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Purchasing Managers and Directors

About this career

£43,187

Median salary

New workers start around £24,620.65. Normal pay is £43,187 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £96,136.64.

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Jobs

Subjects achieved a 100% pass rate, including Maths, Further Maths, Physics, English Literature and Spanish.

About this career

  • Stays abreast of and ensures adherence to relevant legislation regarding tendering and procurement procedures.
  • Researches and identifies new products and suppliers.
  • Interviews suppliers’ representatives and visits trade fair.
  • Arranges for quality checks of incoming goods and ensures suppliers deliver on time.
  • Negotiates prices and contracts with suppliers and draws up contract documents.
  • Devises purchasing policies, decides on whether orders should be put out to tender and evaluates suppliers’ bids.
  • Determines what goods, services and equipment need to be sourced.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

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Active Learning
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Critical Thinking
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Reading Comprehension
66
Mathematics
66
Speaking
62
Writing
59
Learning Strategies
59
Active Listening
56
Monitoring
53
Science
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