Ministry of Defence, Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Centre (JEWOSC)

700015307 EWIR Training Support to JEWOSC

Incomplete applications

9
Incomplete applications
7 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

2
Completed applications
2 SME, 0 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 29 October 2019
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 31 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 5 November 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Product manager
Summary of the work An EWIR production specialist is required to assist with in-house development of NIGHTHAWK analytical procedures and training material. Duties to include production of RTM, OEM and EIM with experience of using PYTHON to describe complex RADAR behaviour, including troubleshooting and debugging algorithmic descriptions.
Latest start date Monday 2 December 2019
Expected contract length 2 Dec 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
Location East Midlands
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence, Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Centre (JEWOSC)
Maximum day rate To optimise value for money, we do not wish to disclose our maximum day rate.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The specialist will work directly for the JEWOSC Parametric Data department. This comprises a team of MOD civil servants and military personnel, supported by a number of industry partners.
What the specialist will work on Training JEWOSC personnel in the development and production of EWIR (RTMs) using the NIGHTHAWK application. The specialist is required to assist with in-house development of NIGHTHAWK analytical procedures and training material. Duties to include production of RTM, OEM and EIM with experience of using PYTHON to describe complex RADAR behaviour, including troubleshooting and debugging algorithmic descriptions.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Centre, RAF Waddington, LINCOLN.
Working arrangements On site full time (5 days per week) in the JEWOSC for 4 months (with a maximum of one rotation if required) from contract commencement until 31 March 2020. Expenses for travel and subsistence shall be limited to one rotation during the contract term. Prior authorisation by the MOD of travel costs for one rotation shall be required. The Supplier is responsible for providing all other funding costs for their staff, including accommodation, daily travel to the JEWOSC, and all insurances etc.
Security clearance UKNSV DV or equivalent will be required by contract commencement and throughout the contract term. Please contact the buying organisation to discuss any support required to facilitate clearances by contract start.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The standard contract shall apply supplemented by the following:
• IR35 Intermediaries Legislation does not apply; work is out of scope of IR35.
• DEFCON 658; compliance with Cyber Risk outcome of Very Low shall be required by contract commencement.
• Payment via MOD CP&F electronic payment system shall be a mandatory requirement.
• DEFCON 659A and a Security Aspects Letter.
• One rotation of specialist in a 4 month period shall be authorised if required, subject to prior authorisation of travel costs in accordance with MOD Travel and Subsistence Policy.

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
  • Have experience as an EWIR production specialist, including EIM, OEM and RTM for complex emitters.
  • Nighthawk Specialist operating at expert level.
  • Experience of using PYTHON to describe complex RADAR behaviour, including troubleshooting and debugging algorithmic descriptions.
Nice-to-have skills and experience Experience of working in a Defence Electronic Warfare environment.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Ability to adapt to the demands of a fast-moving and complex environment.
  • Commitment to delivery in support of operations.
  • Demonstrate role model behaviour for knowledge sharing and transfer.
  • Demonstrates sound prioritisation skills.
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

75%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. 1. is there an incumbent in the role? There is no incumbent in the role.
2. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier ? I can confirm that the Authority is not working with an incumbent supplier.
3. Please let us know if you have an incumbent? I can confirm there is no incumbent in the role.
4. Is there a current incumbent? No, there is no current incumbent.