Ministry of Defence ISS

CCT773 - Pegasus Unified Communications and CHAT Security Assurance Co-ordinator

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
3 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
1 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Wednesday 11 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions Friday 13 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Wednesday 18 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work This role is aimed at an experienced Security Assurance Coordinator and involves meeting the requirements of JSP440, the Defence Manual of Security and ensuring systems meet accreditation standards. Extensive knowledge of Government and Defence Systems is essential.
Latest start date Monday 7 October 2019
Expected contract length 6 Months with an Extension Option of 1.5 months pending financial approval.
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence ISS
Maximum day rate Maximum £547 (Ex VAT) per Day including agency fees

The Limit of Liability for Travel and Subsistence is £1000 paid on actuals at MOD Civilian rates.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Civilian, Military and Contractors within the Interoperability Services and Gateways team
What the specialist will work on Assist Pegasus UC, CHAT/wider Programme by providing security assurance advice & direction to enable the generation of future development spirals, roadmaps & supporting delivery schedules and assist installing, connecting and maintaining test and reference solution at LSRC. Security documentation and process to be completed enabling connectivity to international partners.
Support transition from legacy voice platform to new IP core.

• Security documentation to be updated, adhering to MOD policy both by project team/external delivery partners.
• Completion of accreditation activities to support delivery of CHAT spiral 2.
• Completion of accreditation activities to support delivery of Video Teleconferencing Spirals 1-3.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Ministry of Defence Corsham, ISS, Building 405, Spur D1, Westwells Road, Corsham, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements All tasks will take place at MOD Corsham, the Successful applicant will be expected to work 5 days a week, the working day is 8 hours to include a 30 minutes for lunch.

Day visits may be required within the UK. Travel and Subsistence will be provided for off-site working at MOD Civilian Rates.
Security clearance DV Clearance must be in place prior to and for the duration of the contract due to the projects the successful applicant is required to work with.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Extensive experience and evidence of Government and Defence Systems, including a good understanding of the FVEYs partners Voice and VTC systems. 20%
  • Extensive evidence of integration of VTC systems over networks including a variety of industry partners providing UNified Communication solutions and products. 20%
  • CCP SIRA Practitioner Held. 10%
  • Evidence of exerience of UC boundary devices and firewalls. 20%
  • Experience and evidence of network configurations and understanding of network management tools within a unified communications environment. 5%
  • Extensive Knowledge of DIAS or equivalent accreditation processes. 15%
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Evidence of experience of communications bearers e.g. ISDN, SATCOM. 5%
  • Evidence of experience of IP at all levels. 5%

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers 20%
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions 20%
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes 20%
  • Take responsibility for their work 20%
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members 20%
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is there a current incumbent? Yes there is an incumbent.
2. Can you please confirm IR35 status? The intermediaries legislation does not apply to this engagement. IR35 not applicable.