Awarded to Albany Beck Consulting

Start date: Monday 1 March 2021
Value: £50,000
Company size: SME
London borough of Redbridge

IT Replacement Programme Business Analyst

48 Incomplete applications

45 SME, 3 large

35 Completed applications

35 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Friday 22 January 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 26 January 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 29 January 2021 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Summary of the work
This is a crucial role for the IT replacement project and involves working with the service to define how they wish the new system to be configured to realise the benefits possible.
Latest start date
Monday 1 February 2021
Expected contract length
No specific location, for example they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
London borough of Redbridge
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Programme and project manager, data manager, business analysts and project support officers within the team. Subject matter experts within the housing service including heads of service, team managers and officers.
What the specialist will work on
Analysis of the processes and procedures to inform the configuration of a new housing management system. This will include process mapping 'As Is' and working with the service to define 'To Be', with particular emphasis on 'value chain', effective demand management to create positive customer outcomes. Analysis should highlight the benefits of changing process and procedures linked to method statements developed as a part of the procurement process.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Remote at present until advised.
Working arrangements
Remote working with the need to facilitate sessions with colleagues online via teams and other platforms.
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
  • 2+ years of local authority housing service business analysis experience.
  • Relevant business analysis qualification / change management
  • Housing management system implementation experience
  • Transformation and change management methodology experience
  • Value chain analysis experience
  • Business process mapping experience
  • Benefits realisation management experience
  • Stakeholder management experience
  • Workshop facilitation
  • Presentation skills
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
  • can work with clients with low technical expertise
  • be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • challenge the status quo
  • share knowledge and experience with other team member
  • take responsibility for their work
Additional assessment methods
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current or preferred incumbent?
Thank you for your question. There is currently an IT replacement business analyst working within the IT programme.
2. Could you please provide us with some indication of expected contract length?
Circa 3 months
3. Could you please provide us with information about IR35 status for this specialist position?
Based on the assessment tool outcome this role is deemed to be outside of IR35.
4. Could you please provide us with some indication of maximum day rate or budget for this specialist position?
Please refer to the evaluation weighting.
5. When it says three specialists to be evaluated, does that mean three Business Analysts are required?
One analyst is required.
6. Does this candidate has to be Security Cleared?