£ 450.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28674 - Digital Specialist Senior, Inner London
         
Client        
Cabinet Office  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
What: Provide technical expertise on the Apple estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing technical skills working with the Senior Apple Engineer to assist the design of Apple end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Provide Technical Architecture expertise on the much smaller Windows estate (client and server) and in other areas as required. This will primarily involve providing Technical Architecture skills for the design of MS Windows end user devices and their management and integration into the GDS WLAN and network services.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Oversee and guide the other team member who has Windows system admin responsibilities.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Alongside the Apple & Windows system admin team member, provide day to day management of the Apple OS X and Windows environment ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised. This will include the implementation of new services as and when required by GDS Provide second/third line support for the large OS X client estate; Provide day to day management of the small environment Microsoft Windows estate ensuring the server environment and dependent services are optimised; Problem solving; According to the skills of the candidate, to also provide support for other elements of our network environment as cover for the team members with primary responsibility; this will be dependent on the current skills of the candidate; As part of the team, maintain and enhance the network, by providing expertise and creating opportunities for others to share and practice your knowledge.
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Maintain and deliver a robust, scalable, network environment capable of supporting GDS’ internal IT needs.
  • Measured: GDS digital services daily meetings are held to track progress
  • What: Creation of design documents for End User Devices - macOS and Windows as part of design work
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
  • What: Creation of user guides for device builds
  • Measured: Through sprint planning, daily standups and regular update meetings with the Head of Internal Services. In addition a set of spreadsheets are used to track and report progress
 
   
   
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Closing Date    
15/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 290.00 - £ 340.00 per day
28675 - Corporate Communications Advisor, Inner London  
         
Client        
DFT  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Plan and manage internal and external communications campaigns / projects effectively. Support in developing and delivering an agreed communication strategy and plan for each policy issue or business priority. Produce communications briefs which demonstrate the understanding and application of research. Identify and flag risks associated with the communications campaign/project. Liaise with policy leads to agree a communications approach that matches resourcing. Manage communication projects to time and budget across all delivery channels. Be the subject expert for these communication channels and share expertise with communication colleagues.   
   
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Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 550.00 - £ 700.00 per day
28673 - Senior Project Manager, London
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Transitioning the DLx Replacement Project from Discovery into Alpha phases Detailing and supporting resource requests to build the Delivery team and drive the Alpha and Beta activities Managing the Alpha stage of delivery including configuration and development of the solution, and verification that this work meets the business requirements and user needs Coordination and support of team activities through agile delivery methodologies, to deliver the Project, including Business Change and Live Service workstreams The integration and management of stakeholders to ensure the desired project outcomes, including users, SROs, and Operational representative Creation and ongoing maintenance of RAID logs, project plans and project reports to deliver the Project Ongoing reporting on a weekly basis to Programme level, and a monthly basis to Board level
   
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Closing Date    
16/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 400.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28537 - Project Manager, Central London      
 
 
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Management and delivery of plans to ensure all necessary preparation and execution tasks and dependencies are included. Ongoing management of those plans to achieve the delivery goals Work with key stakeholders to manage the deployment of all aspects of the project assigned to Identify and mitigate potential risks for delivery of products Operate as a full member of the team; supporting the Programme Director and other team members as directed Project Manage all aspects of specific work packages Working with stakeholders to ensure Design; Delivery; Technical Build; testing; MI requirements etc are managed and delivered to date and time Completion of detailed plan for the medium term including MSP; Resources; costs Completion of the detailed design phase to time and quality; working with the Design team to secure stakeholder sign-off at all stages. Development of stakeholder relationship with suppliers; including preparation of joint plans; proposals and any design and build documentation. Completion of the high level plan through to Go Live and BAU handover. Experience in the delivery of projects; with particular emphasis on the management of suppliers and stakeholders Experience of governance and risk control frameworks Good planning and organisational skills Strong leadership; people and communications skills Possess strong analytical skills with a proven ability to persuade and influence senior decision-making.
 
   
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Closing Date    
14/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 700.00 - £ 750.00 per day
28652 - Senior Project Manager, Inner London    
         
Client        
HMRC
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The Construction Manager supports the Construction & Fit Out Function within Estates Transformation, delivering the ‘intelligent client’ project management function and is accountable for ensuring end to end delivery of construction and fit out element of projects to time, cost and quality. These roles are accountable to the Programme Project Board, Estates Executive Board, and the Hubs Workstream Board.    
 
 
Key Knowledge and Skills (Experience):
 
  • Experience in delivering £20m+ projects through the end to end project lifecycle.
  • Experience in managing developer led projects either as a client user, employer’s agent or directly for a developer. 
  • Lead a multidisciplinary project team whilst building strong relationships across team/business area/ departmental/ boundaries
  • Demonstrable track record of success at in Construction Management or Project Management capacity in a consultancy or client organisation.
  • Highly commercial with experience of enhancing and delivering value and continuous improvement.
  • Thorough understanding of project cost management methods and delivery of comprehensive reporting to senior management boards.
  • Clear understanding of construction H&S legislative requirements and ability to promote high standards.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction designs, materials, technologies or processes and able to assess a variety of options and propose viable solutions.
  • Evidence of an understanding of construction schedule risks, dependencies and critical paths.

    You will be a full member of a relevant professional body or currently working towards, e.g. RICS/CIOB/APM, but not exclusively.   
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Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 400.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28540 - Business Support Manager, Central London
         
Client        
NCTP    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Working across NCTPHQ and NCTPOC, the Change Support Manager (CSM) will be responsible for the day to day coordination, management and implementation of change affecting these areas. This will include:

1. Implementation of national CT change projects. Specifically, the Change Manager will be responsible for facilitating the assessment of the impact of change on HQ and OC staff, managing local readiness plans and ensuring staff are engaged and understand the change affecting them.

2. Delivery of changes within the national CT Change Portfolio categorised as ‘Business Delivered’, i.e. centrally defined but delivered by resources within operational CT commands. Specifically, the Change Manager will be responsible for ensuring the development and maintenance of specific project management products; project plans; risk and issue registers - tracking and monitoring updates; managing escalations and managing effective change control. 

3. Implementation of MPS Transformation Programmes that impact on NCTPHQ and OC. Specifically the Change Manager will provide support to the Supt Command Support and Development in his/her role as ‘Local Change Manager’.

The NCTPHQ/OC Change Manager role will have a dotted line to the professional lead for change management in CT, the NCTPHQ Business Change Manager. He/she will therefore be able to seek professional guidance from change management specialists within the NCTPHQ Portfolio Management Office, and must ensure adherence to any programme / project management processes and standards required by the Portfolio Management Office.
 
 
Skills:
 
  • Ability to produce high quality project documentation
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written including stakeholder engagement skills.
  • Able to successfully negotiate to influence and persuade senior stakeholders.
  • Good facilitation skills. 
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively and tactfully with people at all levels.
  • Self-starter, confident and capable of working both independently and collaboratively to tight deadlines with plenty of initiative.
  • Analytical and problem solving skills required to troubleshoot projects and delivered within agreed limits.
  • Highly organised and able to meet demanding deadlines in a pressured environment.
  • Strong IT skills in the use of Microsoft Office Products.
 
Experience & Knowledge:
 
  • Experience of facilitating groups balancing conflicting opinions, building consensus as necessary. 
  • Experience of listening and understanding to the needs and experiences of customers and using these to develop solutions or interventions to improve performance and achieve organisational outcomes. 
  • Experience of managing change - including project planning, risk management and preparing progress reports.
  • Previous experience of working in (local) government, a security agency or policing is essential.
 
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£ 450.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28633 - Unix Systems Administrator, London  
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The main objective of this request is to procure specialist skill set for the HO DACC Strategic Service a new build and design is required to move the DACC Alpha and Beta system to a new Home Office Hosting site in AWS it has been agreed by the DACC that new skills are required to progress with the build into Home Office Hosting in AWS. The move has identified an urgent need for resource to cover the business-critical elements of the DACC system. The required service support request is for AWS Operational skills (Architecture and Operations) Strong Unix System Administration and knowledge and experience with Database Management (Sql and PostgresQL) providing low level technical design and assurance. The Service contract needed must include priority considerations as listed within this application- Travel Croydon as required 95% Farnborough as required 5% Cody Technology Park Old Ively Road Farnborough Hampshire GU14 0LX  
   
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Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 28.00 - £ 32.00 per hour
28350 - Internal Communication Manager - Central London    
         
Client        
 
There has never been a more interesting time to join the Communications and Engagement Team at the Government Legal Department. The work of government lawyers reaches through most areas of life, from roads and rivers, health and human rights, to finance and, of course, Brexit. And as well as dealing with all these issues, we are about to embark on our most ambitious relocation project to date, moving 800 staff out of our current headquarters into a new ‘justice hub’ in central London.  
 
We are looking to appoint an experienced professional communicator on a fixed term contract to plan and deliver all aspects of the communications and engagement work that will be needed to help introduce and embed the culture change necessary in completing the move.  
A significant element of the role will be to deliver the ‘hearts and minds’ change that will be needed.  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
You will develop and deliver the communication and engagement strategy to be undertaken with all levels of the department including senior directors, the Directors General and Permanent Secretary.  
 
You will need to be able to act as a trusted adviser to the senior management team, but you will also need to be willing to be a hands-on member of the Future Accommodation Team.  
 
Specific responsibilities and tasks:
  • act as engagement manager for the project, working closely with the project team to support the whole approach to the move
  • support individuals, teams and the department as a whole in the lead up to, during and following the move
  • set up and deliver face to face engagement with moving teams to discuss and address concerns
  • set up site visits for the moving teams (in liaison with the Head of Future Accommodation)
  • produce all communications materials related to the move including o briefing on the new accommodation, what to expect, what to do on day 1 o scripts for managers o guidance on new working practices o design products to accompany the briefings and scripts o newsletters with updates and guidance in the run-up to the move
  • evaluate success of the above activities, revising approach and incorporating lessons into ongoing and planned activities
   
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Closing Date    
10/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 600.00 - £ 0.00 per day
28564 - Technical Architect - Central London       
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • Architectural ownership for the CSOC on-boarding of systems / services
  • Stakeholder management for on-boarding of systems to CSOC
  • Negotiation of risk tolerance and treatment
  • Support business information, data model development.
  • Support architecture activities and lead on business analysis activities in large scale.
  • Lead on business process mapping activity
  • Manage change control for existing process maps.
  • Support business capability model, process architecture.
  • Support value stream mapping. Support Business capability modelling.
   
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Closing Date    
10/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 700.00 - £ 750.00 per day
28508 - Service Transition Manager - Croydon
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • To pre-plan and scope the potential impact of the new contracts and ensure business readiness ahead of mobilisation and transition commencement; to ensure that relevant data packages and scenario planning is undertaken.
  • To embed procedures and processes for monitoring and managing the transfer of service users (including relocation) to ensure consistent service delivery and robust record keeping
  • To evaluate the supplier transition and incumbent’s exit plan; and develop, in collaboration with the successful supplier, existing supplier and Business as Usual (BaU) commercial lead, a single transition plan which will allow for a coordinated and efficient handover to the new contract.
  • To work with Design and Business Change teams to ensure effective product development to support the guidance material provided to suppliers.
 
The successful Service Transition Manager with have:
  • Knowledge and experience of managing a large scale transition in high profile delivery environment. In particular, the effective use of data to ensure accurate planning and measurement of progress.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of competency in managing a range of stakeholders to deliver within an agreed timescale.
  • Ability to manage and mitigate issues and identify risk at the earliest moment.
  • Experience of supplier management and liaison with commercial and legal experts.
  • Transition management
  • Supplier and Stakeholder management in a transition role
  • Understanding of Asylum Support legislation.
  • Understanding and ability to demonstrate knowledge of supplier performance management standards.   
 
 
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Closing Date    
10/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 420.00 - £ 460.00 per day
28543 - Workforce Planning Manager - Central London
 
Client        
DEFRA  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
  • We are expecting to have multiple, simultaneous, incoming and outgoing TUPE transfers in the near future. You will be required to manage the transfer process for each of these TUPEs in its entirety, including drafting and managing mobilisation plans and undertaking detailed due-diligence. In addition, working with the HR Business Partner you will provide support on HR engagement in consulting with employees and their representatives, along with providing communications on proposed measures and transfer arrangements.
  • You will be able to evidence a sound understanding of employment legislation and best HR practice with the ability to produce innovative and practical solutions. You will have an excellent knowledge of a broad range of HR issues and the ability to develop and deliver effective HR interventions.
   
The successful Workforce Planning Manager will have
  • Proven experience of delivering TUPE transfers & contract mobilisation in complex procurement programmes, and in the public sector
  • An experienced HR professional – CIPD Advanced Level qualifications are desirable
  • Experience of working within Public Sector and/or Enterprise ICT functions
  • Excellent communicator, with the ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders
  • Be the TUPE subject matter expert for the wider HR Project team
 
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Closing Date    
09/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 23000.00 - £ 26000.00 per annum
Customer Care Coordinator - £24,000+ - Greater West London        
         
Introduction            
An exciting new permanent opportunity has arisen for a Customer Care Coordinator to join our client based in Greater West London. This role involves providing an excellent level of Customer Service meeting needs of homeowners after sales.            
           
Client Overview            
Our client, a national house builder, operate in a number of regions and currently have a vacancy within their Customer Care team.             
     
The Role            
- Reporting to the Head of Customer care you will deliver an excellent level of customer care service meeting the needs of homeowner after the sale.            
- Provide support and advice to sub-contractors and operatives.            
- Deliver all services within the guidance of data protection legislation.            
- Speak with Site or Constructions teams as necessary to ensure customers’ queries are answered accurately, efficiently and consistently.               
             
For more information please apply below or call Christopher Ellis at England Associates.
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