Purchasing agents and officers purchase general and specialized equipment, materials, land or access rights and business services for use or for further processing by their establishment. They are employed throughout the public and private sectors.
Purchasing agents and officers perform some or all of the following duties:
Purchasing agents and officers may specialize in the purchase of particular materials or business services such as furniture or office equipment.
Progression to managerial positions is possible with experience.
Source: This content has been taken from the official website of CIC