Analytical Skills: Procurement managers work with multiple vendors to determine the best deals for the company, and have to evaluate the many pros and cons of each, based on price, quality, speed of delivery and other factors.
Decision-Making Skills: Procurement managers need to use the information gathered by yourself and the purchasing agents to make decisions on behalf of your company.
Math Skills: Basic math skills will be needed to analyze prices and get the best deals possible.
Negotiating Skills: Procurement managers will be working with suppliers to create the best deals. Negotiating skills will help create those deals.