Awarded to Carbon60 Limited

Start date: Friday 1 November 2019
Value: £245,400
Company size: large
Royal Navy - MoD

Provision of Complex Programme Manager - Data Engineering

7 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 0 large

5 Completed applications

4 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Thursday 3 October 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 7 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 10 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Programme Management across a full spectrum of digital programmes and projects delivering digital outcomes that enable current and future information based capabilities supporting Navy Command information. MoD and HMG defence and national security outputs.
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 Command HQ Information Warfare Team
What the specialist will work on
Provide digital programme management for programmes and projects assigned by the Authority to deliver information effects in the maritime environment specifically Maritime Domain Awareness, and including business and operational network architecture, bearer systems, IT systems and applications including those for Command and Control (C2). All aspects of ICT and associated engineering governance, information assurance, engineering standards and ICT security as applied to Naval and maritime data and information systems.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Navy Command HQ Information Warfare Team, Whale Island, Portsmouth with a relatively small amount of travel within the UK.
Working arrangements
The Programme Manager will be working in a team with stakeholders from within Navy Command, MoD, and other government departments to deliver capability outcomes in support of MoD and HMG national security objectives.
Security clearance
SC is essential. Navy/MoD cannot sponsor security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
In addition to the day rate, an additional £5k is available for T&S in line with current MoD rates. Foreign travel is included in this but prior authorisation is requires from the Authority in advance of booking (committing)
A Cyber Risk Assessment has been raised for this requirement under Assessment number RAR-PBZM4VHR. The Cyber Risk Level has been classed as very low. You must submit a Supplier Assurance Questionnaire against this, at

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
  • Experience delivering C4ISR/ICT digital programmes and projects in a complex maritime environment.
  • Experienced in application of MoD standards for ICT, information security, digital design, delivery, compliance, safety, maritime integration and operations.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of UK Government Departments and MoD structures and policies as they relate to the digital and information outcomes in the maritime domain.
  • Experience developing and defining digital, information and cloud-based requirements to enable naval and maritime outcomes.
  • Higher degree qualification in data science, analytics or data engineering.
  • Experience managing the delivery of Data science, analytics and engineering functions in a business environment.
  • Experience of budgeting and budget planning in relation to digital and information requirements.
  • Experienced in the management of UK maritime radio licensing OFCOM, regulations and relationship management.
  • Demonstrate knowledge ITU Radio Regulations for maritime mobile services.
  • Qualified and experienced Project Manager.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge of Naval Personnel data and information structures and the Naval manpower model.
  • Experience running a high value ICT based multi-disciplinary digital change project.
  • Experience developing and translating digital outcomes and structuring as requirements for delivery.
  • Experience in the preparation and operation of commercial frameworks for the provision of cloud services, digital outcomes, specialists and technical products and services.
  • Experience in costing and cost management of data and information services.

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

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
Additional assessment methods
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. please confirm if you have an incumbent?
As identified in the advert, there is an incumbent delivering this Programme of Work.
2. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier ?
As identified in the advert, there is an incumbent delivering this Programme of Work.
3. Can the authority please confirm whether there will be a further assessment method following the first stage response and if so please clarify what that will be?
All suppliers will have to provide a work history.
4. Can the authority please confirm the IR35 status of this requirement
The IR35 legislation does not apply to this engagement.
5. For clarification please can you confirm once preferred suppliers have been down selected and notified they will be expected to provide one CV (Work History) for their best candidate for this work?

Can you also confirm the timelines for providing the Work History document?
On the first point, that is correct, if a supplier is notified that they have been down selected it will be necessary for them to provide one Work History for their proposed specialist in the form of a resume or CV.

Once a supplier has been notified that they have been down selected, a Work History must be submitted for consideration within 2 working days.