Ministry of Defence

FINANCIAL, PLANNING AND RISK MANAGEMENT ANALYST

Incomplete applications

4
Incomplete applications
4 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

9
Completed applications
6 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 8 March 2018
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 15 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 22 March 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Performance analyst
Summary of the work Maintenance of HLPs; production of MI for Programme Overview Artefacts.
Programme cost risk reporting.
Assure Schedule Risk Analyses.
Manage Dependencies.
Risk and Issue register maintained and updated.
ISS Cost Models
QRPC bids
Accruals and Billing Assurance
Generation of Financial MI
Input to approvals
Delivery Records and Evidence
Ad Hoc support
Latest start date Tuesday 3 April 2018
Expected contract length 31st March 2020
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The project team is a mixture of Crown Servants and Specialist Contractor Support, fulfilling multiple roles within the architecture, project management, security assurance, test and development workspaces.
What the specialist will work on Specialist Contractor Resource (CR) is required to work as an integral part of the ISS IntSys Team to provide financial, planning and risk management expertise. The CR will work closely with representatives of the Authority and their Delivery Partner(s) to undertake and complete deliverables relevant to the ISS Programme and its related projects. The tasking will include production of all financial models, financial management information and where necessary, input to all required approvals.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Swindon.
Working arrangements 1 FTE.
Security clearance DV Cleared, Single UK National.

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
  • Experience of Financial Management best practices – Cost Modelling, FOO production, etc.
  • Recent experience in working on a Project that is implementing information and communications technology (ICT) systems within a higher security domain working environment.
  • Must have DV clearance and be suitable for additional Security approval.
  • Detailed knowledge of MOD ICT provision.
  • Familiarity with JSP440 and JSP892
  • Familiarity with Risk Management processes
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous experience of working within ISS
  • Previous experience of working within MOD

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
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Ability to adhere to stringent timescales
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the anticipated cost for this project? The MoD can confirm that it has sufficient funding to cover this requirement
2. What is the IR35 status? IR35 does not apply to this requirement.
3. Will the specialist have to have active DV clearance or just willing to undergo this process for the position? No the incumbent will need to have current DV clearance and single UK National.
4. As it is a long contract, would there be the potential to accept someone with SC Clearance initially whilst the DV clearance is underway? No the incumbent will need to have DV clearance before taking up the post so that they can start working as soon as they start in post.
5. In terms of working arrangements, will there be any scope for remote work or will this be located on-site? There is the option occasionally to work remotely however majority of the time will be on site.
6. Will this position be inside or outside the scope of IR35 See response to Question 2.
7. What is the IR35 determination for this role? See response to Question 2.
8. Can you please confirm the postcode for the exact location rather than just Swindon? Within the SN5 area.
9. Can you please confirm if you will accept someone with SC and willing to undergo DV, or do they need to be DV to start on the 3 April 18. No the incumbent will need to be DV cleared to start on the 3rd April 2018.
10. Can you please confirm if this is in or outside of IR35? See response to Question 2.
11. Do you have a daily rate in mind for this task? Yes, based on the ROM costs of previous resource(s).
12. Please can you confirm whether this role will be working inside or outside IR35? See response to Question 2.
13. Please can you confirm if this position falls under IR35? See response to question 2.
14. Are you able to facilitate a suitable candidate who's DV has recently lapsed. No the incumbent will need to have up to date DV clearance.
15. Will the MOD Support the Clearance process if a candidate doesn't have one. No the incumbent needs to have current DV clearance and single UK National.
16. Does the Authority have a maximum day rate for this opportunity? See response to Question 11.
17. Is there currently, or has there been, an incumbent carrying out similar work for the Authority? Previously, there have been resource(s) that have completed similar deliverables.
18. Is this task within IR35? See response to Question 2.
19. CCT Contract reference not included in original advert. The CCT Contract reference was not included on the original DOS requirement advert it will be RM1043/CCT608. Please include the reference on any queries.