Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

PR-0013 Agile Delivery Manager (for KIM/Data Migration) in the BIS Digital Group

Incomplete applications

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Completed applications

Completed applications
30 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 19 May 2016
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 26 May 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 2 June 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work To work closely with the Knowledge & Information Management (KIM) Lead to plan and implement the transition of legacy data over to the new CTP platform.
Latest start date 01/07/2016
Expected contract length
Location London
Organisation the work is for Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Knowledge & Information Management Lead, incoming and outgoing suppliers, transition team and solutions architect.

You must also participate in the BIS Agile delivery community to a high level, sharing your knowledge and working on common issues and opportunities.
What the specialist will work on * Manage the migration timetable - working closely with user transition team
* Support technical leads in designing the end-to-end migration processes
* Manage the end-to-end migration and technical implementation team
* Set up and monitor commercial change agreements with outgoing suppliers required to build the migration infrastructures and implement the migration
* Manage migration issues - liaising between suppliers, migration technical team, migration business support team and business relationship managers

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
1 Victoria Street
Working arrangements Monday to Friday on site.
A professional working day, hours and working pattern as needed to deliver the service in an efficient way.
Mainly based from our office in Westminster, London.
Security clearance Minimum Baseline Personnel Security Standard

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
  • Good understanding of technical migration processes (Scores 15%)
  • Experience with the latest data migration technologies (Scores 10%)
  • Experience with the latest analytics technologies (Scores 10%)
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in a culture of continuous delivery and improvement. (Scores 6%)
  • Have proven experience balancing changing priorities and dealing with ambiguity (Scores 6%)
  • Have proven experience using agile project management methods (Scores 6%)
  • Have experience of being part of a multidisciplinary team (Scores 5%)
Nice-to-have skills and experience Have previous experience in a government transformation programme (Scores 2%)

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Do you work well in a collaborative agile team? (Scores 5%)
  • Demonstrate courage (e.g. can express controversial views, confront reality, make tough decisions, question actions inconsistent with group behaviours, candid about progress/estimates) (Scores 3%)
  • Demonstrate vulnerability (e.g. declare uncertainty, fear, recognise mistakes, apologise, acknowledge weaknesses) (Scores 3%)
  • Demonstrate responsibility (e.g. 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) (Scores 2%)
  • Demonstrate simplicity (e.g. take simple steps to goals, do less but better, mitigate failures, talk straight with respect) (Scores 3%)
  • Demonstrate excellence (e.g. seek actionable feedback, set challenging targets, know users, deliver cost effective high level customer satisfaction) (Scores 2%)
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm (e.g. bring whole self to work, celebrate success, share passion and energy with others, optimistic) (Scores 2%)
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Can you let us know the expected contract Length? 24 months, but may be shorter, depending on how the project develops and the needs.
2. 1. What is the expected length of the contract?
2. The Specification state that three specialists will be evaluated. Does this mean that the BIS will take on three specialists, or just that it will select three specialists to interview for one single position?
1. See answer to previous question.

2. BIS will select three specialists to interview for one single position.
3. Are you able to specify maximum day rate? No Max Day Rate, but good to remember that Price Scoring is completed against the cheapest day rate of those evaluated, with the lowest price scoring the highest score.