Sub contract manager - 6 months

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    Up to £33.62 per hour

  • Contact:

    Chris Ward

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:


We are currently recruiting a number of Sub Contract Managers to work as part of our India Offset sourcing team. The role includes working with Colleagues across the UK , USA and India to establish a robust Supply chain and effectively manage the Contract flow and control. The candidate will be part of the team responsible for managing and developing sourcing strategies and selection of suppliers on a best value basis. You will also manage suppliers through the various stages of the Life Cycle of the Contract. The role will be based at our site in Barrow in Furness, UK

Development and implementation of, Supplier, project and business specific Procurement strategies that align with overall business and functional strategies
Understanding the customer requirement and development of the contract pack to be sent to suppliers at RFI, RFQ, RFP and Contract placement stages, included but not limited to commercial and legal requirements, technical data pack, quality requirements, statement of work, schedules, risk, contracting for availability, incentive agreements, protection of intellectual property, international trading requirements including export licenses, Authority To Transmit (ATT), International Traffic in Arms Regulations ( ITAR)
Managing and signing off sourcing decisions based on a demonstrable "business case" that support best value decisions.
Leading the engagement with suppliers (e.g. Contract start up, Monthly/Quarterly Business Reviews) for strategic suppliers with the use of appropriate tools and processes such as Relationship Management, Managing Major Subcontracts, Major Equipment Supplier Procurement, and Performance Management Reporting Tools.
Implementation of strategies developed and flowed down by Senior Leadership.
Development and implementation of Procurement Plans and Strategies as outlined in the LCM process.
Manage all contractual requirements with suppliers.

Skills & Qualifications
Membership or working towards Membership of the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply.
Proven Supply chain leadership and management experience.
Good all-round business knowledge and understanding of cross functional business processes and interfaces, especially around the end to end supply chain process.
Excellent communication and team-working skills
Confident individual with positive outlook and flexible approach and attitude
Working knowledge of SAP desirable