Awarded to TPG SERVICES LIMITED

Start date: Monday 25 January 2021
Value: £90,750
Company size: SME
Ministry of Defence; Defence Digital

DD/IT/SVCS/011 - Evolve Cost Modeller

4 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 0 large

20 Completed applications

18 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Published
Thursday 3 December 2020
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 7 December 2020 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 10 December 2020 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Performance analyst
Summary of the work
The specialist, who should be an experienced Cost Modeller will be required to produce and analyse financial information to support an Options Analysis and Business Case for submission to the MOD Investment Appraisals Committee.
Latest start date
Monday 18 January 2021
Expected contract length
Length of Contract: 63 weeks
Location
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence; Defence Digital
Maximum day rate
Day Rate: £824

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Multi-disciplinary team comprising Civilians and Contractors within the BASE Delivery Team.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist, who should be an experienced Cost Modeller will be required to produce and analyse financial information to support an Options Analysis and Business Case for submission to the MOD Investment Appraisals Committee.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
BASE Delivery Team, Defence Digital, Building 405, Spur F2, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
Working arrangements
5 days per week for 10 weeks to 31 March 21
5 days per week for 16 weeks to 16 July 21
37 week option from 19 Jul 21 to March 22 at 3 days per week
Security clearance
SC-in place prior to commencement of tasking.

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
  • Have experience of supporting a high value business case through the relevant internal approvals process and securing approval from the relevant boards.
  • Be familiar with HMT Green Book Guidance (Five case model).
  • Be familiar with the discounted cash flow technique and the treatment of optimism bias and risk.
  • Evidence strong stakeholder management skills, and the ability to communicate and build relationships effectively with a broad range of people, both verbally and in writing.
  • Have experience of creating and maintaining Investment Appraisal and Whole Life Cost Models.
  • Have experience of providing financial information for Contract Schedules.
  • Advanced Excel Skills.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Previous experience of working within MOD.

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Describe how you will work with our existing teams, artefacts and processes, getting the most from them, avoiding installing new approaches.
  • Describe how you will provide support in a constructive, collaborative and insightful manner, without “laying down the law” within our project.
  • Describe how you will provide support, coaching and mentoring to members of our Team if necessary.
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

5%

Price

35%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is MOD able to SC clear team members who do not currently hold that level of clearance?
The Authority will not be able to provide SC Clearances. SC must be in place prior to and for the duration of the contract due to the projects the individual is required to work with.
2. Is T&S applicable?
T&S is not applicable for this requirement.
3. Is the requiremnt inside or outside IR35?
The requirement is outside IR35.
4. Who will I work with?
Multi-disciplinary team comprising Civilians and Contractors within the BASE Delivery Team.
5. Where will I be working?
The individual will work from home until told otherwise however there will be a requirement for some adhoc attendance at Corsham - BASE Delivery Team, Defence Digital, Building 405, Spur F2, Westwells Road, MOD Corsham, SN13 9NR
6. Is there a current or preferred bidder for this work?
There is no incumbent or preferred bidder for this requirement.
7. Is there a current incumbent?
There is no incumbent.
8. Please can you confirm the IR35 status?
Please see the answer to CQ3.
9. Are you likely to take the option weeks?
The 37 week option from 19 Jul 21 to March 22 at 3 days per week is not guaranteed and is subject to funding approval.
10. Can we bid the maximum day rate and score maximum marks on price?
The Authority are looking for the best value in terms of rate and skills set. Price is weighted at 35% and therefore the lowest compliant bid will score the maximum weighting on price. We are looking to achieve VFM whilst meeting the essential skills of the requirement.