Awarded to SVGC Limited

Start date: Wednesday 23 August 2017
Value: £259,200
Company size: SME
Home Office National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)

NLEDP 044 Governance Lead

11 Incomplete applications

11 SME, 0 large

26 Completed applications

23 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Friday 5 May 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 9 May 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 12 May 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
You will play a key role in shaping how NLEDP Service will operate in a BAU environment. You will scope business level governance aspects of Sustainment including establishing a comprehensive map of current and to-be governance and identify governance and processes required to agree these provisions with the business.
Latest start date
Thursday 1 June 2017
Expected contract length
3 to 6 months
Organisation the work is for
Home Office National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
This role is within the Policy and Compliance team and will report directly to Sustainment Lead.
What the specialist will work on
Mapping and analysing the as-is organisation that delivers funding and governance and then defining the business functions that need to be established to support the ‘to-be’ operations.

Identifying new or existing governance groups that will be required and outlining draft Terms of References.

Planning and facilitating the transition of the National Law Enforcement Data Service (NLEDS) from a programme management structure into a BAU Sustainment model with a specific interest in funding and governance.

Responsible for delivery of funding and governance principles and the governance function. Manage Governance related risks and issues.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Primary location: Home Office, Marsham Street, Westminster, London; Moving to Croydon later in the year. • Other London sites.
Working arrangements
On site full time.
Security clearance
SC Minimum or ability to be SC cleared

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
T&S will not be payable for travel to sites within the M25. Travel outside of the M25 will be subject to HO T&S policy

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
  • Public Sector Governance Model (or similar)- experience mapping business processes that represent the current structure and future design of a product or service
  • Organisation Design- design and implementation of an integrated organisational structure, role profiles, culture, performance measures, competencies and skills to enable change
  • Project Management- development and implementation of business processes to meet defined business needs; acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales and quality.
  • Stakeholder Engagement- Strong communications, relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills; able to ensure that advice regarding the service specialism is acted upon.
  • Business Analysis- Methodical investigation, analysis, review and documentation of business functions and processes.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Public Sector Funding Models (or similar) – strategy and plans, policies and processes for the accounting, budgeting and charging of IT service and resources
  • Knowledge and Understanding of the government digital agenda
  • Knowledge and Understanding of Law Enforcement Operating Models

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and improvement (for example, through seeking actionable feedback, setting targets etc.)
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions and recommendations
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Demonstrate courage (for example, express controversial views, make tough decisions, question actions inconsistent with group behaviours, candid about progress/estimates)
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Would you be requiring candidates cv at this stage, if yes, please let us know where to send this to?
We would like the CVs if they are available. Please forward them to
2. Is this role inside or outside IR35?
We are awaiting further internal guidance on reviewing upcoming roles in line with the IR35 legislation. The role will undergo a status review prior to award of contract.
3. Please confirm a maximum day rate.
We have not published a budget for this role as we are looking to the market to inform the rate.
4. revised response to Q1.
Please disregard the response to Q1. CCS has been advised of my response to this question and has pointed out that this is not part of the defined framework process. They have reminded me that "All contact at this stage should be anonymous and via the Digital Marketplace portal only (evidence of essential and nice-to-have's)." So, please do not send in the CV for your candidate. In order to abide by the anonymity requirement can I please ask that you do not attempt to contact this buyer directly - please direct questions via the portal.
5. Is this role inside or outside IR35?
The intermediaries legislation applies to this engagement and it is, therefore, 'inside' IR35.
6. Is the rate inclusive or exclusive of VAT?
The rate you submit should be exclusive of VAT
7. What is the total number for positions open for this role?
8. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted?
Approximately one week
9. Can more than one candidate per supplier be submitted for this role?
No - Please refer to Crown Commercial Service's guidance
10. Can a candidate with DV clearance be considered for this role?
11. Will you sponsor SC clearance ?
The successful candidate's SC clearance will be sponsored by the programme.
12. This is role is put under the Business analyst category in the specialist role section, but this role looks similar to the NLEDP 045 Service Manager role. Can you please confirm if this role is for a business analyst or a candidate with managerial experience in governance related roles.
We are looking for a business analyst or a candidate with managerial experience in governance related roles.
13. Is occasional remote working allowed?
Occasional remote working may be permissible with prior agreement but would be subject to the provision of appropriate IT by the Home Office. Initially the candidate will be required to work on site using a fixed desktop.