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Procurement Managers manage the procurement and purchasing of materials, products and services for organisations.


  • determines, implements and monitors purchasing strategies, policies and plans
  • negotiates contracts with suppliers to meet quality, cost and delivery requirements
  • uses recording systems to monitor and confirm procurement requirements
  • oversees the recording of purchase transactions
  • directs staff activities and monitors their performance.

To become a Procurement Manager

  • You usually need a bachelor degree in business management, purchasing, warehousing and distribution, accounting or another related field to work as a Procurement Manager. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Take a Certificate IV in Business (Procurement)

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