Procurement & Supply Chain


Platform Engineer

London, England

Our Government Client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Platform Services Engineer to join the APPS Delivery team and deliver; Certificate Authorities (Certificate Issuance services), Registration Authorities (Identity Validation services), Validation Infrastructure (OCSP services), Hardware Security Modules (Key Management) & Identity Management. You will have worked within agile delivery teams, have worked on enterprise networks, understand government security guidance and be able to combine strong technical skills with a consultative approach. Key skills & responsibilities ·Hardware Security Modules Management ·PKI Enterprise Management ·Application Management ·Compliance and Audit ·Work with the Applications Delivery lead to deliver Application Services components and supervise third party partners to deliver these components ·Assure each component of the applications platform is compliant with security requirements. Assist with creating the security standards to assure this. ·Identity Management - Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP & MIM ·Understanding of authentication methods, including Certificate Authentication, within various protocols ·PowerShell scripting for administration and automation ·Programming preferably C# and .NET

Technical Lead (Infrastructure & Development)

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Technical Lead who will be based in London and will make significant contributions to the Digital Transformation programme. They are looking for a hands-on Technical Lead who will be responsible for the management and delivery of the following; ·Infrastructure / Environments. oSecure gateways oDevelopment environments (System Test, Integration test etc.) ·2 x Development teams oFront end web development with secure encryption oMS Dynamics configuration and .Net code. The role involves working within an agile delivery team to coordinate internal resources and 3rd parties to ensure all projects are executed and delivered on time, within scope and within cost. The right person for this role will have previous experience in a similar role, experience using GDS Service Design Manual and will be able to produce accurate and timely project board updated including sprint reports. This contract is outside the scope of IR35. Key skills & responsibilities ·Has worked within the IT industry in a role reporting to project manager and working with senior business managers to enable business benefit through service delivery ·Recent broad experience in the latest techniques and methodologies in delivering quality solutions ·Matrix line management of project teams, who are advanced and highly skilled Technical consultants and internal / external stakeholders, across several locations ·Developing and maintaining manpower plans for managers and staff involved and monitoring the deployment of individuals to ensure that they are contributing effectively ·Leads planning, scheduling, controlling and reporting activities, ensuring that comprehensive project, quality, and risk plans are prepared and maintained ·Lead the Scrum Ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, and Show and Tell etc ·Ensures that realistic estimates of costs, timescales and resource requirements are agreed and carries out the monitoring of projects against these criteria, taking corrective action as necessary ·Strong principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation, particularly with highly detailed technical Ms Infrastructure based projects ·Technical Skills - MS Dynamics, Oracle and Seibel, Sharepoint, Biztalk etc, AWS

Data Work Stream Lead - SC Cleared

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Data Work Stream Lead (Architect/Delivery Lead) to join the Digital Transformation Programme which is bringing a mission critical business application into the 21st Century. The role will involve defining the data strategy for the programme, developing the data model for the end to end system and preparing data migration and integration plans. You will be responsible for delivering presentations to influence and inform stakeholders about the new data strategy, principles and models you will be delivering. Key skills & responsibilities ·Proven experience in managing senior stakeholder management. ·Ability to liaise with external stakeholders to document the Data Migration Strategy ·Hands-on technical experience with data migration, integration and reporting ·Hands-on experience of using Scribe to migrate into MS Dynamics ·Ability to work with third parties to document Data Integration Strategy ·Good understanding Microsoft Technologies like SharePoint, SSRS and Power BI ·Experience of leading master data, business & technical metadata, data profiling and data quality programs ·Experience of migrating enterprise scale data from Oracle databases ·Experience working in an agile delivery team, to assist in designing, planning and managing all data related elements of the project including reporting, migration and integration ·Ability to perform source system data analysis in order to manage source to target data mapping. ·Responsible for select the Reporting tool and the Data Warehouse/Lake structure for the project

Technical Architect - SC Cleared

London, England

Our Central Government client are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) Technical Architect who will be based in London and will make significant technical contribution to the Digital Transformation programme. Your role will be to strategically design and implement new in-house information systems and networked software architectures which support core organisational functions to assure security, efficiency and availability. Experience of working within a secure enterprise environment such as Government or Military would be beneficial. This contract is outside the scope of IR35. ·Experience of delivering technical/solutions architecture incrementally over multiple sprints, working collaboratively as part of Agile delivery team. ·Contribute to various facets of project management, planning, and regular communication, coordination of tasks, testing, roll out, training, issues, risk and documentation ·You will gain organisational commitment for all systems and software plans, as well as evaluate and select all technologies required to complete those plans. In addition, the Technical Architect provides technical leadership across the organisation, from strategic decision making down to the agile project planning level. ·You will have proven experience with general all aspects of Cloud (SaaS, IaaS, PaaS), Micro-services, Service oriented architecture, APIs, CRM concepts and architecture and general Data Warehouse architecture and concepts. ·Ensures architectural principles are applied during design to reduce risk, and advances assurance standards through ensuring rigorous security testing. ·Produce content for presentation at the Architecture Working Group, Technical Design Authority, capture feedback and ultimately secure sign-off for various aspects of the technical solution. ·Assesses legal and best practice issues, and promotes awareness of national and international laws. ·Experience of working with mixed in-house and external teams. ·Strong team leader with demonstrable experience of developing talent. ·Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audience. ·Experience in deploying modern technology development and delivery models, including Agile, continuous integration, continuous delivery, DevOps and bimodal N.B. Cedar accepts CV uploads in 3 formats; MS Word, HTML and Simple Text. Please convert any PDF files to one of these formats before uploading. Thank you

Procurement and Commercial Lead

London, England

My client, a major central government organisation are looking for an IT Procurement Manager - SC cleared to join their high profile programme. You will manage commercial responsibility and act as an interface with senior IT stakeholders, overseeing multiple key contracts/projects simultaneously. You will have a proven track record in IT commercial management and complex procurement project management, ideally within Public Sector. This is a very fast paced environment, therefore you must be delivery focussed and have the ability to hit the ground running. ·SC cleared ·Previous experience of managing multiple complex Public Sector tenders ·IT Commercial/Contracts management ·Commercially aware and financially astute with recent experience in Public Sector IT procurement projects ·Managing multiple IT service/software/hardware tenders ·Experience of contractually managing suppliers for large IT spend ·Good relationship building skills - gravitas ·Effective stakeholder management skills, ability to deal with difficult/senior stakeholders ·Clear and confident communicator, builds rapport quickly ·Relationship management and SRM

Category Manager

East London, London

My client, a world-leading university is looking for a category manger to focus on the scientic and laboratory category. Your role will be to lead and manage the category requirements to identify and deliver best value solutions for stakeholders as well as support the value for money agenda. This role focusses on the scientific category procuring within high specification equipment, maintenance packages and leading and mangaging the electronic market place. You will report into the Head of Procurement and support raising the profile of the procurement deparement. The successful candidate will be have: 3+ Years of Procurement Experience across multiple categories and be MCIPS or working towards The ability to contribute to the development of strategic objectives and work as directed in implementing them Demonstrable experience of leading and managing multiple procurement projects including tenders Strong negotiation skills and ability to engage and advise senior stakeholders Proven commercial acumen Demonstrable track record of implementing procurement strategies and innovative solutions Applications from any sector background will be considered

User Researcher - SC Cleared

London, England

Our Central Government client (Government Security Group) are looking for an SC Cleared (SC is the minimum level of clearance accepted) User Researcher to help inform a new, transformative IT and policy initiative within government security to understand and articulate the needs of 3 distinct types of stakeholder. The role will be based in Westminster with regular travel to York to facilitate engagement with the core team in London and key stakeholders in York. The role involves identifying user needs and helping to reimagine and challenge existing requirements regarding the current system and supporting process within a defined 3-month period. Within the time frame you will be required to build contacts, schedule in qualitative sessions, validate work and analyse and present back findings to the team to define a clear work package. You will be responsible for ensuring that current and future needs of users/stakeholders are captured, documented and understood across the delivery project and ensuring that the most optimal business process is designed and implemented. Key skills & responsibilities ·Have recently worked in an SC Cleared environment ·Building networks across key government departments at a senior level to ensure stakeholder buy in. ·Catalogue of user needs by user type ·Presentation of key prioritised findings on a regular basis ·Objective, focused questioning to understand and elicit user needs which might not be immediately explicit ·Ability to join up insights to assemble a cohesive picture of overall experience