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SC/DV Installation Design Authority

National Security Division
Contract/Interim
01782 203040
£400.00 - £450.00 per day
Yorkshire
114969MZWC
13-05-2022 05:47 PM
We currently have some live requirements for Installation Design Authority Contractors. The roles can be worked from Caterick on an initial 6 month contract. A minimum of SC clearance is required for the roles.

The role holder is a competent design authority on smaller/medium scale solutions, demonstrating an understanding of the customers' business and commercial issues.
-They identify, design and deliver smaller/medium architectures, strategies and specific solutions and may oversee the work of others.
-Manage packaged applications in the areas of, but not limited to, ERP (Enterprise-wide Resource Planning) CRM (Customer Relationship Management), BI (Business Intelligence) etc.
-Responsible for specification and design of information systems to meet defined business needs in any public or private context, including commercial, industrial, scientific, gaming and entertainment.
-The identification of concepts and their translation into implementable design.
-The design or selection of components.
-The retention of compatibility with enterprise and solution architectures, and the adherence to corporate standards within constraints of cost, security and sustainability. #


Key Responsibilities:
* Authority. Has complete responsibility for technical input to qualification and business approval meetings to make a recognized technical contribution.
* Designs small or medium scale solutions (or parts of larger solutions) which need minimal review following peer review.
* Cost and risk. Defines the approach to small/medium scale solution development and acceptance testing, ensuring an acceptable cost structure.
* Influence. Represents the client at customer forums, conferences, and professional bodies to build the client's reputation in the market place.
* Business development. Uses influential relationships with customers' management, and the client's sales and project management staff, to contribute to winning the business.
* Requirements and design. Designs innovative, medium scale solutions incorporating components from contributing specialists.
* Knowledge re-use. Shares knowledge with colleagues to make a useful contribution to the knowledge base.

Key Performance Indicators

* Makes a recognized technical contribution to business approval meetings.
* Consistently produces designs, which require minimal (<10%) rework, following peer review.
* Provides evidence that demonstrates defining the technical scope in order to ensure an acceptable cost structure.
* Can evidence feedback from customer forums, conferences, professional bodies, etc. which demonstrates a personal contribution to building client reputation in the market place.
* Tangible recognition from customer management, sales and project management staff, of an effective contribution to business development.
* Using company prescribed methodologies can demonstrate the production of several medium scale designs, including some which are not based on an existing pattern, or which have substantial customization and/or contain solution components from contributing specialists.
* Regular contribution to, and user of, company knowledge repositories and events

To be considered please send through an updated CV


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks. LA International is a HMG approved ICT Recruitment and Project Solutions Consultancy, operating globally from the largest single site in the UK as an IT Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, LA International welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International, winner of the Recruiter Awards for Excellence, Best IT Recruitment Company, Best Public Sector Recruitment Company and overall Gold Award winner, has now secured the most prestigious business award that any business can receive, The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade, for the second consecutive period.

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