Summary of the work

Specialist role – Programme manager
The ISS Innovation team needs to: 1. Roll-out the governance and operating model for Innovation in ISS including how ISS will interface with other organisations 2. Manage Innovation projects through the cycle including the commercials, funding and customer engagement 3. Support the recruitment of team members and transfer knowledge
Latest start date Monday 26 June 2017
Expected contract length 4 Months with options to extend to the 2 year point pending financial approval
Organisation the work is for Ministry of Defence, Information Systems & Services
About the work
Who the specialist will work with:
You will work with Civilian and Military personnel as well as other contractors.

What the specialist will work on:
Work is required as follows; Continue to establish the Innovation operating model and refine the strategy, operate the ISS Innovation process and associated programme to ensure it delivers value for defence, focusing on internal and external engagement and support the recruitment process and transfer knowledge to recruited civil servants.

Skills and experience
Essential skills and experience:

Credible understanding of Innovation across the Ministry of Defence (MoD) and the application of innovation models in defence – 20%
Experience of the ISS Innovation program including specific projects as well and the overall operating model – 20%
Ability to engage teams across defence understanding challenges and convert that into specific innovation programmes that encompasses a vision and roadmap underpinned by a series of challenges – 15%
Knowledge of the internal workings of MoD, JFC and ISS and ideally DSTL and the FLCs – 10%
Experience of building and exploiting networks of contacts and partners to deliver innovative solutions and sharing of knowledge across the defence innovation community – 10%
Experience of providing reach back into their organisations and a wider network to apply technical and business insight to new areas to drive innovation – 10%
Experience in managing complex programmes and projects and managing inter-project dependencies – 10%

Nice-to-have skills and experience:
An ability to spot opportunities, break down barriers to innovation and challenge constructively – 5%

Work arrangements

5 days a week (37 hours per week) within a bandwidth of 08:00 - 18:00 (hours to be agreed with individual teams). Individuals will be permitted to leave by 1500hrs on Friday. All resources will be provided access to the organisation's IT system and no utilisation of personal or company laptops will be permitted.

Security clearance

SC as a minimum. The SC Clearance must be valid for the duration of the contract.

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