Change Analyst 28363

  • £ 285.00 - £ 305.00 per day
28363 - Change Analyst, London
         
Client        
MOD  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Expert working/exploitation knowledge of Office 365. Experience of working in the MOD desirable. Business Change experience required. Microsoft Certified Professional is essential. Digital Wings essential.    
 
Experience Required:
 
Business analysis 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. Assist in the management and delivery of business change elements of the MODNET SECRET and Overseas plans. Development, management and support of Change Champion Communities. Delivery of Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 stakeholder upskilling engagement and communication material and activities. Relationship management and liaison with key stakeholders– including Customer Services, Corporate Comms and JPO comms. Liaison with third party suppliers providing support to the development, implementation and exploitation of MODNET, including but not limited to Microsoft, HPE, Atos and Futjitsu Services Ltd. Maintain configuration control and update MODNET Knowledge base artefacts, Quick Reference Guides, Fact Sheets, Videos, User Experience Journeys, Webinars, briefing packs and training material required to support user adoption and exploitation of MODNET are promulgated through the MODNET Learning Hub and Comms Portal. Assist with the handover of knowledge base maintenance to BAU. Monitor user experience, of MODNET and, the MODNET Virtual Agent. Implement methods to maximise adoption rates of new WoW. Deliverables. Transfer key skills and knowledge as appropriate. Knowledge artefacts to describe Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 WoW, tailored to MoD Use Case scenarios, in accordance with the BCBM MODNET plans. Change champion communities skilled in Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 WoW. Informed stakeholder community with the ability and desire to support the adoption of MODNET and showcase best practice WoW. Business change relationships across third party suppliers are successfully managed resulting in consistent and complementary business change activities. Reference material supporting MODNET best practice WoW adoption is available, current and coherent. MODNET Knowledge base updated. User Microsoft Office 365 and Office 2016 WoW adoption and exploitation rates maximised. In-house change communication capabilities are built. Crown Servants are equipped to support future similar activities in-house.
 
   
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Closing Date    
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Project Manager 28616

  • £ 405.00 - £ 540.00 per day
28616 - Project Manager, South East      
         
Client        
MOD  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • Provides a monthly programme report that identifies progress, key risks and issues.
  • Managing the day to day interface between businesses as usual and Portal, ensuring that this relationship is positive and productive and that the correct balance is maintained
  • Coordinated Portal Programme based answers to PQ and other official questions.
  • Project initiation and definition of required deliverable and governance models
  • Planning across all stages of the project lifecycle and obtaining appropriate levels of sign-off
  • Ensuring projects are delivered to agreed time, cost, quality and compliance objectives
  • Management of the project on a day to day basis to deliver in line with agreed project plans
  • Execution of project plan, monitoring progress and taking all necessary actions and escalations where appropriate
  • Reporting progress at agreed intervals to the project board
  • Engaging and communicating effectively with key business and client stakeholders
  • Ability to apply an appropriate level of challenge to ensure positive outcome
  • Risk identification, documentation and impact assessment, including action mitigation
  • Issue and dependency management with appropriate stakeholder communication
  • Provision of accurate project and financial status updates
  • To ensure that the status of the Programme is communicated effectively at the various internal and external Boards.
  • Produce programme status reports (according to the guidelines defined by the EO Programme Management Office) for presentation to each of the Governance Boards.
  • Management and accountable for the programme risks, issues, dependencies and other governance logs.
  • Ensure communication of key business information and messages in line with MoD and DIO policies.
   
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Closing Date    
09/05/2018       
         
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28296 - Senior Scientist

  • £ 528.00 - £ 528.00 per day
28296 - Human Factors Expert - DSTL - 12 months - SC - £528.78 UMB
   
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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28251 - Project Manager

  • £ 450.00 - £ 450.00 per day
28251 - Project Manager - Ships - Abbeywood - £453.22 UMB - 6 months  
   
Client  
   MOD
Role & Responsibilities
  •  Main Duties and 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 Manager 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 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. 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. Project Initiation documentation Scrutiny and Approvals documentation
 
 
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27960 - Corporate Services Advisor

  • £ 450.00 - £ 450.00 per day
27960 - Corporate Services Adviser - DCMS - 6 months - £450 UMB - SC
   
Client  
   DCMS
Role & Responsibilities
  •  Job Description - Corporate Services Adviser (CSA) The CSA leads a small mixed team of contractors and Civil Servants in the delivery and maintenance of the core requirements and services that ensure the safety and security of the department's most important assets; it's staff and the information they generate. Required Experience Essential 1. Records Management experience from either a private or central government organisation: - Knowledge of the role of a Department Records Officer (DRO), - Knowledge of central government records practices and procedures, - Experience with either (or both) of the government's recognised IT operating platforms; O365 or Google (Drive/AODocs), and how best to exploit embedded records processes, - Working with physical and 'born digital' records covering: o Records lifecycle management, o Accessioning to The National Archives, o Retention schedules and how they are calculated, - Awareness of the emerging General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on the public and private sectors, - Knowledge and Information Management (KIM) experience, - Working knowledge of the Public Records Act (1958), 2. Security experience of both physical and data security measures: - Deep knowledge and experience of government security measures and how they are applied including: incident management, basic cyber awareness (including Phishing), vetting, education and awareness training - Knowledge of the Transforming Government Security Programme (TGSP) and the new 'Cluster' approach, - Demonstrable ability educate both senior and junior staff in security awareness training; induction through to continuity. - Working knowledge of the Government Security Policy Framework (2014), - Experience of working with all levels of Government's Security Classifications (OFFICIAL, SECRET & TOP SECRET), - Awareness of government vetting procedures and the newly established UK Security Vetting (UKSV) service. Highly Desirable - Working knowledge of the Data Protection Act (1998). Role will be expected to lead on the management & execution of DCMS Subject Access Requests (SAR) prior to being outsourced. Desirable - Demonstrable ability to engage with junior and senior staff alike, - Managing external contracts and Memorandums of Understanding (MoU), - Good communications skills, - Good presentational and written skills, - Ability to work flexibly and at pace. - Innate understanding of how central government operates.
 
 
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28372 - Risk Manager

  • £ 403.96 - £ 403.96 per day
28372 - Risk Manager - MOD - Andover - 7 months - £403.96 UMB
   
Client  
   DIO
Role & Responsibilities
  •  Produce formal risk reports to boards as required by risk reporting strategy, including commentary on performance, coordinating upward aggregation of data / information and reports - highlight reports, programme status reports, management dashboards, etc. Ensure integrity of reports through consistent traffic lights; define and challenge traffic-light status  Preparation and update of cost / schedule models at portfolio level by FLC  Responsible for producing Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) reports showing P10, P50 & P90 allocation cost breakdown and explanation of any changes from previous results and the significant portfolio risks  Carry out analysis and contribute to aggregated view of risk exposure across all DIO PPD Projects  Contribute to development and maturity of risk management service  Guidance to Project teams through scrutiny of risk registers, risk management plans, forecasts etc.  Identify and report deviations and recommend exception reports to risk management lead when appropriate  Monitor qualitative risk assessments, promoting mitigation planning on a cost/benefit basis Accountable for assurance checks on a percentage of submitted quantitative cost and schedule analysis for risk  Responsible for comparing risk forecasts with actual spend, interrogating those projects which are vastly different as to reasons  Contribute to risk management audit trail procedures meeting Corporate Governance requirements  Lead the escalation of large or contentious projects / programmes identified using a risk based approach  Contribute to an aggregated view of Risk across all projects or programmes of projects within PPD SME on the PPD PRM software tool: reflecting the aggregated view of risk, producing reports for presentation to PPD senior managers as required  Support risk management practices through the application of Quantitative Risk Schedule Analysis at portfolio project level  Champion risk management excellence, providing risk expertise and mentoring on risk, leading by example Expert guidance on Risk Management processes to wider DIO teams. Embed risk tools and standards Design a fast track audit service for GWR Arrange risk embedment training in accordance with training calendar Conduct risk embedmen training to be carried out in Q1 and Q2 18/19
 
 
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27853 - Options Analysis Lead

  • £ 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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28296 - Senior Scientist

  • £ 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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28249 - Project Planner

  • £ 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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28371 - Information Governance Lead

  • £ 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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