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Subcontracts Manager

Last Updated Date:  Jun 24, 2022


Company:  Babcock UK

Principal Subcontracts Manager


Location – Gateshead


Attractive Salary and benefits package



Doosan Babcock are experts in providing engineering solutions from new build projects to upgrades, retrofits and specialist professional services to the energy, industrial and petrochemical sectors. Our customers respect our genuine approach to delivering solutions backed up by our world class approach to safety. 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 customers and creates exciting opportunities for our people.


We are currently looking for a Principal Subcontract Manager to join the business, PSM works within the Procurement department with skills particular to the commercial and functional management of subcontractors particular to a Project. PSM is the prime contact point with Work Package Manager. PSM liases with all disciplines having contact with subcontractors. In particular PSM works in close association with the Project Manager.


You will educated to Degree or HNC/HND in related Engineering discipline or Procurement/ Construction. You will have a Membership of RICS, CIPS,CIOB or equivalent. You will have experience in strategy development, strategic sourcing and implementation of Engineering Procure and Construct (EPC) projects including subcontract management activities. You will have effective organisational and communication skills. You will have extensive experience reviewing and drafting and managing/administering a wide range of industry forms of contract e.g. NEC3, NEC 4,JCT, LOGIC, FIDIC.

You should have previous experience, working within a mechanical/electrical engineering, construction, process or oil and gas industry. You will have a track record in supporting the execution of multi-disciplined EPC projects, working within multi-disciplined teams. You will have proven experience leading negotiations with goods and services suppliers and Contractors for the provision of works including ability to evaluate technical and contractual information. Delivering negotiated savings and identification of cost reduction initiatives. Project risk and commercial risk management processes and technique for mitigating commercial and contractual risk. You will demonstrate principles of the Company Quality Policy and Business Operating Procedures in order to execute/complete projects, deliver Customer satisfaction and achieve or improve profit targets or reduction in operating costs.

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