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  • Skilled Occupation MANAGERS Specialist Managers > Construction, Distribution and Production Managers Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers Procurement Manager


      Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services for an organisation.

      Skill Level: 1

      Alternative Title:

        Purchasing Manager

    Average Income:
    The average salary for a Procurement Manager is $ 149,525 for male employees and $ 118,954 for female employees per year.
    Average Age: Males: 46.9 Females: 43.3 Persons: 46.0
    [See: www.abs.gov.au 1336 Supply and distribution managers - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016]

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    ANZSCO Code
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    Procurement Manager job description, duties and education requirements


      SUPPLY, DISTRIBUTION AND PROCUREMENT MANAGERS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the supply, storage and distribution of goods, products and services produced and used by organisations.

      Indicative Skill Level:

      In Australia and New Zealand:

        Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

      Tasks Include:
      • determining, implementing and monitoring purchasing, storage and distribution strategies, policies and plans
      • preparing and implementing plans to maintain required stock levels at minimum cost
      • negotiating contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
      • monitoring and reviewing storage and inventory systems to meet supply requirements and control stock levels
      • operating recording systems to track all movements of supplies and finished goods, and ensuring re-ordering and re-stocking at optimal times
      • liaising with other departments and customers concerning requirements for outward goods and associated forwarding transportation
      • overseeing the recording of purchase, storage and distribution transactions
      • directing staff activities and monitoring their performance
      • provision of products and services to meet customer or client requirements


      Sources: www.abs.gov.au and DIBP

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