PS184 MoD MedIS Programme – Chief Data Architect – Technical (SM)

Closing date for applications: 30/01/2023
Specialist role
Service manager
Summary of the work
A specialist is required by MoD MedIS Programme CORTISONE to provide high quality independent advice on strategy, alignment of clinical specialisms, product definitions and system design to ensure clinical safety. Key to this role is an extensive understanding of the healthcare sector complimented with a broader knowledge of Defence.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Two years with an option to extend for 6 months if required.
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, UK Strategic Command, Defence Digital (DD)
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work with MoD and NHS Crown Servants, Military Clinicians and MoD contractors who are currently providing both client side and supplier side support.
What the specialist will work on
MoD MedIS Programme CORTISONE requires a Chief Architect to provide high quality independent technical leadership to enable the delivery of an Eco System of COTS Health Information Applications and Services into the Defence Environment.They will be required to set technical strategy and direction for a multidisciplinary team, enabling the delivery partner to be held to account.This requires a firm understanding of NHS Systems and Services (4 Nations), the Health IT market and Defence Infrastructure to enable design challenges to be overcome and solutions implemented and rolled out to the user in all settings.
Address where the work will take place
Mustang Building, MOD Corsham, Westwells Road, Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements
MOD Corsham is the base location. Hybrid working with site attendance in line with MOD business needs (Hybrid working is a mixture of working from home and working on site). Some travel to other MOD sites as required. It is anticipated that attendance on site will be required for 2 days per week – but may vary depending on business needs.The CA will work on average 15 days per month – 180 days per year.
Security clearance
Valid SC clearance must be in place prior to the contract starting and for the duration of the contract. The Authority will not sponsor any clearance.
Additional terms and conditions
The Cyber Risk Profile for this requirement is: Risk Assessment Reference: RAR 841000211Cyber Risk Profile: Very Low
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Provide an example of a time you have worked as a team with a complex organisation and other suppliers, including knowledge/experience of scaled Agile ways of working. 20% -Please provide an example of a time you have remained transparent and collaborative when making decisions. 25% -Please provide an example of excellent communication, presentation, collaboration and client/stakeholder engagement skills with a wide variety of grades/positions. 15% -Please provide evidence of working client side, providing independent assurance of a large Delivery Partner providing leadership and technical direction, enabling the client to hold the DP to account. 15% -Please provide evidence of knowledge and experience of working at a senior/influencing level in a large (>150 people) multi-disciplinary team responsible for delivering a complex capability to a customer. 25%
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 10% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Provide an example of delivering a Health Information System (HIS) capability including NHS Integration
  • Provide evidence of recent experience (<12 months) of working within a Central Government environment in a senior/leadership role to deliver a Digital Information System
  • Provide evidence of experience of HIS marketplace where you have supported your client to make informed choices when developing procurement options and engaging the market with viable commercial propositions
  • Provide evidence of knowledge and experience of conducting Business Analysis and then translating that into Solution Design and Procurements to enable capability to be delivered to the Customer
  • Provide evidence of working with a client to support the delivery of a Digital Healthcare Transformation project or programme, shaping the direction and implementation of solution design options
  • Provide an example of working with the Defence and Public Sector delivering an information system into the Legacy and Remote Infrastructure Environments
  • Provide evidence of knowledge and experience of Healthcare Open Standards, Interfaces and Infrastructure
  • Provide evidence of ensuring a system has successfully interoperated with National Healthcare Systems and Services. This would include development of Non-Functional Requirements
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Describe your experience working with systems within the Deployed Environment
  • Describe your experience on working within a Cloud Environment

Closing date for applications: 30/01/2023

PS184 MoD MedIS Programme – Chief Data Architect – Technical (SM)

Closing date for applications: 30/01/2023

Specialist role:

Service manager


South West England


Ministry of Defence, UK Strategic Command, Defence Digital (DD)

Maximum day rate:


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