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

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Head Purchasing Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Head Purchasing role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Head Purchasing job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 66% of Head Purchasing job descriptions contained purchasing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchasing
66%
procurement
53%
buyer
22%
supply chain
14%
entertainment
9%
marketing
9%
media
9%
category management
9%
fm
9%
negotiation
9%
sourcing
9%
contract
9%
buying
9%
public sector
9%
stakeholder
9%
tender
9%
manufacturing
9%
yield management
9%
accurate data entry
9%
tour operators
9%
microsoft excel
9%
reporting
9%
vendor relationships
5%
purchasing manager
5%
category
5%
negotiations
5%
office skills
5%
organizational
5%
category manager
5%
cips
5%
team management
5%
vendor management
5%
data analysis
5%
strategy
5%
automotive
5%
supply chain management
5%
analyse
5%
electrical products
5%
pricing
5%
purchasing processes
5%
procurement administrator
5%
procurement assistant
5%
purchasing administrator
5%
purchasing coordinator
5%
purchasing officer
5%
purchasing support officer
5%
supply chain administrator
5%
supplier negotiation
5%
oxford
5%
press tool
5%
witney
5%
raw materials
5%
contracts
5%
dmc
5%
travel management
5%
deputy head of procurement
5%
head of procurement
5%
mcips
5%
procurement manager
5%
stock control
5%

While these keywords are a good start, remember that every job is different. Instead of including all these keywords on your CV, identify the keywords most relevant to the job you're applying to and include those. For the best chance of success use our CV keyword scanner tool to help with this.

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