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11 Feb 2021

Temporary DE&S Information Manager – FTA – 2 Years

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


£35,700 – £42,000 per annum (plus benefits). 

Contract type

Fixed Term

Length of employment

2 years


Join an integral part of the UK’s Defence and play your part in the procurement and in-service support of all our armed forces’ equipment, from fighter jets, armoured vehicles, submarines and aircraft carriers, to clothing, food, and ammunition. If you have the pride, passion and commitment to be part of an exciting organisation at the forefront of supporting our country’s armed forces deliver on operations at home and abroad, then apply online now!

Job description

DE&S have opportunities to join the Information Management & Information Technology (IMIT) function as an Information Manager, on a 2 year fixed term agreement. You will join a team of 35 personnel overall, working in smaller teams of approximately 6 personnel.

You will be supporting a project to roll out, including the deployment and administration of new SharePoint sites and MS Teams to customers across DE&S. In this role, you will be delivery focused, working closely with customers and multiple stakeholders in a complex and fast moving environment.


• Ensure information is being captured, stored, distributed, used, processed, retained and eventually disposed of, to meet the requirements of the law, MOD policy and guidance.
• Delivery of KIM (Knowledge and Information Management) projects to meet the needs of the business, considering relevant service agreements or standards.
• Provide advice and monitor where data is managed in accordance with regulatory acts and other relevant legislation.
• Identify information risks within the organisation, work with IT colleagues to mitigate information risk within solution designs.
• Brief stakeholders and non-technical colleagues on KIM processes and the service catalogue.
• Identify new innovative approaches to performing KIM activities and delivery relevant change and improvements to enhance the customers experience and technical capability.
• Develop the knowledge and capability of the organisation to enable and increase maturity of KIM skills.
• Maintain and update own knowledge of KIM to develop own capability and that of colleagues further.
• Active participation in IT Service Management community.
• Recruit, train and develop KIM staff to build capability within the Function.
• Fulfil Primary Delivery Manager responsibilities for your direct reports
• Perform Functional Delivery role to improve capability within the function and participate in other function improvement activities.
• Actively manage end user expectations to provide high levels of service

Please note that due to the nature of the projects involved, this role will be open to Sole UK nationals only.

What you will be assessed against

To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:

• Experience within Knowledge and Information Management
• Experience with stakeholder engagement
• Experience managing IT change and transformation projects/programmes

It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:

• PRINCE2/ APM PMQ/MSP or equivalent certification
• Educated to Degree level in an IT related area
• Working towards membership of relevant Professional body, e.g Chartered Institute for Library and Information Professions (CILIP)

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:

• Knowledge and Information Management
• Service Delivery and Operations

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:

• Leadership
• Communicating and influencing

What’s in it for you?

You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Find out more about what we offer by clicking here

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About your team

Our mission is to both enable and drive DE&S towards its vision to become a world-class digital business. The IM&IT function employs professionals from information assurance and cyber security to management information and statisticians. We act as the ‘digital partner’ to DE&S, helping the whole organisation to embed new business processes, tools and technology.

Please click the link below to apply by creating an account and upload your details.


Please find ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ here

This post is not eligible for relocation allowances.

Things you need to know


Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check.

People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

Simply click on the apply button to create an account and upload your CV which clearly demonstrates the following areas (which you will be assessed against):

• Key Achievements
• Relevant Experience
• Applied Knowledge and Skills

For additional guidance on writing a CV for DE&S, please click here

Firstly we’ll check that you meet the essential criteria that are listed for the role. If you do, we’ll then carry out a more detailed review of your CV to see if your qualifications and experience are a good match for the role(s).
If you’re successful, we’ll invite you to an interview so you can meet us, discuss your Key Achievements, Relevant Experience and Applied knowledge & Skills. In addition to the above, you’ll also be assessed against a technical competence and the listed behaviours, aligned to ourDE&S Behaviours which can be found attached at the bottom of the page.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

Open to UK nationals only.

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.

The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

How to Apply

Apply before 11:55 pm on Sunday 28th February 2021 Click Here to Apply

Job Types: Temporary. Job Tags: Bristol, DE&S, Defence, Information Manager, and South West. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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