Open Standards Lead

Contract length: 6 month
Rate: up to £500 (Outside IR35)
Location: Central London

A significant Government Body is looking for an Open Standards Lead on a contract basis for their Central London Office. This is initially a 6 month contract with opportunities for extension.

The role:
* On a monthly basis review and work on standards to be presented to the Open Standards Board, taking the Board’s steer on prioritisation.
* Promote the use of Open Standards in accordance with the Open Standards Principles, by engaging with Central and non-Ministerial Departments, as well as public sector bodies, and giving presentations on the virtues of Open Standards.
* On a monthly basis help to build and facilitate an Open Standards Community of Practice across central government.
* Work alongside product and department leadership to integrate open source goals with GDS and cross government departments. Including showing how Open Source practices can shape the way that we work.
* Ensure that the right tools and public fora is available in order to help enable GDS and Cross government teams to release their code and share it with others.
* Work with open standard organisations on a monthly basis contributing to the good management and sustainable ability of the standard.

Apply within for immediate consideration.

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Job Reference: KH/Req/038048_1552580222

Salary: Up to £500 per day

Salary per: Day

Job Duration: 6 months

Job Start Date: 11/04/2019 16:01:46

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