Purchasing Recruitment Agencies Directory
Purchasing is an important industry for the UK's economy and job market, covering a range of areas including inventory, procurement and supply chain. Purchasing professionals are needed across most sectors such as construction and sales, and can involve public and private sector organisations. Popular positions include strategic buyer, commercial manager and production controller, all of which can be sourced by regional and national purchasing recruitment agencies.
Job opportunities and salaries
The average salary for qualified purchasing staff can vary due to the diversity of jobs within the sector. A typical procurement officer can expect a wage of between £25,000 - £30,000 whereas experienced senior buying managers can command salaries of up to £60,000. Other job roles in the industry include commercial director, demand planner, supply chain associate and graduate merchandiser. The average industry salary for the UK as a whole sits at £25,000 although professionals in London can expect higher financial rewards.
Qualifications and entry requirements
When sourcing candidates for clients, purchasing recruitment agencies will generally search for those with qualifications such as NVQs and degrees. Previous experience is also valued though and working your way through a company from an administration role can offer a realistic route into the industry. Entry-level applicants will benefit from qualifications in finance or economics whereas management and executive jobs will usually need a diploma in procurement and supply. An agency may carry out an executive search to find these high calibre professionals. Candidates who register their CVs for permanent, contract and temporary vacancies should note that financial awareness, an aptitude for market research and good organisation are skills looked for by employers wanting to recruit.
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Proactive Personnel Ltd
About Proactive Personnel Ltd
The clue’s in the name – our dedicated team of recruitment experts are passionate about matching the right candidates to the right jobs. We specialise in Temporary and Permanent placements across a broad recruitment spectrum including; Office, Technical, Industrial, Transport and Managerial. Whether you’re seeking your next opportunity or expanding your team – it’s time to get Proactive!
Covers: Midlands and the North West | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k
About SiteMasters Plc
SiteMasters are specialists in construction recruitment, sourcing and supplying the best temporary and permanent site staff throughout the UK. We have over 33 years experience as an agency in finding top-quality personnel for the construction industry. We provide all trades same-day or next day for all sectors. We pride ourselves on offering a high-quality, efficient and prompt service to all of our clients. Understanding your needs is key to us
Covers: Nationwide | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k
About Unity Resourcing
Recruitment specialists in all office personnel from Sales and Marketing, Administration and Secretarial to Accountancy and Finance. We have extensive market knowledge built up over 15 years and provide a quality, bespoke service. We are committed to listening, understanding your requirements and working with the highest of ethics.
Covers: Yorkshire and Humberside | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £60k
Vision Recruitment Group (Construction)
About Vision Recruitment Group (Construction)
VR Group specialise in supplying white collar and trades and labour staff on a temp and perm basis throughout the UK. With over 30 years experience within the construction recruitment sector we have a strong track record delivering the right people for our clients at short notice. We pride ourselves on our honesty, loyalty and reliability. Contact one of our experienced consultants now!!
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
SunnySide Recruitment Ltd
About SunnySide Recruitment Ltd
We are recruitment specialists based in the North East, specialising in healthcare/medical, Social care life science, catering and engineering sectors - supplying top industry professionals in to these industries across the UK & overseas. We will endeavour to ascertain your exact requirements whether that is to find you that perfect job to bring you closer to your career goals or the perfect candidate who could bring growth to your business.
Covers: UK,Ireland & International | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
About Juice Careers
Juice Careers - recruiting excellence in Oxon, Berks, Bucks at all levels, If you are looking for superb staff come and have a no obligation chat with us. We would love to help you find the right fit.
Covers: London & Home Counties | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
About Logic Resourcing
Logic Resourcing are a ‘5 star’ Google rated agency, that “does recruitment properly”. Our team is made up of ex internal recruiters with specialist industry knowledge, which gives us a level of understanding that most other agencies simply don’t have. We know what the hiring process looks like from the inside, and we're focused on making that process as easy as possible for everyone involved.
Covers: North West and Midlands | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Steve Ball Recruitment Ltd
About Steve Ball Recruitment Ltd
Steve Ball Recruitment Ltd offer a professional service to a wide range of organisations in both the Public and Private Sector. We work on both permanent and temporary roles throughout the UK. Our clients in the Private Sector include large organisations with a T/O in excess of £100m and also SME's who are expanding. In the Public Sector we work with the NHS, Local Authorities , the Education Sector and a range of other bodies.
Covers: UK wide | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+
Think Specialist Recruitment - HEAD OFFICE RECRUITMENT
About Think Specialist Recruitment - HEAD OFFICE RECRUITMENT
A Hertfordshire based Recruitment agency providing Office Support staff - purchasing, administrative & customer service. We supply temporary, contract & permanent staff from entry through to Director level. As a local agency we are keen to develop long term relationships with local clients, providing a professional & cost effective solution. We are delighted to offer exclusive rates to clients registering vacancies via Agency Central.
Covers: Herts, Beds, Bucks, Berks, London | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+
OATS Recruitment Limited
About OATS Recruitment Limited
OATS Recruitment is a specialist, Multi-Sector Recruitment business, working across the following sectors; Housing and Construction, Logistics and Industrial, Manufacturing and Engineering and Hospitality. We provide recruitment support across the UK on a Temporary, Permanent and Interim basis and our sector experts are always on hand to help.
Covers: England | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Ivy Resource Group - Construction Recruitment
About Ivy Resource Group - Construction Recruitment
Ivy Resource Group is an established recruitment consultancy agency with years of experience in supplying skilled, unskilled and professional personnel for temporary and permanent roles in the construction industry. How can we add value to your business? Competitive rates - Talented and reliable candidates - 24/7 support - Sector specific & experienced Consultants & Managers.
Covers: Nationwide | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
JT Recruit Ltd
About JT Recruit Ltd
JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
Covers: East Midlands, West Midlands, | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
Flexible Solutionz Limited
About Flexible Solutionz Limited
Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
Covers: North West England | Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+
E3 Recruitment (UK) LLP
About E3 Recruitment (UK) LLP
E3 Recruitment is one of the UK’s leading blue collar and white collar engineering, manufacturing and technical recruitment specialists. Having been formed in joint partnership by a close team of recruitment professionals to create a true regional, national and international presence.
Covers: Yorkshire & Humberside, Wales, Scotland, Midlands | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries from £17k - £100k+
Mana Resourcing Ltd - Commercial Division
About Mana Resourcing Ltd - Commercial Division
Mana Resourcing have a Procurement specialist on board with many years experience. We are therefore expertly placed to provide you knowledge, and the capability to search for the right procurement, purchasing, buying staff for your business.
Covers: Midlands, East Anglia, Home Counties, London | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k
About Connect Appointments
Are you looking for strong candidates within the field of Purchasing or Procurement? We can find them. With almost 40 years of experience, we've learned a thing or two about matching clients with candidates who will thrive in their business - so if you'd like to see the difference we could make, then give us a call. No appointment is too tricky for our expert and friendly team - and we'd love to hear from you. Offices in Glasgow and Livingston.
Covers: Scotland & North East England | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k+
HRSS Recruitment Specialists
About HRSS Recruitment Specialists
10% Intro fee for new clients. FULL REFUND if candidate leaves within 3 months. HRSS are trusted recruitment specialists with one simple aim: find the right talent with the right skills, personality and ambition for our valued clients. We deliver competitive staffing solutions to UK businesses and cover multiple key markets - including Accounting, Engineering, Human Resources, IT, Hospitality, Manufacturing, Marketing, Pharmaceutical and Sales
Covers: England | Contract, Part Time, Permanent | Salaries £15k - £100k+
KPA Recruitment Ltd
About KPA Recruitment Ltd
We are an independent recruitment company providing temporary and permanent solutions across Shropshire & The West Midlands including Managed Service Solutions and Recruitment Process Outsourcing. Our clients include small to medium enterprises and leading Blue Chip companies. We work in partnership with our clients and pride ourselves on our personal approach to meeting their requirements.
Covers: Midlands & Shropshire | Contract, Part Time, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £60k
About Elite Employee
COVID 19: We are OPEN FOR BUSINESS to supply staff to ALL SECTORS. TEMPORARY AND PERMANENT STAFF SUPPLIED. Elite Employee is a South East recruitment agency that can provide a full service to the Purchasing sector. We work alongside all levels of Purchasing personnel and have links with a number of reputable Purchasing employers. In need of a Junior Merchandiser or a Senior Buyer? We can supply all levels or Purchasing personnel and even offer a
Covers: UK Wide | Contract, Permanent, Temporary | Salaries £15k - £100k