Kent & Medway Cancer Alliance Living With & Beyond Cancer

Cancer Collaboration Infoflex IT Project Manager

Incomplete applications

11
Incomplete applications
10 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

12
Completed applications
12 SME, 0 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 21 October 2019
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 23 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 28 October 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work • To be a single point of contact for all participating trusts within the Kent & Medway Cancer Alliance from IT implementation perspective.
• To support the implementation of the Infoflex System in delivery of the Recovery Package and Stratified pathways.
Latest start date Monday 4 November 2019
Expected contract length 5 months
Location South East England
Organisation the work is for Kent & Medway Cancer Alliance Living With & Beyond Cancer
Maximum day rate £470 a day

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Based within a IT Project Teams

This will include working with the cancer teams to ensure that the IT functionality is in place for the implementation of the relevant elements of the Recovery Package (Holistic Needs Assessment, Treatment Summaries & Cancer Care Reviews)

The post holder will also be responsible for system implementation that will support teams in the design of stratified pathways and changing how patients are followed up.
What the specialist will work on The successful candidate will support the Implementation of the Infoflex System in line with the Kent and Medway Cancer Alliance delivery plan.

This will involve working with the East Kent CCGs, Macmillan GPS, Cancer Alliance stakeholders and the other acute hospitals in Kent & Medway to deliver the IT element of the programme.

The successful candidate will implement the IT function that will support the delivery of the Kent and Medway Cancer Alliance objectives.

The post holder will also be responsible for system implementation that will support teams in design of stratified pathways and changing how patients are followed up.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Based in Folkestone but will involve travel all around Kent and Medway.
Working arrangements Preferred Option 3 days a week, but would consider 5 days a week
Mon-Fri
Security clearance None

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The terms and conditions governing this contract will be the standard DOS 4 T&C's. Your response to the specification will be inserted as annex to this contract.

Additional information : *Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st October 2019*

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
  • Extensive experience of working in a project environment. You must fulfil this requirement.
  • Extensive experience of work with different project management methodologies. You must fulfil this requirement.
  • Knowledge of NHS Cancer systems, specifically Infoflex, and business requirements of differing Trusts and NHS organisations in Kent and Medway
  • Experience of using high level IT functionality
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge of or experience within the Kent & Medway Cancer Alliance
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging technologies applicable to health and clinical practice.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
Additional assessment methods Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is there a current or preferred incumbent for this role? I believe this role has been advertised previously and you had an incumbent. Yes, there is an incumbent in the role.
2. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier ? Yes, there is an incumbent in the role.
3. do you have an incumbent in place Yes there is an incumbent in the role.
4. As the role is 3 days per week are you willing to consider some of these days being worked remotely or what is the likelihood of this being considered as 5 days a week? No, remote working won't be acceptable - expectation is that the winning bidder will be working on site at many locations throughout Kent.
5. Is the incumbent renewing or leaving? Is this an exercise to consider alternative options to replace the incumbent or is it additional to the current incumbent? The incumbent's contract is due to expire shortly and this opportunity is not in addition to the current incumbent.
6. Is this a part time role? It is preferred that this role is for 3 days a week, but 5 days a week would also be considered.
7. Is this within IR35 or outside? It is assumed that the role will be outside of IR35.