Awarded to Populo Consulting Ltd

Start date: Monday 28 September 2020
Value: £24,750
Company size: SME
Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Interim Head Of Data Anlytics And IT Services Combined Role

9 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 2 large

13 Completed applications

11 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Wednesday 9 September 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 11 September 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 16 September 2020 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Service manager
Summary of the work
We require an interim manager to lead the ongoing work of the Digital Analytics Team and the IT Services Team in harmony with the Deputy CIO during the absence of the incumbent personnel.
Latest start date
Monday 21 September 2020
Expected contract length
11 weeks
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Maximum day rate
£500.00 + VAT

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
With COO, Deputy CIO and senior members of the Digital Analytics And IT Services teams.
What the specialist will work on
Report preparation For Monthly Meetings / Management Assurance of All Planned IT And Digital Analytics Changes / Leadership Of ongoing BI Portal Launch / Delivery of Service Desk KPIs / Delivery Of Digital Analytics KPIs

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Warrington General Hospital, Lovely Lane, Warrington, WA5 1QG
Working arrangements
Flexible mix of on-site days and Teams home working days to suit the two agendas.
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
  • Able to deliver the Digital Analytics objectives in an efficient, effective and safe manner in pursuit of excellence in Health & Social care.
  • Able to support the delivery of the Digital Services objectives.
  • Experience of representing a department within a Senior Leadership team.
  • Able to manage the provision of accurate and timely information and performance advice to Directorates and Departments and to produce reports for the Trust Board.
  • Able to produce the monthly reports for the Trust Digital Board on the Digital Analytics Team performance and Digital Services performance.
  • Take responsibility for the co-ordination, compilation and timely submission of external data required for measuring and reporting on the Trust’s performance across a range of clinical and non–clinical areas
  • Able to represent the Trust’s Digital Analytics interests as required within the wider Cheshire & Merseyside Health & Social Care forums, whilst maintaining contact with regional and national opportunities.
  • Ensure the existence and implementation across the Trust of measures of effectively benchmarking Trust activity and performance against other health care providers to raise standards to be best in class.
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as part of a team
  • Be transparent and collaborative
  • Share knowledge and experience with NHS teams helping them to learn and develop throughout the process
  • Apply positive personal experience
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current incumbent in this role?
As mentioned in the published information there is an incumbent in this role.
2. Could you please confirm whether there is an incumbent in this post?
As mentioned in the published information there is an incumbent in this role.
3. Is there a current or preferred incumbent for this role?
As mentioned in the published information there is an incumbent in this role.
4. Is NHS experience required?
It would be beneficial but is not mandated.
5. Can you confirm if the £500pd is including or excluding agency fees and does this fall inside IR35?
Including fees. The procurement is for a service.
6. Could you please confirm whether the role is inside or outside of IR35?
The procurement is for a service.
7. Will this contract be inside or outside IR35?
The procurement is for a service.
8. How hands on is this role, as in producing the reports for example?
As detailed in the published information this is a hands on role and will be expected to run reports.
9. What is the split between WFH and on site?
As appropriate to the prevailing COVID situation and the needs of the tasks at hand. Some regular on-site presence is necessary, especially for the IT aspects of the role where visible leadership is necessary.