Awarded to Nautilus Consulting Limited

Start date: Monday 3 July 2017
Value: £348,000
Company size: SME
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Moorfields Eye Hospital - Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Programme Manager

11 Incomplete applications

10 SME, 1 large

15 Completed applications

13 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Wednesday 26 April 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 28 April 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 3 May 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Electronic Medical Records Programme Manager for an Ophthalmic EMR system including interoperability project. The Trust has invested in the development of an Open Source Ophthalmic EMR, OpenEyes, and now wishes to ensure that next phase of the product is effectively developed and deployed across all Trust sites.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
2 years
Organisation the work is for
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The Trust is recruiting to the team. Permanent staff include 2 Analysts, a project manager and support staff. The CIO and CCIO also support the project. Additional teams will be recruited including Change Team, Deployment Team, Test Team, Data Migration Team and Training Team. The Programme Manger will manage all these teams.
What the specialist will work on
Plan and manage the delivery of the next phases of the EMR programme, in conjunction with the supplier, ensuring development and deployment plans including resource plans, test plans, change management plans, training plans, data migration plans. Ensure that risk and issues logs, clinical software hazard logs and highlight reports are produced, updated and reviewed and aligned with supplier plans. The work will include the migration of services off site and the establishment of a service management plan agreed with the supplier and in accordance with the agreed contract. Manage all resources assigned to the programme, including other work package delivery.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Based at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London but may be required to travel to Trust sites in the South East . Most sites are in London.
Working arrangements
Face to face meeting with CIO weekly. On-site at least 4 days per week.
Expenses to be included in day rate.
Security clearance
DBS cleared - evidence will be required.

Additional information

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.

Essential skills and experience
  • Have experience of programme managing at least 3 large scale EPR or EMR deployments extending for2 years or more
  • Experience of running an EMR programme with capital budget in excess of £10m
  • Responsible for EMR Programme in the NHS
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clinical staff
  • Experience of directly managing an OpenSource deployment
  • Experience of directly project managing integration project with a capital budget in excess of £400K
  • Expereince of managing large capital budget
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Opthalmic clinical systems
  • Opthalmic imaging devices

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Natural communicator with excellent presentation skills
  • Exceptional client facing skills
  • Natural coach and mentor for EMR team members
  • Resilient in the face of resistance
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. We can see EMR Programme Management experience specifically in the NHS listed as an essential requirement and are seeking to resource accordingly. However, would EMR Programme Management experience in the private healthcare sector be acceptable?
No, the scale and complexity will not be comparable.
2. When or by what point in the process will you need to see evidence of DBS clearance?
At least 2 weeks before start date
3. With regard to working arrangements this is a minimum of four days on site in London with the fifth, when not needed on site, possibly from home - is this correct?
Yes, this is correct
4. Please confirm the IR35 status for this role
I can confirm that this role is outside of IR35