Awarded to COMXPS Limited

Start date: Wednesday 17 October 2018
Value: £259,560
Company size: SME
Ministry of Defence Information Systems & Services (ISS)

ISS Protector LDO Support Project Manager

5 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 1 large

15 Completed applications

13 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Thursday 6 September 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 13 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 20 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
A Project Manager is required to plan the ISS elements of the Protector project. 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
Friday 12 October 2018
Expected contract length
2 Years (24 Months)
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence Information Systems & Services (ISS)
Maximum day rate

About the work

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

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
MOD Corsham, Corsham, SN13 9NP.
Working arrangements
Normal tasking will take place at 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. All information processing and exchange must be carried out on MOD IT and homeworking is not allowed.
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
  • Wide experience delivering complex CIS projects - 30%
  • Strong understanding of current ISS structure and processes – 20%
  • Experience of ISTAR Air Platform related projects - 20%
  • Stakeholder engagement and management - 10%.
  • Experience of information flow requirements capture - 10%
  • Ability to work as part of a team – 10%
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of the Air Command Capability area - 40%
  • Experience of the Joint Forces Command Capability area - 30%
  • Wide experience of integrating new services onto MOD IT Systems - 30%

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers – 40%
  • Take responsibility for their work – 30%
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions – 15%
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members – 15%
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. This is additional information to assist potential bidders regarding the IR35 status of this requirement.
The intermediaries legislation (IR35) does not apply to this engagement.
2. Please see additional information regarding payment terms
The method of payment for this Contract will be via invoice submitted via CP&F (MOD’s electronic Contracting Purchasing and Finance) system. Other methods (i.e. manual invoicing) will not be considered.
If you are unfamiliar with CP&F please see the following link:
3. Is there a current incumbent?
No, this is a newly contracted role.
4. Can you please confirm if the maximum day rate of £650 is inclusive or exclusive of VAT?
The maximum day rate is exclusive of VAT.