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Procurement Analyst (BCom: Finance, Economics & Supply Chain Management) , Ref: 1206427 – Online Interview Questions

Ref: 1206427

Nationality: South African
Highest Formal Qualification: Bachelors of Commerce
Annual Package Range: South African Rand - ZAR 120 000, per annum
Total years experience: 3-5 Years

Procurement Analyst

Current / most recent job title?

Procurement Analyst

1. Primary purpose of current/most recent position:

Analysing SAP reports on the basis of purchase frequency, purchase volume, purchase patterns and spend to evaluate the need for contracts to achieve economies of scale, good supplier relationships and improved purchasing processes.

2. Core elements or functions that must operate effectively in order to achieve primary purpose:

Understanding SAP.
Processing SAP reports.
Using tools on Excel.

3. Description of self, along with greater purpose and passions:

Procurement Analyst with tremendous experience in purchasing activities and procurement administration. A highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, including a strong theoretical and practical background with a thirst for knowledge. Target driven and committed to customer focused initiatives. Currently seeking challenging opportunities and exposure with possibility of career growth.

4. Ideal business title: 

Financial analytics /Procurement specialist

5. Key responsibilities and accountabilities of ideal position:

Amending inefficient processes and improving the supply chain.
Eliminating bottle neck processes and enhancing productivity.
Adjusting procedures aligned with governance to achieve customer satisfaction and service delivery.

6. Skill area of competence:

Time management.
Creativity(data presentation)
Team involvement.
customer support.
Supplier relationship management.
Supplier negotiation.
MS office.
Change management.
Proactive problem solving.

7. Career summary:

3 years petrochemical: procurement analyst – 6 months ; procurement graduate trainee – 2 years

8. Achievements: 

Focused recognition for customer focused initiatives.
Focused recognition for team efforts to drive procurement deliverables.
Focused recognition for team efforts to contribute towards Engen’s digital journey.

9. What do you absolutely love doing?

Analysing reports and being creative with pivot tables.

10. Ideal company (culture and values):

An established environment with a culture to speak up, innovate and assist fellow team members.
An environment that allows flexibility and recognizes employees as individuals with personal obligations.


If you are looking for a Procurement Analyst that has contributed towards the efficiencies and enhancements of Petroleum producer digital journey, a responsible, accountable and agile individual who embraces challenging opportunities keen to take on more responsibility and wanting to advance her professional journey within an established environment with the purpose of making a significant contribution toward the growth and success of the business, then do get in touch. 

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