Procurement managers are tasked with managing supply contracts for all forms of supply including outsourced services. This encompasses everything from the paper that the business uses to the travel consultancy that offers the best corporate deals.
In some cases the procurement manager may also be responsible for the accounts payable team, as they are tasked with the payment of all suppliers.
Procurement is a growing business function and procurement professionals can hold a range of qualifications
Procurement is a growing business function and procurement professionals can hold a range of qualifications. Internationally, the most recognised qualification for procurement is the Chartered Institute of Procurement Specialists (CIPS) and this is becoming more widely recognised in New Zealand.
A procurement manager can generally expect a salary of $100 – 150k.
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