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Job #: R-00125565
Location: Remote, GB
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance Required: UK - BPSS


Sub Contracts Manager

Home-based, some travel will be required to our offices in Bedford or Wickford and regularly to customer sites.

Are you a Sub Contracts Manager ready to drive critical automation projects within the automotive industry?

We have recently won some major projects within the UK and overseas with prestigious automotive customers. As a Sub Contracts Manager, you will be part of a close-knit team running a portfolio of automation projects within the automotive sector.

You’ll work directly with our subcontractors on site to ensure that all work is completed to expected levels of quality, on time and to cost. You’ll monitor progress and their performance throughout the project, raising any concerns and mitigating any risks to deadlines/cost schedules.

You’re a problem solver – regularly reviewing progress and approving risk management recommendations and ensuring the impact of risks is eliminated or significantly mitigated. You’re also effective in change management, preventing deviation from the original scope and managing any change requests which may arise.

You’re a great communicator, driving internal and external teams (including sub-contractor management) to complete tasks within the acceptance criteria. You also have good commercial acumen, managing technical, cost, schedule and contract baselines.

Why should you join our Program Team?

We are problem solvers – we often have to think on our feet to solve engineering problems, finding solutions to challenges and mitigating risks.

Development/Growth - We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance. Our managers are committed to individual and collective development and as a global company, there are opportunities to learn and expand your horizons in many different ways.

Reward – we offer a competitive package with great benefits from a pension scheme (contribution matched up to 8%), private medical insurance and life assurance with loads of flexible benefits including dental insurance, gym flex and shopping discounts.

About you

Proven track record in delivering projects with Sub Contractor / Supplier Network

Authored detailed Request for Quotations for contractual scope of supply on Automation / Automotive projects.

Establish and manage the cost, schedule, technical baselines, quality and performance of sub-contractors and suppliers.

Able to demonstrate experience in Subcontract Management on Automotive Projects.

Strong technical experience in Automation and Controls

Able to demonstrate a sound understanding of business, finance and personnel management techniques and the commercial aspects of projects.

Able to communicate, negotiate and influence effectively.

You will require a full, clean UK driving license. Willing to travel to customer sites as and when required.

Due to the nature of our business, you must be able to obtain and maintain BPSS clearance.

Pay Range:

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.

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