NHS DIGITAL

Programme Manager NHS.UK May 2017

Incomplete applications

15
Incomplete applications
13 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

53
Completed applications
50 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 6 April 2017
Deadline for asking questions Monday 10 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 13 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Programme manager
Summary of the work Ministerial commitments:

Sept 2017:
- Delivered access to PHR online on NHS.UK and platform launched for the public
- Pharmacies and GP Appointment booking clearly signposted for user friendly online booking

March 2018:
- Delivered 100 medicines (A to Z directory)
- Delivered ability to view medical information/records via NHS.UK.
Latest start date 2nd May 2017
Expected contract length 6 months (with the right to extend by the same period).
Location London
Organisation the work is for NHS DIGITAL
Maximum day rate £1000 per day.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement None.
Who the specialist will work with The specialists will work with:
- Domain A Director
- NHS England SRO
- Domain A Senior Management Team
- The wider Domain A team
- Other NHS Digital colleagues.
What the specialist will work on Programme management for the NHS.UK Ministerial commitments for September 2017:
- successful delivery of strategic targets
- work with the domain Director and NHS England SRO to agree and maintain strategy, vision, milestones, roadmap to ensure NHS.UK programme meets strategic needs and priorities
- lead on the development of the NHS.UK future operating model ensuring appropriate integration with NHS Digital and Domain wide work
- drive business planning and prioritisation of programme delivery, ensuring directorate business cases, plans and priorities reflect the needs of the programme and addresses any external challenges and ensures that the programme delivers to its commitments.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place London (Victoria, Elephant and Castle and Whitehall).
Working arrangements The specialist will work with the wider Domain A team in the London office (Victoria). 1 day a week working from home is allowable.
Security clearance None.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions None.

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
  • Extensive experience of Digital by Default (DfD) and the standards associated
  • Expert agile programme delivery skills
  • Well practiced ability to build sustainable capacity
  • Board/CEO/CIO/CDO experience in both the private and public sector
  • Experience and skills of transformation, transition and service management of delivering digital services
  • Experience in co-sourcing
  • Skills in blending in-house and third parties to deliver digital services
  • Strong stakeholder experience (especially in the health sector and digital sector)
  • Conflict management experience
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Must be able to instill a delivery based culture
  • Must challenge the status quo
  • Ability to consider traditional and modern delivery techniques used within the public sector
  • Product based delviery culture
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the IR35 status of this contract? The intermediaries legislation does not apply to this contract.
2. Is the rate inclusive or exclusive of VAT? The rate is inclusive of VAT.
3. We were unaware that we could only submit one profile - the deadline is the 10th, however, we qualified two candidates for this role. Could you please inform us if we can submit him as well or replace my original submission with this candidate? You can edit your submission up until the deadline.
4. Please could you elaborate on the phrase: "Well practiced ability to build sustainable capacity"?

Can you please indicate whether this relates to digital solutions, project / programme teams, Agile development teams / software factories or something else entirely.
This phrase relates to:
- digital solutions,
- project / programme teams,
- Agile development teams / software factories.
5. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted? We aim to provide feedback within 7 days.

Please bear in mind the long bank holiday weekend on 14th - 17th April and this will effect the speed in which we can respond.
6. Does this role need any type of security clearance No.
7. Is occasional remote working allowed? Yes.
8. Can more than one candidate per supplier be submitted for this role. Yes, however the supplier must back a separate submission for each specialist they with to submit.
9. Is there any travel involved in this role Travel may be required. This would be primarily to Leeds.
10. When you say: 'The wider Domain A team - Other NHS Digital colleagues'.

We would like to know if there is an interface (Direct or indirect) with the 'Product team' i.e. the Product manager , Business Analyst, Developers, Testers?
Yes, the specialist will interface with these professions.
11. Will the travel expenses be paid if there is travel needed for this role? Travel expenses will not be paid.