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    RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    Have a look here. They've gotten the contract and then think "S***!, what do we do now? 8O "

    http://www.totaljobs.com/Jobseeking/job26443407.html

    (Posted yesterday)

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    errm where does it say you have to work how to do the contract. To me looks like a project management post for someone to lead the bsf project...

    Standard practice the project is decided and project including all work etc laid out then if they win project they hire someone to run the project.

    Anyway maybe I should apply

    Russ

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    I "may" have let my RM feeling come to the front in my post , but wouldn't you think that they'd have these kind of people in place first?

    Nice salary alright :-O

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it

    No as people who create project and the people who manage the project are different.

    This is mainly down to the following they want someone to lead it at local level. But when you appoint someone like this at very high level you can not appoint and then get rid of role if you don't get contract.

    They wouldn't get the person they need for role on a temporary contract (when last time you saw a senior position like that on a temporary contract).

    So once got the contract they appoint the overall person in charge of it standard practice around the world.


    Russ

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    Companies will not employ someone to do the job until they know there is a job to do ...

    And I am going to apply ... I know I won't get it but I hope it might give me more an insight as to some of the things that are going on with BSF.

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    Good thinking

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    yes Russ i agree but the wage is pretty damn crap for the whole of Leeds as compared to what a Headteacher would get in just one of the Leeds schools £70k as opposed to approx £100k and how much of a profit would RM glean from this.

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it

    My wife works for a government department and a few years ago they put out to tender for an EDRM system. The contracts came in and large IT companies presented their products in a presentation identifying how it would fit the brief of the departments business model. This contract was worth hundreds of thousands and the winning bidder set about installing their system. It became clear that there EDRM system was a new piece of software and could not perform the most basic functions required of an EDRM system. To this day, three years on has still not been completed to a satisfactory state that makes use transparent and trouble free. So it is not unusual for an IT company to win a contract, taking on a task it cannot fulfil.

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.
    they did it with KS3 onscreen testing, why would this be any different/.

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it

    Quote Originally Posted by petectid
    My wife works for a government department and a few years ago they put out to tender for an EDRM system. The contracts came in and large IT companies presented their products in a presentation identifying how it would fit the brief of the departments business model. This contract was worth hundreds of thousands and the winning bidder set about installing their system. It became clear that there EDRM system was a new piece of software and could not perform the most basic functions required of an EDRM system. To this day, three years on has still not been completed to a satisfactory state that makes use transparent and trouble free. So it is not unusual for an IT company to win a contract, taking on a task it cannot fulfil.
    Yeah - I used to work for the Training & Enterprise Councils - they had a Govt appointed IT project that cost in excess of 87 million - but delivered nothing usable (except bigger cars for the consultants). Then we had to do it ourselves properly (then they made us all redundant, took it back inhouse and ballsed it up again) - talk about deja vu....

    Go BSF!

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    Guys, guys, guys. I may have inadvertently kicked off a thread which is turning a bit negative. For that I can only apologise. Research Machines and Capita have formed a partnership to manage BSF in Leeds, those are two of the UK's biggest IT firms, so really, it can't possibly go anything but swimmingly. Lets all relax and enjoy watching the real pros at work.

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    Quote Originally Posted by eejit
    Guys, guys, guys. I may have inadvertently kicked off a thread which is turning a bit negative. For that I can only apologise. Research Machines and Capita have formed a partnership to manage BSF in Leeds, those are two of the UK's biggest IT firms, so really, it can't possibly go anything but swimmingly. Lets all relax and enjoy watching the real pros at work.
    ROFLMAO

    Quote Originally Posted by Russdev
    No as people who create project and the people who manage the project are different.

    This is mainly down to the following they want someone to lead it at local level. But when you appoint someone like this at very high level you can not appoint and then get rid of role if you don't get contract.

    They wouldn't get the person they need for role on a temporary contract (when last time you saw a senior position like that on a temporary contract).

    So once got the contract they appoint the overall person in charge of it standard practice around the world..
    Russ... you are really starting to sound fanatical about RM.... LOL

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    lol

    nar this not about rm but how big projects are managed and process would say same even if wasn't rm ....

    So might say that you have vendetta against rm

    don't mind good debate next time we are in same city. We are going to have to meet up for a drink to debate finer points of RM, BSF, life universe and everything...

    Russ

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    First round is on you then ...

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    Re: RM & BSF - Get the contract then figure out how to do it.

    hmmm nice salary package, shame its RM and shame its Leeds

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