Job Opportunity

Sub Contract Manager

Purpose of job

To ensure an efficient supply chain is in place between the suppliers and Atlas ElektronikUK Ltd.

  • Support the effective operation of AEUK exceeding targets including customer delivery performance and quality.
  • To ensure continuity of supply throughout the supply chain, mitigating risks & managing commercial issues including contracts, pricing and overall supplier performance.

Reporting relationships

Reporting to Business Partner


Dorset InnovationPark, Winfrith

Employment status

Permanent, full time (37 hours/ week) 


  • To deliver a high level procurement service to both internal and external customers.
  • To manage all subcontract activities including subcontract construct, negotiation, implementation and on-going monitoring of performance against defined targets of performance, cost and delivery.
  • Lead the end to end Procurement process for bidding activities.
  • Project manage subcontractors on major projects and bids.
  • Delivery of improvement in overall value (quality, cost, delivery, performance) from subcontract.
  • Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of associated bids/projects.
  • Assist in review and development of business processes as required.
  • Lead procurement reporting to project board, including subcontract status, risks and subcontract performance.
  • AX knowledge a definite advantage –must have MRP/ERP experience.
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues
  • Adhere to legislative and corporate compliance.
  • Support as required the establishment of commercial subcontract processes and procedures scaled to support the growing AEUK business
  • Development of long term relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Actively assist in developing AEUK supply chain maturity and performance.

Knowledge, skills and personal qualities required

  • Experience of establishing and managing subcontracts in key prime contractor projects
  • Experience supporting bid activity, creating Procurement specification and terms and conditions.
  • Strong Project Management/Leadership skills
  • Strong Commercial skills with a good understanding of terms and conditions and the ability to draft and develop sub-contract documentation such as statements of work, payment plans and CDRLs.
  • Has maturity and gravitas to work with senior levels of stakeholders
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers and other colleagues
  • Financial management experience of complex subcontracts
  • Experience of defining and implementing Category management strategies
  • Ability to liaise and influence key Stakeholders.
  • Proactive individual with a high level of communication skills and attention to detail
  • Good understanding of Category Management
  • Supplier relationship and performance management
  • Risk management –same as other bullet
  • Experience of managing internal stakeholders in a matrix organisation
  • Experience of Project Reporting at a senior level.

Behavioural 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, organisedand 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 Recruitment@uk.atlas-elektronik.comby 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