Buying Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Buying Manager Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Buying Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Buying Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 44% of Buying Manager job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
44%
purchasing
40%
buyer
27%
buying
22%
manufacturing
14%
management
14%
contract negotiation
9%
utilities
9%
mcips
9%
pricing
9%
negotiation
9%
category manager
9%
supplier relationship
5%
education procurement
5%
production
5%
logistics
5%
junior buyer
5%
data analysis
5%
purchaser
5%
lytham
5%
sap
5%
interior design
5%
senior
5%
preston
5%
fashion buying
5%
microsoft excel
5%
products
5%
import export
5%
category
5%
supplier
5%
juniors
5%
construction
5%
training
5%
merchandising
5%
electrical
5%
valve
5%
textiles
5%
electronic
5%
hedging
5%
york
5%
analytical
5%
engineer
5%
markets
5%
maths
5%
engineering
5%
erp
5%
aerospace
5%
purchase orders
5%
manager
5%
automotive
5%
category buyer
5%
strategies
5%
assistant buyer
5%
manufacturer
5%
blackpool
5%
category specialist
5%
analytical skills
5%
purchasing administrator
5%
materials
5%
coordinator
5%
indirect procurement
5%
manufacturing environment
5%
materials management
5%
mrp
5%
junior
5%
indirect purchasing
5%
strategic relationships
5%
contract management
5%
operations
5%
lancashire
5%
office furniture
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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