Sub Contract Manager

Terry Parris Associates
East Sussex
29 Nov 2018
27 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Confirmation of Vacancy


Job Title: Sub Contract Manager

JOB TITLE Sub Contract Manager

REPORTS TO: Purchasing Manager




Responsible for the procurement of subcontracts including the management of cost, schedule and performance parameters. Develops subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and/or services. Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders’ conferences, analyses and evaluates proposals, negotiates subcontract provisions, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes awards, and administers resulting subcontracts. Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts. Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures. Select methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for achieving goals and objectives.

The Role

The Sub Contract Manager will support the two major business Projects to ensure the large sub contract elements are performing in line with Project needs.

* Representing the company as a prime point of contact for subcontracts and related tasks.

* Manage complex subcontracts, including those with Spec / SOW-driven requirements, and other specific procurements as required.

* Prepare and release RFPs, receive, analyse and evaluate proposals, negotiate subcontract terms and conditions, select or recommend subcontractors, document agreements, administer resulting subcontracts/POs, including subcontract / PO closeout.

* Negotiate modifications to subcontracts, develop positive working relationships, and interface with suppliers via phone, email, or personal visits.

* Confirm and / or expedite material deliveries to support project production dates.

* Lead cross-functional teams to establish or change hardware specifications, quality requirements, and schedules, including Failure Analysis (FA) and determination of root cause and corrective action with suppliers.

* Manage supplier relationships and supplier performance to achieve project and customer requirements for sales, orders, and profit.

* Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems.


* Must have the ability to obtain a security clearance

* Highly organised and able to work independently in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision

* Experience managing supplier relationships and cross functional teams

* Able to proficiently develop, apply, and analyse the effectiveness of Supply Chain methods to turn materials into products

* Strong knowledge of procurement lifecycle and supply chain management principals

* Able to lead groups in problem solving.

* Responsible for mentoring and training other subcontract managers.

* Excellent communications, negotiations, presentation, and documentation skills


* Cross-functional knowledge of Supplier Quality, Programmes and Engineering as they relate to subcontract management

* Ability to create and present using Microsoft Office tools

* Ability to interact with senior management and external personnel on significant matters, which often requires coordination between functional organisations

* Strong interpersonal and communication skills

* Strong mentoring and training skills

* Effective in influencing and establishing positive relationships

* An understanding of Design Development Projects & the engineering life cycle


* Degree in a related engineering discipline or 5+ years’ experience in a related industry


* Communication and credibility

* Attention to detail

* IT proficient

* Team Player

This is an excellent opportunity; please apply through the link and we will call you to discuss the role before your details are submitted to our client.

Terry Parris Associates is a recruitment consultant’s who value the needs of their clients and candidates. We are always happy to discuss vacancies, so if you are interested in this or any other position we have please give us a call.

Salary to £Competitivek Perm- Contract Brighton Job Ref: 5149TPP

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