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Assistant Counsel - Procurement

Richmond, VA, USA Req #150
Thursday, July 2, 2020

We’re looking for amazing people! Come join Virginia Housing as an Assistant Counsel. This important role will be responsible for the legal aspects of Virginia Housing’s procurement transactions and general corporate legal work. Our ideal candidate is a confident self-starter with the ability to proactively provide sound legal advice and services regarding the procurements, renewals and negotiations for high risk contracts and IT contracts. You will have a strong interest in leading change to meet organizational goals and the ability to apply legal concepts to meet business objectives and develop practical solutions.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Advising Virginia Housing on legal aspects of procurement transactions.

  • Identifying high risk vendors and contracts and related risks on behalf of Virginia Housing.

  • Drafting and negotiating a wide range of high risk contracts and IT contracts including contracts resulting from solicitations.

  • Assisting with general corporate matters.

Qualified candidates must possess 1-3 years’ prior experience in procurement transactions and/or contract management. JD from an accredited law school and a Virginia State Bar license. Experience in a law firm, governmental agency or private sector with exposure to negotiating contract services, including IT contracts, or experience with Tier 1 vendor relationships is preferred.

Virginia Housing is one of the nation’s premier housing finance organizations. Our mission is to help Virginians attain quality, affordable housing, which we accomplish through our public-private partnerships.

We are focused on employee engagement and committed to a healthy and diverse workforce. We offer educational opportunities to help your advancement through classroom and online programs. We offer on-site free parking.

Applications and resumes are accepted online only at:

This position will remain open until filled.

Hiring Range: $90,683 - $117,884

Background and credit checks will be performed as a condition of employment.

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Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $90,683.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $117,884.00
  • Richmond, VA, USA