Purchasing Managers

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Occupation Description

Purchasing managers advise, strategize and coordinate the activities of purchasing officers, buyers and other related employees involved in the purchase of good required to meet goals. Wholesale and retail trade merchandising managers and procurement managers are included under this title.

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Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors in Business Administration
Bachelors in Business Administration - Supply Chain Management

Required Work Experience

More than 5 years

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