Job Opportunity

Sub-Contract Manager

Job title
SubContract Manager (Service and Support)

Purpose of job
To manage the sub-contract management of defined areas of responsibility

Reporting relationships
Reporting to Business Partner

Dorset Innovation Park, Winfrith

Employment status
Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week)

Key Responsibilities

  • To deliver a high level procurement service to internal stakeholders
  • To manage all subcontract activities in conjunction with Project / technical teams including subcontract construct, negotiation,implementation and on-going monitoring of performance against defined targets of performance, cost and delivery
  • Define and manage key supplier relationships and KPI’s to deliver good sub-contractor performance in cost, service and quality and subsequent improvements
  • Development of long term relationships with internal stakeholders and suppliers
  • Visiting key suppliers foraudits , contract andprice negotiations, periodic performance reviews within and outside of the UKas required
  • Identify new products and alternative suppliers or sourcing strategies to meet the project requirements through strong marketawareness and category management
  • Negotiate, establish and manage procurement contracts to meet the needs of the project through life
  • Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of projects
  • Adhere to legislative and corporate compliance
  • Promote Procurement best practice
  • Actively assist in developing AEUK supply chain maturity and performance

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Experience of managing procurement contracts throughout the whole project lifecycle
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues and suppliers in a matrix organization
  • Ability to liaise with and influence key stakeholders
  • Experience of managing long term supply contracts including monitoring and reporting KPI’s
  • Experience of managing and improving supplier performance
  • Financial management experience of complex subcontracts
  • Proactive individual with a high level of communication skills and attention to detail
  • Experience of Risk management and obsolescence management in a Project environment
  • Experience of in service / through life support an advantage
  • Experience of developing and implementing innovative supply chains strategies
  • AX knowledge a definite advantage –must have MRP/ERP experience


  • Degree in relevant subject or experience in similar role or equivalent MCIPS is desirable
  • Strong IT skills, especially in Microsoft Office.

Behavioral Requirements

  • Takes ownership, demonstrates a bias for action, sense of urgency and focus upon continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and negotiation skills coupled with good verbal and written communication skills
  • Well-developed stakeholder relationship skills gained within a multi-functional environment
  • Calm under pressure, organised and credible
  • Able to manage own workload efficiently whilst coping with changing demands & issues

More information
The successful candidate must be able to achieve full SC (Security Clearance).

How to apply
Please forward your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the post to aeukrecruitment@morson․com by the closing date and state the job title in the subject line.

Due to the nature of our work and the projects you will be working on, all candidates must be eligible to gain security clearance. ATLAS ELEKTRONIK UK Ltd is an Equal Opportunities employer and welcomes applications for all posts from suitably qualified people regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Winfrith Newburgh
Dorset DT2 8ZB