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Senior Procurement Officer

  • Edinburgh
  • Up to £44263 per annum
  • Permanent

Are you a dedicated procurement professional seeking a stimulating role in a dynamic environment? Are you passionate about delivering strategic procurement solutions with integrity and excellence? If so, we invite you to become a valued member of our client's team at a highly respected institution, as a Senior Procurement Officer.

This institution celebrates diversity, innovation, and excellence in every facet of their operations.

Role Overview:

As a Senior Procurement Officer, you will play a pivotal role in providing professional procurement support across diverse institutional activities for the procurement of or the procurement of goods, services and works. Your responsibilities will encompass leading end-to-end procurement projects, conducting thorough spend analyses, managing supplier relationships, and ensuring adherence to legal and regulatory standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategically plan, manage, and execute efficient and compliant tendering processes.

  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders to align procurement initiatives with strategic goals.

  • Vigilantly monitor supplier performance and identify opportunities for enhancement.

  • Foster seamless collaboration with operational procurement to ensure process efficiency and compliance.

  • Analyse expenditure records to pinpoint cost-saving opportunities and enhance efficiency.

  • Provide comprehensive guidance and training to staff on best procurement practices.


  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in delivering procurement services within a technically diverse setting.

  • Preference for experience in public or regulated sectors.

  • Membership of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (MCIPS) or equivalent degree.

  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous professional development.

  • Profound understanding of procurement principles and best practices.

  • Ability to adeptly manage intricate projects and adapt to evolving priorities.

  • Exceptional communication skills with a talent for engaging stakeholders across all levels.

  • Proficiency in meticulous data analysis and attention to detail.

What We Offer:

  • A stimulating, supportive, and fulfilling work environment.

  • Salary: £37,099 to £44,263 Per Annum

  • Robust pension scheme and enticing staff discounts.

  • Family-friendly policies and flexible work arrangements - (9 day fortnight)

  • Firm commitment to advancing gender, race, and LGBT equality.

Should this position be of interest, please click the link to apply or send an updated CV to .

If you would like to discuss the opportunity further with reference to the FULL job description, please do not hesitate to contact Carrie Martin on 01224 965506.

Carrie Martin
Point of contact
Carrie Martin
01224 965506