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Transition & Implementation Contract Management Team Member

Vacancy summary

OF-3 - Lt Cdr - Maj - Sqn Ldr
Lieutenant-Commander, Major, Squadron Leader, Major (RM)

12/12/2021, 23:55 

January 2022
12 months
Royal Air Force, Royal Navy, Army, Naval Careers Service, Royal Marines
Defence Acadamy of the United Kingdon, Faringdon Rd, Shrivenham SN6 8LA
United Kingdom
Additional Duties Commitment, Volunteer Ex Regular Reserve, RSDs

Vacancy detail

Subject to formal establishment, a vacancy will arise for a OF3 to serve as Transition & Implementation Contract Management Team Member in Command & Staff Academic Provision (CSAP) at the Defence Acadamy on either VERR, ADC, RSD or VTOD (Army only) Terms and Conditions of Service (TCoS), with an initial proposed start date of 1 Jan 22.

Unit Function

To manage Defence Academy Training and Education Contracts in support of the delivery of world-class education and training to leaders in order to develop the intellectual edge needed for success on operations and leadership in government.

Position Role

To support the transition and implemetation phase of the Command and Staff Academic Provider (CSAP) Contract.


Educate internal stakeholder to ensure Defence Academy Colleagues understand the new ways of working under the prime contract and ensure they are rigously applied.

Support the establishment of a robust contract performance monitoring process to track the delivery of the contract obligations. Agree the implementation of regular performance reports as part of the contract governance and application for payment process.

Establish and manage a robust system for Major Change, ensuring processes are understood by all stakeholders.

Work closely with SMEs and partners, to identify, implement changes to improve the MODs and Suppliers compliance to terms and conditions. 

Must be an OF3 of any specialisation. OF2 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent OJAR will be considered.

OF4 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and wear the rank of OF3.

Must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.

Must have Experience of Contract Management and/or Supplier Relationship Management

Candidates should follow the application process for their service.

Royal Navy Applicants should follow the RN Application process.

Army Applicants should follow the Army Application process.

Royal Air Force Applicants should follow the RAF Application process.

This is a new role which requires the incumbent to be a confident self-starter able to shape and influence the breath of her/his portfolio and develop new professional working relationships.

The candidate must have:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, constructively and effectively with a range of different partners.
  • Ability to prioritise, work, to meet strict deadlines and at times work under pressure.
  • Strong IT skills, including EXCEL, Word and PPT.

For further information or expressions of interest please contact WO1 Andrew Bailey-

This opportunity is closed to applications.