Subcontracts Manager Ref# V-32744

  • South East, Hampshire, Crawley, UK
  • Competitive
  • Permanent
  • V-32744

Holt Executive are partnered with a leading technology innovator servicing the global aviation industry, offering cutting-edge products to some of the biggest names in commercial aviation.

They are seeking a Subcontracts Manager to drive the success of their growing Commercial Aviation Solutions unit by overseeing all supplier agreements. You will partner with stakeholders to identify and mitigate supply chain risks, negotiate, and manage of supplier contracts, and collaborate with leadership to define and achieve strategic supply chain goals.

Key Responsibilities for the Subcontracts Manager:

  • Own the entire Subcontract Management process for Commercial Aviation Solutions (from initial stages to completion).
  • Develop strategies, negotiate terms & conditions with stakeholders.
  • Manage contract execution, finalise agreements, oversee changes & risks, monitor renewals, and ensure timely close-outs.
  • Manage diverse agreements across UK, USA, and international locations.
  • Provide clear subcontract status reports to management with timely data analysis.
  • Solve complex agreement challenges with innovative solutions.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to gain business insights and optimise contracts.
  • Proactively manage risks related to performance and pricing in long-term agreements.
  • Ability to travel occasionally (less than 20%) for face-to-face negotiations and supplier engagement.

Key Skills & Essential Experience for the Subcontracts Manager:

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 9 years of subcontracts/contracts/supply chain experience, OR Graduate degree with a minimum of 7 years of subcontracts/contracts/supply chain related experience.
  • Significant Experience Negotiating and Managing Supplier Agreements in support of Commercial Customers within the UK.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • NCMA certification is a plus.

If your skills and experience match this Subcontracts Manager opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to 


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