Subcontract Manager Job Description

Subcontract Manager Job Description

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Subcontract manager provides management and supervision of procurement staff in the execution of their duties, ensuring that all procurement actions conform to DynCorp directives/policies/procedures, prime contract and FAR/DFAR requirements and other US and local laws and regulations.

Subcontract Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Responsible for compliance initiatives within the commodities, and procurement process
Responsible for and directs all phases of the procurement process from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, purchase order creation and execution and maintenance contract close outs
Manage, and be accountable for, the overall performance and compliance of their Supplier(s)
Ensure Supplier requirements are executed achieving favourable conditions and consistency with technical, program, cost and performance (quality and delivery) requirements
Engage and communicate efficiently with internal Customers and Stakeholders as necessary in executing Supplier requirements
Generate/review RFQs, ensuring bid and program requirements are captured
Create accurate Procurement estimates, covering labour, material and Total Cost of Ownership to the bid team
Negotiation of sub-contracts, including appropriate Customer flow down, to support Project budget constraints and achieve timely performance whilst minimising programme risk and exploiting programme opportunities
Review and monitor supplier financial stability, identify risk areas prior to engagement and recognise trigger points where further analysis would be required
Promote early Procurement and Supplier engagement in Bids, Projects and Product design

Subcontract Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Subcontract Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAM, PMP, MPM, CSCP, CPIM, PMI, SCPM, CPSM, IPMA, DO-254

Education for Subcontract Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the subcontract manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Business, Engineering, Education, Science, Mathematics, Technology, Business/Administration, Management, Technical, Finance

Skills for Subcontract Manager

Desired skills for subcontract manager include:

Applications and Processes
Procurement process
Total supply chain management process
Standard contract types
Microsoft Office® suite

Desired experience for subcontract manager includes:

Contribute to the Acquisition Strategy and Plan
Responsible for providing accurate and updated information to the Procurement Summary Sheet (PSS) for their designated suppliers
Assist in Purchase vet planning
Undertake commercial and contractual tasks as required, including definition of Customer flow down terms and conditions
Ensure effectiveness by employing suitable reporting, tracking and performance management tools and techniques
Work with key stakeholders to ensure the release of procurement specifications, statements of work and requisitions to support project delivery

Subcontract Manager Examples


Subcontract Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a subcontract manager. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for subcontract manager
  • Contribute to the Procurement Risk Register, ensuring appropriate risk is captured and Supplier mitigation actions are undertaken and completed
  • Work with Technical teams to resolve design issues impacting on Supplier performance
  • Commit to procurement performance including bought in costs, delivery/lead times, quality, resource management, cash-flow, risks and opportunities
  • Analyse existing subcontracts (including terms and condition, statement of works, technical requirement specifications, etc) and analyse areas of risk such as conflicts, deviations and ambiguities
  • Managing and reporting on the subcontract performance to the Integrated Supply Chain Cross Business Team (CBT) and within the Program/IPT team
  • Preparing and issuing Requests for Proposal (RFP) in support of proposals and program requirements
  • Management of overall performance of Subcontractor Partners to support the achievement of prime contract technical, schedule, quality and financial performance objectives
  • Management of all interfaces between the Domestic and International Subcontract Partners and the Program
  • Providing the Subcontract Management Team (SMT) and Program with real-time oversight and surveillance of Subcontract Partner activities in support of the defined contractual requirements
  • Facilitating critical dialogue and discussion between the Subcontract Partner and members of the SMT and Program
Qualifications for subcontract manager
  • 10+ years of experience in Supply Chain, Program or Project Management
  • Experience with international subcontracts or other international business experience
  • Ability to work and live in country
  • SCM Level 3 Certified
  • Participating in and contributes to Subcontract Management Reviews and technical meetings and audits
  • Participating in Subcontract Partner Assessments and audits

Subcontract Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a subcontract manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for subcontract manager
  • Identifying risks and opportunities and creating plans to mitigate and realize them
  • Drives and champions, early supplier engagement with the engineering and cross functions BendixKing teams thought the design process
  • Provides strategic vision and execution for strategic supplier selection, supply chain road maps, manufacturing roadmaps, and coordination with Aero for Supply Chain activities when suppliers are shared
  • Implements methods, practices and techniques to ensure the most economical supply chain to achieve cost objective, while meeting customer quality and delivery requirements
  • Review subcontracts and prepare a log of all subcontract Technical and commercial obligations
  • Work with the project team to conduct and settle any legal claims and disputes pertaining to subcontracts within the BU's
  • Ensure that project delivery teams are raising appropriate subcontract change notices and that leveraging change (additional charges, revisions to contractual obligation, ) becomes the norm and that any changes are reflected in the deliverables log
  • Providing the SMT, CET and Program with real-time oversight and surveillance of Subcontract Partner activities in support of the defined contractual requirements
  • Facilitating critical dialogue and discussion between the Subcontract Partner and members of the SMT, CET and Program
  • Management of overall performance and reporting of Subcontractor Partners to support the achievement of prime contract technical, schedule, quality and financial performance objectives
Qualifications for subcontract manager
  • Track record of success in a similar role in relevant businesses or markets
  • Supplier Relationship and Performance Management techniques and measurement
  • MCIPS or equivalent qualifications in other disciplines – Desirable
  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance within 1 year of start date
  • Experience interfacing with all levels of internal and supplier management
  • Exemplary verbal and written communication skills, ability to listen well and communicate effectively with others

Subcontract Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a subcontract manager. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for subcontract manager
  • Enabling and ensuring technical and programmatic issues are quickly surfaced and resolved
  • Provides the SMT and Program with real-time oversight of Subcontract Partner activities in support of the defined contractual requirements
  • Participates in and contributes to Subcontract Management Reviews, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Design Reviews, Production Readiness Reviews, Test Readiness Reviews, Functional Configuration Audits and Physical Configuration Audits, as applicable to the Subcontract
  • Participates in and contributes to Subcontract Partner Assessments, Monthly Subcontract Partner QDIs and Subcontract Partner audits (as applicable)
  • Identifies needs for resources and solutions relating to major subcontract/subcontract partner
  • Utilizing knowledge and understanding of requirements and issues, identifies appropriate skill sets required to achieve successful phases of program execution
  • Drives cross functional engagement and supports the collaboration between the SMT and program teams
  • Monitors the operational, technical and financial health of subcontractors through assessments, measurements and metrics
  • Identifies risks and opportunities
  • Supports Material Sales Forecasting and drives performance to AOP
Qualifications for subcontract manager
  • Relevant experience working in a mid to senior level procurement position managing Sub Contracts
  • A minimum of four (4) years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent written and communication skills including proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, Sharepoint
  • University degree in Electrical engineering or similar technical studies
  • Several years’ experience in directing projects in relevant technological areas
  • Certification in the field of project management (PMP, Prince II, agile methods)

Subcontract Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of subcontract manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for subcontract manager
  • Acts as official company and contracts management representative regarding legal requirements, customer specifications and government regulations
  • Works independently on complex business issues requiring development of solutions, interprets policies, procedures and practices and is responsible for enforcing these policies internally in Subcontractor relationships
  • Act as a liaison between buying staff and Sandia legal by tracking exceptions to contract clauses and aiding with expediting legal reviews to meet critical deadlines
  • Responsible for Subcontracts & NPI Sourcing across the BendixKing Strategic Business Unit
  • Leads Cross Functional Supplier Selection teams with Marketing and Product Management, Engineering, Law and Contracts, and Finance to achieve best value, cost effective business solutions, and drive supplier performance to meet STRAP objectives
  • Directs appropriate supply chain personnel to lead the front end strategy and execution of procurement
  • Manage material sourcing from cradle to grave to ensure on-time delivery of orders at all stages of product life cycle
  • Manage the supplier relationship from early engagements with Engineering and Marketing through holding the supplier(s) accountable to milestones, deliverables and contracts during development and through life cycle of the product
  • Develops the execution strategy of procurement oversees and presents the SR&A phases
  • Responsible for ensuring all ISC Integrated Product Development Phases “1 through 5” are well defined and executed and ready for production in Phase 6
Qualifications for subcontract manager
  • A BA/BSc in business, economics, supply chain management, organisational development or engineering is necessary
  • Project Management and/or CIPS qualification is desired
  • Extensive experience in Supply Chain, Programme Management or Contract Management
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma methodology and a track record in continuous improvements
  • Strong leadership skills in stakeholder management, challenging others, understanding the bigger picture, communication and presentation
  • Good knowledge of methods and tools of project management (agile and classic) and project portfolio management

Subcontract Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of subcontract manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for subcontract manager
  • Direct and manage all cost, schedule and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractors and is required to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones
  • Acts as the main focal point for the SCA’s, briefs executive management and customer on the status and issues affecting performance or cost and conducts program reviews with the subcontractor and program office
  • Providing direction to the team on all subcontractor related activity
  • Communicating effectively and routinely on program activities to the supply chain and Program Teams
  • Using an understanding of technical requirements and issues to work closely with Engineering in ensuring quick issue resolution
  • Using an understanding of contractual requirements and issues to work closely with Subcontract Management, Contracts and Office of General Counsel in ensuring quick issue resolution
  • Developing and executing risk and opportunity management plans
  • Contributing to and participating in leadership reviews, including Gate reviews, Monthly Operations Reviews, Customer and Program Reviews
  • Prepare Subcontract Procurement Strategies for acceptance by the client (primarily Civil, Structural and Architectural packages)
  • Prepare invitation to tenders
Qualifications for subcontract manager
  • Good negotiation skills and ability to convince
  • Ability to work and live in country as needed
  • 8+ years of Supply Chain, Operations, Engineering, or relevant business experience
  • Manage the overall sourcing and procurement activities from development through production and final contract close out
  • Manage tactical and strategic aspects of supplier relationship
  • Lead the supplier management team and be the focal point for subcontractor performance

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