Awarded to SVGC Limited

Start date: Friday 10 November 2017
Value: £62,000
Company size: SME
Ministry of Defence ISS

P8-A Posioden Aircraft CIS Requirements Project Manager

5 Incomplete applications

5 SME, 0 large

22 Completed applications

17 SME, 5 large

Important dates

Monday 9 October 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 16 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 23 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
A Project Manager is required to plan the ISS elements of the P-8A Poseidon Aircraft programme. Tasks will include: Defining the CIS requirement with the customer, planning and documenting solutions by engaging with multiple ISS delivery teams, documenting risks and defining costs associated with the CIS solutions.
Latest start date
Wednesday 1 November 2017
Expected contract length
5 Months – not beyond 31 Mar 18.
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence ISS
Maximum day rate
£619.60 ex VAT

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will work directly for the Lead Delivery Owner (LDO). You will need to liaise closely with ISS Delivery Teams, the P8-A Delivery Team, Air Command and JFC. Daily contact will be with a mixture of Contractors, Crown Srvants and Military Personnel.
What the specialist will work on
You will be required to engage with various stakeholders (inc. ISS, DE&S P-8A DT, Air Command and JFC). Through liaison with the DE&S P-8A aircraft team, you will be responsible for defining the ISS related requirements for the introduction of the P-8A. You will identify and engage with all stakeholder ISS Delivery Teams to plan and co-ordinate activity aimed at meeting aircraft FOC. You will devise and document initial, interim and final delivery plans. You will provide anticipated Pan ISS project costs to the DE&S P-8A team. You will work under the direction of the Lead Delivery Owner.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham, Westwells Road, 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 LDO. 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.
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

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 managing CIS projects - 40%
  • Stakeholder engagement and management - 25%
  • Strong understanding of ISS structure and processes - 25%
  • Ability to work as part of a team - 10%
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team within 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
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Please could you advise re IR35 status of the role?
This task falls inside of IR35 legislation.
2. Is this role deemed to be outside IR35?
This task falls inside of IR35 legislation.
3. Does this role fall inside or outside of IR35?
This task falls inside of IR35 legislation.
4. Could you confirm what CIS refers to in this instance?
CIS = Computer Information Systems