£ 420.00 - £ 420.00 per day
27853 - Options Analysis Lead - MOD Core ISS - 11 months - £420 UMB - Corsham
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities
  •  This is a technical management post within the SKYNET 6 Service Delivery Wrap Project. The purpose of the post is to provide project management and leadership for the Options Analysis work-package throughout Assessment Phase Part 1.The workstream lead will be responsible for the delivery of analysis outcomes in accordance with the work-stream EPM schedule, and sub plans, monitoring, tracking and reporting performance and variance to the work-stream lead.The work-package lead should have sufficient technical and management experience to be active in the Options analysis process and be open to assisting in wider project activities on an ad-hoc basis. The workstream encompasses: Options Analysis (OA) modelling and assessment with a range of stakeholders, including leading and delivering a series of Options Analysis Working Groups (OAWGs), Option Review Boards (ORBs) and facilitation of Investment Appraisal (IA) activities.Overall analysis will require a number of process iterations to reduce the range of possible to options, to a single preferred option endorsed by an ORB. Options analysis will deliver: 1. A preferred option in full technical detail, 2. A preferred route to market and acquisition approach, and The work-package leader will be responsible for: The allocation, balancing and re-distribution of work load between team members, performing any line management activities as required (management of absence) and referring any further resourcing issues to the workstream lead. The planning and delivery of a series of OAWG's focussed on assessing outputs for the various Service Delivery Wrap workstream studies. Contributing to the development of the overall analysis process and leading the engagements with the Project Board, Scrutiny and Defence Economics to seek endorsement/approval of these processes. Ensuring the holistic integration of OA, IA and other processes in the overall analysis model. Providing a focus for the management of Risks, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Opportunities (RAIDO) throughout these processes. Develop and maintaining a fully auditable evidence pack that supports the preferred option Delivering an LFE work-package that captures both internal/external lessons and evidences where these lessons have been implemented across the SKYNET 6 Project. ESSENTIAL: (The previous experience should have a degree of currency e.g. within the last 3-5 years)  Previous experience of Options Analysis - Including processes/methodologies that analyse an option set to establish a preferred option, supported by auditable evidence  Previous experience Stakeholder Communications/Workshop facilitation - The ability to communicate clearly with a range of key stakeholder, including very senior stakeholders. Proven experience in facilitating decision making workshops o Previous experience of Team management - The ability to manage a mixed team of crown servants, internal contractor support, and external contractor support o Previous experience of investment appraisals - The ability to develop products in support of investment decisions DESIRABLE: Sound technical knowledge of Service Delivery provision o Previous experience of MOD approvals process
 
 
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£ 528.78 - £ 528.78 per day
28296 - Senior Scientist - DSTL - Porton Down - 240 days - £528.78 UMB - SC
   
Client  
   DSTL
Role & Responsibilities
  •  The Human and Social Sciences Group, in Dstl, delivers, and facilitates the delivery of, future-focused human and social science research and consultancy to MOD and other government departments. Our work informs policy and maximises the performance of whole systems for Defence and Security. The group have a vacancy for a Contractor to support the Human Systems Integration and Humans in Cyber Systems capabiltiies. We require a Human Factors (HF) Practitioner, with knowledge of Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI), to lead and advise on a number of work packages in the Cyber area, and across domains if subsequently required. The contractor will provide Human Factors expertise to ensure human-related requirements and equipment design are optimised for the end user and to ensure effective exploitation of the capability. Design and assess Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) and Human Computer Interaction (HCI) aspects of military systems, to aid understanding of user task performance and systems safety. Design, perform and analyse HF assessments to assess military systems. Apply human-related standards (JSP912), information and knowledge in human-related aspects of military system development in order to assess a system. Write and analyse human-related requirements (e.g. capture, definition, test and assurance) of military systems. Analyse human-related considerations (i.e. constraints, risks, issues and concerns) of military systems in order to quantify the severity of risk. Apply the processes for conducting safe and ethical assessments of military systems. Develop, run and evaluate trials activities which may require travel (including overseas). Work with and advise other team members, Engineers, Scientists and the end user. Brief military personnel and project teams when required. The Contractor will be required to have experience of: Conducting Human Factors assessments to assess military systems. Applying human-related standards in order to assess a system. Applying the MOD HFI process. Writing human-related requirements of military systems and analysing human-related considerations. Designing and reviewing HMI and HCI designs. Applying HF trials design. Practical domain experience, such as Land or Maritime. The Contractor will be required to have the following skills: Planning / organising - Proven ability to plan, develop and manage a range of high quality work, ensuring plans compliment broader customer requirements. Ability to organise and assess own contributions. Problem solving - Able to identify broad trends to assess deep-rooted and complex issues. Able to apply originality in modifying existing approaches to solve problems. Management and teamwork - effective team working skills, understanding the strengths and weaknesses of others to help teamwork development. Ability to foster and develop good relationships with others. Communicating and influencing - Able to provide expert guidance (written and verbal) to colleagues in own team, other work areas, stakeholders and customers when required. Able to persuade and influence at all levels in order to foster and maintain relationships, resolving tensions/ difficulties as they arise. The successful candidate should be able to travel to meetings around the UK and overseas if required. Minimum of a BSc. or equivalent in a relevant Human Factors (e.g. Ergonomics) / Human Science subject. OR Minimum of a BEng/BSc. in Systems/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering (or other engineering subject), Industrial Design Engineering/Product Design, or natural science subject (e.g. Physics) AND experience of applying HF in a research, or consultancy context.
 
 
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£ 293.31 - £ 293.31 per day
28249 - Project Support - Abbeywood - 6 months - MOD Ships - £293.31 UMB
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities
  •  Main Duties & Responsibilities Support transition to a Converged Training System support contract. Developing; maintaining and documenting appropriate plans and controls for the project/programme in line with the departments Ensuring the appropriate governance disciplines are observed Reviewing project and supplier documentation and plans to highlight any issues that may compromise delivery Facilitating resolution of project issues and mitigation of project risks Maintaining project documentation Making a constructive contribution to project management processes Making effective use of the departments Produce project documentation eg plans Manage dependencies; assumptions and other controls Arrange; prepare materials for; facilitate; chair and document meetings Monitor and report on progress Define project resources including staff; contractors Assure plans; project controls and progress reports Demonstrate learnings achieved on the project Track record of successful delivery in an equivalent role with equivalent level of responsibility in complex projects Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools eg MSP Experience of working successfully with staff and representatives from business teams to deliver business change initiatives Experience of working successfully in large; complex organisations. Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools eg MSP Experience of working successfully with staff and representatives from business teams to deliver business change initiatives Experience of working successfully in large; complex organisations. Project Initiation paperwork Scrutiny and Approvals paperwork Training System Support experience
 
 
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£ 35000.00 - £ 62000.00 per annum
 
Big Data Engineer / DevOps
Location: Reading  
Role type: Permanent  
   
Working in a large, well known, telecommunications business within their defence remit, this DevOps engineer has the opportunity for great progression within an expanding cyber security platform.    
   
   
Active DV clearance is a pre-requisite as well as a background and experience in SQL, Linux, Hadoop ecosystems, Code performance and the integration of testing and application services.    
   
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£ 450.00 - £ 450.00 per day
28371 - Information Governance Lead - Andover - 6 months - £450 UMB
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities  
 Provide expert guidance in creating and building schedules using standard WBS and schedule management tools (e.g. Primavera (P6)) Support the embedding of P3O scheduling and planning services across PPD and PSP delivery teams  Resource scheduling support to priority programmes and projects to inform Main Gate activities as required by senior management Design PPD scheduling tools and standards, working with PSP schedulers in their application Support resource management practices through loading resource profiles to schedules to help inform capacity and capability challenges across PPD  Provide a fast-track programme / project mobilisation support service through collaborative working, facilitated workshops and tailoring of standard approaches and templates Expert advice to PPD leadership in schedule management  Support to Head of Delivery, portfolio managers and resourcing manager in providing schedule driven outputs by Portfolio  Provide expert guidance in creating and delivering portfolio level schedules representing programmes and projects contained within the Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Provide expert guidance in creating standard outputs from Primavera (P6) to support reporting matrix and governance boards  Responsible for standard outputs from Primavera (P6) to support reporting matrix and governance boards  Instruct the team creating baselines for the portfolios in P6 to inform main gate activities held within IMS system Develop standards, templates and, where required, additional policy on P3M schedule management for PPD, PSPs and Industry Partners and provides assurance to these standards Provide technical assurance capability in support of reviewing PSP programmes and offering advice around schedule management Embed the P3O scheduling services within PPD and Delivery teams. Design scheduling tools and standards Design a fast track service Arrange schedule training in accordance with training calendar Conduct training to be carried out in Q1 and Q2 18/19
 
Closing Date  
   24/04 08.30
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£ 600.00 - £ 600.00 per day
27902 - Change Manager - London - ASAP - 13/10/2018 - £600 UMB  
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities  
 Responsibilities: 1.Develop Capability Integration Plans for ISS programmes, and ensure that Delivery Teams consider and deliver pan-DLOD activities. 3. Drive the delivery of Busines Change activity for the CIO in order to enable the wider MOD exploitation of MODNET and DAAP capabilities. 4.Cohere activities across DLoDs and capabilities, identifying opportunities for efficiencies and improvements for across Defence. 5.Deliver Concepts &Doctrine and Info DLoD products for new capabilities, ensuring innovative services are similarly integrated and enabled. 6.Assure pan-Defence advice and direction to TLBs and Process Owners wrt exploitation of MODNET and future strategies for IUS. 7.Assure coherence between Differentiated and Core Services deliverables, enabling efficiencies and, where relevant, similar user ways of working. 8.Support the ISS Transformation Programme, acting as the BC BM POC for strategy development. 9. Business Change support to MODNET adoption and exploitation through the development of new Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 Ways of Working tailored to specific MOD use case scenarios. 10. Delivery of Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 stakeholder upskilling engagement and communication material and activities. 11. Liaison with third party suppliers providing support to the development, implementation and exploitation of MODNET, including but not limited to Microsoft, DXC, Atos and Fujitsu Services Ltd.         
Expert in Office 365 Experience previously working in a change environment Knowledge of DLOD process Previous experience in defence
 
Closing Date  
   23/04 09.30
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£ 550.00 - £ 600.00 per day
28242 - Senior DevOps Engineer - DWP - 6 months - SC - Yorkshire or Newcastle or Manchester - £550 - £600 Ltd  
   
Client  
   DWP
Role & Responsibilities
  •  As a Senior DevOps Engineer you will own the overall DevOps process along with setting the strategies for products and the wider community. You will contribute to the Engineering and Architecture leads that will help ensure the systems are fit for purpose. With a focus on stability, availability and quality you will be accountable for the code and services your teams produce and administer. You will provide technical leadership to a small team of DevOps Engineers along with providing oversight to the products and services they develop. You are a skilled practitioner and role model in DevOps principles. You are responsible for ensuring best practices are adhered to across the department and guiding teams on how to effectively deliver software products. Essential skills: $2022; Extensive experience of using, operating, patching and securing Linux operating systems like RHEL $2022; Extensive experience of configuration management software like Puppet or Ansible and scripting languages like BASH, Perl or Python $2022; Extensive experience of deploying, supporting and patching public, cloud-based applications that are repeatable, scalable, resilient and highly available (including APIs and microservices) $2022; Extensive experience of modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by other engineers $2022; Experience of leading DevOps Engineers in a complex, multi-disciplinary environment, delivering products within specific time-scales and engaging with multiple senior stakeholders.

Desirable skills: $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience of provisioning tools such as Terraform, CloudFormation $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience with continuous integration and delivery tools like Jenkins $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience of clustering and load balancing applications and services, like NGINX $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience working with distributed version control systems like Git $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience of static code analysis and security tools like SonarQube or Checkmarx $2022; Significant and demonstrable experience working with collaboration tools such as Jira, Confluence and Slack $2022; Experience of modifying and maintaining systems and code developed by other engineers $2022; Experience deploying repeatable, scalable, resilient and highly available HTTP services, including APIs and microservices $2022; Experience with virtualisation and container based technologies like Docker $2022; Demonstrable experience of DevSecOps principles and security automation tools $2022; Can identify and implement Continuous-Integration and Continuous-Delivery best practices Leadership and team working skills: $2022; Breakdown user stories into tasks. Design and lead the tactics for building reusable libraries, templates and services and own the development of medium-long term strategies for products lines within your Functional and Professional Communities $2022; Lead a DevOps Engineering team providing technical leadership and guidance, creating a DevOps culture and implementing automation best practices. This will include coaching and mentoring your team, taking accountability for their decision-making and their professional development $2022; Contribute and set strategic direction for DevOps teams and wider Engineering community $2022; Lead the sharing of knowledge, documentation and good practice with the wider Engineering community $2022; Provide coaching and mentoring to Software and DevOps Engineer colleagues and peers $2022; Lead community discussions about DevOps best practice within Engineering
 
 
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   20/04 10.00am
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£ 341.62 - £ 341.62 per day
28307 - Supply Chain Officer - MOD - 7 months - £341.62 UMB  
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities  
THROUGH LIFE SUPPORT MANAGER Within the Ships OC organisation, MSS is responsible for providing support to the designated range of Marine Engineering equipment's & systems. This Level 2 TTLS Senior Specialist role within MSS is responsible for providing Marine Technical Logistics Support SQEP to Marine Transmissions and Propulsors (MP-MTP) SDG, a multi-functional team responsible for the planning and delivery of support to nine (9) Master Equipments including: Brakes Inc. Valves; Propulsion Gearboxes; Gearbox Ancillaries; Boat Transmissions; Conv Shafts & Props; Other Propuslors; Shaft Ancillaries; Submarine Shafts & Seals & Voith Schneider Propuslors. The role requires contributions to the delivery of strategic planning and support arrangements relating to engineering or on technical elements of equipment support and logistics services. This includes delivery of in-service support, co-ordinating equipment modifications and repair procedures and support to the resolution of design or modification issues. This includes all the responsibilities detailed to enable the MP-MTP team to meet the goals and outputs required by Navy Command
 
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£ 30000.00 - £ 35000.00 per annum
Service Engineer - Birmingham  
     
   
The Role  
   
planned maintenance, breakdown or repair work of passenger lifts. Working from a PDA, you will get a job sheet and work from home.    
   
The ideal candidate must have NVQ 3 qualification, willing to travel and work on a night call rota.    
     
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£28-£35K Depending on experience  
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If you are interested in this position call Tom Carson on 01489 232080 or email t.carson@englandassociates.co.uk
£ 45000.00 - £ 75000.00 per annum
A developer with an excellent reputation and divisions within private developments, property services and housing associations are currently searching for a Technical Coordinator/Manager to join their stable Technical team.
 
You would be dealing with all Technical responsibilities as part of the team within the private developing arm, building high end speculative housing.
 
Any previous residential experience within a Technical department will be a necessity.
 
On offer is a generous salary and package along with excellent career progression opportunities.
 
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£ 450.00 - £ 450.00 per day
28323 Change Manager - Inner London - 6 months - £450 UMB
   
Client  
   NHS
Role & Responsibilities  
Experience in delivering large scale workforce development and change programmes
Practical change model experience e.g. Lewin, Kotter
Experience in delivering leadership development programmes
Experience in delivering workforce development programmes in customer service / technology operations
Experience in aligning to and / or developing competency frameworks
Must have NHS experience
 
Closing Date  
23/04 10.00am   
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£ 220.00 - £ 250.00 per day
URGENTLY REQUIRED - SITE MANAGER CIVIL'S BACKGROUND
 
Working for a leading construction company, this temp freelance position for a Site Manager needs a heavy civil's background.
 
Works include Drainage, tanks and rising mains.
 
Immediate start for approx. 1 month.
 
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