting and applying federal and state laws and policies to fact-based scenarios and/or data. Expertise in evaluating whether training programs are designed to meet learning objectives and in assessing learning gaps. Experience using instructional design principles and adult learning theories to lead interactive training for the purpose of teaching employees skills to perform their jobs. Skill in using technology based learning platforms. Skill in the use of computers, software, and web based applications. Demonstrated ability to deliver results in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities. Ability to collect, organize, interpret, analyze and evaluate data for the purpose of identifying deviations from procurement policies and procedures to ensure Agency compliance and to manage risks. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with internal and external customers and to make formal and informal presentations. Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in business, education or public administration; equivalent training and experience may substitute for degree.
Extensive knowledge of laws, and regulations affecting public procurement. Progressively responsible experience in a state or federal government policy and operational setting. Certified Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO) or Certified Virginia Contracting Associate (VCA).
This position requires a fingerprint based criminal history background check.
Special Instructions to Applicants
State applications or resumes will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 pm on the closing date through the Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.
Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application or resume. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided; therefore, it is essential provide detailed information. Submitting an incomplete state application or resume, or application materials lacking in detail, may impact your interview eligibility.
This website will provide a confirmation of receipt when the application is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS Account to check the status of your application for this position.
The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit “Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants”: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp
Additional positions may be filled from this recruitment.
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1221 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219