Department of Health

Technology Lead (Scan4safety)

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
4 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
23 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 30 March 2017
Deadline for asking questions Monday 3 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 6 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Programme manager
Summary of the work Scan4Safety is a pioneering programme driving the adoption of GS1/PEPPOL standards in the NHS.
The programme provides, in a series of waves over 5 years, funding, support and coordination for all acute and specialist hospital NHS Trusts to implement a set of defined use cases, supported by the GS1/PEPPOL standards.
Latest start date To be discussed
Expected contract length 220 working days to be worked over a year (possibility of extension as needed to complete work)
Location London
Organisation the work is for Department of Health
Maximum day rate £575

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with 7 person team based out of Skipton House. Steven Graham is the team lead
What the specialist will work on Lead the establishment of a framework agreement to support Master Data Exchange
• Establish a Demonstration of Technology for Master Data Exchange
• Set up, manage and maintain a technology provider workspace on DH eXchange
• Develop and agree business cases that support the technology requirements of Scan4Safety
• Develop and deliver technology provider engagement implementation plan
• Lead technology-related aspects of Scan4Safety conferences and events
• Support relationship with OpenPEPPOL and lead the NHS PEPPOL Authority on behalf of DH
• Lead the relationship with external outsourced provider of PEPPOL Authority technical support services

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Skipton House
80 London Road
Working arrangements Office based at Skipton House but agile working essential from home or around the country.regular visit's to trusts around the country as well as events
Security clearance BPSS with Disclosure Scotland

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
  • Working knowledge of NHS trusts
  • Transformation experience
  • IT background (IT director or similar, systems, processes and IT strategies)
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Gravitas (able to work with directors in trusts and senior civil servants)
  • Government experience
  • OBC business case experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 10
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Fit well into an established team
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. How many candidates are we allowed to submit for this role? Please no more than 3 per supplier
2. Please can you confirm the IR35 Status of this role? This role is outside IR35 scope. The business will complete the HMRC tool and this will be validated by senior civil servants on the programme
3. What technologies will the consultant work on or should have experience with , please give details Working with GS1 and PEPPOL. E-Procurement NHS systems, EDI, ERP solutions
4. Can any other security clearance such as CTC, SC or DV be considered for this role Any clearance higher than Disclosure Scotland will be accepted as long as it is recent (within 1 year)
5. Is occasional remote working allowed? Yes - to be arranged with work stream lead
6. What are the other expenses which will be paid Travel to sites, hotels and food within standard DH T&C's
7. Can you please advise where/how we can submit further candidates to you? ie can you supply an email address/instructions We have asked the maintenance team to allow more submissions and are waiting to hear back. We will update in due course