Purchasing managers are in charge of buying goods, equipment and services for their company, and try to ensure the most competitive prices. They are also responsible for negotiating contracts, reviewing the quality of products and analysing suppliers, and for the use and resale of goods and services.
procurement and supply manager
purchasing and supply office administrator
purchasing office administrator
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