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Subcontract Manager Guildford, South East England GBP300 - GBP350 per day *AMC*RMCK/RRAC22PAL9_1566547212 Permanent 23/08/2019 ASAP Adam Mohammad Anson McCade

Subcontract Manager - Guilford

Are you passionate about making the world a safer place?

This defence technology giant protects people and helps maintain and improve national security.

They are searching for a talented, experienced and driven Subcontract Manager to join their industry-leading organisation. You will be joining a highly-skilled, award-winning workforce specialising in security and resilience by collecting and managing information to provide threat intelligence and consumer insight.

Job Summary:

  • Reporting to the relevant manager, these positions sit within the wider Procurement function.
  • The role requires a solid procurement background and a good understanding of complex technical IT programmes, consulting, software product development or cybersecurity solutions.
  • To lead and manage the procurement activity for strategic bids in support of business winning and follow on sub-contract management of defined areas of responsibility as allocated.
  • To deliver an optimized service, quality and cost offering to the customers of Procurement (both internal and externally facing) and to deliver sustainable [measurable] service excellence through demonstrable customer satisfaction.
  • To manage all subcontract activities in conjunction with the technical team including subcontract construct, negotiation, implementation and on-going monitoring of performance against defined targets of performance, cost and delivery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As part of bid teams, support/lead/manage subcontract shaping and negotiation of subcontracts.
  • To manage and report on all subcontract activities in support of bids/projects through the lifecycle.
  • Hold regular reviews with subcontractors to address schedule/technical compliance.
  • Provide regular update reports to the relevant project and senior management.
  • Delivery of improvement in overall value (quality, cost, delivery, performance) from supplier base.
  • Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of associated bids/projects.
  • Establish and maintain effective KPI's to enable accurate measurement of performance.
  • Ensure maintenance of appropriate records and subcontract data for monthly management reports as required.
  • Maintain effective communications and develop appropriate relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Adhere to safety, quality and environmental standards.
  • Maintenance of working practises & environment consistent with Company and Legislative safety & environmental requirements.
  • To undertake reasonable tasks as required.
  • Provide subcontract commercial advice and support to bid and project teams as required.
  • Delivery against budgetary targets where applicable.

    Mandatory Skills & Experience:
  • Previous Procurement and Subcontract experience in an IT environment.
  • Establishing and managing subcontracts in large (> £50M) prime contractor projects within the IT/IS domain.
  • Subcontract commercial management of large prime contract solutions within HMG and commercial business sectors.
  • Establishing and managing subcontracts in managed services projects.
  • Establishing and managing overseas export subcontract partners.
  • Has maturity and gravitas to work with senior levels of the client base.
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues.
  • Financial management experience of complex subcontracts.
  • A good degree in the relevant subject.
  • Previous Procurement and Subcontract experience.
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Ability to liaise and influence key Stakeholders.
  • High-level communication skills, attention to detail and a desire and willingness to learn.

    Desirable Skills & Experience:
  • Relevant Master's Degree, IACCM trained, MCIPS

Agency: Anson McCade

Duration: 3 Months

Day Rate: £350

Contact: Ross McKee

Phone: 02077806706

Reference: *AMC*RMCK/RRAC22PAL923B