ISS - Ministry of Defence

CCT704 - ISS Project Online Subject Matter Expert

Incomplete applications

11
Incomplete applications
10 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

5
Completed applications
4 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Wednesday 6 March 2019
Deadline for asking questions Friday 8 March 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Wednesday 13 March 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work Expert required to exploit functionality of Project Online, providing configuration, change and reporting management. Training and guidance as required and working across the ISS enterprise to develop integrated reporting to support decision making at all levels of the organisation.
Latest start date Monday 1 April 2019
Expected contract length Length of Contract: 12 months
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for ISS - Ministry of Defence
Maximum day rate £800.00 @150 days
No Travel & Subsistence

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Civilian, Military and contractors within ISS and JFC teams.
What the specialist will work on To support the continued development of reporting and enterprise functionality using Project Online across ISS. The exploitation of Project Online to support the development and on-going management of schedules at Programme and Project level. Configuration of Project Online, development of reporting functionality and servicing evolving reporting requirements. Development of enterprise wide Project Online functionality. Implementing Project Online change across ISS. Supporting Resource Management and reporting using Project Online, development of ISS Time Recording, dependency management development and the provision of Management Information whether directly or through standard tools such as PowerBI or Excel.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place ISS, Building 405, Spur C3, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements All tasking will take place from MoD Corsham the contract allows for 150 days spread over 12 months to be agreed. Day visits may be required to MOD Abbey Wood and other MOD sites. Overnight visits will only be permitted if permission is sought in advance. This individual will report to the Portfolio Delivery Team
Security clearance SC Clearance 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
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and recent experience of the ability to configure Project Online - 10%
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and recent experience of Project Online and scheduling assurance and support - 8%
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and recent experience of the development of reporting functionality and ability to service evolving reporting requirements using Project Online and other tools like excel/PowerBI - 10%
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and recent experience of integration of Project Online reporting into other reporting toolsets - 8%
  • Demonstrate expert knowledge and recent experience of the development of enterprise wide Project Online functionality - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent experience of the development of automated assurance and maturity measures in Project Online - 8%
  • Demonstrate the recent experience of the development of automated change management controls in Project Online - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent experience of the development of guidance/standards/work instructions/training to support scheduling and reporting using Project Online - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent experience of the support/development of tools for improving data quality/usage and completion within Project Online - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent experience of providing knowledge transfer, training and support to other teams as required - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent experience of quality assurance of Project Online outputs including schedules and reporting in preparation for governance meetings - 8%
  • Demonstrate recent expert experience of implementing Project Online change across organisations - 8%
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Demonstrate experience of ISS Programmes, processes, systems and services - 34%
  • Demonstrate experience in MOD and ISS Cap Int process - 33%
  • Demonstrate experience of ISS and MOD approvals process - 33%

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
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
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be comfortable standing up for their discipline
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
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. What is the IR35 Status? The requirement is outside of IR35.
2. Is there a current incumbent? Yes, there is an incumbent.
3. Can the Authority confirm if an incumbent is in this role at present and if they will be invited to apply via DOS? Yes, there is an incumbent in place. The advertisement is open to all available suppliers registered to the DOS framework.
4. Please confirm if the role is inside or outside IR35? The requirement is outside of IR35.
5. Is there a current incumbent? Yes, there is an incumbent.
6. Can you clarify if this is a full time role (5 days a week) for 12 months? Is it just 150 days (so approx 3 days a week)? 150 days, pattern to be agreed.
7. We have a resource that fits this requirement, however their current SC has lapsed. Can we still apply and then get the SC in place with your support afterwards? SC clearance must be in place.
8. Will you sponsor candidate for SC clearance or are you only looking for candidates having valid SC clearance in hand? SC clearance must be in place.
9. "Demonstrate experience in MOD and ISS Cap Int process – 33%", what is Cap Int process? CapInt. (Capability Introduction) is the ISS project delivery framework based on the MOD CADMID/MIT lifecycle and APM best practice. It is one of ISS SIAM (Service Integration and Management) ITIL aligned process set.
10. Can you please elaborate on why nice to have skills also have got percentages mentioned against them?
Are these points also part of the evaluation criteria?
Please be advised that the nice to have skills “percentages” will not be utilised as part of the evaluation criteria.
11. Will you sponsor SC clearance? No, SC clearance must be in place.