As a Procurement Director, you will manage major procurement activity for the Airports Authority and advise officials on contracting policies and procedures, impacting operations and progress on high-impact, high-dollar value construction activities or Corporate function.
Serves in the Procurement and Contracts Department of the Office of Supply Chain Management at the Headquarters Office in Arlington, VA.
Develops and oversees procurement policies and procedures for the Airports Authority. Manages the procurement process for a wide variety of major capital equipment, goods, services, leasing, construction, and/or Architecture/Engineer (A/E) design plan contracts. Performs related functions.
Develops internal procedures and contracting formats to facilitate the procurement process and foster full and open competition.
Directs, coordinates, and monitors the planning, solicitation, negotiation, award, administration, and termination of contracts.
Conducts long-range procurement planning to ensure necessary contracting support.
Monitors global, national, and regional trends in assigned procurement activity to identify appropriate methods, sources, prices, and other terms for procurement.
Provides advice on methods and procedures to assist in outreach to and goal-setting for disadvantaged, minority, and women’s business enterprises. Conducts outreach efforts.
Coordinates with other offices to ensure compliance with procedures and requirements; coordinates extensively with the General Counsel's staff and various offices to develop contract documents and serve as negotiator to settle protests, disputes, and claims.
Analyzes commercial cost proposals; reviews solicitations, amendments, awards, modifications, and correspondence; and approves sole source and limited procurement justifications.
Develops department plans, goals, and milestones and assigns priorities.
Performs other duties as assigned.
A Bachelor's Degree in any field
Eight years of progressively responsible experience in procurement and contracting, including analysis of cost proposals, negotiations, and resource planning.
Four of the eight years of experience must include managing a team of procurement or contracting specialists.
Knowledge of supervisory principles and ability to manage the operations and programs of the unit/team.
Knowledge of and ability to use various types of contracts and methods of procurement and contracting.
Knowledge of and ability to apply government and industrial sector procurement regulations, policies, and practices to manage major procurements through subordinates.
Ability to perform procurement planning at strategic and tactical levels.
Skill in negotiation with bidders and contractors to obtain best price, delivery, and other terms.
Ability to perform detailed analyses of data and information and make recommendations.
Ability to speak and write effectively, with emphasis on negotiation and persuasive techniques.
Skill in managing multiple projects concurrently.
Skill in using a computer and modern office suite software, with emphasis on procurements and accounting systems/software.
Internal Number: R0002183
About Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates the U.S. Capital Region’s gateways to the nation and the world, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport, as well as the Dulles Airport Access Highway, the Dulles Toll Road and construction of the Silver Line project, a 23-mile extension of the Metrorail public transit system through northern Virginia. 47.5 million passengers passed through the two airports in 2018.