This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Wednesday 2 August 2017
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services

ISS NSoIT(B) Project Manager 10

0 Incomplete applications

15 Completed applications

13 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Wednesday 26 July 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 28 July 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 2 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Day to day management of the project to ensure its delivery to performance, time & cost.
Mgmt of the production of the procurement/support strategy, BC, investment appraisals, schedules, risk registers, plans & contract technical specifications.
Chair meetings, technical briefs, minute taking & status reports.
Latest start date
Monday 21 August 2017
Expected contract length
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services
Maximum day rate
The day rate is up to £450 per day EX VAT to include agency fees. Please note that Intermediaries legislation applies to this assignment, take this into account when choosing your candidate and ensure they are aware at the outset.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
All PM staff including Assistant Head, Deputy Head and Head of Delivery Areas
What the specialist will work on
The overall objective of the posts are to provide support for the different project areas and programmes within ISS to ensure a common process, methods and tools are used.

The post holders will assist Task Managers to deliver and maintain Performance Monitoring and Reporting, all aspects of Programme and Project Measurement Controls, Portfolio and Management Board Co-Ordination, approvals processes, support the review of Business Cases

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
MoD Corsham; Wiltshire
Working arrangements
All tasking will take place from MoD Corsham and you are required there 5 days a week, the working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Day visits may be required. No remote working is permitted. Overnight visits will only be permitted if permission is sought in advance. T&S will be paid in accordance with MoD Civilian Policy. All resources will be provided and access to the organisation's IT system; no personal or company laptops will be permitted on site. No other expenses will be paid.
Security clearance
SC Clearance must be in place prior to the contract starting due to the projects worked on. SC status must be valid for the duration of the contract. DV Clearance is also acceptable.
BPSS or Disclosure Scotland is not acceptable and the Authority will NOT sponsor SC Clearance.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
Intermediaries legislation applies to this assignment (Inside IR35), take this into account when choosing your candidate and ensure they are aware at the outset.
This is for ONE post only.
We aim to get feedback to you within ONE week of the advert closing.
The Authority WILL NOT sponsor SC Clearance, it must be in place and valid for the duration.
Candidates who make the shortlist will be asked to provide a Work History, a template will be issued for this.
Only T&S will be paid no other expenses.
No remote working.
Flexible start date for right candidate!

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
  • At least three years experience of performing reporting and governance activities across a portfolio - 20%
  • At least three years experience of using MS Project/Enterprise Project Manager to underpin project planning and control - 15%
  • At least three years experience of using MS Office Suite including MOSS/Sharepoint Office 365 - 15%.
  • Experience of working with Project and Project Support staff to maintain coherant portoflio governance and reporting - 20%
  • A recognised Project Management Qualification (e.g. APM or MSP) at a minimum of Foundation level - 15%.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of working with Finance and Commercial staff to maintain coherant portoflio governance and reporting - 10%
  • Experience of agile, matrix and collaborative working styles in a large programme management environment - 5%

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Availability to Start at required time
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. is there potential for extension on this contract past the initial end date?
Yes there will be options pending financial approval for these requirements to be extended to the 2 year point.
2. Is there any travel involved in this role and will the travel expenses be paid ?
There could be travel which will be paid in accordance to MoD Civilian Rates.
3. What is the total number for positions open for this role
Just the 1
4. Any specific format(pdf,doc) in which CVs to be sent later
If you are successful during the shortlist phase we will ask for CVs prior to interview and instruct you on the format required.
5. Can more than one candidate per supplier be submitted for this role?
NO! Please read the DOS Framework Rules.
6. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted?
Hopefully within 1 week
7. Can a candidate with DV clearance be considered for this role
Yes - SC is the minimum requirement