This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Tuesday 5 October 2021

Microsoft Identity Management Remediation, Migration and Possible Upgrade

9 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 0 large

9 Completed applications

7 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Tuesday 28 September 2021
Deadline for asking questions
Thursday 30 September 2021 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 5 October 2021 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Technical Architect
Off-payroll (IR35) determination
Supply of resource: the off-payroll rules will apply to any workers engaged through a qualifying intermediary, such as their own limited company
Summary of the work
Perform a discovery and analysis of the current MIM estate, documenting and reporting issues. Prepare a plan for updating and migrating MIM, and implement. Remediate known issues and workflows, making recommendations for best practice where appropriate. Any other implementation/stabilisation activities as specified by Agency.
Latest start date
Monday 18 October 2021
Expected contract length
90 working days, with the option to extend by mutual agreement
No specific location, for example they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Working with service management, helpdesk, infrastructure and project teams to deliver the work outlined above
What the specialist will work on
The responsibilities will be: 1. Review existing MIM implementation and make observations; 2. Migrate MIM to new AD domain 3. Remediate existing workflows, ensuring JML process works end to end; 4. Upgrade/Patch MIM; 5. Handover/Transition back into service; 6. Early life support

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
MHRA, 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4PU
Working arrangements
Work will be remote, however the option to attend workshops at MHRA site is available
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
No expenses paid.

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
  • Ability to navigate through a live production MIM implementation and make best practise recommendations
  • Ability to confidently make changes to a live MIM environment
  • Ability to help an in flight Active Directory project move from one domain to an other.
  • 5 years plus experience in this field
  • Previous experience working in the public sector
  • Knowledge of Oracle Fusion integration for MIM essential
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Azure
  • Firm understanding of the principles of identity management
  • Automated M365 License provisioning from a JML perspective

How suppliers will be evaluated

All suppliers will be asked to provide a work history.

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Use own initiative and work independently without direct supervision
  • Take responsibility for, and own, their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with wider team
  • Demonstrate strong drive and discipline
Additional assessment methods
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the day rate for this role?
This is variable, depending on multiple factors including experience, skillset and service offering. There is no set rate.
2. Is there a preferred supplier?
This listing is not limited to one or more providers. All submitted service offerings will be considered against the listed criteria.
3. Could you please provide breakdown of further stages with dates? When exactly the final decision would be made?
This work has multiple dependencies and will work both alongside and with live projects, therefore the stages and dates are fluid. The emphasis at this stage is capability to provide the outlined requirements.

As for decision for this posting, shortlisting will commence as soon as the post closes, with interviews the following week. Plan for decision to be made and awarded where appropriate prior to Mon 18th Oct 2021.
4. As a stand alone specialist role, Is this one outside of IR35?
This is considered inside IR35