Pegasus Programme Security Assurance Co-ordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 09/09/2020
Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
The role is aimed at an experienced Security Assurance Coordinator and involves meeting the requirements of JSP 440, the Defence Manual of Security and ensuring systems meet accreditation standards. Extensive knowledge of Government and Defence Systems is essential.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
5 Months (until 31/03/2021). Possible Optional Extension of 1.25 months (Subject to funding)
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence - Defence Digital
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilian, Military and Contractors within the Interoperability Services and Gateways team.
What the specialist will work on
Provide security assurance to the Pegasus Programme as well as wider ISG requirements to transition Pegasus to CDIS. The Security, Service Management, and Directories elements of this SAC requirement will be needed to sustain and support existing live services as well as new capability tasking. The contracted SAC will be required to provide advice and support to the ISG Portfolio and Pegasus Programme Project Managers.
Address where the work will take place
Defence Digital, Building 405, Spur D1, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9NR
Working arrangements
All tasking will take place from MOD Corsham and you are required 5 days a week, the working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Day visits may be required within the UK. Travel and subsistence will be provided for off-site working at MOD Civilian Rates.
Security clearance
Due to short timescales DV Clearance must be in place prior to contract starting & for the duration, due to the projects the individual is required to work with. Role is outside of IR35. Cyber Risk Assessment RAR-UB7F5TJZ SAL letters to be issued. 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
-A flexible, transparent and collaborative approach when making decisions (20%) -Experience of working with international partners as part of a Multi-National delivery programme, understanding the political aspects of working in the environment (20%) -Ability to integrate and work as part of a team under a one team ethos (20%) -Proactive rather than reactive (20%) -Highly motivated with experience of the Defence Military and Civilian Cultures and able to work within them (20%)
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Extensive experience of providing security assurance with Government and Defence systems, including a good understanding of the Interoperability Services and Gateways department including the Pegasus Programme
  • Experience in working with international project teams, providing security assurance guidance in support of delivery
  • Experience of working to the Defence Digital CAPINT Process
  • Ability to work across multiple project teams whilst maintaining key security assurance outputs

Closing date for applications: 09/09/2020

Pegasus Programme Security Assurance Co-ordinator (CSC)

Closing date for applications: 09/09/2020

Specialist role:

Cyber security consultant


South West England


Ministry of Defence - Defence Digital

Maximum day rate:


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