Found 35 Jobs | England Associates
£ 350.00 - £ 375.00 per day
29206 - Category Manager, Nottingham
         
Client        
DFT
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • Provide current and relevant advice on the latest developments in public
    sector procurement in relation to your category/s.
  • Prepare and deliver commercial guidance and advice for relevant
    audiences in your category/s. Use sound presentation and communication
    skills, working with the business and using strong and plain commercial
    writing and persuasive skills.
  • Execute management responsibilities effectively.
  • Support a strong commercial direction and a persuasive future vision
    based on the new DVSA Commercial Strategy.
  • Actively represent DVSA within the DfT Group Operating Model (GOM)
    and vice-versa in respect of commercial matters in relation to your
    category/s.
  • Utilise a MI regime, drive improvements in the quality of MI and its use
    in informing commercial strategy decisions and introducing improvements
    in your category/s
  • For requirements that are common goods and services delivered
    through Crown Commercial Services, work with the DfT Category Lead in
    influencing the CCS approach to ensure best GOM advantage.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
18/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 600.00 - £ 650.00 per day
28990 - Senior Project Manager, London
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
   
  • PIDs, RAID, Project plans, Impact Assessments, Charters and Cost Models for each defined project
  • Weekly report for each project/programme
  • Fortnightly management report
  • Stakeholder Management with HO stakeholders
  • Managing Technical resources and 3rd Parties where required.
  • Requirements capture, cost calculations, support Programme Manager, manage technical resources and manage 3rd parties where required.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
18/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 450.00 - £ 500.00 per day
28999 - Security Design Lead Information Architect, 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 now to move the DACC Alpha and Beta system to a new Home Office strategic hosting 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 a Network and Security Lead Architect with strong Operational skills (Network Configuration and Deployment) Strong knowledge, experience and qualifications in IT Security. Travel to other locations : Croydon as required 95% Farnborough as required 5%      
     
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How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
11/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 280.00 - £ 300.00 per day
29028 - Digital QA, Birmingham
         
Client        
MoJ
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Undertake responsibilities of a QA engineer/software developer with a focus on test automation; Involvement with all aspects of test automation: functional, performance. Have experience with more than one of the leading test automation tools and frameworks, closed-tools such as QTP and open-source tools such as Sahi, Selenium, Watir/N, Fitness, and Cucumber. Advanced knowledge and experience with testing products with the following technology stacks (or equivalent): Ruby, Java, .NET, SQL, XML, web services. Advanced knowledge and experience in testing web applications with knowledge of browsers and user-interface testing techniques. Have knowledge of software best practices like test-driven development (TDD), behavioural-driven development (BDD), and continuous integration.
 
 
Experience Required:
 
  • Expertise with test automation tools and frameworks 
  • UI testing - experience in Protractor Automation Framework and Selenium 
  • API testing - web services / RESTful (using SoapUI, Postman etc) 
  • BDD - experience in testing tools such as Cucumber 
  • Strong understanding of QA methodology and software development life-cycle
  • Exposure to Agile Environment is key 
  • Exposure to some Test Automation and willingness to learn automation 
  • Web service and SOAP Testing 
  • SQL Testing Experience 
  • Both Manual and Automation Testing 
  • CI Server with Jenkins or similar tools 
  • Agile tools exposure (JIRA, JENKINS etc) 
  • At least 8 year of experience as a QA Tester (manual / automated testing) 
  • Able to document defects in a clear and concise manner 
  • Aware of how bugs are reported and their work flow within a bug database (preferred but not essential - training will be given) 
  • A high degree of skill in troubleshooting, characterizing, and describing defects 
  • Test Driven and Behaviour Driven Development 
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to learn new information quickly 
  • Strong capabilities performing independently and as part of a cross-functional, team in a fast paced environment 
  • The ability to manage and prioritize own workload effectively 
  • Excellent communication and client-facing skills 
  • Passionate and motivated with a can do positive attitude 
  • Ability to work with new and creative idea’s 
  • ISEB/ISTQB certified   
 
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
08/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 380.00 - £ 400.00 per day
29091 - Delivery Manager, Inner London
         
Client        
DfE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently by identifying and adopting agile methodology appropriate for the maturity of the team. Identify and execute regular iterative cycle by having continuous learning and improvement mechanism in place. Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process, prioritising work based on the capacity and capability of the team by introducing planning process and it being successfully adopted by the team. Capacity planning is introduced and effective. Manage risks, issues and blockers by communicating issues effectively and effectively manage risk. Proactively remove blockers. Lead agile ceremonies for the team(s).
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
08/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 430.00 - £ 450.00 per day
29101 - Digital User Researcher, Inner London
         
Client        
DfE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The Department for Education is responsible for education, children’s services, higher and further education policy, apprenticeships and wider skills in England, and equalities. We work to achieve a highly educated society in which opportunity is equal for all, no matter what their background or family circumstances. We are on an exciting journey, transforming the department through a commitment to deliver user-centred, evidence-based policy and end-to-end services. We have passionate members of staff, recognised across government as experts at bringing research, policy and delivery together, who are leading this transformation within the department and across global government through OneTeamGov. The problem We are now looking for a User Researcher to for an initial contract of up to 6 months to work in a multidisciplinary team who are tackling the big problem of how we recruit and retain enough teachers. How might we improve and design new services and policy that helps schools recruit enough teachers and keep them? The team will follow a user-centred design approach to designing policy and services that meet user needs and policy outcomes. You will join a team with a Service Designer, Delivery and Product Manager to co-design and prototype solutions with users and working with policy people, analysts and others. 5 days/wk in DfE offices in Westminster though the role will definitely and regularly require visits to schools and other organisations throughout England and Wales and to other DfE offices as required.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
08/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 255.00 - £ 275.00 per day
28805 - IT Trainer - London        
         
Client        
Home Office    
       
Role & Responsibilities      
  • Design and construct an IT training package enabling an end user is capable and confident using the new pan-Government Tier 2 desktop solution(including use of SharePoint);
  • Deliver the parallel core security behaviours training underpinning this system and which has been mandated by the Cabinet Office;
  • Deliver the necessary Ways of Working and supporting behaviours to allow users to operate from the new Home Office OFFICIAL platform, including where applicable, via a browse down capability.
  • Deliver some bespoke training solutions (currently not fully specified) but which is likely to include a condensed training package for senior users, those working with mobile solutions, as well training for those users with particular requirements and any localised instances where there are niche requirements.
 
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
25/05/2018       
         
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.   
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
11/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 270.00 - £ 320.00 per day
28566 - Project Manager, South West  
         
Client        
DSTL  
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
The Associate Project Manager supports the Project Manager (PM), managing and coordinating the project and data throughout the project life cycle. They may also be, at the direction of the PM:
  • accountable for leading some Work Packages within a project;
  • responsible for managing some activities within a project;
  • required to deputise for the PM;
  • responsible for managing smaller value, low complex projects. They may also be required to undertake some Team and Group level coordination activities. The projects that the candidate will be supporting will mainly form part of the Future Sensing Situational Awareness and Above Water Systems Programmes, though the candidate may be required to support projects in other Programmes.
  • Maintaining the project documentation and information to provide control and ensure availability of records in accordance with the Management System and using the relevant corporate Management Information systems.
  • As the first point of contact, responding to internal requests relating to the project documentation, providing and/or coordinating information for corporate requirements.
  • Maintaining awareness of corporate project management procedures, identifying necessary changes required in the control of projects where appropriate.
  • Coordinating the planning and scheduling of project management requirements and reviews, liaising with all relevant project team members and customers.
  • Monitoring and updating financial data, bringing forward issues for review, and proposing options/mitigation, to enable accurate forecasting and financial control through accurate reporting.
  • Supporting the planning, preparing and reviewing of project documentation, bringing forward issues arising for resolution and capturing lessons learned.
  • Networking and engaging with other project teams, sharing good practice and lessons learned. Engaging with Business Managers and Functions (finance/commercial etc.) as required, meeting Division and Programme aims.
  • Leading on the delivery of discrete work packages, or other activities within the project at the direction of the PM.
  • Where required by the PM, acting as their deputy for all or some aspects of the project.  
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
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Closing Date    
21/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 480.00 - £ 530.00 per day
28571 - Senior Analyst / Team Leader, South East  
         
Client        
DSTL
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Leading and delivering OA studies and an understanding of Systems Thinking / Engineering skills and experience of Analytical Tools and Techniques (including hard and soft methods). Proven ability to deliver technical reports in challenging timescales. Knowledge of Underwater issues and threats. Systems of systems thinking in context of All Arms approach. Detailed knowledge of current DSD Policy and DSB Scenarios and their use and capable of developing scenarios and associated vignettes to support analysis. Understanding of MOD Customers and Stakeholders, Operational Analysis and Equipment Procurement processes. Experience of Facilitation of Military Judgement Panels.    
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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Closing Date    
21/05/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
£ 130.00 - £ 150.00 per day
28550 - Internal Communication Manager, West Midlands
         
Client        
NHSE
       
Role & Responsibilities      
     
Developing and delivering an internal communication strategy in line with legislation and departmental policies. Working closely with key stakeholders, ensuring that colleagues are aware and engaged with corporate initiatives. Managing a range of internal communications channels. Managing key internal staff events. Developing new and innovative ways of communicating departmental changes and developments to staff members. Organising internal departmental events and functions. General up keep of intranet site. Ensuring staff distribution lists are kept up to date.
 
Essential Experience:

Educated to degree level in relevant subject or equivalent level of experience of working at a similar level in specialist area.
Post-graduate degree or equivalent.
Significant experience of successfully operating in a politically sensitive environment.
Experience of the designing, management and reporting from large databases and data from a variety of channels across stakeholder insights and engagement (e.g. Datix and Elesurvey). 
Lead on and managing the interpreting, reporting and presenting data from information management and reporting software (e.g. Datix) and working with clients to produce bespoke reporting packages.
   
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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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.
 
Full job description available by request.  
     
How to Apply        
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