Overview

 
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work 2 of 5 Project/Delivery Management roles (see BPDM001). To create clear, pragmatic, manageable plans within the Borders and Immigration Portfolios of Programmes. To build teams to define, design, deliver and run technology projects using appropriate project management methodologies. To Identify warning signs and provide decisive responses to significant delivery challenges.
Latest start date Tuesday 30 May 2017
Expected contract length Up to 24 months or completion of the services.
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office Borders and Immigration Technology Portfolio

About the work

 
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Who the specialist will work with Key stakeholders within Border Force, UKVI, Home Office Digital Data and Technology, Home Office and Security Services. The programmes are resourced by a range of specialist resources; civil servants, contractors and interims.
What the specialist will work on To create clear, pragmatic, manageable plans for delivery within the Borders and Immigration Portfolios of Programmes; To build delivery teams to define, design, deliver and run one or more technology projects using appropriate project management methodologies; To Identify warning signs and provide decisive responses to significant delivery challenges; The specialist will be expected to develop and manage – project plans, resource requirements, risks and issues, dependency matrices, work breakdown structures

Work setup

 
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Address where the work will take place The Specialist is required to attend Home Office premises at Marsham Street, London, SW1 and MetroPoint or Lunar House, Croydon, Surrey, or other locations as necessary.
Working arrangements Specialists will work primarily on-site with teams as required and report to management on site. Only approved IT facilities and equipment may be used and off-site or home working may be required at times. Specialists are expected to work across the multiple sites as required. Expenses will conform to HO internal policies and will not be payable to Westminster, Croydon, or Heathrow.
Security clearance Security clearance of Security Check (SC) is required.

Skills and experience

 

 
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Essential skills and experience
  • Experience of managing programmes to budget and schedule using agile project management methods and appropriate scope management
  • Demonstrate experience of successful delivery of complex projects over time and with a clear approach to resolution of issues and risk mitigation
  • Demonstrate understanding of delivering digital services/ products to the Government Digital Service standard and delivery issues
  • Note: This is 1 of 5 similar requirements. A maximum of 10 specialists across all 5 roles will be interviewed.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Previous successful experience delivering digital services within Government
  • Experience in Border security and Immigration requirements and business processes, issues and solutions
  • Demonstrate understanding of technical architecture, agile delivery, IT reusable services and technical design patterns
  • Accreditation to recognised industry standards in project and programme management (MSP Practitioner, MAPM or equivalent)
  • Accreditation in Agile methods such as RUP, Scrum or DSDM
  • Understanding of Service Delivery to ITIL standards
  • Experience and delivery to GDS Service Assessment, Security Health Check, Penetration Testing, HO Service Readiness and Home Office release reviews as part of quality and acceptance tests
  • Experience of challenging and removing unnecessary barriers to service delivery
  • Provide demonstrable experience of creating and assuring end to end plans, mapping out dependences and work breakdown structures
  • Experience of managing expectations and reporting to a wide range of internal departmental and cross Government stakeholders including those at a senior level

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