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Ministry of Defence - Defence Digital

RM1043/CCT967 SAC for DLE Platform on ICE

9 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 2 large

9 Completed applications

9 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Friday 6 November 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 13 November 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 20 November 2020 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Cyber security consultant
Summary of the work
The Defence Learning Environment (DLE) is a component of DLMC and is currently hosted on MODCLOUD ICE. We will be working to get OS accreditation to host OS course material on the DLE as well as the continued work to support the ongoing accreditation in line with MOD Policy.
Latest start date
Monday 11 January 2021
Expected contract length
12 months (with an Option for a further 3 months)
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence - Defence Digital
Maximum day rate
£720.00 ex-VAT

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Leo Learning, NetCompany, DLE/ASDT.
What the specialist will work on
Transition to hosting OS content.
Tasking Assessment Forms.
Support the on-going Security Accreditation.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Defence Digital, ASDT, Mustang Building, Rudloe Site, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements
Most tasking will take place from MOD Corsham and you are required 5 days a week. The working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Limited travel will be required within the UK. Travel and subsistence costs away from MOD Corsham will be recoverable in line with MOD Policy.
Security clearance
Due to short timescales SC Clearance must be in place from the first day of this contract and for the duration of the contract, due to the Projects that the individual is required to work with.
Role is outside of IR35.
Cyber Risk Assessment RAR-D5PB3UQ3
There is a current incumbent.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
DEFCONs 658 Cyber & 659 Security.
Crown Patents drafting
Notwithstanding any other provisions of the Contract and for the avoidance of doubt, award of the Contract by the Authority and placement of any contract task under it does not constitute an authorisation by the Crown under Sections 55 and 56 of the Patents Act 1977 or Section 12 of the Registered Designs Act 1949. The Contractor acknowledges... with reference to the acts authorised and the specific intellectual property involved." will apply.

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
  • CCP – Senior Practitioner Senior Information Risk Advisor (SIRA). 25%
  • CCP – Senior Practitioner Information Security Systems Manager (ISSM). 25%
  • CCP Practitioner – Information Assurance Architect. 25%
  • Minimum of two years experience in an IA role with a similar sized organisation. 25%
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Qualification. 25%
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Qualification. 25%
  • Moodle experience. 25%
  • Cloud Hosting Experience. 25%

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Experience of working in an Information Assurance role in a similar sized organisation. 35%
  • Work independently. 35%
  • Work or have knowledge of working in an Agile environment. 30%
Additional assessment methods
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent?
2. Is the the incumbent putting forward an application to continue their role?
The Authority wouldn't have this information until after the bid deadline has closed, so we cannot advise.
3. Is there an option for this role to be either partly or fully remote?
Due to the current Covid-19 situation the candidate will be required to work remotely/from home for periods of time, due to Lockdown or local restrictions. There is still a requirement for the successful candidate to attend meetings & work at MOD Corsham as restrictions are lifted/allow. There is also the possibility of travel to other locations for meetings.