OEHE Planner (Operational Enterprise Service Business Hosting Environment) (DM)

Closing date for applications: 01/05/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Lead the team as the Microsoft Project SME within the C4ISR team at MOD Corsham. Impart knowledge, introduce processes and best practice into a reshaping team delivery capability into multiple areas. An exciting opportunity to be part of an organisation working differently to the rest of the MOD.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
26 May 2020 - 09 Aug 2020 with an Option for a further 12 months
South West England
Organisation the work is for
ASDT OEHE Team, Defence Digital, Ministry of Defence
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
ASDT are a dynamic and forward leaning organisation in the Ministry of Defence (MOD). They are implementing and showcasing a change of approach in the MOD with organisational structure and are implementing AGILE into both project management and the technical space. The C4ISR group require a skilled specialist who is also willing to impart knowledge to a group that is able to listen and adjust to advice. This team are about to undergo some significant challenges and introduce new capability to the MOD.
What the specialist will work on
a. Production of reporting detail on status and quality of project plans on a monthly basis. b. Providing evidence to support robust governance/reporting ensuring consistent regular submissions to Defence Digital & SRO. c. Ensuring Risk and Resource adjusted plans are produced and provide evidence for decision making. Identifying shortfalls in resources utilising technical and project management staff. d. Effective planning and scheduling. Monitoring and development of delivery schedule. Maintaining quality of schedule to meet DD policy standards. e. Support to timely business/commitment case generation. f. Effective stakeholder management and documentation as required.
Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9NR. Travel may be required to attend meetings at other locations.
Working arrangements
The specialist will be expected to work full-time during the period 26 May to 09 August 2020 (54 days) with an option of a further year. The Corsham delivery team works in an Agile scrum environment. Travel and subsistence (T&S) expenses to attend other sites will be payable from Corsham using MOD extant rates and T & S practices. Where possible, MOD Rail Warrants or the Travel Cell will be used.
Security clearance
SC Clearance must be in place prior to the contract start date and for the duration of the contract. DV Clearance is not required. This role is outside of IR35. Cyber Risk Assessment - TBA PDAL and SAL letters shall be issued for this contract. There is a current incumbent.
Additional terms and conditions
DEFCONs 658 Cyber & 659 Security. Crown Patents drafting “AUTHORISATION BY THE CROWN FOR USE OF THIRD PARTY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Contract and for the avoidance of doubt, award of the Contract by the Authority and placement of any contract task under it does not constitute an authorisation by the Crown under Sections 55 and 56 of the Patents Act 1977 or Section 12 of the Registered Designs Act 1949. The Contractor acknowledges... with reference to the acts authorised and the specific intellectual property involved." will apply."
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Works to agile methodology - 20 points Have experience in working within a team that covers multiple organisations - 20 points Be customer oriented - 15 points Shares knowledge, experience and expertise with other team members - 15 points Communicates clearly - 10 points Have strong stakeholder management skills - 10 points Be transparent and collaborative - 10 points
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 50% Cultural fit 20% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Proven experience in working within a Programme of a similar size and complexity
  • Expert level user of Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution with experience of managing programme dependencies, baselining and tracking
  • Evidence of producing EPM plans against AGILE projects and can circumvent or overcome the associated challenges
  • Workshopping: ability to lead small to medium sized groups of stakeholders to extract relevant schedule information to feed into schedules
  • The ability to work under pressure and adhere to challenging timescales
  • Proven organisational skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Reporting: ability to gather, analyse and present accurate, consistent messages to senior management boards
  • Experience in liaising with industry partners
  • Experience of dealing with remote groups of stakeholders and managing expectations and communications between disparate groups
  • Experience in working in a large-scale technical project
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Ability to understand programme objectives and proactively link these to scheduling and risk management functions
  • IT Literate, with experience of Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint
  • Working with the MOD

Closing date for applications: 01/05/2020

OEHE Planner (Operational Enterprise Service Business Hosting Environment) (DM)

Closing date for applications: 01/05/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


South West England


ASDT OEHE Team, Defence Digital, Ministry of Defence

Maximum day rate:


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