Sub Contract Coordinator

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  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

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    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Vanessa Theobald

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK develop, supply and support cutting-edge maritime technology for customers worldwide. Based in Winfrith Newburgh, Dorset, they work closely with the UK Royal Navy and global customers to create products which protect lives at sea.

Purpose of Job
To ensure an efficient supply chain is in place between the suppliers and Atlas Elektronik UK Ltd.
Support the effective operation of AEUK exceeding targets including customer delivery performance and quality.
To ensure continuity of supply throughout the supply chain, mitigating risks & managing commercial issues including contracts, pricing and overall supplier performance.

Principal Responsibilities:
To deliver a high level procurement service to both internal and external customers.
To manage all subcontract activities including subcontract construct, negotiation, implementation and on-going monitoring of performance against defined targets of performance, cost and delivery.
Lead the end to end Procurement process for bidding activities.
Project manage subcontractors on projects and bids.
Delivery of improvement in overall value (quality, cost, delivery, performance) from subcontract.
Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of associated bids/projects.
Procurement reporting to project team, including subcontract status, risks and subcontract performance.
AX knowledge a definite advantage - must have MRP/ERP experience.
Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues
Adhere to legislative and corporate compliance.
Development of long term relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
Actively assist in developing AEUK supply chain maturity and performance.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required
Experience of establishing and managing subcontracts in key prime contractor projects
Experience supporting bid activity from a procurement perspective.
Project Management skills
Strong Commercial skills with a good understanding of terms and conditions and the ability to draft and develop sub-contract documentation such as statements of work, payment plans and CDRLs.
Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues
Experience of implementing Category management strategies
Ability to liaise and influence key Stakeholders.
Proactive individual with a high level of communication skills and attention to detail
Good understanding of Category Management
Supplier relationship and performance management
Experience of Risk management
Experience of working in a matrix organisation
Experience of Project Reporting.

Degree in relevant subject or experience in similar role or equivalent is desirable
Project management qualification desirable
Strong IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office.

Behavioural requirements
Takes ownership, demonstrates a bias for action, sense of urgency and focus upon continuous improvement.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, and negotiation skills coupled with good verbal and written communication skills.
Well-developed stakeholder relationship skills gained within a multi-functional environment.
Calm under pressure, organised and credible.
Able to manage own workload efficiently whilst coping with changing demands & issues.