South Africa Procurement Survey

2023 Oxalys South Africa Procurement Survey

Towards resilient and robust procurement teams?

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The Oxalys South Africa Procurement Survey, now in its 3rd edition, aims to offer unique perspectives and tactics for strengthening resilience in procurement operations, addressing the ever-changing requirements of businesses. The survey delves into crucial aspects like performance management, inclusivity, and digital transformation. Notably, this year’s edition includes a dedicated section that focuses on public procurement, unveiling the distinct obstacles and possibilities associated with it.

Whether you’re an industry professional, a government official, or a researcher, this survey offers valuable analysis, expert commentary, and practical recommendations to navigate the complexities of procurement effectively. Join us on a journey of knowledge, as this edition equips you with the tools and insights to thrive amidst uncertainty and drive sustainable procurement practices.

Among the key topics presented:

  • 2023 Procurement priorities and top strategies
  • Impact, performance and resilience
  • Digital strategies and opportunities
  • Special focus on Public procurement
  • ESD and sustainability


This report draws upon the findings of an extensive research effort, combining an online survey conducted from March to April 2023 and 14 qualitative interviews, which garnered an impressive 278 responses.

We extend our sincere gratitude to everyone who participated in this endeavor, whether by providing input during its development, contributing to the data interpretation, or engaging in various capacities. We would like to extend a special appreciation to Thandy Pino (Cert. Dir®, MBA, MCIPS), Melita Ntsane, Derek Kinnear and Debbie Tagg, for their valuable contribution.

To our esteemed readers, we hope that the outcomes presented in this survey will ignite profound contemplation and lead to fruitful discussions.

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