Awarded to Digital Quotient Solutions

Start date: Monday 3 February 2020
Value: £35,000
Company size: SME
Intellectual Property Office

Delivery Manager for Common Technology Components

12 Incomplete applications

12 SME, 0 large

31 Completed applications

28 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Published
Thursday 9 January 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 13 January 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 16 January 2020 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Planning and driving the delivery of common technology components to support our transformation programme including cloud and enterprise technologies.
Latest start date
Monday 3 February 2020
Expected contract length
3 months initially with opportunity to extend for up to 2 years
Location
Wales
Organisation the work is for
Intellectual Property Office
Maximum day rate
Up to £650

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Initially working with the architecture practice and IT Demand team to build a plan and socialise with our transformation programme, while also initiating some implementation work by engaging and overseeing with third parties.
What the specialist will work on
You will plan and oversee the delivery of common technology components to support our transformation programme. This includes delivery of new platform components such as Azure Kubernetes Service, upgrades of existing platfrom components such as IBM Integration Bus to AppConnect Enterprise, and creation of new reusable building blocks such as an address management service.

For the right candidate we will look to extend you to oversee the delivery of this work by working with a team of delivery managers to drive the outcomes you've defined during the planning stage.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Intellectual Property Office, Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport NP10 8QQ
Working arrangements
Full time on site
Security clearance
SC 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
  • Evidence of ability to organise, plan, report, escalate, unblock, motivate and provide structure to deliver an outcome
  • Experience leading delivery of £1m+ pieces of work
  • Experience working with external suppliers and contractors to deliver outcomes
  • Experience planning multi-year, complex technology projects including resource and financial management, and dependency management
  • Technical experience in modern cloud technologies such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Technical experience with integration products such as IBM, Mulesoft, Tibco
  • Experience leading agile delivery teams while being considerate of broader
  • Experience with project management tooling such as Microsoft Projec
  • Experience with agile delivery management tooling such as JIRA, Microsoft TFS, Azure DevOps
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience with or leading projects using Azure
  • Experience with or leading projects using IBM integration technologies
  • Experience with or leading projects in government
  • Experience with Microsoft Project
  • Experience with Azure DevOps
  • Experience overseeing continuous improvement teams

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation as well as suppliers.
  • Drive outcomes making decision effectively while also considering the point of view of others
  • Delivering messages effectively while considering the individuals' involved
  • Working within an organisation's standards, policies and processes
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Hi please could you confirm if this is a full point or if part is missing from the end
"• Experience leading agile delivery teams while being considerate of broader"
Apologies. The point should have read;

"- Experience leading agile delivery teams while being considerate of broader "classic" project management practices"
2. Will you be able to sponsor SC clearance?
IPO is able to support the SC Clearance process for consultants if necessary. Staff must provide BPSS and DBS checks before starting.
3. Please could you confirm the IR35 status for this role. Also is there an incumbent in place?
As we will be contracting for outcomes this will not be considered Contingent Labour and will therefore fall outside of IR35. There is not an incumbent in place
4. When do we have to submit the CV and when will the interview take place?
CV's and interviews will be requested following the shortlisting stage. This is likely to be between 22nd - 24th January.
5. Is there an incumbent in post?
There is not an incumbent in place
6. Please confirm the IR35 status of this assignment.
As we will be contracting for outcomes this will not be considered Contingent Labour and will therefore fall outside of IR35.
7. What’s the proposed timeline for awarding the contract
CV's and interviews will be requested following the shortlisting stage. This is likely to be between 22nd - 24th January. Target date for award is 28th January.
8. Can you confirm the IR35 status of this position?
As we will be contracting for outcomes this will not be considered Contingent Labour and will therefore fall outside of IR35.
9. If the specialist has to relocate would the authority be willing to allow some remote working?
For the purposes of your response please assume you will be required on-site 5 days a week. Depending on workload, performance and activities we may provide flexibility on some Fridays but this should not be assumed