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Subcontract Manager

Raytheon UK
Harlow, UK
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10 Dec 2020

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Role - Subcontract Manager
Req ID - 165643BR
Location - Harlow

Working directly to head of Subcontracts, this role will work with a small, embedded specialist Subcontract Team to deliver key programmes for the business during bidding stage and the further into execution and delivery phase.
Working as a member of a very high complex programme management team, this role participates in strategy development , leads Subcontract Management activity including supplier selection, teaming and relationship development and co-ordination of responses to customer Requests for Proposal and change.

•Establishes and maintains non-routine subcontracts of high value and complexity.
•Identifies and manages commercial risk
•Interfaces internally and externally at senior level with large and sophisticated suppliers and the ultimate end users.
•Develops external partners and alliances and collaborative behaviour sets and resolves complex problems and disputes.

Main Duties:
•Working with large and sophisticated platform integrators as suppliers and internal multi-functional teams:
•Works with a team of Subcontract specialists and other functions to deliver programmatic needs, helping develop and manage the team to deliver supplier performance;
•Prepare and implement Teaming and Subcontract management strategies and relationship management plans;
•Develop innovative supply chain solutions;
•Negotiate Non-Standard Subcontract Agreements including developing cost reduction opportunities
•Identify and manage business risk
•Administer complex due diligence activity
•Maximise programme financial performance associated with subcontracts;
•Ensure Subcontractor compliance and performance and manage issues and disputes
•Accept and pay for goods and services
•maintain governance and appropriate records
•Manage change
•Functional representative at customer, supplier and internal reviews including Gates, MRB's and EAC's
•Produce business cases / briefing material for senior management reviews
•may participate in or lead cross-functional improvement activity

Required Skills:
•Experience of high value subcontract negotiations including flowdown of MoD terms to large sophisticated suppliers
•Experience of managing the performance of large, sophisticated Defence suppliers including collaborative working using a BS11000 methodology
•Strong programme management and financial management skills to include◦Schedule management
◦Risk and opportunity management
◦Earned value management
◦Change Management
◦Estimate at Complete analysis
◦Issue management, problem solving and dispute resolution
◦Able to work in and lead a multi-functional team
•Excellent influencing skills
•Flexible and positive attitude
•Experience of proposal development
•Ability and willingness to travel within the UK and possibly of some overseas travel

Desired Skills:
•Experience of contracting with large value subcontracts within the aerospace and defence industry
•Good working knowledge of import / export legislation
•Strong network of industry / internal contacts
•Excellent experience of make/Buy reviews and Supplier Management and Engagement Plans
•Eligible for or holder of current SC security clearance

Required Education (including Major):
•Related degree or equivalent experience
Raytheon Career Development:
Raytheon has a wealth of resources available to help you develop your career from the moment you join. Activities range from on-line learning modules, to external training and support for taking professional qualifications relevant to your role.
Standard Benefits:
• 25 days holiday + statutory public holidays
• Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 10.5% company contribution)
• 6 times salary 'Life Assurance'
• Flexible Benefits scheme with extensive salary sacrifice scheme's.
• Enhanced sick pay scheme
• Enhanced Family Friendly Policies, including enhanced Maternity & Shared Parental leave.
• 37hr working week, with an early finish Friday (hours may vary depending on role, job requirement or site specifics arrangements).
• Flexible working arrangements can be considered wherever we can (depending on the role) so please enquire or highlight any request to our Recruitment team to explore flexible working possibilities.
• Canteen facilities available at Harlow & Glenrothes sites and Manchester & Gloucester offer free snacks & drinks (hot & cold).
Diversity is a core business imperative at Raytheon. We are an equal opportunity employer that promotes inclusiveness and always employs the best professionals for the job. Having a diverse workforce allows Raytheon to draw upon a range of different ideas and experiences which supports growing our business and creates an environment where everyone has an equal opportunity for success.
Raytheon UK pro-actively encourages diversity of ideas, thoughts, and networking opportunities and has created Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) including Raytheon Women's Network, RayBAME, YesNet (Young Employees Success Network), Raytheon Reservist Network (RaRe), Raytheon Alliance for Diverse Abilities (RADA), RayPride and all work together with our Diversity & Inclusion council, and all Raytheon employees are welcome to participate regardless of their background.
As a proud contributor to the HM Armed Forces, Raytheon UK signed the HM Armed Forces covenant in 2014. Due to the varied activities and support to our Armed Forces & Reservists,
Raytheon UK has since been awarded the prestigious Covenant 'Gold Award' Employee Recognition.
Raytheon UK recognise that our people are the critical factor in our success, and we strive to provide a challenging and rewarding careers.
Raytheon Application Process
To apply visit the Raytheon Technologies Global website and search by location or Req ID: 165643BR.
Raytheon Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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