Subcontracts Officer

Subcontracts Officer

Job Title: Subcontracts Officer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 896543_1584621544
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2020 12:39

Job Description

As a Subcontracts Officer you will work to protect the commercial interests of the Company's business in the management of all current and future partner and subcontractor engagements

Our client is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in cyber, autonomous systems, C4ISR, strike, logistics and modernisation to customers worldwide.

As part of your role you will be responsible for:
*Work with the project managers and other business stakeholders to identify suitable suppliers for procured items and services, including identifying suitable alternative sources of supply where required
*Carry out supplier assessment and evaluation to facilitate inclusion onto the Company's Approved Suppliers List
*Work with the bid team to support customer engagement opportunities in a timely fashion.
*Evaluate supplier proposals against objective criteria providing a commercially sound and considered supply chain recommendation which offers best value. Establish trading and pricing agreements, and negotiate with suppliers to best enhance the competitiveness and profitability of the company
*Contribute to the development and promotion of positive and mutually beneficial relationships with suppliers and sub-contractors
*Prepare and support negotiation of sub-contracts
*Monitor supplier performance in accordance with company policy including identifying supplier delinquency ensuring onward referral and escalation of any issues requiring senior management involvement
*Work with the team to review and improve the company's procurement procedures and templates for continuous improvement purposes.
*Prepare and place standard Purchase Orders as required.
*Monitor purchase orders/sub-contracts for compliance with contracted delivery schedules
You will have the following experience

*Qualified/ experienced to a good level in supply chain, subcontract or contracts
*Demonstrable experience of proposal work and review
*Evidenced experience of building supplier relationships
*Demonstrable success in negotiating subcontracts prices
*Defence & Security or Aerospace sector experience in a multi-project/programme environment
*Buying/Purchase Order/subcontract experience - CIPS qualified
*Good awareness of contract law and standard terms
*Export/import control including knowledge of ITAR
*Working knowledge of contracts, terms and conditions used by UK MOD/UK government

Title: Subcontracts Officer
Pay Rate and Bens: Competitive
Location: Cheltenham
Key Skills: Contracts, Contract Law, T&C's, MOU, Requisitions, Acceptance, Supplier, Supply, Supplier Performance, Supply Chain, Procurement, Block Supply Chain, Bid, Tender, Proposals, Engineering, Defence, Aerospace, Space, Military, Government.

If you are a good match, then please apply with a CV to learn more about this truly fantastic opportunity to work for a market leader who has an enviable reputation.

Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to sole British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This is a permanent role

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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