This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Monday 19 December 2016
Ministry of Defence

Business Continuity Analyst/Disaster Recovery Delivery Manager

0 Incomplete applications

12 Completed applications

11 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Monday 12 December 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 14 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 19 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
The MOD requires a specialist to provide business continuity management in a digital environment.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be working within Information Application & Services (IAS) , part of D Info. Key people will be IAS management team, 243 Sig Sqn, datacentre management team and various crown hosting points of contact.
What the specialist will work on
Supporting Project HYDRA, the specialist will be required to:

1. Develop and deliver a business continuity process and procedure that will support disaster recovery of datacentres and the applications hosted on them.
2. Deliver required infrastructure for a secondary tier 3 datacentre against specified timescales.
3. Deliver proof of capability by executing disaster recovery failover and failback to primary site against specified timescales.
4. Deliver training on BC process and procedures to IAS team and wider stakeholders.
5. Providing mentoring and knowledge transfer to newly recruited team members.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Army Headquarters, Andover, Hampshire.

The specialist will also be required to work from Farnborough, Hampshire for two days a week (approx).
Working arrangements
On site 5 days a week. Working hours are Monday-Friday (may involve some travel from time to time). Approximate hours are 9:00 – 17:00. Additional expenses will not be paid, however travel between sites will be provided by the Army's Travel Support Unit.
Security clearance
Candidate will require existing SC clearance which must be in date for the duration of the requirement.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
These MOD DEFCONs and DEFFORMs form part of this Call Off Contract: 5J (Edn 07/08) Unique Identifiers 76 (Edn 12/06) Contractors on site 129J (Edn 07/08) Electronic business delivery form 516 (Edn 04/12) Equality 520 (Edn 07/11) Corrupt gifts and payments 521 (Edn 04/12) Subcontracting 522 (Edn 07/99) Payment 522J (Edn 05/03) Payment under P2P 523 (Edn 03/09) Payment of bills using BACS 531 (Edn 11/14) Disclosure of Information 534 (Edn 06/97) Prompt payment (Subcontracts) 550 (Edn 02/14) Child Labour and employment 566 (Edn 07/14) Change of control contractor 642 (Edn 06/14) Progress meetings 703 (Edn 08/13) Intellectual property rights

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 of delivering defence technology, applications, networks and infrastructure to establish and operate a secondary Tier 3 datacentre (35%)
  • Business Continuity expertise in establishing and maintaining, assuring and rehearsing a business continuity management system for a software house. (25%)
  • Professionally qualified member of the Business Continuity Institute (BCI) (10%)
  • Qualified Lead Auditor for ISO22301 and ISO27001 (10%)
  • A working knowledge of MOD's Joint Service Publication (JSP) 503, 440 and 490 (10%)
  • Has received training from the MOD to be crypro-authorised (5%)
  • It is essential for the candidate to have a clean and current driving licence (5%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • 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
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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