Department for Business, Innovation & Skills

PR-0029 - DOS Specialist - Programme Delivery Manager

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Completed applications

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Completed applications
43 SME, 7 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 20 May 2016
Deadline for asking questions Friday 27 May 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 3 June 2016 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work To manage one or more agile projects, to deliver a specific product or transformation via a multi-disciplinary, highly skilled technology team. You’ll be adept at delivering complex projects, breaking down barriers for your team, and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen.
Latest start date 01/06/2016
Expected contract length 24 months, but may be shorter, depending on how the project develops and the needs.
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 Other Delivery Managers, Product Managers and Programme management team.
What the specialist will work on Deliver projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently, Work with the Product Manager(s) to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories, Lead the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team, Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
Ensure all products are built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (alpha/beta/production), Actively participating in the Delivery Manager community, sharing and re-applying skills and knowledge and bringing in best practice

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, 1 Victoria Street, London, SW1H 0ET
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
  • Previous experience managing the delivery or multiple technology projects or programmes (Scores 10%)
  • A good understanding of a variety of technologies such as connectivity, end user devices, cloud based applications. (Scores 10%)
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in a culture of continuous delivery and improvement. (Scores 10%)
  • Have proven experience balancing changing priorities and dealing with ambiguity (Scores 5%)
  • 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 5%)

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
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is there a Max day rate for the opportunity? 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.
2. Is the opportunity is time and materials? Yes, Individual specialists are paid as a day rate only