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Sub Contract Manager

Salary: £0

Location: Luton

Job type: Permanent

Category: Management

Sub Contract Manager - MCIPS, Procurement, Contract/Commercial experience A Sub Contract Manager with ideally MCIPS, Procurement, Contract/Commercial experience to work on a permanent basis for our Defence client based in Luton. This company design and develop electronic warfare capability which has been helping protect airborne platforms from a range of RF-based threats. This role will involve actively working in a matrix organisation structure as the primary Procurement lead for Support IPT and developing strategic relationships with key partner companies. The main focus for this role will require a demonstrated ability to manage internal and external relationships and experiences of working cross functionally in a matrix organisation, in order to influence a breadth of business decisions and will need to demonstrate effective subcontract management by developing robust contracts which address lifecycle factors whilst fostering and maintaining key supplier relationships, delivering on short term demands and long term business objectives. The successful candidate will need to demonstrate successful subcontract management by developing robust contracts which mitigate commercial risk and address lifecycle factors whilst fostering and maintaining supplier relationships Lead the delivery of Support sub-contract work packages and other procurement related services as required by the business Translate customer/project requirements into commercial documents, particularly pertaining to the design, development and production of bespoke complex electronic systems and other technical services Understanding mechanisms of mitigating risk associated with entering into commercial agreements Develop and negotiate robust contracts for services, intangible and tangible deliverables Promotes customer intimacy in both internal and external relationships Drives and leads strategies to influence business decisions throughout the project life cycle Identify solutions for complex areas of potential risk /opportunity e.g. sub-contract risk, IPR, liability and exchange rate exposure etc. Draft and prepare complex contract documentation using standard and non-standard formats Lead the generation and review of 'appropriate' specifications and Statement of Work documents Promotes a culture of best practice and sharing of knowledge within the function and across the wider business Work with stakeholders, at all levels, in order to understand customer requirements and critical success factors Management of Compliance and Governance, restrictions for all procured items and servicesKey skills required for the Sub Contract Manager Strong and effective communication skills, with the ability to develop and nurture internal and external relationships, promote customer intimacy and team working. Qualified to degree level or equivalent or significant relevant work experience (studying towards or achievement of MCIPS is preferred) A good understanding of the Commercial and Legal Aspects associated with contracting within the Defence/Aerospace industry or a similar market sector An ability to think 'outside of the box' offering solutions to enable the function to add value and innovation Ability to engage and influence cross-functional/cross site teamsThe role is based in Luton, Bedfordshire - commutable from Watford, St Albans, Aylesbury, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Stevenage with excellent access from London If you are a Sub Contract Manager looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Procurement/Commercial opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone (phone number removed) Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information. Outsource. Our People. Your Success. Outsource UK is one of the country's largest and most successful independent recruitment consultancies, specialising in the IT, Digital, Financial Services and Engineering sectors. We recruit talented people for contract and permanent opportunities, offer a consultative approach and have a reputation for providing a superior service to both clients and candidates. The business focuses on building long lasting relationships based on reliability and trust. We do this by hiring and retaining a great team of recruitment consultants who listen and understand our client's and candidate's needs. Our Manchester office (which covers the whole of the UK) provides a "one-stop shop" to clients and candidates operating in the engineering and manufacturing sectors and, in addition to Engineers, we source and provide temporary/contract and permanent opportunities for IT, Programme Management and Support Professionals (including Procurement / Purchasing / Supply Chain, HR, Finance and Administrative Support). Please visit our website

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