Job Opportunity

Sub Contract Manager

Purpose of job

To ensure an effective and efficient supply chain is in place between suppliers and AEUK which supports the effective operation of AEUK exceeding targets including customer delivery and quality.

• Lead Supply Chain delivery for AEUK projects delivering to customer contracts

• 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 Innovation  Park, Winfrith

Employment status


At Atlas Elektronik UK, we support our staff to create work-life balance and encourage applications from individuals who are looking for part time or condensed hours as well as full time opportunities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead all subcontract and supply chain activities on allocated projects/ bids, including drafting contracts, negotiation, implementation and on-going management and monitoring of Suppliers required to deliver projects.
  • To deliver a high-level supply chain service to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Lead the end to end supply chain process for bidding activities.
  • Project manage sub-contractors on major projects and bids.
  • Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of associated bids/projects.
  • Lead supply chain reporting to Supply Chain leadership, SMT and Board, including subcontract status, risks and subcontract performance.
  • Ensure adherence to legislative, regulatory and corporate compliance.
  • Development of long-term strategic relationships with key stakeholders and suppliers.
  • Actively assist in developing AEUK supply chain maturity and performance.

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Experience of establishing and managing subcontracts in key prime contractor projects
  • Experience leading supply chain bid activity
  • Experience of leading complex tendering processes.
  • Strong Project Management/Leadership skills
  • Awareness of international procurement and knowledge of ITAR, EAR and other regulations.
  • Understanding of category management.
  • Experience of managing and improving supplier performance
  • Strong commercial skills with a good understanding of terms and conditions and the ability to draft and develop sub-contract documentation
  • Ability to forge strong working relationships with peers, other colleagues and external stakeholders
  • Financial management experience of complex subcontracts
  • Proactive individual with a high level of communication skills and attention to detail
  • 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.

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 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