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Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) Member

Location: MoD London+

Date Posted: 02/12/2020

Closing Date: 15/01/2021

£500/day  2-4 days/month

Vacancy Description

The SSRO is an executive Non-Departmental Public Body (NDPB) sponsored by the MOD. The Secretary of State for Defence sets the overall policy objectives, which the SSRO must meet.

The SSRO is responsible for:

  • when required, acting as an adjudicator between MOD and industry on disputes about the application of the regulations, including making legally binding changes to contract pricing.
  • recommending annually to the Secretary of State for Defence the profit rate to be used for single source contracts.
  • issuing statutory guidance on key aspects of how single source contracts should be priced, including which costs can be included and how the profit rate should be calculated
  • the collection, storage and collation of the data that suppliers are mandated to provide under the legislation, which is available to MOD and SSRO analysts
  • undertaking analysis studies if commissioned by the Secretary of State for Defence, or other bodies if approved by the Secretary of State, in order to support wider understanding in the single source environment
  • keeping the operation of the regulatory framework under review and making recommendations for changes to the Secretary of State.
  • providing clarification on issues referred to it by the MOD or suppliers on the legislation or how it applies to particular contracts

In carrying out its functions, the SSRO must aim to ensure (a) that good value for money is obtained in government expenditure on qualifying defence contracts, and (b) that single source suppliers are paid a fair and reasonable price under those contracts.

The SSRO works collaboratively with commercial and contracting parties in the defence industry and the MOD in order to deliver its statutory functions. Non- Executive Board Members provide intellectual rigour, a diverse range of perspectives and professional expertise to ensure that the SSRO can perform its duties to a high standard.

The SSRO require three new members who will augment the skills and experience of the existing board. We are seeking individuals with broad commercial experience, particularly of large capital projects, either as a supplier or a buyer. We would particularly welcome applicants who have had a senior professional career.

Non-executive member duties:

Non-executive board members provide independent, constructive challenge and support and guidance to the SSRO executive.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing the strategic direction of the SSRO (within a policy and resources framework agreed with Ministers).
  • Ensuring the SSRO are strategically placed and equipped to achieve their vision of becoming the recognised independent, authoritative expert on single source procurement.
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of strategies, plans and priorities.
  • Overseeing the development and review of key performance targets including financial targets.
  • Ensuring that the SSRO complies with all statutory and administrative requirements on the use of public funds.

Ensuring the SSRO in performing its role is providing value for money.

Person Specification

In your supporting statement you should provide examples of your experience that would support meeting the appointment criteria listed below. For those invited for interview, these responses will be further developed and discussed.

Essential criteria:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with tenacity, drive and delivery focus to enable your expertise, strong contemporary commercial awareness, and knowledge to be brought to the
  • Ability to secure senior officers’ confidence, preferable, though not exclusive, in a regulated environment and/or on large scale capital contracts, in one or more of the following disciplines:
  1. Law: commercial, procurement and competition law;
  2. Public procurement and commissioning;
  • Commercial contracting and delivery of major programmes;
  1. Corporate finance;
  2. Management accounting, cost engineering, risk management;
  3. Engineering;
  4. Economics; and Digital services/data
  • Ability to understand the wider industrial, economic and political implications of the SSRO’s actions, whilst building engagement and managing change effectively.
  • Strong analytical skills that link evidence to specific commercial operational outputs and identify ways to improve its quality and
  • Proven ability to work across multiple sectors whilst holding colleagues/stakeholders to account in a constructive way.

Desirable:

  • A thorough understanding of the Defence
  • Knowledge of procurement processes and practice in the public

An understanding of how central government operates. Understanding of data systems and economic regulation, and the ability to acquire knowledge through investigation.

Additional Information

This is a reserved post. The MOD requires that candidates are UK nationals and undergo Security Clearance if selected for this position.

How to Apply

Please complete and return the attached expression of interest and diversity monitoring form along with a copy of your most recent CV and send as email attachments, quoting the ref number, to;

DBSCivPers-ResNONSTDAPPTS@mod.gov.uk

If you have any questions or require further information please contact us via the above email address.

 

Please note: Defence Business Services is currently operating with minimal staff in their offices, if you unable to apply online please contact Defence Business Services (DBSCivPers-ResNONSTDAPPTS@mod.gov.uk)

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