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The deadline was Wednesday 15 June 2016
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (Digital Directorate, Common Technology Programme)

PR-0113 Technical Delivery Manager in the BIS Digital Group

0 Incomplete applications

24 Completed applications

21 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Wednesday 1 June 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 8 June 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 15 June 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
To manage 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
Expected contract length
24 months, but may be shorter, depending on how the project develops and the needs.
Organisation the work is for
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (Digital Directorate, Common Technology Programme)
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Working with the Solutions Architect, Print, Wi-Fi and Telephony Product Manager, Partner Organisations, technology suppliers and CTP (Common Technology platform) team.

The specialist must play an active role in the agile delivery community of practice.

The specialist must be prepared to upskill civil servants into a delivery role.
What the specialist will work on
* Delivery of Wi-Fi, Telephony and Print projects using appropriate agile project management methodology, learning and iterating frequently
* Work with the Wi-Fi, Telephony and Print 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 Wi-Fi, Telephony and Print solutions are built to an appropriate level of quality for each stage (alpha/beta/production)

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Department for Business, Innovation & Skills
1 Victoria Street
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
Security Clearance (SC) level security clearance will be required for this role

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
  • 2 years' or more experience delivering agile projects or programmes (Scores 15%)
  • Previous experience successfully managing the delivery or multiple technology projects or programmes (Scores 10%)
  • A good understanding of a multiple technologies such as Print, Wi-Fi, and Telephony (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
  • Experience of working in large complex organisations (Scores 3%)
  • Have previous experience in a government transformation programme (Scores 2%)

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • 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
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Can Security Clearance be obtained post joining?
For the right candidate in this case, Yes.