Cloud Migration Technical Lead (PM)

Closing date for applications: 10/06/2020
Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Information gathering -mapping and understanding ‘as is’ technologies in RBKC and WCC. Technical subject matter expertise, leadership and knowledge transfer in the key technologies supporting the team and third parties with the migration of on-premise applications to the Azure cloud. Managing delivery of migration plan with CSP.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
18 months
Organisation the work is for
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea /Westminster City Council
Maximum day rate
Please specify required day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The in-house infrastructure team, a CSP supplier, other third-party suppliers and key organisation stakeholder.
What the specialist will work on
Management of CSP to ensure to time and cost delivery, change management within the in-house infrastructure team.
Address where the work will take place
Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street and Westminster City Hall, Victoria Street, London.
Working arrangements
Initially days a week 9am -5pm
Security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Please provide two examples of similar projects that you have been involved in that demonstrate your ability to respond to and align with the culture of the project Experience of working with clients with low technical expertise Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 10% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Adopt user-centred and agile approaches, consistent with the Government Digital Service Standards
  • Experience designing and implementing secure, resilient, highly available configurations of infrastructure components
  • Experience/knowledge of automation of cloud deployments and developing infrastructure as code using terraform
  • Experience of introducing Network and Application security architectural frameworks within physical and virtual/cloud environments
  • Experience of cloud migrations for large microservice architectures, incorporating/introducing best security practice
  • Experience of delivering cloud migration using various cloud technologies
  • Experience of working with technical cloud delivery partners
  • Experience of supporting internal technical teams through cloud adoption, cloud delivery and management
  • Understand how to meet the needs of a range of users undertaking a breadth of journeys, ensuring the user ‘gets it right first time’
  • Experience of delivering quickly to challenging timelines
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience of knowledge and use of Government Design Standards and principles or similar
  • Demonstrate at least 2 years’ experience of working with a Local Authority on a high-profile digital transformational project
  • Detail your Risk, Issue management and reporting approach including but not limited to anticipated risks to delivery and resolution methodology
  • Detail the proposed teams experience and skills and as to how this will relate to and add value to project (align this with your Work History to evidence)
  • Detail and demonstrate your knowledge transfer and off boarding process and how this will ensure continuation of service by the organisation once the Contract ends

Closing date for applications: 10/06/2020

Cloud Migration Technical Lead (PM)

Closing date for applications: 10/06/2020

Specialist role:

Programme manager




The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea /Westminster City Council

Maximum day rate:

Please specify required day rate

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