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

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Senior Purchasing Manager Skills List in Purchasing

Below we have compiled a list of the most popular skills for a Senior Purchasing Manager role. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Senior Purchasing Manager job descriptions they appeared on. For example, 84% of Senior Purchasing Manager job descriptions contained purchasing as a required skill.

Keywords / Skills

Popularity

purchasing
84%
procurement
80%
buyer
64%
supply chain
44%
logistics
20%
category management
16%
purchaser
12%
buying
12%
graduate
8%
fm
8%
entertainment
8%
marketing
8%
media
8%
account
8%
stock control
8%
bushey
8%
junior buyer
8%
chain
8%
croxley green
8%
distribution
8%
engineer
8%
direct buyer
8%
engineering
8%
london
8%
sales
8%
supply
8%
watford
8%
purchasing manager
4%
hospitality
4%
subcontract management
4%
procurement manager
4%
senior buyer
4%
office admin
4%
office assistant
4%
procurement admin
4%
procurement administrator
4%
procurement assistant
4%
procurement executive
4%
purchasing assistant
4%
indirect buyer
4%
purchasing officer
4%
buying manager
4%
cost management
4%
supplier negotiation
4%
supplier selection
4%
aquisition
4%
sourcing
4%
supplier relationship
4%
defence
4%
indirects
4%
assistant buyer
4%

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