Sub-Contract Manager

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  • Location:

    Luton, Bedfordshire

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  • Salary:

    £51 - £53 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Barrett

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Sub Contract Manager

Location: Luton

Duration: 6 Months

Rate: £52 per hour

SC Clearance is required for this role


This role will require a demonstrated ability to manage internal and external relationships and will require broad experiences of working cross functionally in a matrix organisation, in order to influence a breadth of business decisions throughout the Life Cycle Management (LCM) framework. The individual will have strong and effective communication skills, with the ability to develop and nurture internal customer relationships, promote customer intimacy and team working.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate successful subcontract management by developing robust contracts which address lifecycle factors whilst fostering and maintaining supplier relationships, delivering on short term demands and long term sector objectives.


  • Requires appropriate training to degree level or equivalent or significant relevant work experience (studying towards or achievement of MCIPS is preferred)

  • A good working knowledge and understanding of Procurement within the Defence/Aerospace industry (or a similar sector) and ability to apply them with minimal supervision and direction

  • As well as procuring hardware the ability to procure intangible services linked to training, software and professional services is desirable

  • Relationship building skills with cross-functional colleagues, customers and suppliers

  • A good understanding of the Commercial and Legal Aspects associated with contracting within the Defence/Aerospace industry (or a similar sector)

  • A good understanding of Export Compliance associated with contracting within the Defence/Aerospace industry (or a similar sector)

  • An ability to think 'outside of the box' offering solutions to enable the function to add value and innovation

  • SAP familiarity (or equivalent integrated business systems)

  • Ability to engage and influence cross-functional/cross site teams