£ 33.25 - £ 33.25 per hour
Minimum Requirement: 
  • Strong private law civil litigation experience essential
  • Strong experience in personal injury defendant work highly desirable 
  • Good drafting and written skills essential
  • Ability to meet time and billing targets essential
  • Experience in managing a busy civil litigation caseload essential.
  • Public sector/Central Government experience desirable but not essential

    Security Clearance: BPSS
    CV Deadline: Friday 16th Aug @ 11am
£ 300.00 - £ 300.00 per day
Description:
BACKGROUND 
One of the highest priorities for the Civil Service is improving commercial capability across Government, a priority being driven by the Commercial Capability Programme (CCP). 

Phase one of the Commercial Capability Programme (CCP) has been to setup the Government Commercial Organisation (GCO) that recruits, retains, develops and grows senior commercial talent, helping to drive commercial best practice and improved commercial outcomes. 

Phase two of the CCP aims to expand the improvement of commercial capability across three new populations across government; (1) Commercial Leads (Grade 7s) in Central Government Departments; (2) Wider Government Bodies; (3) Contract Managers. 

The business operations team sits at the heart of the Commercial Capability Programme, providing operational support across both phases enabling the internal team and its frontline services. 

ROLE OVERVIEW 
As the Business Operations department grows it is necessary to review the current structure, with this in mind the Operations Manager role will be expanding and requiring different capabilities and a more senior person to look after a wider remit. 
To help maintain and grow this standard, we’re seeking an experienced operations manager to oversee daily activities. An ideal candidate, will have a sharp business mind and proven success managing multiple staff, and looking after a variety of training programmes. Highly skilled in decision making, effective communication with peers and senior staff, highly organised, building and sustaining relationships with customers and able to manage and develop staff. Additionally, display a proven ability to develop and maintain an environment of trust, diversity, and inclusion within the team. The ultimate responsibility is to maintain and increase our operational efficiency and quality standards in Business Operations. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
• Maintain constant communication with management, staff, and customers to ensure proper delivery of the ADC – CMTA and Commercial, 
• Implementation, review and manage the L&D delivery programmes. 
• Review and maintain quality assurance protocols 
• Grow the efficiency of existing organisational processes and procedures to enhance and sustain the organisation’s internal capacity 
• Actively pursue strategic and operational objectives 
• Ensure operational activities remain on time and within a defined budget 
• Track staffing requirements, hiring new employees as needed 
• Ensuring invoices are review and signed off in a timely way 
• Lead, motivate, and support a large team within a time-sensitive and demanding environment, including setup and implementation of career development plans for all direct reports and problem resolution 
• Partner with cross-functional support teams in improving the customer experience tools and systems 
• Day to day link with venue and ensure the relationship is sustained to meet the expected standards 

The duties/responsibilities listed above describe the post as it is at present and is not intended to be exhaustive. In the role, you will be expected to accept reasonable alterations and additional tasks of a similar level that may be necessary. Significant adjustments may require re-examination under the Job Evaluation scheme and shall be discussed in the first instance with the Job Holder. 
EXPERIENCE / SKILLS / CAPABILITIES 
Civil Service expected behaviours for role: 
• Making effective decisions 
• Delivering at pace 
• Managing s quality service 
• Changing and Improving 
Essential 
• Experience of working in a business operations management role 
• Excellent organisation skills 
• Excellent communication skills when dealing with internal and external customers 
• Project support/management skills 
• Excellent IT skills 
• People management skills 
Desirable 
• Working within a L&D department
 
£ 521.05 - £ 521.05 per day
Description:
Identifying Change Management requirements. Production of policy, processes, procedures, working practices and supporting guidance to promote effective. Change Management from concept to execution and review. Planning, managing and monitoring the implementation of changes, including impact assessment, resource analysis, conflict resolution and contingency planning. The successful candidate will be an Expert in Change Management concepts and practices. Capable in methods and techniques for risk management, business impact analysis, counter-measures and contingency arrangements, particularly relating to the serious disruption of business services. 

Job Description; 
We are looking for 3 Business Change Managers to play a key role in supporting the delivery of change initiatives in the function. 
Defence is embarking on a new approach to transformation that will best support this mobilise / modernise / transform agenda by developing stronger cross-cutting Functions to address today’s challenges and future threats. A number of candidate transformation programmes were initially identified; one of these was People. The People Transformation Programme is now growing and its vision is to deliver Defence People who are motivated, engaged and committed to Defence and whose talents are integrated in the delivery of Defence outputs. 
To enable this vision we are delivering two strands: a Defence People Portfolio and a strengthened Defence People Function. We now require additional inhouse support to enable developments to move ahead at pace in these two areas. The three Business Change Managers will join an existing team of 4 (1 Deputy Head – Change, 2 existing Business Change Managers and a Business Change Specialist). The three Business Change Managers will support the development and delivery of the business change work required across the developing People Transformation Function in a number of areas; with the new People Portfolio, the People Projects within it and the wider People Transformation Programme. 
The Business Change Managers will work closely with project teams and maintain a detailed understanding of the team’s tasks and activity across multiple projects, including status, release dates, issues/risks, business readiness, and report adoption status to various stakeholders. 
The role will design and deliver targeted interventions to ensure the groups impacted are meaningfully engaged, supported and upskilled to adopt the change. 
The role will champion best practice in change management, and provide expert advice for team members and the project/change community. 
The role will identify risks and design and deliver mitigation strategies and interventions to support successful adoption of change. 
The role will report to the Senior Business Change Manager. 

Key tasks; 
1. Produce change documentation for the mini-Toms connected to Op model workstream for People Transformation 
2. Create TNA's and training specifications 
3. Support People Portfolio
 
CV Deadline: Thursday 15th August 3pm 
Security Clearance: SC
£ 309.75 - £ 309.75 per day
Description:
Main Duties _ Responsibilities Accountable to the relevant Project Manager Developing; maintaining and documenting appropriate plans and controls for the project in line with the change lifecycle 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 Produce project documentation Manage issues; risks; dependencies; assumption and other controls Arrange; prepare materials; facilitate; chair and document meetings Monitor and report on progress Manage project resources including staff; contractors and spend Assure suppliers plans; project controls and progress reports Manage QA processes Demonstrate learning?s achieved on the project Track record of successful delivery in an equivalent role with equivalent level of responsibility in complex IT application projects Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools Experience of working successfully with IT supplier staff and representatives from business teams to delivery new systems Experience of working successfully in large; complex organisations. 

POST SPECIFICS: 
The GC Point to Point Migration Manager will be part of a small team working on a project to migrate existing systems on legacy serial based network onto a new IP platform. The role will involve technical engagement with system owners and system suppliers to better understand current systems design as well as working with provider of the new IP network. The role will involve travel and acting as the lead in technical meetings to determine the best approach to move the system towards the new network platform.
 
Security Clearance: SC
CV Deadline: Thursday 15th August 3pm 
£ 350.00 - £ 400.00 per day
Description:
 
Workplace Services Lead 
 
  • Act as the lead for the development of Oxfam's workplaces (building and spaces) as part of a wider Digital Innovation Programme. 
  • Act as the primary point of contact for, and liaise with, local customers/stakeholders at numerous properties. 
  • Management of contractors and suppliers to ensure the provision of high quality and efficient services are delivered as per the contract, measured for KPI's, service reviews and that a service improvement plan is in place and being implemented. 
  • Review and implement a revised business continuity plans. 
  • Prepare and ensure all risk assessments are carried out at number of sites. More specifically those focused around IT support and equipment i.e. computer equipment and server rooms. 
  • Ensure wider projects that have a Facilities component are completed on time, within budget to meet the customer's requirements. 
  • Keep abreast of all relevant property and facilities management developments.
 
Skills & experience:
Facilities management experience especially around data centre/IT hardware
Facilitating change as they are undergoing office move so relocation of hardware
Dealing with 3rd parties - SLA's/Metrics
 
BPSS
CV delivery tomorrow 11am
£ 350.00 - £ 400.00 per day
This role requires experience with tactical data links (L16 / MIDS-JTRS) and working with ISS, together with awareness of Security Accreditaiton.
 
The candidate must be a UK National with current SC Clearance
£ 350.00 - £ 400.00 per day
This role requires experience with Mission support equipment management
The candidate must be a UK National with current SC Clearance
£ 300.00 - £ 350.00 per day
Following the extension of the C-130J Out of Service date from 2022 to 2035, there is a programme of obsolescence activity that is now in scope to sustain the fleet.
A Project Engineer (Avionics) is required to support the obsolescence activity being completed by the C-130J Delivery Team and Marshall Aerospace (Cambridge).  Duties will include working closely with DT Programme Management function and the contractor to ensure that the proposed programme is technically feasible and delivers the necessary obsolescence relief.  Specific activity will include:
Delivery of:  
  • a Programmable Elements Assurance Plan
  • an Obsolescence Management Plan
  • a Software Management Plan
  • Oversight of programme activity and technical review of arising issues
  • Preparation of certification documentation as required
 
UK national only
SC Cleared
£ 300.00 - £ 350.00 per day
Under the multi-national Block Upgrade Programme, the MoD embodied a Block 7.0 modification to ac ZH866 from Sep 12 - Feb 13. However, operational test and evaluation identified issues with the software which precluded a fleet roll-out.  The aircraft is now being reverted to Block 6.1 standard.
A Project Engineer is required to oversee the reversion activity being completed by Marshall Aerospace (Cambridge).  Duties will include working closely with the contractor and providing reporting to MoD on progress and costs expended, ensuring that dependencies are delivered on time to ensure work progresses in accordance with schedule (such as timely delivery GFE), responses to contractor queries and coordination of quality inspections.  Specific activity will include:
- Validation of the MA-produced task proposal.
- Oversight of activity on the aircraft to ensure compliance with the programme and associated authorisation for payment.
- Technical review of arising faults and issues
- Staffing of necessary concessions for TAA / LoAA endorsement
- Preparation of certification documentation as required
 
UK National only
SC Cleared
£ 300.00 - £ 350.00 per day
This resource would be expected to work as part of the Airborne Forces Equipment engineering team of C17CSAE DT, as directed by the AFE Delivery Manager.  
The AFE engineering team is based at RAF Brize Norton. The resource will be based primarily at RAF BZN but will need to attend meetings at MOD Abbey Wood and potentially at contractor locations in UK as required by the task.
Outputs that the Resource(s) may contribute to include:  
Day to day engineering management of:  
DASORs, including investigation of cause/effect and producing recommendations/reports
Occurrence Reports (e.g. DASOR, MALDROP);
Modifications (Design Organisation modifications, Service Modifications); Special Instructions (Technical); F760; F765 (Unsatisfactory Feature Reports) and Air Publication amendments; F791 (Quality Occurrence Reports); Technical Queries.
Obsolescence Management
Digital Air Publications (including review)  
Liaison with User units and CAMO  
Liaison with Suppliers organisation, including attendance at Local Technical Committees as required (and ad hoc meetings if required)  
Support to the DT Safety team
Support to future procurement of replacement oxygen system (including ground station, aircraft and parachutist mounted equipment) and a replacement Military Lightweight Parachute (and a number of Cat D procurements) - through development of SRD and SSDT.
£ 553.00 - £ 553.00 per day
Contract Length: 200 days over 12 months 
Introduction 

The Mine Countermeasures and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) Project is a DE&S Category A programme conducting the initial assessment phase for the future Royal Navy Mine Countermeasures and Hydrographic (MHC) capability to ensure maritime freedom of movement. 
The project is in assessment phase and has delivered the Combined Operational Effectiveness and Investment Appraisal (COEIA) and Operational Analysis Support Paper (OASP) to the MHC Project Team to inform the MHC Review Note (RevN) submission to the Investment Approvals Committee (IAC) Q2/2019. Dstl are now required to continue to provide expert analysis necessary to inform the Customer’s (DE&S) Programme to down-select to a single systems option (ship and mission systems) by Sep 2020. 

Senior Analyst tasking 

Provide technical support to the Project Technical Authority (PTA) and Military Advisors (MA’s) involved with the MHC project 

Support MHC related Working Groups (WG) 

Report progress at Stakeholder Meetings 

Deputise for the PTA and provide the expert analysis necessary to inform the Customer’s (DE&S) Programme to down-select to a single systems option (ship and mission systems) by Sep 2020. Subsequent to this there will be an ongoing requirement to support the remainder of the Assessment Phase. The CTW role will support the PTA in the collection and organisation of data on the Ship Types and Mission Systems (primarily sourced from contractors separately tasked by DE&S), conduct analysis of the capability of the system options and capture the evidence in a single concise report. 

Accountabilities 

• Lead and contribute to MHC Analysis studies that provide timely, impartial, evidence-based advice to customers (e.g. Navy Command Headquarter (NCHQ) and Defence, Equipment and Support (DE&S)) to enable them to make informed decisions 
• Obtain and draw together information required to support maritime underwater studies 
• Prepare customer reports and briefings 
• Work within a multi-disciplinary team of civilian analysts and serving military officers. 
• Guide and assist more junior members of staff within your study team 

Performance in the role will be measured by: 
• Successful delivery of studies that satisfies the customers’ and stakeholders’ requirements 
• Successful mentoring of junior staff. 

Technical /Professional Knowledge and Skills 

Essential 

Successful applicants will have strong analytical and communication skills, be highly organised and motivated with excellent interpersonal skills and able to work well under pressure. They will be able to: 
• Applying an analytical approach to solving difficult problems 
• Provide technical leadership and advice to study team 
• Experience of maritime platforms (e.g. submarines and surface vessels) 
• Knowledge of Mine warfare doctrine, tactics, techniques and procedures 
• Communicate appropriately and work effectively to support customers and key stakeholders 
• Communicate openly and honestly with colleagues 
• Provide constructive feedback to study team 
• Mentoring skills 

Technical/Professional Experience 

Essential 

• Knowledge and awareness of the underwater environment and associated technologies 
• Managing studies and delivering milestones in a timely manner and customers satisfaction 
• Stakeholder engagement and partnership working 
• Working in mixed military/civilian teams 
• People management 

Desirable 
• Working with the wider ST&A community (industry, academia) building external relationships which achieve results 
• Understanding of research and capability management 
• Some experience of the breadth of Dstl’s business  
   
Security Clearance: DV clearance 
CV Deadline: 5pm Monday 12th August 
£ 351.00 - £ 351.00 per day
Description:
Main Duties _ Responsibilities
Developing; maintaining and documenting appropriate plans and controls for the project/programme in line with the departments
Change Lifecycle/Agile delivery methodology
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
Change Lifecycle; MSP Agile standard processes and other required standards
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 Manage QA processes
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 

The incumbent will be expected to provide the following support: • Support the preparation of project tasks, including definition, scope, resourcing, and business case development • Internal stakeholder engagement including Customer, Finance, Commercial, Cost Management and Technical staff • External Stakeholder engagement with the PFI Contractor • Oversight of contractor delivered services • Represent the Contract Management Team and DIO at meetings with both the PFI contractor and internal customers • Taking ownership of Hard Facilities Management and Soft Facilities Management issues through to resolution and provide a focus for addressing incidents • Assist in assurance activities • Making sure any documents handled are correctly named and filed in accordance with MOD Policy. 

The post holder is responsible for providing project management support, engaging with the Industry Partner and internal styakeholders, and support the Main Building team on other tasks as necessary 

OCCASIONAL TRAVEL TO ANDOVER, AND PFI MANAGED SITES
 
Minimum Requirement: 
1) Project Management
2) Prince 2 or equivalent

Desirable:
Commercial Awareness
Financial Scrutiny experience
Public sector / MOD experience
MS Projects experience

Security Clearance: SC though DV is desirable
CV Deadline: 4pm, Friday 9th of August.
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