This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Monday 22 June 2020
Scottish Enterprise

P21-0036 Microsoft Dynamics Developer

14 Incomplete applications

13 SME, 1 large

24 Completed applications

23 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Published
Monday 15 June 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 17 June 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 22 June 2020 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Summary of the work
An exciting digital transformation programme putting Microsoft Dynamics CRM at the heart of our processes and interactions with users. The programme has started and will continue to develop a web front end to interact with users through a secure account space to and from CRM to power transactions with users.
Latest start date
Thursday 25 June 2020
Expected contract length
9 months
Location
Scotland
Organisation the work is for
Scottish Enterprise
Maximum day rate
£650 this rate is to include all costs and expenses

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Working within an Agile service design, delivery and support team of circa 30 people responsible for digital transformation activities across the organisation. It’s a multidisciplinary team with software developers, testers, designers, user researchers, Dynamics developers, service designers and product owners. The Dynamics developer will work closely with all of the team as well as the users of the CRM system across the business.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will support the implementation of SE’s digital transformation. Primarily the role will initially focus on a workstream covering the following activities:
1. Data Quality, Compliance and Security - Delivering new practices to significantly reduce data quality issues entering Dynamics 365,

2. Services to Partners
We will onboard other partners and provide more responsive and predictive approaches that enables their business operations in line with Microsoft’s roadmap of supported features.

3. Continuous Integration Build
Automating the test code and building and deploying the solutions. We currently use Visual Studio for the development site and Team City for CI build.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
The supplier is expected to supply a resource to work as part of the team. A core team is based in Glasgow city centre and work standard working hours of 9-5 Mon-Fri. It is expected that the resource would be available for physical meetings and coworking at times but remote working is available.
Working arrangements
The supplier is expected to supply a resource to work as part of the team. A core team is based in Glasgow city centre and work standard working hours of 9-5 Mon-Fri. It is expected that the resource would be available for physical meetings and coworking at times but remote working is available.
Security clearance
Baseline Personnel Security Standard level clearance is required for this role.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
This role is outwith IR35.

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
  • Javascript front end and C# Plugin/workflow Development
  • Microsoft Flow / Logic Apps
  • Continuous Integration Build
  • Form Design
  • Business Rules Development
  • Business Process Flow Development
  • Microsoft Azure Development
  • Sharepoint Integration
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • SSRS Writing Skills
  • FetchXML Experience
  • Experience modifying SiteMap
  • Dialog development / replacement
  • Security Role Profiling
  • Data migration
  • Writing technical specifications for planned work
  • Advanced Find Query Development

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
4
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as part of an agile team, helping others clear priority tasks as required
  • Deliver value to customers early and often.
  • Be transparant and collaborative in decision making.
  • Take responsibility and ownership of tasks.
  • Challenge the status quo.
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

75%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent?
Yes
2. Given the current Covid-19 restrictions, do you have a minimum number of days a week you would expect the developer to be on site? Will this change as Covid-19 restrictions ease?
Given the current environment we are all working from home, once restrictions have been lifted the task's performed will determine the location therefore we are unable to say how many days a week will be needed on site going forward.
3. If the suitable Candidate doesn't currently hold Baseline Personal Security Standard level clearance would they still be considered due to the expected start date?
Yes they would, they would be expected to apply for the clearance should they be successful.
4. As the closing date is 22nd June, you are proposing that shortlisting, interviewing and contracts all take place within 2 days.
Depending on the amount of submissions there may be a slight delay on the start date but our evaluation team are hoping to complete everything within this timeline.
5. Is the £650 per day inclusive of VAT?
This is excluding VAT.
6. Once the restrictions are lifted, the person might need to be onsite for this role. Can you please specify the location(s) where the work needs to be performed?
The location would be one of our Glasgow offices.
7. Please can you clarify if there is an incumbent? Thank you
Yes I can confirm there is an incumbent supplier.
8. What is the likelihood percentage that the incumbent will be the successful candidate?
A. 25% B 50% C. 75% D. 100%
Please select the closet option
This is an open and transparent procurement process, we will evaluate all responses as per the guidance of the framework.