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Procurement managers sometimes begin as administrators within the purchasing department and work their way up to management level. The job holder is in charge of the purchasing of equipment, services and goods, and plays a crucial role in reducing a company’s financial outlay.
A wide variety of items may need to be purchased, including food, office supplies and raw material, and it is the procurement manager’s duty to ensure that the best quality goods are purchased at the most competitive price
Day-to-day duties may include monitoring stock levels, carrying out needs assessment tasks, researching products and suppliers, reviewing tenders and processing payments. Both full-time and part-time opportunities are available and it may sometimes be necessary to work overtime during busy periods. The work is mainly office-based but will occasionally require travelling to meet suppliers.
Employers may ask for a degree or BTEC HNC/HND in logistics, supply chain management or business studies, as well as membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS). Typical salaries are from £27,000 to £40,000.
Procurement Managers are in charge of procuring materials that fit company specifications. They network and negotiate with suppliers, contractors and service providers. They work with procurement systems and other computer applications to keep track of these activities.
A Procurement Manager usually performs many of the following tasks:
• Checking purchasing files
• Finding suppliers
• Granting bills for payment
• Supervising contractor performance
• Answering customer and supplier inquiries
• Preparing purchase orders
• Comparing prices
• Processing of material requisitions
• Liaising with subcontractors and suppliers
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Procurement Manager Jobs
Latest Job Offers
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Bristol, Avon, South West, UK
£35,964.00 - £41,069.00 per year
Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland, UK
£50000 - £62000 per annum + Benefits
Coventry, West Midlands, West Midlands, UK
£40000 - £50000/annum
Up to £55,000 per annum + pension + bens
York, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, UK
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum
Bristol, BS1 2NT
Towcester, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
Competitive + benefits
Liverpool and Poynton (Stockport)
£29,888 - £44,780 per annum inclusive of HCAs
London, NW3 5BA
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum
Carmarthen, SA31 2AF
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