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Procurement situational judgement tests

Procurement recruitment

Ensuring you recruit and retain the procurement talent is essential if your is going to provide your organisation the expertise it needs. We understand that even with the most rigorous recruitment processes it can be difficult to always identify the best procurement talent and potential.


We believe that our procurement clients should have access to the best candidates in the market. That is why we supplement the information that can be gleaned at interviews with a simple evaluation method which enables all candidates to be assessed and compared on the same criteria.

Working with senior procurement and assessment specialists, we have developed a simple online Situational judgement test (SJT) to assess candidates in five key skill areas:

  1. Bids and tenders
  2. Contract management
  3. Negotiation
  4. Stakeholder management
  5. Supplier relationship management 

Each of these skills is tested through questions that describe scenarios and ask respondents to choose from four potential answers, which have been graded in terms of procurement excellence.

Creating insight

The assessment report shows the participant's score for each skill area, compared to the national average to date, allowing you to easily assess their abilities objectively. If you choose, we can test your current team to benchmark potential new hires against your most talented employees.

Tailored for you

The SJT is fully flexible, allowing you to select the key areas of competence you wish to examine. The easy online format means it can be engaged at any stage of the recruitment process, and results are available immediately to help distinguish between closely matched candidates.

Contact us

For more information on SJT or how we can help with your requirements, please contact your local consultant or Erinna Dixie on 0207 630 4401.