ISG, EPM and Risk SME Specialist Technical Support (DM)

Closing date for applications: 14/09/2022
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
The role is aimed at an experienced planner / risk manager and involves developing and actively managing plans, schedules and risks across ISG. Experience in Microsoft Project Online is essential. Recent/relevant experience in the Defence Sector is also essential.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Two (2) years. With Option to Extend for Six (6) months (pending financial approval)
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, UK Strategic Command, Defence Digital (DD)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilian, Military and contractors within the MOD and wider Defence Industry.
What the specialist will work on
Create/maintain programme and project level schedules that are fully resourced/including dependencies in Project 2016/Project online. Compliance with all DD planning/scheduling/risk management policies and act as SME.Work with PMs ensuring weekly Project 2016 Schedule reviews occur/update Schedules within 2 working days for weekly highlight report generation and monthly governance boards.Work with International partners to produce Integrated Master Schedules utilising APAN.Work Sponsor and ISG Delivery Team to ensure ISP creation, tracking and reporting is completed.Experience of PBS/WBS, Critical Path Analysis, IMD & dependency Management.Help identify/capture risks at monthly reviews and update ARM tool for monthly governance boards.
Address where the work will take place
Spur D1, Building 405MOD CorshamWestwells RoadCorshamWiltshireSN13 9NR
Working arrangements
MOD Corsham is the base location. Hybrid working with site attendance in line with MOD business needs (Hybrid working is a mixture of working from home and working on site). Some travel to other MOD sites as required.
Security clearance
Valid SC clearance must be in place prior to the contract starting and for the duration of the contract. The Authority will not sponsor any clearance.
Additional terms and conditions
The Cyber Risk Profile for this requirement is: Risk Assessment Reference: RAR-344755981Cyber Risk Profile: Not Applicable
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Experience of working with international partners as part of a Multi-National delivery programme, understanding the political aspects of working in the environment – 20% -Highly motivated with experience of the Defence Military and Civilian Cultures and able to work within them – 20% -Ability to integrate and work as part of a team under a one team ethos – 15% -Proactive rather than reactive – 15% -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions – 15% -Have a flexible approach – 15%
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 10% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of managing project plans, tracking and report progress using Microsoft Project Online
  • Experience of working within Defence on International Programmes to generate Integrated Master Schedules
  • Understanding of the management of plans and schedules at different hierarchical levels through consolidation or using Integrated Master Schedules experience of integrating external supplier plans into project/programme plans
  • Experience in performing schedule risk and impact analysis with a detailed understanding of critical path analysis, schedule integrity and progress reporting
  • Experience of Risk Management, including risk identification, evaluation and use of the ARM tool including the exploitation of the tool for specific reports and MI
  • Experience in developing and managing fully resourced schedules using WBS/PBS (including resource loading and levelling to actively manage workload and over or under allocations)
  • Understanding of planning for technically complex large-scale IT projects and programmes
  • Must have detailed understanding of standard project management principles and techniques (e.g. APM, MSP, Prince2, PMI)
  • Understand dependency linking (internal & external dependencies)
  • Ability to produce adhoc management information (MI) and brief management to enable informed decisions using the MI
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience in coaching to the project teams to enable them to work more effectively with minimum direct planner support, hence improving overall efficiency
  • Hold qualifications in risk management (e.g. Institute of Risk Management (IRM), Certificate in risk management (CIRM)

Closing date for applications: 14/09/2022

ISG, EPM and Risk SME Specialist Technical Support (DM)

Closing date for applications: 14/09/2022

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


South West England


Ministry of Defence, UK Strategic Command, Defence Digital (DD)

Maximum day rate:


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