Sub-Contract Programme Manager
Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people and our community. Our mission and our values guide the way we do business. The foundation of our Leidos culture is our Values, Beliefs and Expectations by which we select, recognise and reward employees. They create the environment that drives us toward our mission.
Inspired to make a difference, we are committed to solving the world’s toughest problems.
Passionate about customer success by being determined to understand and respond to our customers’ needs as if they were our own.
United as a team, we are bound together by our conviction that ethics and integrity is core to how we operate.
We have a requirement for a Sub-Contract Programme Manager based in the UK working at the Leidos Farnborough site and remotely.
Being part of the Leidos team is a commitment to push yourself and those around you to do better, constantly adapt and learn new technologies. We’re a passionate team and are committed to developing and growing our staff.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
We currently have a permanent vacancy for a Sub-Contract Programme Manager to work alongside the Senior Programme Manager for our Government client. Supporting a multi-functional team and to manage the scheduling of project delivery, change and new business. This position is a full time, permanent role and applicants must have SC clearance or be willing to undergo the clearance process.
Under the direction of the programme manager, the sub-contract programme manager will work directly with the sub-contractors to achieve excellence in program execution and ensure that the subcontractors:
Your Role and Responsibilities;
Meet or exceed customer expectations
Comply with the negotiated terms and conditions of the contract
Satisfy the programme's technical requirements
Meet all quality requirements
Meet all programme related financial objectives
Meet the agreed upon schedule
Your passions and experience will help you become a technical specialist and process owner with our Operations Support services including service improvement and add further value to our service offerings. You will be self-motivated and be able to work autonomously to achieve day to day objectives with significant results on project or operational deliverables. You must be an effective communicator, comfortable directly engaging with customers and colleagues.
Under the direction of the program manager, the subcontract program manager has the following responsibilities:
Verify subcontractor and supplier capacity and capabilities
Develop and implement the subcontractor and supplier communication plan
Disclose subcontractor and vendor issues to the program manager and subcontract administrator
Report status to the program manager
Educate subcontractor on contract and best practices to ensure program objectives are achieved
Technical, cost, schedule and contract baselines
Establish and manage the cost, schedule, technical baselines, quality, and performance of subcontractors and suppliers
Review performance and identify variances and impacts to overall program performance
Support verification of subcontractor performance
Make recommendations to the program manager on subcontractor-requested contract changes
Coordinate with the subcontracts administrator on subcontract changes
Assist the subcontract administrator with subcontract contract change requests
Ensure risks and mitigations are identified and assessed
Review subcontractor obligations against contract requirements to identify potential performance gaps between organizations
We are looking for someone with excellent organisation, communication and leadership skills who has:
Proven track record in successfully delivering projects or task work packages.
Able to demonstrate experience (minimum 3 years) in Project Management.
Good interpersonal skills and judgement for dealing with both internal and external stakeholders to develop strong working relations to support achieving objectives.
Ability to engage and work within a multi-functional programme team comprising both customer, supplier and internal staff with an awareness of engineering principles.
Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of business, finance and personnel management techniques and the commercial aspects of projects.
The ability to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively.
Enthusiastic self-starter with good verbal communication
Excellent written communication through the use of e-mail, presentations and reports
What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• Private Medical Insurance
• 33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
• Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)
• Dynamic Working
Commitment to Diversity:
We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture. We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.
Who We Are:
Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.
Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.