Procurement Director

County of Nassau, FL

As part of the Jacksonville (Northeast Florida) region, Nassau is situated atop America's third largest state and central to the booming Southeast. When people first think of Nassau County, Amelia Island and the beautiful beaches come to mind. Look beyond the beaches, world class resorts and historic Fernandina Beach and you will see the landscape of Nassau is as diverse as the residents, businesses and corporate partners that call Nassau home. Nassau County is where a robust tourism economy intersects with industry, the railways and highways link to more than 61 million consumers, and the Port of Fernandina unites businesses with the world. Nassau County is ideally positioned for new industry and expansion opportunities with a skilled military workforce, unsurpassed logistics network, and more than 17 million square feet of entitled heavy industrial and commercial space.

The ideal candidate will be a charismatic team builder with a proactive management style who is flexible and adaptable to change, commits to delivering exceptional customer service, and excels in building-consensus across a broad spectrum of community partners to deliver sophisticated, high-profile projects while at the same time possessing the attention to detail necessary to execute the day-to-day activities of establishing new programs and policies. The candidate must be an expert in effective listening, synthesizing information across a broad spectrum of subject matters and facilitating a negotiated solution that balances competing interests through thoughtful public policy. The candidate must a be a true team player that is resourceful, innovative, adaptable and thrives in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment.

The Procurement Director position is vital in the County’s ongoing effort to create and update the County's procurement processes. The newly established Procurement Director position will be part of the County Manager’s senior leadership team, will report to the Assistant County Manager - Administration, and serve to implement the directives of the Board of County Commissioners. The Director will help facilitate related improvements in infrastructure, workforce development, and support Nassau County’s overall business climate.

This highly responsible administrative position coordinates, manages, supervises, and directs all processes of the Procurement Department, including formal procurement processes, contract co-ordination, and all other functions pertaining to the acquisition of goods and services for Nassau County. This position provides procurement guidance and support countywide, while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, policies and procedures. An employee assigned to this classification serves as the Chief Procurement Officer to effectively manage the activities relating to all county procurement, pursuant to County code, ordinances, regulations and all applicable state and federal laws.

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Management, Business or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in local government management including experience in procurement, three (3) years of which must be acquired in a supervisory/management capacity and/or a combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Prior experience as a Procurement Director is preferred. May require a valid State Driver’s License. Preference may be given to candidates with procurement designations - Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), or equivalent experience.

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The salary range for this position is $78,473.34 - $119,406.64. While the starting salary is dependent on qualifications and experience, it is anticipated not to exceed $105,000. The County provides a comprehensive benefits program and participates in the Florida Retirement System (FRS). Voluntary supplemental 457 deferred compensation retirement is also available. For additional benefits information, visit:

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Job Function
Other, Department Head/Director
Position Type
Full Time

County of Nassau


96135 Nassau Pl Ste 1
Yulee, FL 32097-8635
United States

Form of Government
County Council-Administrator/Manager