Manages subordinate teams overseeing subcontractors or critical subcontracted systems for all contract types and programs. Directs and manages all costs, quality, schedule, financial and technical performance requirements that are levied on the subcontractor or the product family and is required to ensure performance and support of the contract milestones of the system. Develops sourcing and subcontract program management strategic plans that address overall program capture needs and execution. Acts as the main focal point to the subcontractor and program management office. Responsible for and directs all phases of the subcontract from initiation of the business case for make or buy decisions through requests for proposals, subcontract management plans, negotiation strategy, cost accountability and program execution. Makes decisions affecting the performance of the subcontractor. Establishes milestone objectives and manages performance to committed schedules and contractual specifications. Leads team normally composed of engineers, quality and procurement personnel.
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United Kingdom (UK)
Lockheed Martin UK Ltd Integrated Systems (LMUK IS) is a leading prime contractor and systems integrator responsible for a wide portfolio of high technology programmes, complex integration, training and through-life support, spanning the defence and civil sectors. The LMUK IS business is a leading provider of systems engineering, software development and complex programme management for global security, cyber, civil and commercial markets.
Clearance Required for Role
Graduate, Intern or Apprentice Vacancy?
Required skills, qualifications and experience
Supplier and/or Programme/Project Management Experience
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
Self starter - works under only general direction. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
Problem solving - provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.
Liaison capability - Frequent inter-organisational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
Strategically aware – Defines the strategic direction and completion of specific programs and projects, through sourcing strategy and supplier positioning.
Demonstrable Risk and Opportunity management experience
Ability to manage and control scope using change control processes
Supplier management and negotiation experience with supplier performance analysis skill set
Demonstrated ability to multi-task (position may include programme execution and proposal support efforts) across multiple programmes/platforms
Experience of creating schedules and managing internal and external parties to the schedule
Excellent oral & written communication skills
Ideally require Bachelors degree from an accredited college. Will also consider individuals with equivalent experience / combined education
Desired skills, qualifications and experience
Previous experience working with LM Procurement System (P2P) or similar
Excellent communication skill with the ability to plan, prepare and make presentations.
Strong knowledge of Earned Value (EV) techniques
Engineering lifecycle knowledge
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