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IDA Lead/Project Manager

  • Salary: £320 - £340 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Telford, Shropshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 28/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355936A

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IDA Engineer

The role of the NSoIT IDA Lead is to manage the IDA team in delivering the NSoIT project requirements in accordance with the Authorities process using various skillset outlined below:

  • Experience of dealing with difficult/complex client/sub-contractor relationships/engagements
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplined teams
  • Experience of delivering work and projects within tight deadlines
  • Educated to Degree level or have relevant commercial experience
  • Fluent written documentation and verbal English skills, along with excellent communication and reporting skills
  • Tracks output in order to meet delivery and service level requirements. Provides regular management reports.
  • Produces internally published material such as knowledge briefs, process documentation etc.
  • Provides technical consulting and advice to others on proposal efforts, solution design, tuning and modification of solutions Provides SME support to sales activities.
  • Collects and determines data from appropriate sources to assist in determining customer needs and requirements.
  • Ability to communicate with end customers
  • Delivering Presentations
  • Able to communicate with internal and external senior management confidently and demonstrate the professionalism of the NSoIT IDA team.
  • Must be flexible in their working hours and location
  • The ability to travel within the UK and overseas

Specialist Skills

  • Manages all workshare and activities of the NSoIT IDA team.
  • Experience of IDA role requirements on previous IT Infrastructure implementations MoD or Commercial campus type environments
  • Owns and manages knowledge sharing within the NSoIT IDA community.
  • Responsible for the production of cost impacts for new work.
  • Leads and/or provides expertise to functional project teams and may participate in cross-functional initiatives
  • Applies subject matter knowledge to complex business issues, and is regarded by others as a subject matter expert.
  • Provides mentoring and guidance to NSoIT IDA team members.


  • BICSI RCDD® (Registered Communications Distribution Designer)
  • CDCDP® (Certified Data Centre Design Professional)
  • Have passed the MOD SCIDA course.
  • Minimum SC clearance with a view to apply of DV clearance.
  • A suitable employment history in a relevant network design and installation discipline.
  • A demonstrable knowledge of network testing procedures.
  • A demonstrable knowledge of security and installation standards.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer sites/suppliers UK and overseas - in particular customer discussions at Corsham.
  • Ability and willingness to travel to customer sites/suppliers UK and overseas - in particular
  • Leadership / management skills and experience.


  • ITIL® qualified.
  • PRINCE2® qualified or Project Management experience within a Prince environment
  • CNIDP® (Certified Network Infrastructure Design Professional).
  • Previous IDA experience and/or exposure in a suitable role equivalent i.e. SCIDA, Passive
  • LAN/Campus Network Design.

This position requires current SC Clearance, applicants who are eligible and happy to go through the vetting process can also be considered.

I will be working this role immediately - please apply now so the opportunity isn't missed.

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