Subcontract Programme Manager

Ref: ZR_6864_JOB  ·  Posted on 12 May 2022


The client requires the successful candidates to hold an active SC clearance due to the sensitive nature of the role. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying. This is a flexible role and will include a mix of both office and home working. If you like this role is for you, please apply!

Our client provides systems engineering, software development, training solutions and complex program management for global security, civil and commercial markets. Simply stated, their mission is to be the world’s leading global security and aerospace company. To achieve this mission, RMS draws on its core capabilities in advanced platforms and weapons, C4ISR, global sustainment, training and sensors.


Key responsibilities
  • The Subcontract Manager oversees the development of subcontract specifications, work statements, and terms and conditions for the procurement of specialised materials, equipment, and services for subcontracts.
  • Candidates need to have a complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts, in the field; for example Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, develops evaluation criteria, analyses and evaluates proposals, selects or recommends subcontractors, writes subcontract packages for review, assist with preparing awards and administers resulting subcontracts.
  • Assists with coordinating additions, deletions, or modifications to subcontracts.
  • Participates with contracts administration and purchasing to develop subcontract policies and procedures
Skills & experience
  • Subcontract Program Management or Program/Project Management Experience
  • Able to lead effectively in a multi functional team
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Problem solving - provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Risk and Opportunity management experience
  • Ability to oversee and control scope using change control processes
  • Subcontract management and negotiation experience with supplier performance analysis skill set
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task (position will include program execution and proposal support efforts) across multiple programs/platforms
  • Experience of creating schedules and managing internal parties to the schedule
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience of developing and managing Subcontractor Relationship Management and collaborative working
  • Experience of working with complex international suppliers/ programmes

The client would also like to see some of the below, but this is not essential:

  • Experience from with the Ministry of Defence or other Public / Government Body

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

You will be required to hold a minimum of SC. If you do not hold an active SC clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Additional benefits
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Paid time off for jury duty and military obligations
  • Sick and bereavement leave
  • Tobacco cessation support
  • Free, on-site flu shots
  • Free, confidential, on-site biometric health screenings
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