Health Education England (HEE)

Developer (Front End) - Uploader Project

7 Incomplete applications

6 SME, 1 large

6 Completed applications

5 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Thursday 12 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 16 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 19 September 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
An experienced (front end developer) specialist is needed to achieve the following for the uploader project:

- Build the environment
- Ensure the stability between the front end and back end
- Test and validate the build

The specialist MUST commence work no later than week commencing 7th October.
Latest start date
Monday 7 October 2019
Expected contract length
Two months
Organisation the work is for
Health Education England (HEE)
Maximum day rate
We decided not to set a maximum day rate or disclose our budget constraints. We seek excellent value for money and affordability.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You'll be expected to work with the following:

- Scrum Master, Product Owner, wider team colleagues (incl. data analysts, other developers and senior management)

Stakeholders such as:
- Senior management across the organisation
- Others involved in the education and training of the multi professional healthcare workforce
What the specialist will work on
A (front end developer) specialist is needed to build out the front end of a solution for a data uploader. The uploader will be based around the NHS Service Design Toolkit (using a repository) as the basis of building out the solution.

The front -end will be synced with an Azure storage account in a space already set up ready for testing. The solution needs to be delivered, tested and validated within the time allocated to the build.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Health Education England
Floor 3
Stewart House
Russell Square
Working arrangements
To be in the London office for core days and flexible working is subject to arrangement.

The role is outside of IR35.

With regards to time frames that we are working to:
• Shortlisting complete by 20th September
• Interviews will be held on 26th September
• Start week commencing either 30th September or 7th October

(Interviews will be held in person and will include a technical element).
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
The awarded supplier will also need to adhere to the principles set out in the standard NHS 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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Be experienced in JavaScript and MVW frameworks
  • Experienced in CSS
  • Experienced in HTML
  • Experienced in Jasmine
  • Experienced in MySQL
  • Experienced in Azure
  • Have extensive experience of source control (preferably Git)
  • Be an Agile thinker
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Enjoy teaching/pairing and learning
  • JIRA and Confluence experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work transparently and collaboratively in a no-blame culture, encouraging all to fail fast and learn from mistakes
  • Demonstrate experience of supporting and coaching other team members
  • Evidence their confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Evidence ability to work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Evidence of taking responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent?
No, this is a new requirement.
2. Hello, is there a current incumbent in this role?
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3. Hi, is there a current incumbent in this role please?
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