Programme Delivery Manager at MoD Information Systems and Services, Corsham, 2 Years, to £1200 per day

£800 - £1,200 per day
  • Contract Spy
  • South West England, UK
  • Aug 14, 2019
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Important dates

Published Tuesday 13 August 2019
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 15 August 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 20 August 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work The MoD ISS Medical Information Services Delivery Team requires a Programme Delivery Manager. The Program Delivery Manager acting as deputy team leader will provide support to the Delivery Team Leader in the coordination of the Delivery Team.
Latest start date Monday 23 September 2019
Expected contract length 2 Years
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for MoD Information Systems and Services, Programme CORTISONE Medical Information Services.
Maximum day rate Maximum Day Rate - £1200 per day.

About the work

Early market engagement  
Who the specialist will work with The current Delivery Team is a blended team of Civil Servants, Military Personnel and Industry Contractors from multiple companies who are all working collaboratively with a strong 'one-team' culture and a firm focus on delivery of benefits to end users.
What the specialist will work on Coordination of internal and external Delivery Team communications, including the production of highlight reports, programme board reports etc;
Coordination of delivery planning including responsibility for programme schedule;
Cost Controller, responsible for ensuring that financial forecasting (FOO) is aligned to the schedule and spend is aligned to the FOO and cost model;
'Critical friend' and deputy to Delivery Team Leader;
Coordination of scrum masters and agile ceremonies;
Release Train Engineer (RTE) (SAFe) providing SAFE coaching.
Coordinate Program Increment (PI) Planning
Responsible for quality management of programme/project management products and artefacts.
Facilitate retrospectives and learning from experience activities.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place Ministry of Defence
Westwells Road
SN13 9NR
Working arrangements The Programme Delivery Manager must be available to attend site at MoD Corsham, Monday to Thursday on a weekly basis to participate in the daily stand-up (Scrum).

Full working arrangements will be determined prior to any Contract Award.
Security clearance The Individual must have security clearance level at SC or above in order to work at the Ministry of Defence Corsham site.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions DEFCON 76 (12/06) Contractor's Personnel at Government Establishments
DEFCON 522 (11/17) Payment and Recovery of Sums Due
DEFCON 531 (11/14) Disclosure of Information
DEFCON 532B (05/18) Protection of Personal Data
DEFCON 609 (08/18) Contractors Records
DEFCON 658 (10/17) Cyber
DEFCON 659A (02/17) Security Measures
DEFCON 660 (12/15) Official Sensitive Security Requirements

DEFFORM 111 (12/17) Appendix - Addresses And Other Information -
DEFFORM 532 (Edition 05/18) Personal Data Particulars
DEFFORM 702 (Edition 08/07) Employees acknowledgement to Employer of Obligations Relating to Employer Confidentiality

Access at:

Security Aspects, Collaboration Agreement and Cyber Risk Assessment will apply upon any award of contract.

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience
  • Have experience in complex programme/project management, schedule management and financial management.
  • Have experience of working with and leading teams using agile methodologies including SAFe 4.5.
  • Be an experienced MS Project practitioner.
  • Have experience of working with Med IS programme/projects and MOD.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with a range of team members i.e. Crown Servants and Industry Contractors.
  • Have experience of being responsible for the planning requirements of a complex programme.
  • Have experience of managing a range of communication activities in a complex programme or project.
  • Have experience of managing document and quality controls in a complex programme or project.
  • Have security clearance to SC Level and are able to work at the MoD Corsham site in Wiltshire
  • Not have any current direct or indirect connection with any Industry contractor's involved in the CORTISONE Sustain & Transition to Open negotiations or evaluation.
  • Have Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
Nice-to-have skills and experience  

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Provide evidence of how they have worked in accordance with the principles of SAFe 4.5 methodology.
  • Provide evidence of how they have worked collaboratively with a range of different suppliers in a one team environment.
  • Provide evidence of how they would share knowledge and experience with other team members.
  • Provide evidence of how they would challenge procedure under the auspice of the Delivery Team as a critical friend and deputy team leader.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Can the authority please confirm the IR35 status of this requirement. The intermediaries legislation does not apply to this engagement.
2. Is there a current incumbent? There is no current incumbent.