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Senior Sub Contracts Manager

Last Updated Date:  May 18, 2023

Renfrew, RFW, GB

Company:  Babcock UK

Job Information

Altrad Babcock is a market-leading provider of products and services to the nuclear energy for more than 65 years. We develop and offer sophisticated and innovative technology products and skills to help manage the challenges of the nuclear industry. 

Our success is built on the quality of our people, our reputation for technological expertise and best-in-class execution, and the collaborative relationships we establish with our customers.
We believe that this approach delivers value for our clients and creates exciting opportunities for all our people.


As the Subcontractor Management on Cradle to Grave Major Projects, the remit of this newly created role will include;


Subcontractor Sourcing & Qualification

•    Develop and Manage relationships with subcontractors to ensure that they provide high-quality services at competitive prices
•    Support the utilization of SME Subcontractors
•    Issue and manage Supplier Qualification Process with assigned  Subcontractors


Bidding & negotiation

•    Read and understand abstract technical information from drawings and specifications to procure required services 
•    Determine the best sources of supply for service required by the company, based on price, quality, delivery time, and other criteria
•    Issue RFX’s to  Subcontractors  via Scanmarket Tool (eProcurement)
•    Negotiate with Award of Subcontractors & inform non-awarded  Subcontractors of general reasons for non-award (to promote further opportunity in future)
•    Support Business Development where required to assist in estimating costs for Sales Offers

Order Administration and Coordination

•    Overall management of Subcontractor and any relevant variations
•    Produce and issue purchase orders in line with project programming
•    Manage expediting of subcontractor including all required documentation
•    Lead any variation or claim negotiations relating to Purchase Orders
•    Ensure timely issue of Payment Certificates & PO’/Contracts are suitably finalised
•    Ensure Supplier Performance assessments are completed in a timely manner

Project Management

•    Input to and ensure ongoing continued maintenance of Project specific Procurement / Subcontractor Strategies
•    Input to and ensure ongoing continued maintenance of Project specific Project Execution Plan (PEP)
•    Assess and produce reports on total project costs against set budgets
•    Provide cost and schedule input and reports to Project Controls

Applications are eagerly sought from experienced managers with either a QS or Contractor Procurement background, who are;


•    Used to working with ERP systems (ideally Oracle or MS Nav)
•    Familiar with procurement software (e.g. Scanmarkets or other eProcurement Tools)
•    MRICS/MCIPS qualified (or prepared to qualify as such)

If the above sound s like you our Recruitment Team would be delighted to hear from you.

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