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Procurement managers find and obtain the best value services and goods needed to carry out a construction project.
Average salaries are in the region of £30,000.00 to £45,000.00. Salaries will vary depending on location / employer
Procurement Managers find and obtain the best value services and goods needed to carry out a construction project.
A Procurement Manager makes key decisions on what to buy before building work can get started. They're responsible for whole projects and a team of people.
Working as a Procurement Manager, you'd have a range of responsibilities including:
Salaries typically range depending on location and level of responsibility. Salaries and career options improve with Chartered status.
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For entry to a degree course, the usual minimum requirement is:
For this role, you are likely to need GCSEs in English and Maths, with grade C or above.
There are alternatives to doing A-levels which include:
However, course requirements vary so you would need to check prospectuses carefully.
Some universities accept the Welsh Baccalaureate as equivalent to 1 A-level.
You may become chartered in your chosen construction field or be a member of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
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Here are some construction vacancy websites you may find useful:
The number of job vacancies related to your preferred job role may vary daily, as these are external websites. Check regularly to see new opportunities as they are posted.
The UK construction industry will need an additional 4,780 senior, executive, and business process managers (which includes procurement managers) to meet demand every year between 2017 - 2021, according to the latest Construction Skills Network research (LMI). The majority of this demand is in the South West followed by Greater London. Then a fairly even split of demand between Yorkshire and Humber, East of England, Scotland and Wales.
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