This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Friday 1 September 2017
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services

ISS IUS Project Support Officer (CCT515)

3 Incomplete applications

1 SME, 2 large

6 Completed applications

4 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Friday 25 August 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 29 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 1 September 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Contractor / service provider supervision. Resolution of GFX & logistics requirements. Planning / scheduling. Risk Management. Issues and dependencies management. Site engagement throughout project lifecycle. Progress tracking. Resolution of emerging issues. Interface with SME’s technical, test etc. Interface with commercial and financial departments.
Latest start date
Monday 18 September 2017
Expected contract length
12 Months with 2 x 6 Months options pending financial approval
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services
Maximum day rate
The day rate is up to £400 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. DO NOT submit candidates that you have already put forward.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Civilian, Military and contractors within the IUS team.
What the specialist will work on
Fixed voice telephony upgrades

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
ISS, Building 405, Spur E2, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
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%
  • 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%
  • A recognised Project Management Qualification (e.g. APM or MSP) at a minimum of Foundation level or wide experience of performing as a PSO- 15%.
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
  • 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




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