DIO Standards Development Manager

Andover, SP11 8HJ / Sutton Coldfield, B75 7RL / Huntingdon, PE28 2EA
£37,940 (+ excellent pension, training, development & benefits)
09 Jan 2018
25 Jan 2018
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

Join the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and have a future that matters: Be proud; Be challenged; Be unique.

Be at the epicentre of capital investment and renewal for the UK’s extensive and varied defence infrastructure. With approximately £1bn a year of capital spend across the nation and the world, the Programme and Project Delivery (PPD) portion of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation offers a challenging and rewarding career in infrastructure delivery.

PPD is currently undergoing an extensive change programme to introduce the latest investment and portfolio management practices.  This is an exciting and rare opportunity to bring your enthusiasm and dedication to the centre of PPD – we will build on your past experiences and skills by providing extensive training of the specialist knowledge you need.  If you have a hunger to learn and the drive to develop your career in a challenging and stimulating environment – this could be the opportunity for you.

We are looking for a Standards Development Manager to support the Learning from Experience (LfE), Standards & Assurance Lead in driving organisational and project delivery improvements, developing and setting the required standards, templates and exemplars to support Portfolio, Programme and Project Management (P3M) delivery.

The role will assure any new standards and the resulting templates developed by other parts of PPD including assuring they are coherent, aligned and do not conflict with the existing standards, templates and arrangements.

The Standards Development Manager will liaise closely and effectively with the Assurance Manager and LFE Manager, as a key input for driving revisions and amendments to the standards will be both LFE and key recommendations from the Assurance activities.

Role responsibilities will include;

•             Leadership and Management within the LfE, Standards and Assurance team

•             Deliver and further develop the PPD Standards Strategy

•             Responsible for developing and maintaining PPD standards, templates and exemplars

•             Contribute to all outputs of the LfE, standards and assurance function

If you are interested in learning more about the responsibilities of this role please follow the link to apply through Civil Service Jobs for further information and details of how to apply.

Some of the benefits to working for DIO include:

•             Professional and Personal Development of skills

•             Extensive skills and knowledge throughout first year

•             Flexi-time scheme upon completion of 6 months service

•             Alternative working practices

•             25 days paid annual leave rising (1 day per year) to 30 days upon completion of 5 years’ service

•             In addition to 8 public holidays per year you will also receive leave for HM The Queen’s birthday

•             Generous maternity and paternity package

•             Highly competitive pension scheme

•             Most sites have good travel links with free car parking; many also have other facilities such as a Sports & Social Club, Gym and / or site shops

DIO is part of the Ministry of Defence (MOD). We play a vital role in supporting Defence by leading and managing the delivery of what the Armed Forces need to live, work, train and deploy on operations. Our people share the common goal of supporting our Armed Forces through management of the military estate.

Take a look at our YouTube video to see more about DIO https://youtu.be/kl9c3vCIRqY  

For more information and to apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button.

Closing date: 18th January 2018

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