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Procurement Administrator

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Procurement administrators buy in goods and services that their organisations need. These can range from office supplies or raw materials for manufacture, to cleaning, training or consultancy services. They are also called purchasing officers or assistants. In retail, they are usually called buyers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting pay for junior procurement administrators could be between £17,000 and £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £30,000 to £40,000 a year. Some salary schemes include bonuses or commission.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2017
6590
1.2 %
RISE
2022
6670
  United Kingdom
2017
90001
0.4 %
RISE
2022
90356

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply
Tel: 01780 756777
Website: http://www.cips.org
Website (2): http://www.beabuyer.org/
Twitter: @cipsnews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OfficialCIPS?ref=tn_tnmn

Be a Buyer is CIPS' careers information and advice website for young people.

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