This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Thursday 15 April 2021
Director of Information, Army HQ

701551740 - Provision of ICS Ops Firm Base Support (DInfoCom/0176)

5 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 1 large

7 Completed applications

6 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Published
Thursday 1 April 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 8 April 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 15 April 2021 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Communications manager
Summary of the work
Support the development, installation and management of Army Firm Base Information Communication Services.
Latest start date
Wednesday 5 May 2021
Expected contract length
2 years (440 days) with an option to extend by a further 6 months (110 days)
Location
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Director of Information, Army HQ
Maximum day rate
The Authority will not be releasing the maximum day rate for the requirement as we want to ensure VFM is achieved via competition.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work with a small team of military personnel and crown servants delivering information systems for the Army in the Firm Base.
What the specialist will work on
Support the development, installation and management of Army Firm Base Information Communication Services.

Cyber Risk Assessment Reference is RAR-KTBA59SR (Low)

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Army Headquarters,
Monxton Road,
ANDOVER.
SP11 8HJ
Working arrangements
The specialist will work with a small team of military personnel and crown servants delivering information systems for the Army in the Firm Base. The normal place of work (COVID-19) permitting will be at Andover.

Expenses are to be in accordance with MOD Statement of Business Travel Guide. Costs will not be paid to and from the normal place of work.
Security clearance
SC is required for the duration of the role. The incumbent is to follow both the letter and spirit of Army HQ security regulations.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
DEFCON 5J (Edn 18/11/16) Unique Identifiers, DEFCON 76 (Edn 12/06) Contractors on site, DEFCON 129J (Edn 18/11/16) Electronic business Delivery Form, DEFCON 513 (Edn 11/16) Value Added Tax, DEFCON 516 (Edn 04/12) Equality, DEFCON 518 (Edn 02/17) Transfer, DEFCON 531 (Edn 11/14) Disclosure of Information, DEFCON 534 (Edn 06/17) Subcontracting/Prompt Payment, DEFCON 537 (Edn 06/02) Rights of Third Parties, DEFCON 550 (Edn 02/14) Child Labour/Employment Law, DEFCON 566 (Edn 10/20) Change of control of contractor, DEFCON 642 (Edn 06/14) Progress meetings, DEFCON 658 (Edn 10/17) Cyber, DEFCON 694 (Edn 07/18) Accounting for Property of the Authority.

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
  • Expert knowledge of information and communication systems and services across multiple environments. (5%)
  • Experience in successful project management delivering information communication services across a wide range of infrastructures. (5%)
  • Working knowledge of MoD working practices and policy including JSP 740, JSP440 and JSP604. (5%)
  • Effective and practical application of policy and strategy. (5%)
  • The ability to draft and present briefs on complex technical issues in a language that is understandable to the layperson. (5%)
  • High level analytical skills and a proven track record of effective problem solving, managing change within a dynamic environment with demanding timescales. (5%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Exploitation of new information communication services. (2.5%)
  • Delivering efficiencies from the adoption of new information communication services. (2.5%)

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
4
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a Team within our organisation and with other suppliers (2.5%)
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions (2.5%)
  • Previous experience of working within a Defence environment (2.5%)
  • No commercial allegiance to any technology vendor (2.5%)
  • Social Value – Describe how you would Deliver additional environmental benefits in the performance of the contract through sustainable ICT, including working towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions. (10%)
Additional assessment methods
Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is this role INSIDE or OUTSIDE IR35?
This contract will be an output based contract and therefore is considered outside the scope of IR35.
2. N/A
Copies of the Statement of Requirement are available from nigel.rummey399@mod.gov.uk
3. Is there a current incumbent?
Yes there is a current incumbent
4. Is there a current incumbent associated with this function?
Yes there is a current incumbent
5. Is there any current incumbent ?
Yes there is a current incumbent