Development and Integration Specialist (DM)

Closing date for applications: 11/06/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Capability Development and Delivery Management across the range of MDA digital programmes and projects delivering digital outcomes within MDA that enable current and future information-based capabilities supporting Navy Command Information, MoD and HMG defence and national security outputs.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
2 years.
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Royal Navy - MoD
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Navy Command Digital Directorate, MDA Programme Manager.
What the specialist will work on
Provide digital capability delivery management for MDA programmes and projects assigned by the Programme Manager to deliver operational effect in the maritime environment, specifically Maritime Domain Awareness, business and operational MDA outputs for direct information support and Command and Control (C2), identify appropriate MDA R&D and emerging solutions that enhances operational output. Act as the interlocutor bringing coherence across relevant national and international MDA related projects/teams that benefit RN MDA programme capability.
Address where the work will take place
Portsdown Technology Park, Portsmouth with a level of travel overseas to support the MDA programme.
Working arrangements
The Capability Development Integration Specialist be working in a team with stakeholders from within Navy Command, MoD, and Partners across Government (PAG) to deliver successful capability outcomes in support of MoD and HMG national security objectives.
Security clearance
DV is essential at contract start. MoD cannot sponsor security clearance.
Additional terms and conditions
In addition to the day rate, an additional £10K per year is available for T&S in line with current MoD rates. Foreign travel is included in this but prior authorisation is required from the Authority in advance of booking (committing).
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work as a team with our organisation and other government organisations. Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions. Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes. Share knowledge and experience with other team members. Can work with customers with low technical expertise.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 15% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrate understanding of HMG maritime security strategy and policy and how, through the exploitation of information and data, outcomes to meet these objectives can be derived and delivered
  • Demonstrate ability to represent HMG/MOD stakeholder interests at national and international fora where exploitation of information and data is discussed to support UK national security objectives
  • Experienced at presenting to UK and international stakeholders the digital data and information dependencies necessary to enable coherent MDA outcomes
  • Demonstrate understanding of digital systems and capabilities that deliver MDA as an enabler for maritime security both nationally and internationally
  • Ability to understand complex user and operational challenges, providing options for resolution across a multi-stakeholder digital based environment spanning MOD, PAGs and international partners
  • Demonstrate knowledge, skills and experience in delivering MDA solutions and their interdependent activities to enable naval and maritime operational outputs
  • Experience in delivering and understanding C4ISR/ICT digital programmes and projects and delivery of these into the MDA environment
  • Experience in the delivery of digitally focused services as the Maritime Domain Awareness (MDA) Capability Operations Manager
  • Experience identifying potential technical solutions to MDA requirements, identifying capability gaps and evaluating options by utilising next generation digital technologies and resources
  • Deliver digital solutions to meet the approved High-Level Design (HLD) ensuring that all relevant lines of development are considered
  • Experienced in the application of MoD standards for ICT, information security, delivery, compliance, safety, maritime integration and operations
  • Qualified as a Project Manager
  • Hold a current DV
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Good understanding of UK and international partners' MDA digital research and development activities
  • Experience in drafting international Memorandum of Understandings to underpin national agreements on digital information sharing and concepts of MDA collaboration
  • Experience managing teams delivering digital maritime engineering outcomes as head of section, department or similar level role
  • Experience of producing reports, project reviews, and other written submissions iaw a recognised industry/HMG standards

Closing date for applications: 11/06/2020

Development and Integration Specialist (DM)

Closing date for applications: 11/06/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


South East England


Royal Navy - MoD

Maximum day rate:


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