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:


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

Starting pay for junior procurement administrators could be between £18,000 and £25,000 a year. With experience this can rise to between £33,000 and £38,500 a year. Some salary schemes include bonuses or commission.


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Getting In

What Does it Take?

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Getting On



The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply
Tel: 01780 756777
Website (2):
Twitter: @cipsnews
Facebook: is CIPS' careers information and advice website for young people.

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