Provision of Digital Transformation Lead Innovation Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 03/12/2021
Specialist role
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
D Info Digital Innovation Architect will lead the expedient identification and trialling of digital capability into approved digital transformation programmes and projects using a 'learn fast' approach to concepts. An understanding of military operational activity is required as part of this role
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Initially 1-year with option to extend up-to 12 months
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Army and wider Defence are embracing a culture of innovation to both realise efficiencies and, more importantly, force optimisation. Digital innovation requires an expedient delivery of capability into service with adoption of a 'learn fast' approach to concepts. To ensure we continue to leverage business benefits from our innovation activities we require a broadening of SQEP and KSE within the Directorate to better bridge the industry and military use of technologies, solutions and service. This role will be working with the Army Digital Transformation programme (THEIA) to accelerate&maximise the transition to "Digital by Default""" aim for the programme"
What the specialist will work on
The responsibilities will be:1. Lead the Digital Innovation blueprint for Digital Transformation as defined by AH Digitalisation and Army Chief Data Officer2. Produce&maintain a roadmap of emerging technologies and processes that will support greater adoption of digital technologies and cultural behaviours.3. Produce solutions plans and estimates against complex problems including: development of transformation maps, identification of Minimum Viable Products, opportunities to influence change programmes, exploit current services to meet digital transformation agenda4. Provide advice and guidance to transformation teams across the organisation5. Drive standards and approaches to innovation/prototyping6. Plan and deliver progression through trials
Address where the work will take place
Main office - Army HQ, Blenheim Building, Marlborough Lines, Andover, Hampshire, SP11 8HJ
Working arrangements
Your primary location will be Andover and will be expected to work a Hybrid arrangement that will include on-site, home working and travel to other Army locations across the UK.Expenses will be in accordance with MOD Travel policyThe Cyber Risk reference is 173913054 (Low)A copy of the Statement of Requirement can be obtained from split of the weightings are:Technical - Essential Skills and Experience 40% - Supporting Statement 20%Cultural - Cultural Fit 10% - Social Values 10%Price - 20%
Security clearance
Must have SC clearance
Additional terms and conditions
DEFCON 5J Unique Identifiers; DEFCON 76 Contractors Personnel at Government Establishments; DEFCON 129J The Use of Electronic business Delivery Form; DEFCON 513 Value Added Tax; DEFCON 516 Equality ; DEFCON 518 Transfer; DEFCON 531 Disclosure of Information; DEFCON 532B Protection of Personal Data; DEFCON 534 Subcontracting/Prompt Payment; DEFCON 537 Rights of Third Parties; DEFCON 539 Transparency; DEFCON 550 Child Labour/Employment Law; DEFCON 566 Change of control of contractor; DEFCON 642 Progress Meetings; DEFCON 658 Cyber; DEFCON 659A Security Measures; DEFCON 660 Official-Sensitive Security Requirements; DEFCON 694 Accounting for Property of the Authority
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work well as the lead of a team and keep the team motivated to perform well (5%) -Transfer knowledge gained through the team and be willing to share experiences across the wider department (5%) -Social Value Theme 2 - Tackling economic inequality (4%) -Social Value Theme 3 - Fighting Climate Change (3%) -Social Value Theme 5 - Wellbeing (3%)
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrate leading large scale Enterprise Service transformation within last 4-years
  • Ability to build, lead, develop and motivate high performing and well balanced delivery teams within last 4-years
  • Ability to find and develop innovation opportunities relevant to the business
  • Expert in the Data Digital and Technology delivery role within last 2-years

Closing date for applications: 03/12/2021

Provision of Digital Transformation Lead Innovation Architect (TA)

Closing date for applications: 03/12/2021

Specialist role:

Technical Architect


South East England



Maximum day rate:


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