Local Pensions Partnership (LPP)

Infrastructure Specialist - For Rapid SCCM Deployment

Incomplete applications

8
Incomplete applications
8 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

9
Completed applications
8 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 9 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions Monday 16 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 23 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Web operations engineer
Summary of the work LPP requires rapid availability of SCCM 2019 available to support digital software delivery projects across the organisation. An infrastructure engineering specialist is required to complete this task (with hands-on SCCM 2016/2019 & Intune experience).
Latest start date Monday 14 October 2019
Expected contract length 2 months (maximum)
Location London
Organisation the work is for Local Pensions Partnership (LPP)
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The specialist will work with the LPP IT Team. They are expected to be able to work independently and act as a hands-on specialist, towards delivery of the scope as defined.
What the specialist will work on LPP requires rapid availability of SCCM 2019 available to support digital software delivery projects across the organisation. An infrastructure engineering specialist is required to complete this task (with hands-on SCCM 2016/2019 & Intune experience).

Delivery responsibilities
- Determine/design & document the technical environmental needs / suggested configuration for SCCM.
- Undertaken the deployment and configuration of SCCM 2019 within the LPP environment, including testing. (including reports)
- Undertake knowledge transfer with LPP IT team members to provide awareness of utilisation.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place 169 Union St, London SE1 0LL (& remotely where feisible)
Working arrangements Hands-on technical activities will require the specialist to work from LPP's London Office. Documentation activities can occur remotely.
Security clearance It is expected that the organisation providing the specialist has been successfully subject to BPSS vetting.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The contract will utilise the Standard Framework terms and conditions, as well as LPP's standard terms and conditions (where necessary).

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) in previously determining a suitable environmental hosting setup for SCCM 2016/2019. (4%)
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) in previously determining a suggested configuration to meet requirements for SCCM 2016/2019 (including reporting). (4%)
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) of hands-on deployment & configuration of SCCM 2016/2019 (including reporting). (4%)
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) of testing a deployment of SCCM to confirm it meets requirements. (4%)
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) of hands-on documenting SCCM configuration and environmental setup. (3%)
  • Experience (over the last 3 years) of software packaging for deployment via SCCM 2016/2019. (3%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of the methods to integrate and utilise SCCM and Intune together within a technical environment. (2%)
  • Experience of undertaking knowledge transfer with digital support teams to demonstrate usage and methods to support SCCM. (1%)

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work independently and transparently to deliver the required scope (3%)
  • Recommend approaches & take responsibility (2%)
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

25%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

70%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Can we please ask what the budget is? A maximum budget ceiling exists of £22,000 for the short term engagement. Our preference remains on achieving the most competitive quote whilst ensuring all identified and needs are met - as outlined within this specialist role description.
2. What is the earliest start date for this piece of work...?? How quickly are LPP looking to make a decision / award..? We seek to meet the dates as indicated by the 'Latest start date' field.
3. Hello, is there a current incumbent in this role? There is no external incumbent. There is also no direct technology incumbent as SCCM is not in use within LPP. A specialist will be tasked to deliver it as outlined within the field 'What the specialist will work on'.
4. Given Price is weighted at 70% can you provide guidance as to rates / budgets signed off ? Please refer to the answer provided for question 1.
5. Can you please confirm the rate and IR35 status of this role? This role is considered to be outside of IR35.
Please refer to the answer provided for question 1 regarding the budget.
6. Is there a current incumbent and if so will they be reapplying? Please refer to the answer provided for question 3.
7. When does the Partnership intend on evaluating and awarding the contract, as it does not state on Digital Marketplace? Please refer to the answer provided for question 2.