Senior Procurement Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Senior Procurement Manager Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Senior Procurement Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Procurement Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 58% of Senior Procurement Manager job descriptions contained procurement as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

procurement
58%
category management
29%
supply chain
22%
senior procurement manager
22%
social housing
18%
cips
18%
people manager
18%
contract management
18%
procurement lead
18%
category manager
15%
purchasing
15%
public sector
15%
procurement manager
11%
indirect procurement
11%
contract manager
11%
commercial
11%
buyer
8%
procurement strategies
8%
hard services
8%
buying
8%
compliance
8%
senior procurement officer
8%
senior category manager
8%
interim procurement
8%
category
8%
management
8%
supplier relationship
8%
construction
8%
engineering
8%
strategy
8%
utilities
8%
strategic procurement
4%
supplier negotiation
4%
subcontracts
4%
negotiation
4%
senior procurement
4%
project managers
4%
programme manager
4%
business change
4%
wfh
4%
srm
4%
sourcing
4%
strategic procurement manager
4%
north west
4%
manufacturing
4%
mrp
4%
hospitality
4%
jct
4%
pcr
4%
rail
4%
supplier
4%
ucr
4%
procurement category manager
4%
purchasing manager
4%
supply chain manager
4%
commercial awareness
4%
strategic sourcing
4%
head of procurement
4%
sales
4%
contract cleaning
4%
industrial cleaning
4%
pest control
4%
supply management
4%
waste
4%
project delivery
4%
environmental
4%
marketing
4%
salford
4%
civil engineering
4%
business services
4%
nhs
4%
contracts
4%
distribution
4%
hybrid
4%
indirect
4%
manager
4%
manchester
4%
pharma
4%
remote
4%

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