Technical Consultant (DM)

Closing date for applications: 04/03/2020
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Working with the System Operating Authority (SOA) you will interface daily with DE&S to assist the delivery of an exciting IT capability based on Evergreen and Agile principles.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
26 Weeks up to 30th September 2020
West Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Defence Equipment and 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
On a daily basis the Technical Consultant will: Review technical documentation as directed. Assist the Technical PM to achieve programme outcomes. Attend and contribute to technical meetings. Assist in developing service migration and co-existence planning. Assist the Technical PM in the development of Test plans for IS services for Operational Readiness Evaluation and Service Transition. Assist in the planning of Operational Readiness Evaluation activities. Assist the Technical PM in development of deployment and recovery plans. Assist the Technical PM in development of System Operating Instructions. Full TORs upon award.
Address where the work will take place
Working arrangements
40 Hours per week (Mon – Fri)
Security clearance
MOD DV required on day 1 of the appointment due to the sensitivity of the role
Additional terms and conditions
In the event that the post is vacated the Supplier shall ensure that it is filled within one 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 Identifiers DEFCON 76(Edn 12/06)-Contractor’s Personnel at Government Sites DEFCON 501(Edn 11/17)-Definitions and Interpretations DEFCON 522(Edn 11/17)-Payment and Recovery of Sums Due DEFCON 658(Edn 10/17)-Cyber DEFCON 659A(Edn 02/17)-Security Measures DEFCON 660(Edn 12/15)-Official-Sensitive Security Requirements DEFCON 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. Have no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes Work history and skiills.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 5% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrable experience of working on a programme that has delivered or is delivering a classified strategic Command and Control system in a Military context
  • Demonstrable experience of working in a high pressure, conflicting priority encironment that delivers equipment to units within Front Line Commands
  • 5 years of experince of delivery of IT projects
  • Working knowledge of ITIL V.3 and how it is applied
  • MCP, MCITP or MCSE in relevant Microsoft technologies would be advantageous
  • CISSP or equivalent experience
  • TOGAF or equivalent experience
  • Effective communication skills including verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Strong multi- tasking and organisational skills
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Knowledge of transition, upgrades, refresh projects in an Agile environment

Closing date for applications: 04/03/2020

Technical Consultant (DM)

Closing date for applications: 04/03/2020

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


West Midlands


Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S)

Maximum day rate:


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