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Programme Manager - Information Modelling

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Important dates
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Published Friday 25 November 2016
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 29 November 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 2 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Programme manager
Summary of the work The Home Office is looking for a specialist to document Information Architecture across the organisation. We want to identify the strategic operational themes our information serves along with cost ownership and opportunities for savings.
Latest start date 15th December 2016, subject to clearance.
Expected contract length
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office
Maximum day rate £600

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Data & Automation Leads, Business Architecture Leads, Change Portfolio Team, wider transformation programmes and business stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on Scope of work and deliverables includes but not limited to:

• Develop Information Model to document as-is view of organisational information architecture and provide recommendations for to-be design.

Desired Outputs:
• Input to wider data strategy and logical data model.
• Documented Information Model.
• Identification of information cost.
• Identification of information ownership.
• Identification of information duplication.
• Recommendations on information stewardship to-be view.

Success Criteria:
• Alignment to the wider data strategy.
• Alignment to the Business Architecture Capability Model.
• Alignment to existing IA workstreams.
• Alignment of recommendations to wider initiatives and next steps.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place 2 Marsham Street London SW1P 4DF. Travel to other sites may be required.
Working arrangements Full time Office Hours with some travel for engagement meetings in the UK. T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy
Security clearance SC minimum or ability to be cleared to SC level; and willing to be cleared to DV if required.

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Have 2+ years’ prior experience of information modelling within the past 4 years.
  • Be experienced in developing information architecture models within large scale enterprise environments.
  • Be experienced of working in a range of project delivery environments, with targets set and reviewed on a weekly basis.
  • Have the people skills to work with senior stakeholders to secure access to interviewees in their working environment.
  • Effective workshop set up, facilitation and execution.
  • Be able to develop domain expertise quickly.
  • Have excellent interpersonal and influencing skills and a positive approach.
  • Have ability to think creatively and be able to articulate innovative ideas to solving complex business problems.
  • Have ability to evaluate information and present in such a way that is easily understood by the target audience, including through written and oral communication.
  • Have ability to own issues and drive them to resolution. Provide direction to inform sound business decisions based on business priority and technical feasibility.
  • Actively contribute to the project management community of practice.
  • Have know-how of how to identify and raise project dependencies, whilst working in a wider team with multiple projects in-flight.
Nice-to-have skills and experience • Offer wider team support through sharing of professional expertise.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and improvement, for example through seeking actionable feedback and setting targets.
  • Show a commitment to ensuring a team understands the user need over simply delivering work, whilst recognising wider demands and influences on delivery.
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes.
  • Demonstrate courage (for example, express controversial views, confront reality, make tough decisions, question actions inconsistent with group behaviours, candid about progress/estimates) in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Demonstrate vulnerability (for example, declare uncertainty, fear, recognise mistakes, apologise, and acknowledge weaknesses).
  • Demonstrate responsibility (for example, act like a leader, serve your team, provide solutions to problems, engage in external/internal environments, seek the best for the organisation beyond your team).
  • Demonstrate simplicity (for example, take simple steps to goals, do less but better, mitigate failures, talk straight with respect).
  • Demonstrate excellence (for example, seek actionable feedback, set challenging targets, know users, deliver cost effective high level customer satisfaction).
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm (for example, bring whole self to work, celebrate success, share passion and energy with others, optimistic, and be positive).
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

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Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
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1. What is the expected contract length? Expected contract length is 2 months.
2. What is the contract length? Expected contract length is 2 months.
3. Can you please provide clarification on the proposed contract length? Expected contract length is 2 months.
4. Should this position have the job title of Programme Manager only the job description doesn't read as a typical Programme Manager role? The role remit falls within both Business Analyst and Programme Manager categories.
5. Can you give an indication of the likely length of contract in months please ? Expected contract length is 2 months.
6. What is the anticipated duration of the opportunity? Expected contract length is 2 months.
7. How long is the contract? Expected contract length is 2 months.
8. Will there be a question and answer call to discuss this opportunity? There will not be a question and answer session for this vacancy.