This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Monday 13 August 2018
Home Office

Home Office - Project Manager (Barbados)

9 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 0 large

12 Completed applications

10 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Monday 6 August 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 8 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 13 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
The Project Manager will be required to manage and deliver a project to expand the infrastructure and IT capability of an ongoing project in Barbados.
Latest start date
Monday 3 September 2018
Expected contract length
9 months with the option to extend for up to an additional 9 months.
No specific location, eg they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The individual will be supported by a regional senior officer and will work with international partners.
What the specialist will work on
The requirements of the Project Manager will be to manage and oversee the implentation of (but not limited to):
- Increase capacity of data centre infrastructure and network capability.
- work alongside other Government departments.
- increase data storage.
- improve security.
- Increase operational efficiency.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
The individual will be required to work in the UK (remotely) and in Barbados.
The expected requirement will be to deploy for 50% of the time.
Working arrangements
The specialist will be required to work in the UK (remotely) and in Barbados.
The expected requirement will be to deploy for 50% of the time.
Security clearance
SC clearance is desirable but not essential.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
FCO worldwide subsistence rates will apply.
This role is deemed to be outside the scope of IR35 of the Intermediaries legislation.
Work History/ CV's will be requested once the shortlisting process is complete.

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
  • Previous experience of working with ATSG system (within a Border Security enviroment) (25%)
  • Previous experience in building IT capability and infrastructure for targeting (10%)
  • Experience of working alongside International partners (10%)
  • Experience in managing and overseeing the implementation of data storage & management solutions (10%)
  • Experience in managing and overseeing the implementation of data centre infrastrucure and networking (10%)
  • Experience in managing and overseeing the implementation of improvements to data recovery sites (5%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Understanding Border Force values and behaviours in the international enviroment
  • Be respectful and work with integrity and flexibility
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent and if so will they be reapplying?
There is not a current incumbent.
2. Is ATSGb experience essential?
Yes – ATSGb experience is required.
3. Dear Sir / Madam, Please can you confirm how the UK/Barbados split will be cut? e.g: Weekly / monthly or at the consultants preference etc.?
The split will be a maximum to two weeks per month in Barbados. This will be for review with the management team if it is felt there is a need for less time in Barbados.
4. Dear Sir/Madam, Please can you confirm what an ATSG system is in its entirety?
Automated Targeting System – Global
5. For the first key skills regarding ATSG systems, how recent experience would be required to score highly on that response given that it is weighted at 25%?
Ideally recent experience would be within the past 12 months. However, a good knowledge of the system is the main requirement here.