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, 55% of Head Procurement job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
55%
purchasing
25%
buying
21%
tender
17%
cips
17%
public sector procurement
17%
supply chain management
13%
head of procurement
13%
nhs
13%
pcr 2015
13%
steel structures
13%
public sector
13%
category management
13%
cost reduction
9%
commercial
9%
indirect spend
9%
procurement strategy
9%
contracts
9%
transformation
9%
mcips
9%
negotiation
5%
pharmaceutical
5%
strategy
5%
greenfield
5%
packaging
5%
sourcing
5%
category manager
5%
ecommerce
5%
procurement manager
5%
strategic buying
5%
contract manager
5%
global sourcing
5%
products
5%
indirect procurement
5%
lean management
5%
retail
5%
procurement lead
5%
erp
5%
worcester
5%
supply chain
5%
worcestershire
5%
contract management
5%
budget
5%
communication skills
5%
ojeu
5%
framework agreements
5%
workday
5%
healthcare
5%
procurement process
5%
finance
5%
interpersonal skills
5%
supplier relationship management
5%
powerpoint
5%
corporations
5%
management skills
5%
directorship
5%
chemical
5%
reporting
5%
trading
5%
evesham
5%
commodity management
5%
buyer
5%
leader
5%
medical
5%
management
5%
npd
5%
stakeholders
5%
manufacturing
5%
petrochemical
5%
staff management
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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