Current Opportunities

iTrent Developer and Administrator

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

We are looking for a Specialist with iTrent Development and Administration experience to support London Borough of Redbridge. The Specialist will be required to develop new modules within iTrent ensuring that the system delivers the requirements of the service users. Ensure resilience in the existing systems team for business objects and iTrent administration.


Expected contract length:

3 months


Who the specialist will work with:

Small multi-discipliary team that provides support to all applications that are used by Finance in the authority but specialise in supporting iTrent for the authority and all school users.


What the specialist will work on:

  1. Review and update business objects reports - train exiting team on report maintenance.
  2. Review and update the recruitment module set up with the HR business partner team.
  3. Implement the case management module within ITrent.
  4. Implement the Eslips functionality within ITrent
  5. Review and implement the talent manager module
  6. Implement user defined fields to replace data capture in spreadsheets.


Address where the work will take place:

The Specialist will be required to work remotely until the COVID-19 restrictions are in place and later at the London Borough of Redbridge offices in Ilford.


Working arrangements:

Total work required is 2.5 days per week, to be spread over three days


Essential skills and experience:

  • iTrent system administration, including upgrades and UAT testing for new modules
  • Detailed knowledge of the iTrent web recruitment module
  • Experience of creation of new payrolls, updating and creating new salary calculations, and updating structures following reorganisations within the authority.
  • Experience of creating data load templates to upload information directly into iTrent
  • Skilled and experienced in monitoring and maintenance of workflow engines
  • Skills and experience of creation and maintenance of business object reports and the integration and extraction of SQL from these reports so that it can be used with Power BI


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • Have an understanding of service desk functions
  • Have an understanding of the Hornbill ITSM tool.


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Successfully work as part of a team.


Additional assessment methods:

Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence: 70%

Cultural fit: 10%

Price: 20%

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ETL Specialist

UK Export Finance
1 Horse Guards Road, London, UK

We are looking for an Extract, Transform and Load (ETL) specialist to aid the UK Export Finance data team in the selection and implementation of an ETL tool.


Expected contract length:

12 months, with a potential for an extension.


What the specialist will work on:

UKEF (UK Export Finance) are looking to bring onboard an ETL (Extract, Transform and Load) Specialist Contractor for a period of 12 months to provide support in the selecting of a suitable cloud based ETL tool for UKEF. Furthermore, the Contractor will be required to complete ETL knowledge handover to UKEF data team.


Address where the work will take place:

Remote working, until such a time as office working is possible and then with the UKEF team based in Westminster.


Working arrangements:

Monday-Friday, all remotely. Expected to work with the data team throughout.


Security clearance:

Must have SC clearance.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Demonstrate your experience of working in user centred design teams in large and/or complex organisations (e.g. government departments) (5%)
  • Demonstrate your experience of defining an ETL strategy to process data from a variety of originator and target sources. (5%)
  • Demonstrate your experience in helping a customer choose which ETL or ELT tools are a good fit for their organisation based on the customer's requirements and technology stack (5%)
  • Demonstrate experience of working with Cloud-based solutions. (5%)
  • Demonstrate experience of knowledge transfer from project teams to Support/BAU (5%)
  • All contracted project resources must be SC cleared (5%)
  • Demonstrate experience of working in an Agile environment for project delivery (5%)


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • Demonstrate experience of working with both Batch and Stream processing (5%)


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Demonstrate your ability to deliver in an open, collaborate, agile way (5%)
  • Demonstrate your ability to deliver outcomes, applying an agile methodology, in non-agile environments and successfully bridging the two worlds (5%)
  • Give an example of how you will help the department tackle one of the following areas: Covid-19 Recovery, Tackling economic inequality, Fighting climate change, Equal opportunity or Wellbeing (10%)


Additional assessment methods:

  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Presentation


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence: 60%

Cultural fit: 20%

Price: 20%

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Solution Architect - Military Messaging

Ministry of Defence - Defence Digital MOD Corsham
Westwells Road, Corsham, UK, SN13 9NR

We are looking for a Solution Architect with experience in Military Messaging to support the Ministry of Defence with delivering the following:

  • Development of Solution Architecture of System Service Roadmap
  • Service Description document
  • Logical Service Design Document
  • Review of OEM offerings to provide solution, and assure said designs as fit for purpose


Expected contract length:

6 months - Contract end date: 15 Sept 2021, extension option 2/3 months


Who the specialist will work with:

Primarily the Military Messaging Team, incl PM, RM, TM, etc. Existing HGM team. Potentially external OEMs as it pertains to CQs around bid solutions.


What the specialist will work on:

Solutions Architecture and Assurance of solutions prompted by external OEMs design of a Military Messaging Solution


Working arrangements:

Flexible, WFH available where required (subject to laptop availability). Several segments will be at Secret and Above Secret and thus on site working will be required. C19 restrictions exempted if required. General business hours.


Security clearance:

DV must be in place prior to starting work. Candidate must be UK Sole National.


Additional terms and conditions:

The Cyber Risk Profile has been identified as Moderate reference RAR-E4WP43ZE.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Must have previous experience of System interfaces - 20%
  • Must have previous experience of working with Messaging Systems, protocols and standards - 20%
  • Proven organisational skills - 10%
  • Strong analytical skills - 5%
  • Excellent communication skills - 5%
  • Must have previous experience of Global Interactivity/Boundary Protection - 10%
  • Must have knowledge of the MOD Approvals Processes - 15%
  • Must have previous experience of technical documents - RMAD, ITT, SOR - 15%


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Works to system Interface methodology
  • Have experience in working within a team that covers multiple organisations
  • Be customer orientated
  • Shares knowledge, experience and expertise with other team members
  • Communicates clearly
  • Have strong stakeholder management skills
  • Be transparent and collaborative


Additional assessment methods:

Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 45%

Cultural fit 15%

Price 40%

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IT Finance Business Analyst

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

We are looking for a Business Analyst with IT Finance experience to support London Borough of Redbridge. This is a crucial role for their IT replacement project and involves working with the business stakeholders to define one of the most important system connections, ensuring that key benefits from system functionality are achieved, while also meeting the technical aspects of financial accounting for Housing General fund and the HRA.


Expected contract length:

Initially 3 months, with potential extensions.


Who the specialist will work with:

IT Replacement Project Manager and the Head of Housing Systems and Resources.


What the specialist will work on:

Analysis of the processes and procedures between a new housing management system and the corporate finance system. This will include process mapping 'As Is' and working with the service to define 'To Be', with particular emphasis on the design of financial forecasting for temporary accommodation and include the technical aspects of the Housing Revenue Account. Analysis should highlight the benefits of changing process and procedures which once agreed will feed into the configuration of the new housing management system.


Address where the work will take place:

The IT Team for London Borough of Redbridge is based at Lynton House, Ilford. However the majority of the team are working from home due to Covid-19 and this role would be expected to do the same.


Working arrangements:

Working remotely from home due to Covid 19. Occasional requirement to be onsite to collect/return IT equipment. Remote teams meetings and regular check point sessions with the project team.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Accountancy qualification
  • Business analysis experience
  • Housing service experience
  • Change project experience
  • Process and procedure mapping


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Take responsibility for their work


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 10% Price 30%

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Technical Delivery Manager - Planning and Building Control

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

We are looking for a Technical Delivery Manager with experience in implementing and integrating systems in the field of Planning and Building Control. This role is with the London Borough of Redbridge, where the Specialist will be required to manage a number of projects within the IT Portfolio. The Specialist will support the delivery of the IT and Digital Strategies, working across departments to deliver improvements for internal and external customers.


This role is likely to be of greatest interest to anyone who wishes to or understands latest technologies such as AI Validators, GIS, Chatbots and Cloud based solutions, which are being use to develop the web based solutions at London Borough of Redbridge.


Expected contract length:

Initially 3 months, with potential extensions until end of 2021.


Who the specialist will work with:

There is an established IT Project Management Office with many projects underway. You will work with resources across the IT team and in specialist functions (e.g. finance and procurement) to deliver the projects.


What the specialist will work on:

  • Citizens Portal project – deliver replacement for APAS Web to provide new features to Planning and Building
  • Agile GIS project – deliver replacement to existing P&BC GIS solution.
  • Agile Chatbot with Citizens Portal integration – deliver chatbot upgrade for Planning and new on for Building Control.
  • Agile SaaS – project to migrate to the Cloud solution.
  • Agile AI Validator – project to introduce new AI feature to APAS


Address where the work will take place:

The IT Team for London Borough of Redbridge is based at Lynton House, Ilford. However the majority of the team are working from home due to Covid-19 and this role would be expected to do the same.


Working arrangements:

Working remotely from home due to Covid 19. Occasional requirement to be onsite to collect/return IT equipment.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Have experience working with local government procurement processes
  • Have experience of the full project life cycle from business case definition, through to transition to business as usual
  • Have extensive experience of project management
  • Have experience with one or more project methodologies (e.g. Agile, PRINCE2,PMP)
  • Experience of successfully delivering projects in a local government or public sector organistion
  • Experience of managing projects to deliver chat-bots
  • Experience of managing projects improving planning and building control IT applications


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Can work collaboratively with the IT business as usual team to ensure the best outcomes for the Council.
  • Can work collaboratively with specialists in the Council to achieve project aims (e.g. finance, legal and procurement)


Additional assessment methods:

Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 10% Price 25%

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IT Service Delivery Project Manager

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

We are looking for a technical minded Service Delivery Project Manager to support London Borough of Redbridge with managing a number of projects within their IT Portfolio. The Specialist will support the delivery of the IT and Digital Strategies, working across departments to deliver improvements for internal and external customers, with immediate focus on implementation of the automation capability and managing the roll out of end-user devices i.e. laptops / desktops. .


Expected contract length:

Initially 3 months, with potential extensions.


Who the specialist will work with:

There is an established IT Project Management Office with many projects underway. You will work with resources across the IT team and in specialist functions (e.g. finance and procurement) to deliver the projects.


What the specialist will work on:

Manage the IT Service Management project, specifically the implementation of the automation capability within the IT function and managing the roll out of end-user devices i.e. laptops / desktops.


Address where the work will take place:

The IT Team for London Borough of Redbridge is based at Lynton House, Ilford. However the majority of the team are working from home due to Covid-19 and this role would be expected to do the same.


Working arrangements:

Working remotely from home due to Covid 19. Occasional requirement to be onsite to collect/return IT equipment.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Have experience working with local government procurement processes
  • Have experience of the full project life cycle from business case definition, through to transition to business as usual
  • Have extensive experience of project management
  • Have experience with one or more project methodologies (e.g. Agile, PRINCE2,PMP)
  • Experience of successfully delivering projects in a local government or public sector organisation
  • Have experience of IT Service Management Tools
  • Have experience of managing projects which deliver automation of administrative tasks
  • Have experience of managing roll-outs of end user devices (laptops/desktops)


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Can work collaboratively with the IT business as usual team to ensure the best outcomes for the Council.
  • Can work collaboratively with specialists in the Council to achieve project aims (e.g. finance, legal and procurement)


Additional assessment methods:

Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 10% Price 25%

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Digital Automation Consultant

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

London Borough of Redbridge is looking for a Digital Automation Consultant to help the Council with its automation efforts. The Specialist is required to take a holistic view of the Council's requirements and start by establishing a suitable automation strategy for the Council, including identifying the capabilities required to sustainably implement automation technologies and the associated governance and resources required to maintain it as part of BAU. The Specialist will then be required to lead on the delivery of automation activity for the Council, ensuring that return on investment is maximised.


Who the specialist will work with:

IT team, business area leads, Digital First Programme Team. Two pilots for robotic process automation are underway.


What the specialist will work on:

Develop an approach for the Council to implement automation of manual processes. Identify the capabilities required to sustainably implement improvements using automation technologies. To include development of a strategy and identification of the technologies, governance and supporting resources which will be required to implement.


Working arrangements:

Remote due to Covid working arrangements at the council.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Have experience of developing corporate approaches to Automation technologies
  • Have experience defining the technical requirements to establish an automation function.
  • Have experience of defining the human resource requirements to support an automation function.
  • Have experience of managing automation/robotic process automation projects.
  • Practical experience of working with automation tools.
  • Ability to engage on a technical level with relevant teams and providers - hardware and software
  • Have experience and understanding of the major vendor and partner options for delivering automation.


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • Have experience of undertaking automation work in Local Government.
  • Have experience of establishing governance processes


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Work with a range of stakeholders to develop proposals with broad support.
  • Successfully work as part of a team.


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence (60%), Cultural fit (20%), Price (20%)


Additional assessment methods:

Interview

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Procurement Project Manager - Telephony

London Borough of Redbridge
Ilford IG1 1NN, UK

We are looking for a career Project Manager with technical as well as commercial mindset to support London Borough of Redbridge with managing a number of projects within their IT Portfolio. The Specialist will support the delivery of the IT and Digital Strategies, working across departments to deliver improvements for internal and external customers, with immediate focus on completing the procurement activities for a Telephony System by end of 2021.


Expected contract length:

Initially 3 months, with potential extensions until end of 2021.


Who the specialist will work with:

There is an established IT Project Management Office with many projects underway. You will work with resources across the IT team and in specialist functions (e.g. finance and procurement) to deliver the projects.


What the specialist will work on:

Manage the Unified Communications project which replaces/ upgrades the Councils telephony systems and contact centre. Development of business case and solution procurement. Manage the Electronic Document Management System (Information @ Work) Consolidation project.


Address where the work will take place:

The IT Team for London Borough of Redbridge is based at Lynton House, Ilford. However the majority of the team are working from home due to Covid-19 and this role would be expected to do the same.


Working arrangements:

Working remotely from home due to Covid 19. Occasional requirement to be onsite to collect/return IT equipment.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Have experience working with local government procurement processes
  • Have experience of the full project life cycle from business case definition, through to transition to business as usual
  • Have extensive experience of project management
  • Have experience with one or more project methodologies (e.g. Agile, PRINCE2,PMP)
  • Experience of successfully delivering projects in a local government or public sector organisation
  • Experience of managing contact centre projects
  • Understanding of modern approaches to delivering telephony to users across a large organisation


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • Experience of managing projects for document management systems


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Can work collaboratively with the IT business as usual team to ensure the best outcomes for the Council.
  • Can work collaboratively with specialists in the Council to achieve project aims (e.g. finance, legal and procurement)


Additional assessment methods:

Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 10% Price 25%

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Data Architect

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Manchester M1 4BT, UK

NICE is looking for a Data Architect to plan and support the initial phase of establishing MDM program. The Specialist will be required to us appropriate COTS MDM tooling within the current technical architecture and use standard data model and integration patterns, with right level of data governance, including ownership of processes for Master Data Management.


Expected contract length:

3 months - end date 31st March 2021


Who the specialist will work with:

The DIT directorate is a team of 70 digital, information and technology professionals. We adopt a user centric agile methodology and work in multi-disciplinary teams to develop and maintain NICE’s suite of digital and technology services. The teams design, develop and maintain NICE’s suite of externally facing digital services including the website, Pathways, CKS, BNF and Evidence Search. DIT is responsible for NICE’s internal guidance production systems including content management, authoring and publishing systems; as well as IT operations and support, including networking, infrastructure, DevOps and unified user support, in addition to leading the implementation of new digital workplace solutions.


What the specialist will work on:

  • Define NICE’s master data management requirements initially for managing contacts/stakeholder data, but with a view to include other domains in future.
  • Validate current draft conceptual data model for contacts/stakeholders and support further development into logical data model to ensure it meets users' needs and is suitable for implementation in MDM tooling solution.
  • Develop a governance model and associated policy and processes for management/stewardship and ownership of contact data at NICE and identify training needs.
  • Work with technical teams to define a technical roadmap for implementation of the model within key technical systems using standard data model and integration patterns.


Working arrangements:

All engagements with members of staff will be remotely using Zoom or Teams.


Additional terms and conditions:

Due to the nature of the data modelling and architecture work this role may require working with PII data.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Experience in establishing Master Data Management program successfully and appropriately for the data management maturity of the organisation covering all aspects of establishing and maintaining an MDM program successfully.
  • Knowledge of the state of the art of MDM tooling and ability to assess suitability appropriately for an organisation and recommend appropriate solutions aligned to identity management and CRM solutions.
  • Knowlege of relevant standards and regulations particularly relating to management of party/people data.
  • Knowledge and experience of using standard data models and patterns appropriate for MDM and integration within existing and future architecture particularly relating to management of party/people data.
  • Knowledge and experience of using different MDM architectural and implementation styles and ability to recommend approach appropriate for organisation.
  • Ability to assess and recommend appropriate approaches for data integration and migration incl. use of external data sets.
  • Knowledge and experience of establishing appropriate security and privacy to ensure regulatory compliance, in particular for UK and international PII data.
  • Experience in writing successful business case for establishing MDM program in one domain initially with further domains to be added.
  • Experience of defining appropriate data governance for MDM.
  • Experience of integrating MDM with CRM and Identity and Authorisation solutions.
  • Experience in facilitation techniques for the development of conceptual/logical models.
  • Experience using appropriate tools to both facilitate development of the model and maintenance of it over time.
  • Understand how to work to define and develop data models that feed into agile development team drawing on standard approaches.


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

  • CDMP Associate
  • CDMP Reference and Master Data certification


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Work collaboratively with the technical team
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes


Additional assessment methods:

  • Interview
  • Presentation


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence (45%), Cultural fit (5%), Price (50%)


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MoD Evolve Cost Modeller (SC Cleared)

Ministry of Defence, Defence Digital
Westwells Road, Corsham SN13 9NR, UK

The specialist, who should be an experienced Cost Modeller will be required to produce and analyse financial information to support an Options Analysis and Business Case for submission to the MOD Investment Appraisals Committee.


Expected contract length:

Length of Contract: 63 weeks


Who the specialist will work with:

Multi-disciplinary team comprising Civilians and Contractors within the BASE Delivery Team.


What the specialist will work on:

The specialist, who should be an experienced Cost Modeller will be required to produce and analyse financial information to support an Options Analysis and Business Case for submission to the MOD Investment Appraisals Committee.


Full address where the work will take place:

BASE Delivery Team, Defence Digital, Building 405, Spur F2, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR


Working arrangements:

5 days per week for 10 weeks to 31 March 21; 5 days per week for 16 weeks to 16 July 21; 37 week option from 19 Jul 21 to March 22 at 3 days per week.


Security clearance:

SC Clearance must be in place prior to commencement of tasking.


Essential skills and experience:

  • Have experience of supporting a high value business case through the relevant internal approvals process and securing approval from the relevant boards.
  • Be familiar with HMT Green Book Guidance (Five case model).
  • Be familiar with the discounted cash flow technique and the treatment of optimism bias and risk.
  • Evidence strong stakeholder management skills, and the ability to communicate and build relationships effectively with a broad range of people, both verbally and in writing.
  • Have experience of creating and maintaining Investment Appraisal and Whole Life Cost Models.
  • Have experience of providing financial information for Contract Schedules.
  • Advanced Excel Skills.


Nice-to-have skills and experience:

Previous experience of working within MOD.


Cultural fit criteria:

  • Describe how you will work with our existing teams, artefacts and processes, getting the most from them, avoiding installing new approaches.
  • Describe how you will provide support in a constructive, collaborative and insightful manner, without “laying down the law” within our project.
  • Describe how you will provide support, coaching and mentoring to members of our Team if necessary.


Additional assessment methods:

  • Reference
  • Interview


Evaluation weighting:

Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 5% Price 35%

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