Fleet Programmes Manager

Posting Date: 17 November 2019

Location: Helensburgh, Argyll & Bute, GB, G84 0EH

Company: Babcock

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Subcontract Manager - Fleet Programmes


Location - Faslane


Salary £35000 - £40000 subject to experience


About the role


As part of the Fleet Programme organisation, the Subcontract Manager will have overall accountability, governance for the supply chain design, execution, and performance of sub contract services for all Fleet programmes / project(s) across Clyde.


Main responsibilities include;

  •  Establishing project requirements, including those driven by the future bid pipeline
  • Design and engagement of supply chains that meet programme requirements
  • Supporting the delivery of project objectives through the rigorous management of contract and supplier performance
  • Assuring Supplier Performance to time, cost and quality for contract requirements against scope of supplier responsibility
  • Establishing process mechanism and control procedures for Project Management compliance throughout the Project life cycle
  • Establishing appropriate management information to support regular senior management reviews inclusive of key performance indices


What do I need to do the role?


  • Experienced procurement practitioner with deep knowledge of current strategic procurement techniques and (Relevant experience in Sourcing & Procurement)
  • Extensive experience working in complex project environments.
  • Proven track record of delivering excellent supply chain performance.
  • High quality communication ability, both written and orally.
  • Deep understanding of contract terms and conditions and the ability to draft subcontract terms including management of flow-down terms from customer contracts.
  • Deep understanding of planning and implementing supply arrangements, managing supplier performance and scheduling of deliveries.
  • Demonstrable understanding of cost models, for example in relation to the NEC models, familiarity with accounting practices, commercial audits, forecasting and valuations and supplier costing models.
  • Delivery focussed with a pragmatic, hands-on approach that enables strategies to be fully executed.
  • Able to work in cross functional teams and manage senior stakeholders in an operational environment


What else do I need to know?


This role is based at HM Naval Base Clyde, located 6 miles north of Helensburgh in the West of Scotland. We are well placed for commuter links to Glasgow and the wider region, with easy access for car and public transport.


Application Guidance


If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you’re applying for this vacancy.  You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.


Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.


We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. 


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