Delivery Team Member

Evodia Limited
Salisbury, UK
19 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Portfolio Delivery Team Member
Dstl has an outsourced contract with an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) supplier which is managed by the Intelligent Client Capability (ICC). The ICC ensures all ICT services delivered to Dstl are effective, efficient, good value for money and meet Dstl's strategic direction and security requirements.

This role will provide in-depth specialist/professional contribution across the ICC. You will develop and maintain high levels of delivery and customer engagement whilst ensuring value for money through assurance and scrutiny. The role is intended to provide resilience within the capability for key strategic and operational activities, many of which are time bounded.

The Level 6 team member will be expected to deputise for the Level 7 Lead.

We are looking for someone who has:

  • A background in project, programme or portfolio management within an IT environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and is able to tailor their style to suit the audience.
  • Good customer service skills, good interpersonal skills and is used to developing and maintaining productive working relationships
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision using their own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • An understanding of financial considerations.
  • A good level of commercial awareness
  • Experience of influencing senior stakeholders and challenging assumptions.
  • Experience of scoping customer requirements, taking into account policy, strategic direction and technical restraints.
  • Experience of using a variety of analytical techniques to identify trends, provide reports and inform decisions.

In this role you will:
  • Work closely with both business colleagues and Dstl's ICT service provider, gaining a broad understanding of business needs, maintaining strong relationships and influencing senior stakeholders decisions through accurate representation of what can be achieved.
  • Proactively monitor supplier capacity and resource issues to optimise delivery
  • Deputise as point of contact for supplier escalations and exceptions
  • Develop and maintain portfolio plans or project plans ensuring a common understanding across business and supplier communities of the capabilities required meet the IT strategy
  • Work with supplier and business communities to provide governance, prioritise deliveries and establish dependencies, assessing and incorporating the impact of changes and ensuring all parties are fully informed.
  • Produce and review accurate key documentation to tight deadlines to ensure governance is maintained
  • Analyse reports, recognising trends, providing resolutions to issues and undertake business reporting
  • Analyse customer requirements ensuring understanding of scope of requests and impacts on other areas. Ensuring requests are in agreement with Dstl policy and strategic direction
  • Review and streamline ICC processes including the implementation and communications associated with all processes.

Essential Skills Required:
  • Good standard of education at degree level or equivalent experience

  • A qualification in Asset Management
  • ITIL
  • Project management qualification

Inside IR35 - Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and where a worker elects to provide their services through an intermediary (such as a personal services company) then income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

In order to undertake this role, you will need to be eligible to undergo Security Clearance or hold Security Clearance.

Evodia Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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