Procurement Skills for your CV in the Purchasing Industry

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Procurement Skills List in the Purchasing Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Procurement role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Procurement job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 59% of Procurement job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

procurement
59%
purchasing
21%
public sector
17%
buyer
17%
procurement manager
17%
cips
13%
admin
9%
admin assistant
9%
supply chain
9%
administrator
9%
buyers admin assistant
9%
procurement assistant
9%
procurement specialist
9%
government
5%
sme
5%
risk
5%
security cleared
5%
supply chain coordinator
5%
supply
5%
sourcing
5%
aerospace
5%
sow
5%
it procurement
5%
space software
5%
category manager
5%
subcontract manager
5%
supplier management
5%
junior buyer
5%
supply chain manager
5%
transformation
5%
purchasing manager
5%
buying
5%
vendor management
5%
freight
5%
assistant
5%
senior buyer
5%
change
5%
building materials
5%
inventory
5%
spend
5%
uk
5%
communication skills
5%
category
5%
tender
5%
contract negotiation
5%
consulting
5%
contracts
5%
construction
5%
stock
5%
contractor management
5%
facilities management
5%
housing
5%
procurement admin
5%
leasehold
5%
hr
5%
procurement administrator
5%
tender management
5%
nda
5%
savings
5%
tender preparation
5%
negotiations
5%
strategy
5%
procurement officer
5%
bonus
5%
professional services
5%
contract management
5%
purchaser
5%
management
5%

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