Job Listing: Procurement/Contract Administrator

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The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is an educational institution that provides an awareness and understanding of the early history, settlement, and development of the United States through the convergence of American Indian, European and African cultures. If you enjoy history, seeing it come to life every day at the Jamestown Settlement and the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown and would like to use your procurement experience to help make it happen, then this is the opportunity for you.

The Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation is seeking a qualified, experienced individual to provide oversight and manage procurement processes in compliance with the Virginia Public Procurement Act. The position is responsible for competitive bidding, competitive negotiations, and contract administration; serves as liaison between vendors and users including contract performance issues, disputes and cancellations; compliance with small, women, and minority (SWAM) owned business’ participation; interpretation of State procurement policy and procedures; and surplus property disposition.


-12 paid holidays + annual, sick, and personal leave.

-Full health benefit options available at great rates!

-Life insurance + optional plans available as well.

-Retirement plan through Virginia Retirement System.

-Short and long term disability

-Employee discounts as a Commonwealth of Virginia employee.

...and many more!

Minimum Qualifications:

-Comprehensive knowledge of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA), Virginia Agency Procurement and Surplus Property Manual (APSPM), Virginia Information Technology Agency (VITA) Procure IT Manual and eVA functionality.

-Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, management and external vendors.

-Working knowledge and experience in contracting for professional and non-professional services and demonstrated ability to interpret specifications, analyze data and conduct negotiations to ensure effective contracting.

-Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills, both oral and written.

-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

-Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

-College degree in business or public administration or related field preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for degree.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $58,000.00 /year


  • buyer/procurement: 1 year (Required)