Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

CVS Delivery Manager (K280020823)

Incomplete applications

21
Incomplete applications
19 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

13
Completed applications
10 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 9 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 11 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 16 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work The DVSA is looking to secure Delivery Management capability to support the delivery of the CVS Phase 1 Beta project currently in flight. The client side Delivery Manager will oversee the delivery of the other digital partners, representing the interests of the DVSA and the project.
Latest start date Thursday 31 October 2019
Expected contract length Up to 12 months
Location West Midlands
Organisation the work is for Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
Maximum day rate Day rate to include travel and subsistence

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement This contract has resulted from a extension to the current in-flight project. The project is working to a challenging timeline and therefore delivery continuity and ability to integrate with the existing delivery team and project approach (Agile Kanban Flow) will be prioritised.
Who the specialist will work with CVS Management Team
DVSA project team
Primary digital supplier (Deloitte)
Client side assurance supplier (BJSS)
DVSA Delivery Management community
What the specialist will work on • To deliver the agreed digital scope as defined by the CVS project governance function.
• To ensure delivery quality meets the requirements of the Service Owner
• To ensure delivery meets the agreed milestones and deadlines
• To ensure delivery expenditure remains within agreed budgets
• To ensure services developed by the project meet DVSA and GDS standards
• To ensure service releases meet DVSA support standards and are supported by appropriate artefacts.

Work setup

Work setup
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Address where the work will take place DVSA
Granby Avenue
Garretts Green
Birmingham
West Midlands
B33 0SD
Working arrangements On site 3 days a week to work directly with the suppliers and the business.
Security clearance BPSS

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions

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
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Essential skills and experience
  • Management of Agile digital delivery teams
  • Digital delivery to GDS standards
  • Effective budget management
  • Effective supplier management
  • Knowledge of DVSA digital landscape
  • Agile delivery within the DVSA and DfT governance structures
  • GDS Service standards
  • Integration of clouds with on-premise servers/services and data centres
  • Data and Service migration
  • Define and document enterprise and project approaches
  • Jira
  • Confluence
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of Agile Kanban Flow methodologies
  • Experience of delivery forecasting using Monte Carlo simulations
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics
  • Mentoring and knowledge transfer

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Understand the DVSA project and programme landscape and be able to tailor approach to fit
  • Ability to prioritise the interest of the DVSA with the commercial interests of own organisation
  • Able to represent the core values and interests of the DVSA all activities
  • Demonstrate values aligned to the Civil Service code of conduct
  • Represent the objectives of the project while remainig sensitive to the organisational strategic direction
  • Able to work within a matrix management and multi skilled team environment
  • Ability to work to budgets and support delivery of only what is necessary to achieve the MVP while highliting opportunities to improve the service to customers
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier at present? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager capability.
2. Can you confirm if this role is full time or only 3 days per week? The role is 5 days per week with 3 days at the Garretts Green site.
3. Is there a current incumbent? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager capability.
4. Is there an incumbent in place? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager.
5. Is it 3 days a week on site and the other 2 working remotely? The role is 5 days per week with 3 days at the Garretts Green site.
6. Hello, is there a current incumbent in this role? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager capability.
7. Is this a 5 day/week role with 2 days remote work or a 3 day/week role? The role is 5 days per week with 3 days at the Garretts Green site.
8. Are you engaged with an incumbent supplier? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager capability
9. Is there a current incumbent in the role? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager capability
10. Is it only for 3 days a week or is it 3 days on-site and 2 days remote. The role is 5 days per week with 3 days at the Garretts Green site
11. Do you have an indicative day rate for this please? The current rate is commercial in confidence. For planning purposes, the capability would sit within the £926 to £1,205 range.
12. What is the IR35 status? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
13. Can you please confirm the expected rate for this role? Also, the IR35 status? For planning purposes, the capability would sit within the £926 to £1,205 range.

The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
14. You state "have knowledge of DVSA digital landscape" this implies that there is a current incumbent or preferred supplier, or that this role is earmarked for a particular specialist? The project has an incumbent supplier providing the delivery manager role. The current contract is coming to an end. The competed offer is for a business to business contract and is not earmarked for a particular specialist.
15. Is this requirement inside or outside IR35? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
16. Is a current incumbent in place and will they be re-applying? Yes, the project has an incumbent supplier. Re-applying is completely at the incumbent suppliers’ discretion.
17. How flexible are you on prior DfT/DVSA experience? All bids will be scored against the published essential and desirable criteria and the evaluation weighting.
18. Does the buyer view this service sitting inside or outside of IR35? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
19. Is this role inside or outside of IR35? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
20. Can you please confirm the IR35 status? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
21. Is the role being considered inside IR35? The intermediaries legislation has been assessed as not applying to this engagement.
22. Is the incumbent expected to reapply? Re-applying is completely at the incumbent suppliers’ discretion.
23. Is the current incumbent submitting a bid? Re-applying is completely at the incumbent suppliers’ discretion.
24. With respect to the nice to have Microsoft Dynamics – will it be Dynamics CRM or D365 CE? We will be using Dynamics 365 CE