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Senior Procurement Specialist (IT)

£400 - £500 per day



Senior Procurement Specialist (IT) – Financial Services – Edinburgh – ASAP Start – Contract – 6 Months - £500 per day

Rate: Up to £500
Start: ASAP
Location: Edinburgh
Duration: 6 Months

My highly respected Financial Services client in Edinburgh city centre urgently requires a Senior Procurement Specialist (IT) to join them on an initial 6 month contract basis.

The successful candidate will have experience of the following:


  • Experience of Global/ Regional/ Local procurement including spend and contract analysis, supplier rationalisation and consolidation, demand management, and TSA Exit.
  • High level of experience of supporting complex global change projects and their senior sponsors.
  • Strong ability to facilitate groups, mobilise people and agree plans that communicate and provide direction for agreed deliverables.
  • Experienced in managing major projects with a strong track record of achieving the project goals, ideally within an Investment Management company environment.
  • Highly agile and adaptable to change, with the ability to deliver innovative and effective solutions at pace.
  • Strong planning and organising to manage multiple priorities and ensure project protocols are respected at all times. Takes accountability for actions, ensures resources allocated accordingly and overcomes obstacles to ensure goals are achieved
  • Promotes high standards and demonstrates objectivity and integrity in decision making whilst encouraging challenge from others
  • High attention to detail which informs a challenge of data, information and decisions
  • Leadership by listening to others; supports and empowers decision making and encourages ongoing growth and engagement of the team
  • Communication is professional, articulate and objective at all times and passionately upholds the integrity of the business
  • Relationship building by naturally winning respect of others through leadership, professionalism and subject matter expertise
  • Strong analytical thinker identifying trends in data, spots anomalies and asks questions to support conclusions


  • Membership of UK and Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply preferable
  • Procurement expertise across multiple categories and a high level negotiation proficiency
  • Comprehensive understanding of complex legal agreements
  • Demonstrates a positive and enthusiastic approach to work
  • Proven track record of engaging with and influencing stakeholders at all levels within an organisation
  • Demonstrates gravitas and commercial acumen when dealing with stakeholders – internal and external

If this role is of interest then please submit an up to date CV and I will be in touch to discuss further.


McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.


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