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Subcontract Manager / Procurement Manager

Raytheon U.K.
Wales, Flintshire, Broughton
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

Job Details

Raytheon UK

Subcontract Manager

Location: Broughton, Chester but primarily homeworking with some site and business travel

At Raytheon UK, we take immense pride in being a leader in defence and aerospace technology. As an employer, we are dedicated to fuelling innovation, nurturing talent, and fostering a culture of excellence.

Joining our team means being part of an organisation that shapes the future of national security whilst investing in your growth and personal development. We provide a collaborative environment, abundant opportunities for professional development, and a profound sense of purpose in what we do. Together, we are not just advancing technology; we're building a community committed to safeguarding a safer and more connected world.

This is a critical strategic procurement role, responsible for early subcontractor identification and engagement to support new business pursuits and provide risk and opportunity analysis for early capture. The successful candidate will lead 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, programme execution and contract closure.

Main Duties (not limited to)

  • Creates, executes and manages various International or Domestic subcontract types (Cost Type, Incentive Type, Firm Fixed, etc.), using various source selection techniques.
  • Develops and implements International Offset/Industrial Participation strategies and negotiates associated Agreements.
  • Participates in development of supplier Statements of Work (SOW), and conducts bidders' conferences as required.
  • Performs or supports cost and price analysis, develops negotiation strategies, and leads negotiations in order to create value for money outcomes for procuring goods and services
  • 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
  • Leads or is an active member of the Supplier IPT and facilitates relationships between program office/functional organisations and suppliers.

Candidate Requirements:

If you feel that you do not quite meet all of the requirements, please do not let that inhibit you from applying. Raytheon UK is equally focussed on hiring the right behaviours and competencies, and so some technical requirements can be developed later for the right individual.

  • Experience in Supply Chain, Subcontract Management, Procurement, Commodity and/or related field
  • Related degree//MCIPS/BA/MBA or equivalent
  • Able to lead effectively in a multi functional team
  • Knowledge of import/export legislation and logistical requirements
  • Experience of programme management skills (IPDS/Risk Management/Programme Gating/ Metrics/SOW Development/Business Finance)
  • Experience in high complexity proposal and programme governance activities
  • Experience in or exposure to negotiating medium/high complexity non-standard agreements
  • Experience of problem solving and dispute resolution at senior level
  • Experience or knowledge of MRP, SAP and purchase order placement/ material receipt processes.
  • Experience as Control Account Manager
  • Experience of Team mate selection and Teaming Agreements
  • Experience of developing and managing Subcontractor Relationship Management and collaborative working
  • Experience of working with complex international suppliers/programmes
  • Current holder or eligible to attain SC level security clearance.


About Raytheon UK

With facilities in Broughton, Waddington, Glenrothes, Harlow, Gloucester and Manchester, Raytheon UK is invested in the British workforce and the development of UK technology. Across the country the company employs 1,700 people and supports 8,000 jobs. As a prime contractor and major supplier to the U.K. Ministry of Defence, Raytheon continues to invest in research and development, supporting innovation and technological advances across the country.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specialising in defence, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.

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