Purchasing Officer Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Purchasing Officer Skills List in Purchasing

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, 75% of Purchasing Officer job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
75%
purchasing
62%
buyer
46%
purchaser
26%
buying
26%
sourcing
23%
manufacturing
13%
commercial
13%
contracts
13%
category
13%
purchase
13%
supply chain
13%
category manager
13%
government procurement
10%
public sector
10%
cips
10%
liverpool
10%
merseyside
10%
north west
10%
procurement administrator
7%
procurement manager
7%
procurement officer
7%
purchasing administrator
7%
purchasing officer
7%
pricing
7%
senior buyer
7%
jct
7%
nec
7%
materials
7%
management
7%
manager
7%
progression
7%
finance team
7%
negotiating
7%
local authority
7%
account
7%
chain
7%
distribution
7%
bushey
7%
croxley green
7%
engineer
7%
engineering
7%
logistics
7%
london
7%
sales
7%
supply
7%
watford
7%
senior procurement officer
7%
tender
7%
procurement admin
4%
procurement advisor
4%
procurement executive
4%
supply chain coordinator
4%
procurement assistant
4%
purchasing coordinator
4%
purchasing support officer
4%
supply chain administrator
4%
analyse
4%
electrical products
4%
purchasing processes
4%
customers
4%
fixed term contract
4%
food
4%
ftc
4%
ingredients
4%
midlands
4%
northamptonshire
4%
officer
4%
suppliers
4%
corby
4%
kettering
4%
leading company
4%
commercial management
4%
contract management
4%
contract negotiation
4%
microsoft excel
4%
microsoft word
4%
pcr
4%
procurement contracts
4%
nec3
4%
council
4%
legislation
4%
direct buyer
4%
indirect buyer
4%
construction
4%
manufacturing industry
4%
agriculture
4%
finance
4%
fmcg
4%
wellington
4%
microsoft office
4%
mrp systems
4%
purchasing specialist
4%
purchasing assistant
4%
cheshire
4%
hybrid
4%
jobs
4%
north
4%
northwest
4%
procure
4%
recycling
4%
remote
4%
sustainability
4%
sustainable
4%
west
4%
asap
4%
inventory
4%
manual handling
4%
rfq
4%
sap
4%
stock
4%
stores
4%

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