Navigation Segment Specialist - 16494

  • £ 900.00 - £ 900.00 per day
PART TIME - 6 DAYS A MONTH
 
Minimum Requirement: 
ESSENTIAL:

• Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
• A deep technical understanding of GNSS technologies across space/launch, system/ground and operations segments, the interoperability and trade off aspects across all technical areas of a GNSS system 
• 15+ years of demonstrated navigation systems experience 
• Extensive experience of the UK GNSS industry Sector 
• Experience in multiple stages of the system and product design lifecycles
• Experience of large system architecture design and logical design thinking
• An understanding of System Engineering principles and processes
• Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
• Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
• Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills

The UK GNSS programme is being led by the UK Space Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence to undertake an Engineering Design and Development Phase (EDDP) which will deliver a number of outputs related to design options for a UK-GNSS. 
The high-level objectives of which are:
• Undertake system engineering and planning activities necessary to prepare for the implementation of a UK GNSS capability
• Provide technical inputs to support the preparation of a Business Case for the UK GNSS Capability
• Develop Authority procurement and industrialisation plans to ensure that the programme procurement and implementation is aligned with UK Government objectives and constraints
• Initiate critical development activities and early Long Lead Item procurements
The Navigation Segment Specialist will be part of a small team, supporting the UKGNSS Technical Director in the definition of the technical strategy, oversight of the technical activities and mentoring of the UKGSS Authority technical team. 
To maintain independence and to enable appropriate oversight the specialist role would not be based in the London programme office, working predominately off site and attending programme meetings as and when required.

As a Navigation Segment Specialist, you will: 
• Develop and maintain navigation segment engineering strategy
• Develop and maintain top level engineering assumptions and risks
• Review key programme technical documents.
• Provide specialist advice and guidance for navigation segment technical related activities.
• Provide mentoring and guidance to the UKGNSS customer technical team.

Security Clearance: SC CLEARANCE REQUIRED
Interview Process: F2F
CV Deadline: Friday 2nd Aug @ 5.30pm 

Digital Delivery Manager - 15817

  • £ 550.00 - £ 550.00 per day
Description:
Manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team. Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning _ iterating frequently. Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process. Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories. Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team. Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team. Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production). Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice.
 
 
Minimum Requirement: 

1) Understanding and working in government organisations 
2) Working in AGILE environments 
3) Multi-disciplinary teams

Manage one or more agile projects, typically to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled digital team. Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning _ iterating frequently. 

Defining project needs and feeding these into the programme/portfolio process. 

Work with the Product Manager to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories. Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.

Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team. Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production). 

Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice


Security Clearance: BPSS/ DBS 
CV Deadline: 01/08 @16:00

Programme Manager- 16478

  • £ 900.00 - £ 900.00 per day
ESSENTIAL:
• Bachelor’s or master’s Degree or equivalent is required in Electrical Engineering, Aeronautical, Communications Engineering (technical), Physics, or similar.
• A deep technical understanding of GNSS technologies across space/launch, system/ground and operations segments, the interoperability and trade off aspects across all technical areas of a GNSS system 
• Extensive years of demonstrated navigation systems experience 
• Extensive experience of the UK GNSS industry Sector 
• Experience in technical programme management
• Experience of multiple stages of the system and product design lifecycles
• Experience of large system architecture design and logical design thinking
• An understanding of System Engineering principles and processes
• Experience with requirements and interface management, risk management, change boards and change board environment.
• Extremely motivated individual who is a self-starter and a team player.
• Experience writing and delivering technical documents and briefings.
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills as well as organisational skills

ROLE OVERVIEW:
The UK GNSS programme is being led by the UK Space Agency, in partnership with the Ministry of Defence to undertake an Engineering Design and Development Phase (EDDP) which will deliver a number of outputs related to design options for a UK-GNSS. 
The high-level objectives of which are:
• Undertake system engineering and planning activities necessary to prepare for the implementation of a UK GNSS capability
• Provide technical inputs to support the preparation of a Business Case for the UK GNSS Capability
• Develop Authority procurement and industrialisation plans to ensure that the programme procurement and implementation is aligned with UK Government objectives and constraints
• Initiate critical development activities and early Long Lead Item procurements
The Navigation Programme Specialist will be part of a small team, supporting the UKGNSS Technical Director in the definition of the technical strategy, oversight of the technical activities and mentoring of the UKGSS Authority technical team. 
To maintain independence and to enable appropriate oversight the specialist role would not be based in the London programme office, working predominately off site and attending programme meetings as and when required.

As a Navigation Programme Specialist, you will: 
• Develop and maintain technical oversight strategy and plan.
• Collate top level engineering assumptions and risks from various UKGNSS technical specialists
• Review key programme technical documents.
• Chair and minute UK GNSS technical team programme reviews.
• Communicate and track actions from the UK GNSS technical team programme meetings.

Security Clearance: SC CLEARANCE
Interview Process: F2F
CV Deadline: Friday 2nd Aug @ 5.30pm

Project Manager - 15535

  • £ 407.64 - £ 407.64 per day
Minimum Requirement: 
1. Project Delivery. Accountable for creating and leading a project to ensure it delivers agreed outcomes within time, cost and quality constraints.
2. Project Management. Day to day running of the project team, providing effective leadership and management controls. You will adopt appropriate project management delivery methodologies, managing the effective transition between project phases, and helping to design the project structure and organisation appropriate to stage. The Project Manager will be responsible for building a motivated and capable team to deliver the project, developing capability and fostering an inclusive culture of innovation.
3. Stakeholder Management. Coordinate the development of business cases, tracking delivery within budget. Schedule / manage resources to deliver the project independently or within a small team.
4. Risk Management. Identify and manage collaborative stakeholder relationships, actively engaging and bringing in senior level support when required. In most cases this will mean managing both internal and external relationships as appropriate.
5. Project Performance and Controls. Identify, monitor and manage project risks and issues, develop mitigating strategies and escalate as appropriate. Identify and work with related projects to manage interdependencies.
6. Business Transformation. Develop and maintain the project plan, identifying and recommending appropriate project controls, providing key reports to support reporting progress to sponsors.
7. Governance and Assurance. The Project Manager will provide key reports and support effective governance and decision making. They will also be responsible for cascading the vision for the project and set up or support the appropriate project assurance.
8. Business Transformation. The Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring the strategic fit of the project with the wider organisational strategy and actively engaging with stakeholders to ensure the project remains viable.  
 
This includes putting in place effective processes to document any changes to deliverables, and ensure that they are communicated and agreed with the relevant stakeholders.
Security Clearance: SC – please provide candidates DOB and current SC sponsor. 
CV Deadline: Monday 5th August 11am 

TOF 264 - Engineering Manager L3

  • £ 400.00 - £ 450.00 per day
The purpose of the PPT Lead is to establish and run Pegasus Project Activity. The role requires strong leadership and management skills, coupled with complex engineering project management experience, to ensure the technical integrity of the project and its coherence across the multi-national work strands. The incumbent will need to develop and maintain robust relationships with the FVEY national engineering and delivery agents, to ensure that all initiatives meet the requirements of the FVEY community. Techncial stakeholder engagement will be a key activity of the PPT Lead.
 
The Engineering Leadership roles will require five eyes IT engineering or service delivery or design experience;  
 
SC CLEARANCE

Engineering Manager - L3 Mode 1

  • £ 400.00 - £ 450.00 per day
The purpose of the Engineering Design Lead is to lead on the engineering design, Test, Evaluation and Transition into service of new or changed services. The role will act as the lead focal point for FVEY engineering decisions.
 
St Vincent's with travel within the UK iaw. MOD policy. Overseas travel, if required, subject to separate LoL. Occasional overseas travel to Australia/Canada/New Zealand/USA. Addressed as part of programme funding at Defence travel rates.
 
SC CLEARANCE

Enterprise Architect

  • £ 450.00 - £ 450.00 per day
Description:
Work with others to specify technical requirements to support the objectives and to assist with the selection of suppliers (where appropriate) to fulfil the requirements. Input technical expertise into service requirements; Develop, validate and review conceptual, logical and physical architectural designs; Manage the architectural aspects of the target design, policies and standards, working pro-actively to achieve stable, viable designs.
 
ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE IN:
Design Leadership
Business Architecture
Technical Architecture

Deliverables for the engagement: 

Target Operating Model Development Strategy 
Target Operating Model Development Plan 
As Is’ Target Operating Model for SARs Regime 
End State’ Operating Model for SARs Regime 

The SARs Programme is an ambitious public-private partnership between the Home Office, The National Crime Agency, The Financial Conduct Authority and representatives from the private sector, through UK Finance. The Programme are working with its partners and stakeholders to capture, record and understand the business change necessary to accommodate this step-change and it will develop the new IT provision, using modern business intelligence tools and techniques to improve the ability of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) to process the intelligence it receives and ensure it is exploited to maximum effect.

Security Clearance: SC clearance
DEADLINE 1PM TUESDAY 16TH JULY

Conmercial Manager

  • £ 500.00 - £ 500.00 per day
Description:
Provide detailed/defined outputs/deliverables for the engagement 

Commercial delivery of the AAST mobilisation & transition phase – this relates to 7 business critical contracts providing support to eligible asylum seekers 

ESSENTIAL skills 

• Understanding the complexities of managing a multi-faceted change program 
• Experience of successful delivery of mobilisation and transition of large complex projects 
• Negotiating with large corporate organisations ideally on behalf of government 
• Strong influencer 
• Proven negotiation skills 
• Team player and leader 
• Strong commercial acumen ideally gained in government
 
Security Clearance: Valid CTC
CV Deadline: tuesday 2pm 

Commercial Manager

  • £ 500.00 - £ 500.00 per day
Description:
  • Provide detailed/defined outputs/deliverables for the engagement
  • Commercial delivery of the AAST mobilisation & transition phase - this relates to 7 business critical contracts providing support to eligible asylum seekers
 
ESSENTIAL skills:
  • Understanding the complexities of managing a multi-faceted change program
  • Experience of successful delivery of mobilisation and transition of large complex projects
  • Negotiating with large corporate organisations ideally on behalf of government
  • Strong influencer
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Team player and leader
  • Strong commercial acumen ideally gained in government
 
Security Clearance: Valid CTC
CV Deadline: Tuesday 2pm

Standard Hourly LTD Template

  • £ 34.23 - £ 34.23 per hour
Main Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Conduct of a complex Public Law litigation caseload.
  • Complying with tight Court and client deadlines.
  • Attending Court hearings with Counsel including in the Regional Courts.
  • Drafting detailed advice on legal merits, risks and litigation strategy.
  • Drafting detailed instructions to Counsel.
  • Assisting colleagues with their caseloads when necessary.
  • Assisting with the team's knowledge management/sharing objectives and providing input into client legal awareness projects.
  • Attending and contributing to team meetings.
  • Achieving personal chargeable hours targets.
  • Making appropriate use of GLD's case management system ('CMS') and complying with Lexcel requirements,
 
Outputs/Deliverables to be achieved:
  • Uses a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality monitoring and review.
  • Takes responsibility for own work with substantial degree of autonomy (with initial close supervision) but knowing when to consult and to delegate.
  • Gives early warning to those affected by changing priorities, including the Reporting Officer.
  • Displays an understanding of the resourcing requirements of own cases.
  • Keeps case files fully updated on CMS.
  • Displays an understanding of the context the client operates in and takes a strategic approach to realising client's objectives.
  • Displays the professional attitude that client and company expect from a member of an organisation with a high reputation.
  • Adopts a style most likely to build an effective working relationship with the client.
  • Responds to reasonable client requests including agreeing achievable and realistic actions, timescales etc.
  • Acknowledges clients' concerns and works to alleviate these in a way that balances client and Agency needs.
  • Is alert to media interest which may have an impact on the reputation of the client and/or the Agency.
  • Helps other team members to meet tight deadlines to preserve department's reputation.
  • Display Civil Service Values, including in relation to diversity and inclusion, help other people, focus on customer service and look proactively for solutions.
  • Keeps abreast of legal developments and current thinking on related policy issues.
  • Uses training and other methods to refresh and improve their skills and knowledge.
 
Skills/Experience required:  
Essential
  • Able to work to tight deadlines and to prioritise own work.
  • Able to manage a busy and complex caseload.
  • Build and maintain good working relationships.
 
Desirable
  • Ideally previous experience dealing with Public Law litigation.
    Previous experience within the public sector or government department and insight into the interrelationship between law and politics are desirable, but not essential.
 
Formal qualifications required
Essential - Qualified to practice in England & Wales or another common law jurisdiction
Desirable - PQE 3 years +
 
Evaluation criteria: you are required to stipulate a minimum of 5 evaluation criteria to measure the suitability of each candidate against your role. You will need to refer back to these criteria in order to carry out the CV and interview evaluations.
  1. Previous experience dealing with Public Law litigation
  2. Able to build good working relationships with clients, counsel and colleagues
  3. Previous experience working within the Public Sector/ Government
  4. Ability to give risk-based, strategic advice
  5. Works well under pressure
  6. Experience of managing a busy and complex caseload
  7. Sound judgement and analytical skills

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