Are you an experienced leader with a passion for procurement and public service? Do you know someone who possesses these qualities and is looking for a new opportunity with a competitive salary range?

Norfolk County, Massachusetts, is looking for a dynamic and innovative Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) to join our team. This is a chance to make a significant impact by driving efficient and effective procurement processes throughout Norfolk County.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all purchasing activities, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations and policies.
  • Review all procurements up to the $10,000 threshold submitted by County and School Departments for purchase order accuracy, cost efficiency, and proper accounting identification in preparation for final approval by the County Commissioners.
  • Lead and mentor a team of procurement professionals, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.
  • Administers all purchasing-related activities for goods and services in a cost effective, high-quality, and timely manner to ensure optimum results in an honest, fair, and ethical manner.
  • Ability to coordinate with vendors, staff, and management to ensure adequate supply is available at the lowest cost; provide available training information to departments and attend seminars when available; monitor insurances including, property & casualty, general liability, and automobile liability; conduct annual reviews of all insurance policies and endorsements.
  • Coordinates the procurement process for goods and services, including working with departments to prepare initial scopes of work; writes bid specifications, and advertises to solicit responses to requests for proposals/invitations to bid per MGL 30B, 30 7C, 39M, and 149; analyzes bid results; develop wording with department heads, and the County Director to draft, and award contracts upon a vote by the County Commissioners.
  • Provides contract administration support to departments, including assistance with reviewing contract modifications, and investigating reports of contract discrepancies or noncompliance.
  • Accepts and opens all bid documents by statutory requirements and produces procurement-related correspondence such as award/rejection letters, return of bid deposits, and letters of consideration to be presented to the County Commissioners.

Why Norfolk County?

This position plays a vital role in enhancing the quality of life in Norfolk County. If you are interested in joining a forward-thinking team committed to excellence and innovation, this may be exactly what you are looking for. We offer a competitive salary of $70,000-$90,000 annually and comprehensive benefits package and opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.

For a full job description, description of benefits package and salary details, please visit Interested candidates, should forward a letter of interest and resume to Michelle Labadini, Human Resources Director, at

Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.