Awarded to Perago-Wales

Start date: Friday 1 November 2019
Value: £417,380
Company size: SME
Home Office, Digital, Data and Technology

NLEDP 144 - Sustainment Governance Lead

12 Incomplete applications

11 SME, 1 large

33 Completed applications

28 SME, 5 large

Important dates

Monday 30 September 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 2 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 7 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
Mapping/analysing the as-is organisation, then defining the business functions that need to be established to support the ‘to-be’ operations.

Planning/facilitating the transition of PPPT from a programme management structure into a BAU Sustainment model with a specific interest in funding and governance.

Delivery of funding and governance principles.
Latest start date
Friday 1 November 2019
Expected contract length
6 - 12 months
Organisation the work is for
Home Office, Digital, Data and Technology
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will support the PPPT Sustainment Lead, working to the Policy, Compliance and Sustainment Workstream Lead, working within a small, mixed team of Civil Servants and Contractors. You will also work closely with colleagues in Operational Communications in Policing and Home Office DDaT Enterprise Services as key stakeholders of this work.
What the specialist will work on
You will play a key role in shaping how PPPT services will be governed and operate in a BAU environment.
You will scope governance of the PPPT Sustainment organisation including establishing a comprehensive map of current and to-be governance and identifying governance and processes required to agree these provisions with the business.
You will lead on the development and agreement of a future funding model PPPT live services.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Croydon, Westminster, Travel to stakeholder sites will also required.
Working arrangements
On site full time Mon-Fri 9-5 - due to security requirements of programme and co-location with core stakeholders and suppliers.
However there will be times when may be required to work additional hours
Security clearance

Additional information

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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Public Sector Governance Model (or similar)- experience mapping business processes that represent the current structure and future design of a product or service
  • Organisation Design- design and implementation of an integrated organisational structure, role profiles, culture, performance measures, competencies and skills to enable change
  • Project Management- development and implementation of business processes to meet defined business needs; acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality.
  • Stakeholder Engagement- Strong communications, relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills; able to ensure that advice regarding the service specialism is acted upon.
  • Business Analysis- Methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of business functions and processes.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Public Sector Funding Models (or similar) – strategy and plans, policies and processes for the accounting, budgeting and charging of IT service and resources
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the government digital agenda
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Law Enforcement Operating Models

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and improvement (for example, through seeking actionable feedback, setting targets etc.)
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions and recommendations
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Demonstrate courage (for example, express controversial views, make tough decisions, question actions inconsistent with group behaviours, candid about progress/estimates)
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent in this role?
Yes, there is a current incumbent in this role.
2. Can you please clarify if the role is based in Westminster, or Croydon. Which site is the main site they are expected to work from, and do you have any indication of how much travel will be involved. If travel is expected outside of London or Croydon do you have an indication of how often.
The role will be mainly based in Croydon, with 1 or 2 days travel to Westminster.
Travel to meet stakeholders within London 4 or 5 days a month.
Travel to meet stakeholders outside London 1 or 2 days per month.
3. Will the Home Office pay T&S for visits to stakeholder sites?
T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy.
4. Will the individual need to have valid SC in place on their start date or will the Home Office sponsor them for SC vetting?
It is preferable that the individual have SC clearance on their start date. However, if the successful candidate does not have clearance, the HO will begin the process as soon as the individual is notified of their successful application.
5. Is Security Clearance required prior to submission or after offer?
No, it is not required but preferable. The successful applicant will be sponsored by the HO if they do not have SC clearance.
6. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier?
Not sure this question is clear. But I can confirm there is an incumbent working within this role at present.
7. Will the Home Office sponsor the security clearance process?
The successful applicant will be sponsored by the HO if they do not have SC clearance.
8. Will Croydon or Westminster be the prime location? Also, will travel be expensed from Croydon to Westminster or visa versa and to other stakeholder sites?
Croydon will be the applicant’s prime location.
The applicant will not be able to claim expenses for travel between Croydon and Westminster (or vice versa).
Travel to stakeholder location will be in accordance with Home Office policy.
9. Can you confirm if this role is inside or outside of the IR35 regulations?
I believe that this is outside IR35, however the role will undergo a status review prior to award of contract.
10. Is this for an SME or an individual only? For example, 2 people sharing the role with different strengths.
This is for an individual only.
11. Will you sponsor SC?
If the successful applicant does not hold SC clearance, then the Home Office will sponsor the individual.
12. Will you sponsor SC?
If the successful applicant does not hold SC clearance, then the Home Office will sponsor the individual.
13. This is clearly a project. What project methodology do you prefer?
The applicant should have an understanding of Agile & Waterfall methodologies, as well as ITIL.
14. We have two highly suitable candidates for this role. Are we able to put forward both and if so, how?
You will need to submit 2 separate responses on DOS for each potential candidate.
15. Is there an incumbent?
Although there is an incumbent in the role, the scope of this role is broader than the current one as covers all services in scope for PPPT and not just NLEDP.