Head Procurement Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Head Procurement Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Head Procurement role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Head Procurement job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 66% of Head Procurement job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
66%
purchasing
28%
ojeu
18%
strategic procurement
18%
cips
18%
pcr2015
14%
procurement manager
14%
category manager
14%
head of procurement
14%
procurement officer
14%
supply chain
14%
contract management
11%
framework
11%
commercial
7%
procurement policy
7%
transformation
7%
contract manager
7%
procurement strategy
7%
buying
7%
indirect purchasing
7%
indirect procurement
7%
mcips
7%
procurement lead
7%
public sector
7%
admin
7%
pcr 2015
4%
category management
4%
it procurement
4%
communication skills
4%
tendering
4%
deputy head of procurement
4%
procuring
4%
health care
4%
terms of business
4%
procurement contracts
4%
nhs
4%
cad
4%
stakeholder management
4%
air freight
4%
fast paced
4%
logistics
4%
head of commercial
4%
charity
4%
not for profit
4%
multi-site
4%
negotiation
4%
parcel
4%
supplier sourcing
4%
procurement function
4%
buyer
4%
contracts
4%
sea freight
4%
new builds
4%
head of purchasing
4%
sass
4%
supplier management
4%
policies
4%
purchasing manager
4%
technical
4%
customer centric
4%
senior buyer
4%
nec
4%
road freight
4%
sourcing
4%
pcr
4%
indirect spend
4%
change programmes
4%

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