Job Opportunity

Procurement-Sub Contract Manager

Purpose of job
To manage the sub-contract management of defined areas of responsibility.

Reporting relationships
Reporting to Business Partner

Staff responsibility

Budget responsibility

Dorset InnovationPark, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

Closing date
31st January 2020

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.

Qualifications and skills

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

Knowledge and experience (will be developed in the job role if not held)

  • Experience of establishing and managing subcontracts in key prime contractor projects.
  • Experience supporting bid activity, creating Procurement specification and terms and conditions.
  • Strong Project Management/Leadership 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.
  • Has maturity and gravitas to work with senior levels of stakeholders.
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues.
  • Financial management experience of complex subcontracts.
  • Experince of defining and 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.
  • Risk managment –same as other bullet.
  • Experience of managing internal stakeholders in a matrix organisation.
  • Experience of Project Reporting at a senior level.

Key accountabilities may include

  • 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 major 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.
  • Assist in review and development of business processes as required.
  • Lead procurement reporting to project board, including subcontract status, risks and subcontract performance.
  • Lead procurement reporting to project board, including subcontract status, risks and subcontract performance.
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other
  • Adhere to legislative and corporate compliance.
  • Support as required the establishment of commercial subcontract processes and procedures scaled to support the growing AEUK business
  • Development of long term relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Actively assist in developing AEUK supply chain maturity and performance.

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.

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.
Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.
Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB