Manager Skills you Need for your CV and Career in Purchasing

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Manager Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 20% of Manager job descriptions contained commercial as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

commercial
20%
logistics
20%
materials management
20%
production planning
20%
purchasing
20%
contract management
20%
stores
20%
warehouse
20%
procurement
20%
supply chain manager
10%
category management
10%
commercial manager
10%
cips
10%
contracts manager
10%
contract negotiation
10%
wcc
10%
indirect spend
10%
bid writing
10%
insights manager
10%
health care
10%
strategic sourcing
10%
contracts
10%
finance
10%
defence
10%
manager
10%
vendor management
10%
buyer
10%
sourcing
10%
category insights
10%

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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