Royal Navy - MOD

RN Personnel Data and Information Exploitation Programme - 700009281 Developer Oracle

8 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 1 large

4 Completed applications

2 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Friday 27 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 1 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 4 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
Technical Lead and Programme Support to the RN Personnel Data and Information Exploitation Programme
Latest start date
Friday 1 November 2019
Expected contract length
2 years
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Royal Navy - MOD
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
There is an incumbent delivering this Programme of Work
Who the specialist will work with
Navy and Land Command Service and Civilian personnel, other contractors and support organisations operating in or contributing to the personnel management environment
What the specialist will work on
To lead and undertake application design and development work for the Oracle and related applications to deliver and sustain the RN Personnel Information Exploitation Programme, its derivatives, sub-projects and related support activities.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Whale Island, Portsmouth with some travelling to Land HQ at Andover and other Navy sites as required.
Working arrangements
The developer will be working in a team, with outcomes generated by the Authority.
Security clearance
SC is essential. Navy/MoD cannot sponsor security clearance

Additional information

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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Skilled in project management and team leadership
  • Experience overseeing and coordinating the outputs from mixed capability teams.
  • Multiple full life cycle software project experience from initial design to build, deployment and testing.
  • Agile methodology adoption in projects
  • Running user workshops and liaising with business users in requirement gathering.
  • In depth understanding of the HR data sets for Ministry of Defence Armed Forces (JPA).
  • Skill in translating business objectives and ensuring the implementation is correctly aligned to requirements.
  • Data Warehousing architecture, design and data structure modelling
  • Data Integration using extract transform load tools with in depth understanding of Oracle Data Integrator
  • Front end application development using Oracle Application Express
  • Skilled in Oracle Business Intelligence (12c) repository design and data analytics via dashboards and interactive reporting capability.
  • Skilled in Oracle Business Intelligence Publisher for published reporting and bulk document generation.
  • Experienced in the use of Oracle Database
  • Experienced in the use of Oracle APEX 18.1.
  • Experienced in the use of ODI 12.2.1.
  • Experienced in Oracle Linux 7.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • To be proficient in installation, architecture and migration of Oracle applications.
  • Experience with Oracle databases, SQL, PL/SQL, XSLT, HTML, JavaScript, Apache 2.4, Tomcat, WebLogic and Oracle DBA skills
  • Experience in the development and execution of unit tests and automated web browser tests.
  • Experience working in development teams, working with the Product Owner, requirements analysts and testers on an ongoing basis.
  • Experience running sprint planning meetings, daily stand-ups and retrospectives and demonstrating software solutions to stakeholders during sprint reviews.
  • Experience in the production of technical documentation to support the application to the standards specified by the IAS Software Development Standards.
  • Experience in the production of user stories.
  • Experience of the RN and Army data warehouse structures
  • Experience in ensuring developed applications successfully transitions through system testing for subsequent deployment into a live hosting environment.
  • Experience supporting data requirements for Data Analytics activities

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and with other government organisations
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Can work with customers with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Question: Is there an incumbent for this particular role?
Answer: As stated in the section About the Work: Early Market Engagement – There is an incumbent delivering this Programme of Work.

In addition I can advise, there is a contract currently in place covering this.
2. Question: Can the Authority confirm whether the role is inside or outside of IR35?
Answer: The IR35 legislation does not apply to this engagement.
3. Question: Does this rate inc VAT or not?
Answer: The rate does not include VAT.
4. Question: Will this project be outside of IR35 throughout the duration of this project?
Answer: IR35 will not apply throughout the duration of the project.