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Procurement Manager

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Procurement managers manage departments or teams which buy goods and services for their organisations, ensuring best value for money. These can range from office supplies or raw materials for manufacture, to training, marketing or IT services. They are also called purchasing managers.

The Work

You could be:

Pay

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

Starting pay for procurement managers could be between £27,000 and £37,000 a year. With experience this can rise to £50,000 a year. Senior managers or specialists may earn up to £100,000 a year. Some salary schemes include bonuses or commission.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can look for work in most types of company including local authorities, the Armed Forces, the NHS, colleges and universities. Other big employers are private organisations, such as wholesalers or transportation firms, fashion or retail stores, engineering or construction companies.

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
5540
1.9 %
RISE
2022
5647
  United Kingdom
2017
55673
0.6 %
RISE
2022
56019

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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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