Female Procurement Manager works through purchasing agreements at her desk

Procurement Manager

Procurement Managers manage the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services for organisations.

Overview

Procurement Managers manage the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services for organisations.

Day-to-day

  • determines, implements and monitors purchasing strategies, policies and plans
  • negotiates contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • uses recording systems to monitor and confirm procurement requirements
  • oversees the recording of purchase transactions
  • directs staff activities and monitors their performance.

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To become a Procurement Manager

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in business management, purchasing, warehousing and distribution, accounting or another related field to work as a Procurement Manager. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Take a Certificate IV in Business (Procurement)

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