Provision of DLMC Deputy Programme Manager (PM)

Closing date for applications: 30/03/2020
Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
The DLMC Programme Manager requires a temporary Deputy Programme Manager to help establish the conditions for successful delivery of the DLMC Programme across Defence in a number of strategic aspects of Programme start-up activity. Cyber Risk Assessment Reference for this requirement is RAR-4BVH46FR (Low)
Latest start date
Expected contract length
up to 12 months
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Army Headquarters, Andover
Maximum day rate
Please specify required day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Deputy Programme Manager will be working with MOD Crown Servants and other contractors that are already working on the programme, including delivering live services in both Andover and Corsham.
What the specialist will work on
Mandate. Supporting the development, staffing and endorsement of the Programme Mandate. Governance. Supporting the transfer of the programme to the Defence People Portfolio. Sponsorship. Supporting the establishment and maintenance of the Sponsorship Group model. Approvals. Supporting the development and staffing of Programme-level Business Cases. Digital Transformation. Support to identifying lessons from DLMC’s drive to enable the conditions for digital transformation programmes to succeed. Benefits Realisation. Supporting the establishment of the ‘Benefits Realisation’ workstream. Team Management. Supporting the oversight of individual and team outputs. Strategic Programme Management Support. Acting as the Deputy Programme Manager during this 12-month period.
Address where the work will take place
Army HQ, Andover
Working arrangements
The postholder will be required to work on site in Andover a minimum of 3 days per week with travel to other MOD sites required to fulfil the needs of the role. A laptop will be provided for remote working. Expenses will be paid in accordance with MOD policy (e.g. travel away from Andover, overnight accommodation/subsistence).
Security clearance
SC clearance is required for this role.
Additional terms and conditions
DEFCON 5J (Edn 18/11/16) Unique Identifiers, DEFCON 76 (Edn 12/06) Contractors on site, DEFCON 129J (Edn 18/11/16) Electronic business Delivery Form, DEFCON 513 (Edn 11/16) Value Added Tax, DEFCON 516 (Edn 04/12) Equality, DEFCON 518 (Edn 02/17) Transfer, DEFCON 531 (Edn 11/14) Disclosure of Information, DEFCON 534 (Edn 06/17) Subcontracting/Prompt Payment, DEFCON 537 (Edn 06/02) Rights of Third Parties, DEFCON 550 (Edn 02/14) Child Labour/Employment Law, DEFCON 566 (Edn 12/18) Change of control of contractor, DEFCON 642 (Edn 06/14) Progress meetings, DEFCON 658 (Edn 10/17) Cyber, DEFCON 694 (Edn 07/18) Accounting for Property of the Authority
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Able to communicate effectively with staff, technical SMEs and senior management to identify pragmatic solutions to problems within a resource constrained environment. Recent proven experience of an open, transparent and collaborative working relationship at all levels with excellent communication and co-ordination skills when conducting daily stand-ups, team meetings, presentation and demonstrations. Demonstrate an ability and willingness to work collaboratively within a multi-vendor delivery environment to achieve outcomes. Demonstrate an ability and willingness to challenge the status-quo with a no blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 10% Price 30%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of strategic ‘client-side’ support in the management of a MOD digitally-enabled transformation programme, including development of governance structures and benefits mapping across Commands
  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of the development of a programme mandate in conjunction with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of engagement wide range of strategic stakeholders to secure buy-in to programme vision and benefits
  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of stakeholder analysis and designing effective interventions to influence strategic decision making
  • Demonstrable experience within the last 2 years of supporting the upskilling and wider awareness of crown servants in digital transformation themes and approaches
  • Thourough understanding of the GDS Technology Code of Practice and Government Service Standard and a recognition of the applicability of these standards to a MOD digitally-enabled transformation programme
  • Thorough understanding of the challenges in the applicability of JSP655 Defence Investment Approvals policy to a MOD digitally-enabled transformation programme

Closing date for applications: 30/03/2020

Provision of DLMC Deputy Programme Manager (PM)

Closing date for applications: 30/03/2020

Specialist role:

Programme manager


South East England


Army Headquarters, Andover

Maximum day rate:

Please specify required day rate

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