Category Specialist Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Category Specialist Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Category Specialist role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Category Specialist job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 75% of Category Specialist job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
75%
purchasing
54%
category manager
47%
buyer
33%
contracts
29%
liverpool
25%
north west
25%
sourcing
25%
wfh
25%
buying
25%
management
22%
merseyside
22%
remote
22%
warrington
22%
birchwood
22%
manager
18%
ojeu
18%
pcr2015
18%
cheshire
18%
logistics
15%
category management
15%
cips
15%
hybrid
11%
category
11%
asset management
11%
distribution
11%
manchester
11%
property management
11%
real estate
11%
transport
11%
warehousing
11%
category specialist
11%
procurement strategy
8%
commercial
8%
sc clearance
8%
strategic procurement
8%
public sector
8%
sc cleared
8%
sc level
8%
security check
8%
security clearance
8%
security cleared
8%
security vetting clearance
8%
commercial consultant
8%
contract management
8%
commercial lead
8%
education procurement
8%
commercial manager
8%
procurement manager
8%
commercial officer
8%
public sector procurement
8%
commercial practitioner
8%
commercial specialist
8%
supply chain
8%
head of procurement
8%
procurement policy
8%
contract specialist
4%
tendering
4%
contracts manager
4%
terms of business
4%
facilities and estates
4%
sourcing manager
4%
housing
4%
contract
4%
fleet
4%
contractor
4%
utilities
4%
senior buyer
4%
interim
4%
negotiation
4%
commercial adviser
4%
tenders
4%
temp
4%
pricing
4%
commercial advisor
4%
procurement business partner
4%
day rate
4%
profit margins
4%
contract drafting
4%
capex
4%
wirral
4%
stock management
4%
contracts management
4%
capital
4%
cleared to a high government standard
4%
hybrid working
4%
developed vetted
4%
telecommunications
4%
project
4%
developed vetting
4%
comm
4%
planned works
4%
dv check
4%
stakeholder management
4%
wigan
4%
dv clearance
4%
contra
4%
sass
4%
dv cleared
4%
contract manager
4%
technical
4%
dv strap
4%

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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