Sub-Contract Manager

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Sub Contract Manager

Location: Luton

Duration: 12 Months

A global aerospace and defence organisation are looking for a Sub-Contract Manager to work within a Development Integrated Project Team in the Combat Air sector of the business.

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.

Skills, qualifications & knowledge - Sub Contract Manager

  • 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

  • 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)

Key responsibility areas - Sub Contract Manager

  • Lead the delivery of sub-contract management activities and other procurement related services which may be required by the business

  • Develop, implement and execute the Procurement strategy for the Combat Air area

  • Translate customer / project requirements into commercial documents, particularly pertaining to the design, development and production of bespoke complex electronic systems

  • Develop and negotiate robust contracts for outsourced services and intangible deliveries

  • Identifying and sourcing appropriate supply chains for the delivery of outsourced intangible services

  • Promotes customer intimacy in both internal and external relationships

  • Focal point for project and suppliers regarding contract and supply base matters

  • Drives and leads strategies to influence business decisions throughout the project life cycle

  • Identify solutions for complex areas of potential risk /opportunity e.g. sub-contract risk, liability and exchange rate exposure etc. and deliver solutions/mitigations

  • Draft and prepare complex contract documentation using standard and non-standard formats

  • Working cross functionally to review customer contracts to identify appropriate contractual flowdowns

  • Lead the generation and review of 'appropriate' specifications and Statement of Work documents

  • Promotes a culture of best practice and sharing of knowledge within the function and across the wider business

  • Construct and lead the contracts and supply chain management Life Cycle Management (LCM) deliverables