To Whom Should a Purchasing Manager Report?

 
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To Whom Should a Purchasing Manager Report?
s chinyakata, Student (Other), Zimbabwe, Member
What is the best reporting structure for purchasing / procurement managers? Should they report to finance or operations?...Sign up
 

 
Reporting Structure of Purchasing Managers
Phillip J. Ramirez, Manager, United States, Member
Definitely not finance, as there could be a huge conflict of interests. There needs to be some sort of separation of duties.
However, I am not su...Sign up
 

 
To Whom Should a Purchasing Manager Report?
ABDULRAHMAN, Student (MBA), Saudi Arabia, Member
Yes, you are right, the finance operation is related to many things including income and saving money, while the purchasing function is related to mat...Sign up
 

 
To Whom Should a Purchasing Manager Report?
Jaap de Jonge, Editor, Netherlands
I think the answer depends on a number of things:
1. The size of the company. In a small or medium size company (s)he will report to the MD or CE...Sign up
 

 
Reporting of Purchasing
Mike Flanagan
Purchasing should report to the overall finance department. Basically because you can't buy unless you have money. Pretty simple concept I would think...Sign up
 

     
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