Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services (ISS)

CCT565: ISS Defence as a Platform (DaaP) Project Controls Support

Incomplete applications

5
Incomplete applications
4 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

9
Completed applications
7 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 19 January 2018
Deadline for asking questions Friday 26 January 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 2 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work There is a requirement to provide direct support to the Defence as a Platform (Daap) (Base) Joint Planning Office Project Controls Team in the scheduling, risk management and reporting of activities in the NSoIT, Integrated User services and Global Connectivity Programmes.
Latest start date Tuesday 27 March 2018
Expected contract length 11 months. With a further option to extend by 11 months pending financial approval.
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services (ISS)
Maximum day rate Budget per day including agency fees is £450 ex VAT.

£0 ex VAT limit of Liability for T&S.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Civilian and Military staff, Contractors within the Joint Project Office (JPO), New Style of IT (NSoIT) Base, Integrated User Service (IUS) and Global Connectivity teams.
What the specialist will work on Creation of the Defence as a Platform (Base) common schedule. Maintain & update the joint programme schedule. Monitor & track progress against the baselined schedule on a weekly basis, updating schedule activity progression as appropriate & completion of milestones.
Establish common approach to identification & management of risks, to cover both risks to individual and joint programmes. Supporting and facilitating risk identification, aggregation and analysis workshops. Development of risk response plans. Monitoring performance of risk management. Informing decisions of qualitative and quantitative analysis of cost and schedule risks when required. Providing input to Risk Governance Reviews.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place ISS
Building 405
Spur E2
Westwells Road
MOD Corsham
Wiltshire
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. this individual will report to Rebecca Dixon.

IR35: Applies
Security clearance SC must be in place prior to the contract starting due to the projects the individual is required to work with.

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Expert level user of Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution with particular emphasis on management of cross-project dependencies,schedule baselining & tracking. (25%)
  • Management of Risk (M_o_R) practitioner (or equivalent); ability to identify, analyse, evaluate & manage cross-cutting programme risks. (15%)
  • Workshopping; ability to lead small to medium-sized groups of stakeholders to extract relevant schedule and risk information to feed into joint schedules and risk registers. (10%)
  • Reporting; ability to effectively extract relevant project and risk information to provide senior management reporting (15%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Ability to understand programme objectives and proactively link these to scheduling and risk management functions (5%)
  • IT literate, with experience of using Microsoft office 365 (including Sharepoint) and MOSS (5%)

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. (1%)
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions. (1%)
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes (1%)
  • Take responsibility for their work (1%)
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members (1%)
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

75%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Can the Authority please confirm any further details regarding the ‘11 months, with a further option to extend by 11 months pending financial approval’ including any key factors and the potential budget / day rate for this option? At this time we have no further details available. We have financial approval to offer an 11 month contract with an option to extend by a further 11 months but this will be subject to gaining further approval.
2. Can the Authority please confirm that the award of this contract will not exclude the winning Contractor from other opportunities including those relating to Defence as a Platform (Base), New Style of IT (Base), Integrated User Service and Global Connectivity that are currently live or downstream? This subject is covered under the call off contract Terms and Conditions at Clause 12 'Conflict of Interest'.