Senior Subcontract Manager - London (£75K)

1st Executive
GBP70000 - GBP85000 per annum +
28 Feb 2018
28 Mar 2018
Laura Marshall
Specialist Area
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Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Subcontract Manager - London (£75K)

We are currently recruiting for a Senior Subcontract Manager - London to provide a considerable contribution to a specific project; leading the installation subcontract effort (>£100m) and a small team in this flagship, multi-national programme.

This is an excellent, development opportunity for an ambitious individual and is a key position within the project team. It is a full time, permanent position based in London.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Managing the Subcontract Management Team to meet the needs of the project
  • Act as the single point of contact for all project specific installation subcontract issues
  • Drive Continuous Improvement throughout the life cycle of the installation subcontracts
  • Direct negotiations in the commitment of subcontracts whilst interpreting customer contract terms and conditions to intelligently construct subcontract terms and conditions accordingly
  • Monitoring of Subcontracts performance and managing any non-performance issues. Monitor subcontractor cost, quality and schedule accomplishments against subcontract requirements
  • Direct a team to manage contractual relationships with the Subcontractors, acting as commercial/contractual points of contact

Skills & Attributes

  • Extensive experience of Sub Contractor Management of major subcontracts, within Rail, Transportation or project environment such as Telecoms, Utilities, Infrastructure
  • Previous exposure to high value subcontracts (in excess of £5m), high in complexity and high in risk. Including working with subcontractors who are also competitors on other projects
  • Relevant procurement, commodity and category management experience
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills with the ability to interface well and influence effectively at all levels including internally and externally with customers, partners and subcontractors
  • NEC and/or JCT contract experience
  • Experience of working in a multi-discipline team environment
  • Subcontract/Quantity Surveying/ CIPS degree or equivalent
  • Management and leadership skills
  • Proven Complex Negotiation skills
  • Post Contract management skills
  • Deep understanding of Contract law


  • A strategic thinker who has the ability to work innovatively with sometimes unclear briefs; a persistent and tenacious high achiever, with the ability to quickly learn new skills and concepts with the desire to become a future specialist, manager or leader.
  • Experience of working under the auspices of BS 11000
  • Positive contractual dispute management experience
  • Commercial and financial experience
  • Experience in the Rail environment
  • Business or Engineering related degree

If you feel you are a suitable match for this role, please contact me on 01483 212183

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