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Subcontract Programme Management Intern

Description of Business Environment

The Subcontract Programme Management (SPM) team select and manage the performance of suppliers for the various programmes with Lockheed Martin. This is achieved via various tools and techniques including: develop Supplier specifications, work statements, terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services for Suppliers in support of development, production and global sustainment for multiple contract types, these in include specific activities like: Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, develops evaluation criteria, analyses and evaluates proposals, negotiates Supplier provisions, selects or recommends Suppliers, writes Supplier packages for review, prepares awards and administers resulting Suppliers, Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to Suppliers.

And will work as part of the SPM team to deliver multi-£M Projects of varying complexity and in various stages of their life cycles.

Occasional travel within the UK and potentially overseas may be required.

Specific Job Description

The Subcontract Programme Management (SPM) team select and manage the performance of suppliers for the various programmes with Lockheed Martin. This is achieved via various tools and techniques including: develop Supplier specifications, work statements, terms and conditions for the procurement of specialized materials, equipment, and services for Suppliers in support of development, production and global sustainment for multiple contract types, these in include specific activities like: Prepares bid packages, conducts bidders' conferences, develops evaluation criteria, analyses and evaluates proposals, negotiates Supplier provisions, selects or recommends Suppliers, writes Supplier packages for review, prepares awards and administers resulting Suppliers, Negotiates and coordinates additions, deletions, or modifications to Suppliers.

And will work as part of the SPM team to deliver multi-£M Projects of varying complexity and in various stages of their life cycles. Occasional travel within the UK and potentially overseas may be required.

Specific Job Description and Responsibilities

The Subcontract Programme Manager Intern will demonstrate the ability to develop and utilise many of the following skills and responsibles:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self starter - works under only general direction.  Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Problem solving - provides technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are imaginative, thorough, practicable and consistent with organization objectives.
  • Liaison capability -  Frequent inter-organisational and outside customer contacts.  Represents the organization in providing solutions to technical issues associated with specific projects.
  • Strategically aware – Contributes to the strategic direction and completion of specific programs and projects, through sourcing strategy and supplier positioning.
  • Risk and Opportunity management
  • Ability to manage and control scope using change control processes
  • Supplier management and negotiation
  • Ability to multi-task, as there will be the need to work across multiple suppliers and possibly programmes
  • Creation of schedules, managing internal and external parties to the schedule
  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • Commercial awareness

Required Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Commercial acumen
  • Be numerate
  • Tact and diplomacy

Desirable Skills

The following skills are preferable but not essential at the commencement of this role:

  • Negotiation planning and execution
  • Presentation planning and execution

This vacancy requires all successful candidates to be processed for a HM Government security clearance, which stipulates, at a minimum, that the applicant must have been a resident in the UK for at least the last five years.

Typical minimum education & experience

Candidates would typically possess or be studying for a degree or equivalent in one of the following:

  • Engineering, Purchasing, Finance, Business Administration and Contract Law.
  • Strong inter-personal skills indicating an aptitude for independence and leadership combined with ability for working in a team environment.

Education & Experience

Participates in a structured cooperative educational/work program between the company and a college/university, and enrolled in an accredited degree program directly related to skills required by the company.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Commercial acumen
  • Be numerate
  • Tact and diplomacy

Desirable Skills

The following skills are preferable but not essential at the commencement of this role:

  • Negotiation planning and execution
  • Presentation planning and execution

Standard Job Description

Participates in a structured cooperative educational/work program between the company and a college/university, and enrolled in an accredited degree program directly related to skills required by the company. Performs assigned tasks in administrative disciplines (e.g., Finance, Human Resources, Contracts, Production Planning, Facilities Administration). 

 

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