Strong Writer- You should be good at comprehending written language as you will be reading and writing lots of contracts.

Good Communicator- You have to be able to take the things that you are reading in the contracts and convert it into why it matters for the business in meetings.

Long Term Thinker- You need to be able to understand what a contact is saying and identify risks or benefits for the business


It is common for software procurement managers, analysts and executives to have a bachelors degree in business, finance, or similar fields.