Commercial Contract Manager

  • Location

    Dorchester, Dorset

  • Sector:

    Commercial Management

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lisa Pascoe

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  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


A great opportunity for a Subcontract Procurement professional to join a busy organisation as a Commercial Contract Manager, to be responsible for developing relationships with key subcontractors to build effective partnerships.


Key Responsibilities of the Subcontract Manager;

Manage all subcontract activities, working with technical team.

Monitoring of performance against defined targets of performance, cost and delivery.

Support, lead and manage subcontract shaping and negotiation of subcontracts.

Manage and report on all subcontract activities in support of bids and projects through the lifecycle.

Hold regular reviews with subcontractors to address schedule and technical compliance.

Ensure prime contract obligations and commitments are flowed down to sub-contractors.

Provide regular update reports to relevant project and senior management.

Delivery of improvement in overall value (quality, cost, delivery, performance) from sub contract.

Identification, assessment and management of subcontracted risk in support of associated bids and projects.

Maintain effective communications and develop appropriate relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Adhere to legislative and corporate compliance.

Support as required the establishment of commercial subcontract processes and procedures.

Provide subcontract commercial advice and support to bid and project teams as required.

Development of long term relationships with key partners


Personal Specification of the Subcontract Manager;

Proven Procurement & Subcontracts Management experience.

Degree Qualified or equivalent.

Professional Qualifications would be preferred.

Experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment.

Strong Project Management skills.

Understanding of Commercial T&C's.

Excellent Communication & Stakeholder Management skills

Excellent IT skills including MS Office

Able to work under pressure and to set deadlines.


This role would also suit you if you have held a role as a Subcontracts Manager, Commercial Manager, Contracts Manager, Supply Chain Manager, Procurement Manager, Project Manager, Programme Manager.