Head Procurement Skills for your CV in the Purchasing Industry

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Head Procurement Skills List in the Purchasing Industry

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, 85% of Head Procurement job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

procurement
85%
purchasing
25%
head of procurement
25%
procurement manager
25%
head of purchasing
20%
procurement director
20%
buying
15%
strategy
15%
buyer
15%
negotiation
10%
category management
10%
staff management
10%
engineering
10%
manufacturing
10%
cips
10%
fmcg
10%
financial services
5%
purchaser
5%
food manufacturing
5%
indirect spend
5%
supply chain
5%
nhs
5%
supply chain coordinator
5%
ojeu
5%
food industry
5%
pcr 2015
5%
print
5%
leadership
5%
public sector
5%
public sector procurement
5%
rail
5%
transformation
5%
highly ambitious
5%
mcips
5%
contracts
5%
problem solving
5%
suppliers
5%
category buyer
5%
procurement admin
5%
forecast
5%
ingredients
5%
packaging
5%
procurement administrator
5%
manufacturing processes
5%
meat
5%
commercial
5%
procurement officer
5%

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