Subcontract Supplier Manager

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Bedford, UK
29 Sep 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Subcontract Supplier Manager

Specific Job Description

The successful candidate will join a renowned international defence company, with a range of technically innovative products and excellent opportunities for career progression and personal and professional development.

Success requires experience of working in a functional organisation, and a blend of proven skills including relationship building. The role achieves delivery on time and in full through the ability to successfully negotiate and manage more complex subcontracts.

  • Establishing milestone objectives and managing performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications.
  • Leading the cross functional Supplier Management Team
  • Developing and maintaining a positive relationship with the internal customer(s)
  • Owning technical, schedule, quality and cost subcontract requirements.
  • Using best practices and processes for subcontract management, including cost management, earned value, risk management.
  • Ensuring that the subcontract schedule and milestones are reflected by, and integrated with, the overall programme schedule
  • Configuration control of the subcontract and associated documentation
  • Conducting Programme Reviews and providing accurate, concise, and timely status reports to senior executives and corporate management as required by the Business Rhythm
  • Managing any supplier improvement programme working with the Supply Chain Excellence Manager

Required skills, qualifications and experience
  • Demonstrable success as a supply chain professional delivering against requirements for complex subcontracts, ranging from build to print - system design to specification.
  • Ability to develop and maintain positive effective Supplier relationships
  • Experience in working in multi-functional organisations and a proven ability to achieve technical and business goals.
  • Strong procurement/commercial, business acumen, financial control and analytical skills.
  • Ability to understand the procured product, and the critical processes and sub-tier suppliers that it is dependent upon.
  • Capable of identifying and mitigating risks and effective issue resolution.
  • Capable of operating to tight schedules in a dynamic work environment.
  • Enthusiastic, determined and committed.
  • Confident self-starter, with an ability to innovate and think laterally
  • Team player with strong management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills (oral and written)
  • Flexibility to travel as required (UK and abroad)

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

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