London Purchasing recruitment agency listing

With up to 75% of a company's expenditure being spent on goods and services from outside of the organisation, the London purchasing industry plays a key role in managing the budgets of local businesses. From procurement buyers to supply chain planners, the purchasing industry encompasses a range of professionals who are expected to work alongside the retail, logistics and supply chain operations of a company. Purchasing personnel are an integral part of both public and private sector companies and London purchasing recruitment agencies are in high demand to source dynamic candidates for the permanent, temporary or contract vacancies of their clients.

The London purchasing industry can be a challenging environment with often long and unsociable hours requiring candidates to be flexible and adaptable. Those who are able to demonstrate these qualities can potentially earn comparatively high salaries with the average London purchasing wage being around £35K. Experienced and executive professionals such as senior procurement officers or commercial directors, can comfortably earn £60K+, whereas graduate and entry level roles will typically command £21K-£25K per annum. London and the South East offers some of the best job opportunities in the UK, with purchasing professionals in Europe's business capital earning 10%-20% more than in other cities.

When searching for purchasing staff, employers and recruiters generally look to identify candidates with degrees in buying, business, supply chain or mathematical disciplines. A degree isn't always necessary though, as previous experience in identifying trends and customer needs is also valued highly. Alongside these qualifications and skills, there are also a wide range of CIPS qualifications (Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supplying) that will further develop relevant knowledge and expertise. A London purchasing recruitment agency will specialise in sourcing purchasing candidates with these credentials before placing them into permanent or temporary vacancies.

 
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6 Recruitment Agencies found in London in the Purchasing industry
  • HW IT Search & Selection Ltd

    Addressing the majority of permanent and contract vacancies within the purchasing industry, our strong technical knowledge gathered over the past 15 years allows us to present you with a shortlist of candidates for a variety of roles such as Commodity Managers, Commercial Analysts and Purchasing Agents. Our service makes sure that you don't a pay a fee until you have selected and engaged candidates, making sure you get value for money.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
    • 162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, Greater London, W1B 5TG
  • The Advocate Group

    As a search and selection specialist, we have a portfolio of globally respected clients across multiple sectors. The Advocate Group uses a unique selection system to source the most in demand industry professionals for roles from board level appointments to highly skilled specialists. Our consultants are experienced and will respond expertly and efficiently to our clients requirements. Visit our website for more information or call us today.
    Coverage Operate on an international basis
    • 1 Warwick Row, London, SW1E 5ER
  • Anne Jagger Recruitment LTD

    Offering a wide range of Recruitment & Business Support solutions, Anne Jagger understands the diverse needs of today’s businesses and job seekers. Office, Admin, Customer Service, Sales, Marketing, Accounting and Logistics all covered throughout the UK.
    Coverage Uk Wide
    • 85 - 87 Bayham Street, London, NW1 0AG
  • Executive Headhunters Ltd

    UK and International Headhunters. Our headhunting service offers clients access to candidates not available through traditional methods. We identify, track and approach the highest achievers from your competitors and bring them to YOUR business. Our service is second-to-none and we always deliver the top echelon of candidates. Visit our website for case studies on roles we have filled. Partners with World Leading psychometric profilers, McQuiag.
    Coverage UK and International
    • 2 New Burlington Street, London, W1S2JE
  • LinkPoint Resources Limited

    LinkPoint is a driven agency which builds long-term partnerships with clients and candidates. We are dedicated to finding the very best staff for the Purchasing Industry and have many years' experience in placing talented people in roles involving merchandising, inventory control and materials. Our strong relationships are integral to our Southeast network.
    Coverage UK Nationwide
    • Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 145-157 St John Street, London, EC1V 4PY
  • Interaction Commercial Recruitment

    At Interaction Commercial, we aim to surpass our clients’ expectations by offering a tailored and consultative approach to staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts have a specialist knowledge of commercial services and source candidates from areas such as sales, design and customer service. We have 30+ offices across the UK and try and offer a professional and personal service that best meets the needs of our clients.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 4th Floor, 26/28 Hammersmith Grove, Hammersmith, London, Greater London, W6 7BA
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