£ 383.98 - £ 403.98 per day
29405 - Project Manager, South East   
   
Client  DSTL  
   
Role & Responsibilities
  •  The contractor is expected to perform the project management role as detailed in the Dstl role profile (attached). The projects that the candidate will be delivering focus on improving the way MOD manages the reliability and maintain ability of capability across the Navy, Army and Air Force and Government. Main duties and responsibilities include: Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate. Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan.
 
 
  • Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security). Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project. Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate Implementing Dstl's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System. Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information. Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities. Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback.
 
 
  • Enabling development of staff through project activities. Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel. Championing the development of Project Management. They hold specific accountability for: Recommending: o An Integrated Project Plan (IPP) for delivery of the project o At project completion that information and knowledge has been captured and shared appropriately Deciding: o The acceptance of any deliverables provided by external organisations, taking advice from Project Technical Authority (PTA), Lead Technical Reviewer (LTR) and Technical Partner (TP) as appropriate. Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate.
 
 
  • Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan. Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security). Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project. Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate Implementing Dstl's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System.
 
 
  • Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information. Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities. Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback. Enabling development of staff through project activities. Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel. Championing the development of Project Management. They hold specific accountability for: Recommending: o An IPP for delivery of the project o At project completion that information and knowledge has been captured and shared appropriately Deciding: o The acceptance of any deliverables provided by external organisations, taking
 
Closing Date 19th July 2018 at 15:55  
   
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£ 380.00 - £ 400.00 per day
29323 - Principal corporate property surveyor , Yorkshire and Humberside
   
Client  DEFRA
   
Role & Responsibilities
Portfolio management leadership abilities,
Management of own portfolio

Supplier management, finance management related to the portfolio,
Leadership experience
   
Evidence of delivery of the full range of estates delivery to a Public Sector corporate occupier estate. Leadership of the small team delivering estate services.
 
Closing Date 12th July 2018 at 10:30
   
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£ 383.98 - £ 403.98 per day
29405 - Project Manager , South East  
   
Client  DSTL  
   
Role & Responsibilities  
 
The contractor is expected to perform the project management role as detailed in the DSTL role profile (attached). The projects that the candidate will be delivering focus on improving the way MOD manages the reliability and maintain ability of capability across the Navy, Army and Air Force and Government. Main duties and responsibilities include: Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate.  
 
Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan. Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security). Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project.  
 
Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate Implementing DSTL's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System. Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information. Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities. Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback.  
 
Enabling development of staff through project activities. Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel. Championing the development of Project Management. They hold specific accountability for: Recommending: o An Integrated Project Plan (IPP) for delivery of the project o At project completion that information and knowledge has been captured and shared appropriately Deciding: o The acceptance of any deliverables provided by external organisations, taking advice from Project Technical Authority (PTA), Lead Technical Reviewer (LTR) and Technical Partner (TP) as appropriate.
 
Designing, planning, and implementing a project which delivers the desired outputs, set out in the Project Mandate. Defining the project’s governance framework including monitoring and control regime, stakeholder engagement, risk and issue management, quality and assurance, information management, resource management, procurement plan. Identifying, managing and mitigating the project risks (Technical, Financial, Commercial, Health and Safety, Environmental, Security).
 
Ensuring the appropriate capabilities (people, relationships, infrastructure, knowledge, licences to practice) are employed in the execution of the project. Tasking and management of external contracts, liaising with the Division Procurement Rep, Commercial, IP and others as appropriate Implementing DSTL's policies and processes and ensuring compliance with the Management System. Establishing, maintaining and controlling project documentation and management information. Leading change management within permitted project tolerances; adapting plans to meet changing customer, capability and business requirements and priorities.
 
Defining tasks and success criteria and providing individuals with performance feedback. Enabling development of staff through project activities. Creating a positive working environment that aligns with Dstl Principles, supports diversity and enables staff working on their project to excel. Championing the development of Project Management. They hold specific accountability for: Recommending: o An IPP for delivery of the project o At project completion that information and knowledge has been captured and shared appropriately Deciding: o The acceptance of any deliverables provided by external organisations, taking.  
 
experience required  
 
Essential • Project Management. • Awareness of the capability and S&T disciplines required to deliver the requirements. • Financial Management - Budgeting and resource allocation. • Commercial awareness • People Leadership. • Risk Management. • Managing complex customer relationships • Use of Microsoft Project 2010. • Use of sharepoint software. Desirable: • Understanding of the Defence and Security context. • Understanding of DSTL’s business model. • Understanding of the relevant Account environments. • Understanding of the relevant programme and desired outcomes. • Experience and comfort with using Project Web App
 
 
Closing Date  
19th July 2019 at 15:55
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£ 271.13 - £ 271.13 per day
29382 - Project Co-ordinator , south east  
   
Client  DSTL
   
Role & Responsibilities
  •  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 life cycle 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
 
Closing Date 16th July 2018 at 16:35
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£ 550.00 - £ 600.00 per day
29356 - Senior Business Analyst , west midlands   
   
Client  home office  
   
Role & Responsibilities
  • Undertake investigative work to determine business opportunities, and specify effective business processes; Specify their implementation through improvements in information systems, data management, practices, organisation and equipment; Conduct investigations for strategy studies, requirements specifications and feasibility studies; Maintain technical awareness at a level where alternatives can be analysed, modelled and classified according to technical feasibility and non-functional characteristics; Assess and advise on the practicability of alternatives, marrying up technical limitations with operational realities; Take responsibility as needed for the detailed specification and modelling of recommended solutions; Apply available standards, methods and tools in an intelligent and effective way and produce a consistently high standard of documentation; Define, plan and justify (in business terms) projects to develop/implement automated and non-automated components of new or changed processes; Assist clients/users in defining acceptance criteria for testing of automated systems; Produce business models in support of business strategy; Cross-check various model elements for inconsistencies and incompleteness eg finite state models against use case models, class diagrams against business rules, case post conditions against class diagrams; Elicit and record business rules and confirm them with business experts; Contribute to evaluating the factors which must be addressed in change programmes including cultural, organisational and business constraints affecting options for change; Assess the risks, costs and potential benefits of alternative business process designs.
 
Closing Date  6th July 2018 at 18.00  
   
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£ 430.00 - £ 450.00 per day
29312 - Commerical Manager , Croydon  
   
Client  
MOJ
   
Role & Responsibilities
The purpose of the role is to provide contract and contract transition management within Technology. This includes leading on procurement contract and sourcing management activity for HMCTS Technology Directorate. This means: working with the category teams in defining all contract management change activity and sourcing in scope; engaging with suppliers and supporting stakeholder relationships; assisting the administration of contracts; and resolving all escalated contractual disputes and issues. This is a crucial role in sustaining continuity of service by supporting the delivery of supplies and services into HMCTS front-line and CPS operations. Without this additional resource the progress of the programme will be seriously impacted and benefits delayed.
 
Closing Date  
28/06/2018 at 11.30
   
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£ 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.  
     
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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.  
     
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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%      
     
Full job description available by request.    
     
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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   
 
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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).
   
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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.
   
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Closing Date    
08/06/2018       
         
Must have SC / DV Clearance
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