£ 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.
£ 12.00 - £ 14.00 per hour
Tenant Liaison Officer

Social Housing / Construction
Wandsworth SW15
Immediate Start
6 Weeks
£12-15.00 phr

I am looking for a tenant liaison officer for 4-6 weeks for an immediate start.  Main function of the role will be to arrange internal window repair access on a large social housing development.
 
Duties will included:-
 
  • Arranging access to 113no properties across the project
  • Keeping good records on the print outs provided
  • Keeping ahead of the installation team
  • Keeping the site manager informed of the following days access at the close of play the day before
  • Keeping records of properties completed
  • Working closely with the surveyor to ensure all records are accurate
 
Any candidate must be presentable and happy to be client and customer facing.  You will have a good telephone manner, English as a first language and great record keeping skills.

You will be a central part of the management team being involved in site meetings and possibly client meetings.
 
Qualifications
Minimum of 12 months previous experience of working as an RLO/TLO on social housing projects
Must have a CSCS card


Parking is available on site as well as full office facilities.

For more information please contact Kieran Duggan at England Associates on 01489 232080 or apply now to send your CV.
 
£ 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.
£ 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 
Key Tasks: 
key members of the NGCN Project Initialisation team 
- Set up and maintain activities and products required for Concept Phase of NGCN 
- Conduct activities required to run open competition for Delivery Partner 
- Conduct activities necessary to prepare for initial gate approval 
NGCN programme Concept phase activities include procuring a Delivery Partner to supplement and support the team through Assessment phase to Main Gate and beyond.
 
Security Clearance: SC
CV Deadline: Tuesday 13th August 5pm
£ 34.23 - £ 34.23 per hour
Purpose of job
  • To provide a high quality, professional and cost effective litigation service that achieves client satisfaction, maintains client base and contributes to the achievement of GLD, Division and Team objectives.
  • To be accountable for all aspects of each allocated case from outset to case completion using key competencies.
  • To comply with policies, standards, procedures and service level agreements set at GLD, divisional and team level.
Note
This job profile sets standards for GLD Case Officers and should be read in conjunction with the GLD Core Competence Framework.  This document indicates the competence level that in general the Divisional Heads consider necessary to do the various jobs in the Group. It can be found on the Litigation Overview page of the GLD Intranet.
 
Please also note that reasonable adjustments can be made to the competences in the case of people with disabilities in the same way that adjustments (where there is a disability to take into account) can be made elsewhere.
 
Key competences
 
Technical and Professional Skills Level 3
Developing and Managing People Level 1-2
Business Partnership and Customer Care Level 3
Planning, Organisation and Delivery Level 3
Resource Management Level 1-2
Analysis Level 4
Leadership Level 1-2
 
Skills/Experience Required
 
An experienced civil litigation lawyer of at least 4 years PQE. Must have experience in public liability and employer's liability personal injury litigation including multi track claims. Defendant experience desirable but not essential. Experience in general civil litigation also desirable particularly in the area of property related litigation. This is a full time post and the candidate must be able to pick up an existing caseload. Experience of public sector work desirable but not essential'.
 
 
Minimum Requirement:
Fully qualified solicitors or barristers or equivalent

1) Personal Injury experience
2) Work across a number of cases
3) Able to work unsupervised. 
 
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: 12/08 @ 12pm
£ 34.23 - £ 34.23 per hour
The GLD Immigration Teams are responsible for the successful conduct of immigration public law cases. The primary task of the successful candidate will be to successfully manage their own caseload of public law challenges to Government immigration decisions.  
 
Main Duties/Responsibilities
The GLD Immigration Teams require an experienced litigation lawyer to conduct their own demanding caseload of immigration cases.  The successful candidate will be given extensive responsibility for their own cases with appropriate supervision after a period of induction.  Developed experience of litigation case handling and an ability to work independently and under pressure are essential.  Drafting pleadings and advices forms a substantial part of the work and good written skills are also an important requirement of the role.  Substantive advocacy is not required though opportunities to use advocacy skills are available for suitably qualified and experienced people.  
 
Outputs/Deliverables to be achieved
Following an induction period, the successful candidate will be expected to take responsibility for their own caseload subject to supervision. Substantive written work will be routinely checked for the first three months and it is expected that the successful candidate's day to day work should not require routine checking by the end of this period. By this stage the successful candidate should have displayed effective case working skills including in communication, drafting and planning to meet case deadlines. The successful candidate should be seen to be working effectively with clients and colleagues and be displaying a positive and helpful attitude in the conduct of their work. The effective candidate should be meeting their chargeable hours target within a few weeks of starting work.
 
Skills/Experience required
  • Litigation experience is essential
  • Public law experience is desirable
  • Good organisational skills are essential
  • Effective team working and client care skills are essential
  • An ability to work proactively and independently with appropriate supervision is essential
 
Minimum Requirement: Fully qualified solicitors or barristers with public law experience. 3+ years ideally and comfortable with high volume of cases. Public sector experience and strong grounding in public law in general is highly desirable.
 
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: 12/08 @ 12pm
£ 373.07 - £ 373.07 per day
Description:
Lead and direct the Human Resource team to deliver a comprehensive service to the organisation. Responsibilities include: taking overall responsibility for recruitment activity and campaigns; collaborating with the business to fully understand its needs and objectives for both the current and future business challenges; measure employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement; maintaining the succession plan and talent pipeline; coaching managers on performance management issues and ensuring delivery of training requirements. Implementing new HR policies, procedures and processes; managing HR budgets and driving employee engagement. 
To undertake a review of the MOD suite of Shift Working policies to create a single new policy. This will require policy modernisation to bring MOD in line with the rest of Government’s approach for Shift Working to support a modern affordable workforce making best use of public funds while creating an attractive employee proposition. 

Using appropriate evidence based from a range of source material including shift working practices used by Other Government Departments (OGDs) and the private sector. In parallel to work with the Pay and Reward team to design a financial model to support harmonising pay and public and holiday practices to develop a national framework applicable across the UK. 

The candidate should: 

• Have extensive experience working in complex HR policy areas and a good understanding of shift working in a medium to large organisations, geography spread across the UK; 
• Have an understanding in employment law with a focus on employment contracts 
• Have an understanding of financial modelling to support a range of recommendations; 
• Have experience in Industrial Relations, engaging with Trade Unions. The role will require working with the Project lead in consulting with a MOD Trade Unions; 
• Be comfortable engaging with Senior stakeholders at a strategic level 
• Have a fundamental understanding Project Management disciplines e.g. Prince2, Agile, etc 
Minimum Requirement: 
Have extensive experience working in complex HR policy areas and a good understanding of shift working in a medium to large organisations, geography spread across the UK; • Have an understanding in employment law with a focus on employment contracts • Have an understanding of financial modelling to support a range of recommendations; • Have experience in Industrial Relations, engaging with Trade Unions. The role will require working with the Project lead in consulting with a MOD Trade Unions; • Be comfortable engaging with Senior stakeholders at a strategic level • Have a fundamental understanding Project Management disciplines e.g. Prince2, Agile, etc

Key task and Deliverables
• Engage with business units who have shift workers to establish custom and practice in those areas and how Shift Working policies are currently implemented 
• Review Departmental risks / issues with shift working policies with primary stakeholders in the Top Level Budget (TLB) areas: Defence Infrastructure Organisation, Army etc;
• Analysis of current MOD shift working policies and against OGDs e.g. HMRC, Home Office, HMPSS and Private Sector;
• Harmonise the suite of shift working policies and practices to develop a new single policy which aligns all regional practice on a range of specific areas such as Pay and Public and Privilege Holiday;
• Develop cost assessment and proposal of alignment and early financial impacts for TLBs;
• Work with Government Legal Department (GLD) lawyers to assess the best manageable risk based course of action; and
• Develop detailed implementation plan with MOD Shared Services and support CivHR with the consultation with Trade Unions.
Security Clearance: SC
CV Deadline: Friday 9th August 4pm
£ 650.00 - £ 650.00 per day
Description:
Provide hands-on technical leadership, in the development, operation and ongoing improvement of complex, transformational digital services serving millions of users. Work with product managers to understand user needs for new and existing services. Act as the technical authority in prospective, information gathering and scene setting meetings, evaluate technical proposals from external suppliers, and make implementation recommendations to senior stakeholders. Identify key API requirements for integration with internal and external systems. Lead development of user-driven prototypes to identify technical options and inform architectural approaches, working with colleagues and supplier team members to write tests, code and documentation for new and existing systems. Ensure system architectures are robust, scalable, open and secure, with appropriate overall system design and integration points/APIs, to deliver a high quality user experience.
 
Desirable: 
Governance - Capable of evolving and defining governance and taking responsibility for collaborating and supporting in wider governance. Knows how to assure services delivered by technical architects across sets of services
 
Essential: 
  • Turning business problems into technical design - Designs systems characterised by medium levels of risk, impact and business or technical complexity. Works across multiple services or a single large or complicated service 
  • Strategy - Capable of applying strategy, using patterns, standards, policies, roadmaps and vision statements. Able to challenge them and provide guidance 
  • Bridging the gap between technical and non-technical - Able to listen to the needs of the technical and business stakeholders and interpret between them. Capable of proactive and reactive communication. 
  • Making and guiding decisions - Able to make decisions characterised by managed levels of risk and complexity and recommend decisions as risk and complexity increase. Capable of resolving technical disputes between wider peers and indirect stakeholders, taking into account all views and opinions 
  • Understanding the whole context - Able to understand trends and practices outside their team and how these will impact their work. Able to understand how their work fits into the broader strategy and historical context. Capable of considering the patterns and interactions on a larger scale.
  • Demonstrable experience of agile development in Ruby, Python, JavaScript, or similar, and their associated frameworks, and ideally working knowledge of several programming languages. You should have practical working knowledge of modern cloud-first architectures, and how to build applications to take advantage of the opportunities they offer. 
  • A solid background in version control with Git, and experience of automated testing techniques, continuous integration, automated deployment pipelines and associated infrastructure. 
  • Experience of introducing practices such as TDD, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps to teams 
  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure 
  • Practical knowledge at many levels of the web stack, from front-end code down to infrastructure and networking 
  • A working knowledge of unix-like operating systems such as Linux and Mac OS
 
 
Security Clearance: BPSS/ DBS 
CV Deadline: 12/08/19 @11:00 
£ 550.00 - £ 550.00 per day
Description:
Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack. Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to do so. Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems. Supporting development teams with configuring applications for deployment. Have demonstrable experience configuring web and application servers and possess a fundamental understanding of Linux. Have a strong technical foundation in build, release and environments. Have advanced Programming skills. Building and supporting a large production platform.
 
We are looking for an outstanding Dev Ops Engineer, who can make a positive impact, and want to contribute to the most demanding and exciting new digital service for the UK Government. Let’s be clear about the impact of your work - better digital services in government will change the face of public services and have the potential to dramatically transform the future of millions of people. 
We are looking for outstanding skills and must be ready to quickly get to work within an agile multi-disciplinary team of Developers, Designers, and Analysts focused on the Department for Work and Pensions’ flagship welfare reform programme.
We are looking for the kind of person who is unconcerned with titles and hierarchy; what really excites the successful candidate is problem-solving and the opportunity to deliver innovative technology that carries real value for users. The candidate will be expected to draw value from collaboration with others, actively seek input from colleagues and value a multidisciplinary team over hierarchy.
Day-to-day they will be using their experience and technical skills to support the team in designing, creating and improving new and existing products, platforms and transactions across government.

Skills/ experience:
• Dev Ops & Prod Ops best practises commensurate with the build, maintenance and management of high volume transactional web sites and webs services.
• Application deployment strategies and continuous integration across multiple environments and releases using a micro-service architecture.
• Building and configuring new server platforms and the automated tooling to optimise this process.
• Configuration management tools like Puppet, Chef.
• Operational management of Linux servers, delivering a complex web application stack with strong expertise in virtualisation.
• Testing, debugging and troubleshooting of platform level problems.
• Administration and build of RDBMS and NoSQL database technologies (e.g MongodB, MySQL).
• Networking concepts, technologies, and protocols (TCP/IP, IPSec, HTTP, SSL, FTP, DHCP, and DNS).
• Installation, configuration and management of open source monitoring tools.
• Deploying and configuring virtual machines in a hosted environment.
3rd Line technical support to Production Operations
Experience required:
• Ideally the candidate will have been the lead Dev Ops, working on a major project or programme with experience in defining Dev Ops architectures, target operating models and providing thought leadership to other Dev Ops team members.
• You will have significant demonstrable experience of configuring web, application and database infrastructure in a fast moving development environment. 
• Previous experience in building and supporting high volume, public, transactional production platforms and sophisticated automated Dev Ops environments is essential.
• A strong technical foundation in build, release and environment management.
• Passion for and ability to design and support robust build, deployment and configuration management systems for multi-tier Java applications.
• Good experience with continuous integration tools (Jenkins, Travis-CI, Go). 
• Scripting and object oriented programming skills.
• Experience with automated testing tools relevant to infrastructure integrity.
• Experience in configuring and managing Linux servers for serving a dynamic website.
• Experience in debugging a complex multi-server service based on a micro-service architecture.
 
Security Clearance: BPSS
CV Deadline: Friday 09/08
IR35: out of scope 
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