Awarded to Velocitii Digital Solutions

Start date: Monday 28 September 2020
Value: £95,250
Company size: SME
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Delivery Manager - Local Digital Collaboration Unit

16 Incomplete applications

16 SME, 0 large

49 Completed applications

46 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Wednesday 19 August 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 21 August 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 26 August 2020 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
The specialist will be working with the Local Digital Collaboration Unit to drive delivery of the Local Digital Programme.
Latest start date
Monday 7 September 2020
Expected contract length
6 months
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government
Maximum day rate
Maximum rate of £750 per day.

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be working with a multi disciplinary, digital team.
What the specialist will work on
Agile team management, identify and manage obstacles, dependencies and risks, manage relationships with stakeholders, deliver on Local Digital programme objectives and roadmap.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
2 Marsham Street, London, SW1P 4DF and remotely.
Working arrangements
Full time 5 days a week.

Current working arrangements are from home. Team is co-located in 2 Marsham Street when office reopens fully.

All expenses must be included in the quoted rate.
Security clearance
A minimum of BPSS clearance is required.

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
  • Extensive experience in agile delivery management with digital or technical teams.
  • Extensive experience in coaching teams to deliver using agile frameworks that suits organisation and team culture.
  • Experience in facilitating non-tech teams to self organise.
  • Experience in working in central government.
  • Understanding of how local government work with central government policies.
  • Experience in applying and adhering to Government Digital Service (GDS) service manual and principles.
  • Experience in working in the open e.g. public show and tells, blogs and sprint notes.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to present findings in a compelling way.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Apply and adhere to the Government Digital Service (GDS) service manual and principles.

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work well in a collaborative digital team.
  • Be open and inviting of the views of others.
  • Be adaptive to constant changes.
  • Have a pragmatic, can do attitude to delivery and short timescales.
Additional assessment methods
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Can you confirm if there is a current incumbent?
There is no current incumbent in this role.
2. Could you confirm whether this role is inside or outside of IR35?
This role will be inside IR35.
3. DOS framework terms are for outside IR35 roles. Can you confirm this work will be *inside* IR35?
Following further clarification, it has been confirmed that this role is, in fact, outside IR35.
4. What is the equivalent Civil Service grade for this role?
The equivalent is Grade 7.
5. Can you kindly confirm the makeup of the team and reporting lines?
The Local Digital team has collaboration managers, a user researcher, service designer, technical architect, content designer and manager, and team lead. The delivery manager will report to the technical architect and team lead.