Polaris Consulting Ltd has today been announced as one of the winners of the Defence Growth Partnership Innovation Challenge.
Polaris Consulting, a member of the TP Group (TPG) Enterprise Technical Alliance (ETA), is pleased to announce that the ETA has been selected as one of 11 companies to form part of the MOD’s Submarine Enduring Naval Design Partnering.
TPG has founded the ETA from a group of Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to deliver independence, simple contracting, agility and responsiveness as well as collaborative working and value for money through small and large-scale support.
The ETA will provide the newly established Submarine Enduring Naval Design Partnering team (ENDP) with the best technical expertise to undertake:-
- pre-concept and concept study submarine design and technology studies, and
- through-life technical support work for RN Submarines, their systems and equipment.
- Supporting the MOD in undertaking through-life technology management studies.
TPG and the ETA members have the experience, know-how and expertise to design, manufacture and deliver mission-critical systems to the most demanding standards, across all stages of the CADMID lifecycle. We draw from experienced and highly competent resources to deliver our services and engineering solutions, working in partnership with our customers helping them achieve their goals – over a 20 or 30-year equipment lifetime.
Polaris have successfully completed their first day of a planned series of Sea Trials for their Autonomous Surface Vessel route planning system. Polaris’ project (sponsored by the Defence Security Accelerator) is supported by ASV Ltd, who are providing the ASV (one of their C-Worker 5 fleet) and operations support for the trials.
Employee Nick Rose features on the front cover of the INSIDE OR publication for May 2017. This follows on from Polaris Consulting successfully sponsoring and running a competitive workshop at the recent Young To OR 20 Biennial Conference in London.
Polaris Consulting are sponsoring the Team Challenge at this week’s Young to OR 20 Annual Conference in London. Polaris Consulting are running a competitive workshop where delegate teams run the chance of winning £500 of prizes by developing the best technical approach to an OR problem. This requires technical skill, good consulting practice, and wide-ranging systems thinking to deal with the challenges in a typical bid engagement.
Polaris is looking for an experienced defence analyst to support its growing operations in ISS Corsham. The Company has secured a number of long term contracts in ISS and the successful candidate will play a key role in establishing and expanding Polaris’ presence in ISS. The candidate will be based at Polaris’ Bristol office but can be deployed at DE&S, ISS or at other sites in Southern England. See Careers page for full details.
Andy Nye of Polaris Consulting jointly presented at SCAF at the Royal Institute of Naval Architects in London with Dstl on 7th Feb on the subject of ‘Strategic Cost Analysis in an Uncertain Future’.
Nick joined Polaris in October 2016 with four years’ experience of Defence modelling and analysis. He has a mix of OA and cost modelling experience, with a strong background in spreadsheet model development (scoping, design, implementation, and V&V). He has experience of WLC modelling in the maritime domain, and qualitative studies and modelling of energy and logistics.
Nick has worked with a variety of customers including BAE Systems, Dstl, the NATO Communication and Information Agency, and the Aircraft Carrier Alliance. His experience also includes lecturing on risk analysis at the Defence Logistics Staff Course, delivering training on effective modelling lifecycles and V&V, and providing performance measurement and KPI expertise to a major (£1Bn+) industry bid.