Purchasing Officer Skills for your CV in the Purchasing Industry

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Purchasing Officer Skills List in the Purchasing Industry

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Purchasing Officer role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Purchasing Officer job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 31% of Purchasing Officer job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Skills

Popularity

procurement
31%
purchasing
31%
purchasing officer
22%
purchaser
22%
buyer
22%
procurement officer
22%
buying
14%
assistant buyer
14%
supply chain
14%
procurement advisor
14%
purchasing manager
14%
procurement administrator
14%
purchasing executive
9%
sow
9%
supply chain manager
9%
space software
9%
supply chain executive
9%
contract management
9%
assistant purchaser
9%
buying assistant
9%
buying consultant
9%
procurement consultant
9%
procurement manager
9%
inventory administrator
9%
contracts
9%
supply chain coordinator
9%
nda
9%
procurement admin
9%
procurement assistant
5%
cips
5%
purchasing administrator
5%
electronics
5%
stock control assistant
5%
purchasing coordinator
5%
junior buyer
5%
stock controller
5%
purchasing support officer
5%
pharmaceutical
5%
supply chain administrator
5%
sourcing
5%
warehouse coordinator
5%
procurement administration
5%
customer service
5%
communication skills
5%
logistics
5%
ojeu
5%
logical thinker
5%
fmcg
5%
regulations
5%
prioritisation
5%
food industry
5%
tenders
5%
self-motivated
5%
audio
5%
warehouse management
5%
purchasing assistant
5%
materials planner
5%
sage
5%
engineering
5%
project sourcing manager
5%
sap
5%
senior buyer
5%
it procurement officer
5%

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