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Subcontract Supplier Manager

Contract Type:
East Midlands
Job Sector:
Aerospace & Defence
Job Category:
Procurement, Project & Programme Management
£56,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Fantastic Company Benefits
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TitleSubcontract Supplier Manager
Business AreaMissiles and Fire Control
Vacancy TypePermanent
Hours Per Week37.5

Business EnvironmentOur client in Ampthill is a rapidly changing, dynamic part of the Lockheed Martin Corporation with both domestic and international customers. It consists of three business areas focusing on Vehicles, Special Projects and Mission Support, which provide a variety of products and services to the MoD and other customers including the Warrior CSP, Scout and support to the Land Environment Air Picture Provision capability.

Programme - Ampthill - Various
Specific Job DescriptionThe sub contract management structure at Global Supply Chain Operations (Ampthill) has four main roles -

*the Supply Chain Programme Lead (SPL) who is is accountable for integrating the outputs of multiple suppliers to achieve programme and business goals,
*the Sub Contract Programme Manager (SPM) who is accountable for managing supplier relationships and multiple very complex contracts to meet multiple programme needs; supported by
*a Supply Chain Administrator (SCA); and
*this role the Sub Contract Manager (SCM) accountable for managing complex contracts potentially to meet multiple programme requirements. Responsibilities include leading any associated multi-functional Subcontract Management Team (SMT).

The post is accountable to the appropriate Supply Chain Programme Lead (SPL) or Programme Manager for ensuring that subcontracts meet programme and contractual requirements

Specific responsibilities may extend across the product life cycle from bid to in service support and include:

*Acting as the LM representative both Internally and Externally for their Subcontracts
*Managing supplier performance to meet Technical, Schedule, Quality and Cost requirements
*Managing risks, opportunities and business dependencies and deliverables
*Managing the subcontract life cycle including but not limited to:
oInitiating and completing the negotiation process in a timely fashion to meet programme requirements in conjunction with the accountable SPL
oNegotiation of the initial subcontract and any subsequent changes
oConfiguration control of the subcontract
oUpdating the subcontract
oCarrying out subcontract closure
oEnsuring the appropriate terms and conditions are applied at all times
*Ensuring that contract requirements are met in full and ensuring risks impacts are mitigated
*Ensuring that the sub contract schedule and milestones are reflected by, and integrated with, the overall programme schedule
*Completing internal and external reviews (deep dives) on sub-contractor performance as required
*Advising the Supply Chain Programme Lead /Programme Manager M of any issues and risks and acting as the SME for their subcontracts
*Leading the SMT
*Performance reporting to Programme and Business Metrics as part of the Business Rhythm
*Achieving programme and business financial targets
*Communicating with and escalating issues as necessary
*Managing any supplier improvement programme working with the Supply Chain Excellence Manager
*Being a Control Account Manager (if required)

Functional AreaAmpthill - Supply Chain

Required skills, qualifications and experience

*Demonstrable success as supply chain professional delivering against requirements for complex subcontracts (build to print - system design to specification)
*Experience in working in multi-functional organisations and a proven abili

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