Delivery Lead – Workplace Services (DM)

Closing date for applications: 05/08/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Senior leadership role to deliver a suite of Workplace Services in a Data and Digital focused organisation
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months plus DOS maximum 25% extension option
Organisation the work is for
Restoration & Renewal Programme (UK Parliament)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Data and Digital Senior Leadership in the Restoration and Renewal (R&R) Programme. Key delivery partners and other R&R team members to deliver against an strategic roadmap.
What the specialist will work on
Lead a Workplace Services Programme to achieve strategic and agreed deadlines, targets and outcomes. Manage in-house teams and partner organisations. Deliver (1) Sustainable financial performance against approved budgets (2) Optimised value for money technical solutions and (3) Risk management.
Address where the work will take place
Westminster (Parliamentary Estate) and Pimlico
Working arrangements
We expect flexible working arrangements on-going in the current (Covid-19) environment i.e. a mixture of onsite workshops and remote working. These arrangements are being constantly reviewed. Future arrangements may include at least up to 3 days per week onsite however this is also subject to on-going review. We therefore expect work arrangement flexibility.
Security clearance
The specialist will have to undergo Parliamentary security clearance; other clearances do not expedite this. The only exception is if the specialist already has a Parliamentary pass.
Additional terms and conditions
Additional terms: UK Parliament Mandatory Terms for External Contract Arrangements
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Has a track record demonstrating continuous personal development -Has a track record demonstrating embracing challenges -Has a track record demonstrating sharing learning
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 20% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Evidence of delivering a portfolio of projects with a portfolio with a multi- £M budget
  • Experience of leading projects including Dev Ops tooling, PaaS, IaaS, networking and communications, device management, Azure Tenancy (Identity, Collaboration, Document Repository, etc)
  • Evidence of leading projects including service management platforms (preferably ServiceNow) and infrastructure including workplace and application hosting services, core secure infrastructure, secure / cyber defendable solutions
  • Evidence of leading including fixed and mobile infrastructure, licence and asset management, hybrid cloud & ITIL approaches to meeting customer needs
  • Evidence of mobile and wearable technology, CAD workstations, immersion hubs
  • Evidence of understanding Software Defined Everything, Modern workplace / workflow driven collaboration, Next Gen office automation
  • Evidence of understanding low/no code dev, Zero trust / zero footprint service development methodologies, Service Design (UCD), mixed / augmented reality solutions
  • Minimum 7 years experience in managing technical projects
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managing projects in a data driven environment
  • Minimum 3 years experience of using Agile frameworks and Dev Ops, with a track record of successful delivery in significant Dev Ops based programmes at a senior level
  • Minimum experience of working on 2 very large-scale programmes
  • Track record in leading Dev Ops teams
  • Has PRINCE, AGILE, MSP equivalent qualifications
  • Evidence of matrix managing multi functional teams across several locations, including outsourced/third party suppliers
  • Has a proven track record in managing the performance of third party organisations
  • Demonstrable strong financial approach and cost controls managing multi £M budgets and supporting over 1000 users
  • Provides examples of strong stakeholder relationship management to protect and enhance the programme's customer and service reputation
  • Experience of managing, supporting, developing people in a culture of accountability and achievement
  • Track record of demonstrating continuous personal development, embracing challenges, and sharing learning
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Proven process improvement design and implementation capability
  • Ability to develop and implement feedback systems to improve performance
  • Ability to demonstrate exposure to risk decision with implications wider than own area
  • Have an inquisitive mindset
  • Is a forward thinker (visionary)
  • Track record in developing talent including Dev Ops skills

Closing date for applications: 05/08/2020

Delivery Lead – Workplace Services (DM)

Closing date for applications: 05/08/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager




Restoration & Renewal Programme (UK Parliament)

Maximum day rate:


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