Ministry of Defence ISS

ISS Integrated Logistic Support and Through Life Support

Incomplete applications

3
Incomplete applications
1 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

7
Completed applications
4 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 12 September 2017
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 14 September 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 19 September 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Web operations engineer
Summary of the work This requirement is to provide ILS subject matter expertise to the Crypto project teams in MOD Information Systems and Services organisation. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring Through Life Support is optimised and continually improved to enable successful delivery of projects.
Latest start date Monday 2 October 2017
Expected contract length 12 Months with 2 x 6 Months options pending financial approval
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence ISS
Maximum day rate The day rate is up to £640.00 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

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with All project managers and external technical support within the Sy Infra area
Specialist will also be expected to work closely with ISS PMO and the ISS Risk Manager and with suppliers and other key stakeholders as and when required
What the specialist will work on Integrated Logistic Support Engineer (ILS) for ISS Cryptographic projects, you will play a key role in providing through life support and service solutions. The ILS team tailor support solutions to their users requirements and currently have a number of new projects on the horizon so are looking for a candidate with a strong technical support background with exposure of working within a relevant hi-tech industry.

You will advise on the delivery of strategic planning and support of logistic services. This includes planning, delivery and operation of in-service support, supply chain management, repair procedures and resolution of design and maintenance issues.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place ISS, Building 405, Spur F1, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements All tasking will take place from MoD Corsham, with the need to travel to stakeholders and Industry partners when required under the direction of the MOD ILS Manager. You are required 5 days a week, the working day is 8 hours to include 30 minutes for lunch. Overnight visits will only be permitted if permission is sought in advance. This individual will report to Liam Smith.
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 information
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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.
T&S is not included.

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Previous experience of ILS project delivery- 30%
  • Previous experience as a ILS or Through Life Support practitioner in a project environment- 40%
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills- 15%
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-function team- 15%
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

35%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. 1.What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted? As per the advert "We aim to get feedback to you within ONE week of the advert closing"
2. Any chances of change in start date as the latest date mentioned is 2 Oct 2017? Dependent on candidate suitability and pending a job offer there is an element of flexibility. This will be reviewed case by case.
3. What are the other expenses which will be paid? This is for short notice, overnight or travel overseas T&S which will be judged on a case by case basis pending Business Case approval by budget holder due to support to multiple projects across SyInfra portfolio.
4. Is occasional remote working allowed? Due to hot desking and pending laptop loan approvals flexible working arrangements will be considered. However, this will be determined on a case by case basis when in post.
5. Is there any travel involved in this role and will the travel expenses be paid ? Yes, there is travel involved to UK sites T&S is not included within the Business Case. However, if short notice, overnight or travel overseas occurs this will be dealt with separately through programme budget, subject to Budget Holder approval.
6. Is the rate inclusive or exclusive of VAT? As per the advert " The day rate is up to £640.00 per day EX VAT"