Project Support Officer (DM)

Closing date for applications: 18/08/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Working with the System Operating Authority you will interface on a daily basis with DE&S to assist with the delivery of an exciting IT capability based on Evergreen and Agile principles.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
26 weeks (130 days) up to 31 March 2020 with a further 12-week unfunded option
West Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be a key member of the System Operating Authority, overseeing the integration of a bespoke network. You will work with the delivery organisation, DE&S, on a daily basis
What the specialist will work on
•Provide Project Support Function, interface for delivery and integration team.•Define/document project procedures in accordance with agreed methodology ensuring PM methods, standards and processes are maintained•Guide team members in the application of project procedures, disciplines, reporting standards.•Production and maintenance of project plans.•Risk management activities •Assist in maintaining the project schedule utilising inputs form all DLODs.•Maintenance of project risk register, lesson learned and change control records.•Produce project summary reports incorporating schedule progress, Risks and projections of future performance.•Communication of project information to stakeholders.•Provide Secretariat function at Project Meetings as directed by the Delivery Lead.
Address where the work will take place
Working arrangements
40 Hours per week (Mon – Fri) – 8 hour dayPotential for infrequent unsociable hours due to travelling time to other locations.
Security clearance
MOD DV required on day 1 of the appointment due to the sensitivity of the role.
Additional terms and conditions
Please send a copy of the candidates CV to the event that the post is vacated the Supplier shall ensure that it is filled within one working week by a candidate who meets the criteria of this competition with prior approval of the Buyer.The Supplier and their representatives shall abide by:DEFCON 5J(Edn 18/11/16)-Unique IdentifiersDEFCON 76(Edn 12/06)-Contractor’s Personnel at Government SitesDEFCON 501(Edn 11/17)-Definitions and InterpretationsDEFCON 522(Edn 11/17)-Payment and Recovery of Sums DueDEFCON 658(Edn 10/17)-CyberDEFCON 659A(Edn 02/17)-Security MeasuresDEFCON 660(Edn 12/15)-Official-Sensitive Security RequirementsDEFCON 703(Edn 08/13)-Intellectual Property Rights - Vesting in the Authority
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers. -Transparent and collaborative when making decisions.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 10% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Knowledge and experience of a formal project management methodology i.e. Prince 2 Practitioner (minimum)
  • High degree of computer literacy including advanced knowledge of MS Office Suite and Project
  • Experience of using Risk Management Tools such as Predict or @Risk
  • Project planning
  • Schedule management & progress reporting
  • Risk identification & management
  • Demonstrable understanding of Earned Value Management
  • Experience of working on IT/IS projects / programmes
  • Ability to analyse, consolidate and present information from various sources
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Strong multi-tasking and organisational skills

Closing date for applications: 18/08/2020

Project Support Officer (DM)

Closing date for applications: 18/08/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


West Midlands


Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S)

Maximum day rate:


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