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IT Procurement Manager - Software

Contract type: Permanent

Category: Procurement Supply Chain and Logistics

Location: Dunstable

IT Procurement Manager - Software, Full-Time, Permanent Grade: B17 Location - Dunstable LU5 5XE (3 Days a week minimum in office)

Job Overview:

As the IT Procurement Manager for Software, you will be responsible and accountable for the sourcing of IS services for Premier Inn & Restaurants and Whitbread Group requirements.

You’ll be working with stakeholders to create and implement strategies and to identify suppliers to deliver against specific objectives. You’ll manage costs, build a category plan, and manage quality and performance across the supply base and work with stakeholders in the software category.

Managing relationships with external suppliers will be a key part of this role.

You’ll be responsible for the application of best practice procurement across the breadth & depth of the IT Procurement category including provision of market insight, assisting with the development of category strategies & associated sourcing plans, tendering, negotiation, and contract renewals. You’ll work with IT to deliver IT Pipeline projects, delivering procurement strategy and supplier management.

*Full information is detailed in the attached job description.

Download File Procurement Manager IS B17 - May 24 - Software (002).docx

Minimum Skills/Experience Required:.


  • Must have IS or IS procurement experience.


  • Procurement execution (business requirements analysis, market analysis, sourcing strategy, tender, negotiation, contract award, supplier management etc.)


  • Bonus: Up to 30% company performance related bonus
  • Healthcare: Family BUPA healthcare
  • Discounts: Up to 60% discount on Premier Inn stays and 25% discount on our Restaurant brands
  • Company Share save Scheme: Share in Whitbread’s continued success.

We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We are committed to being an inclusive organisation that values diversity and welcomes your application whatever your background or situation.

Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQIA+ community (those who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans and non-binary or those who use a different LGBTQIA+ term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. Speak to us about workplace adjustments, part-time and flexible working. Where possible we will support this.

Job ref: 831599-2028
Advertised: 21 Jun 2024
Application closed: 07 Nov 2024

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