Her Majesty’s Passport Office

Agile Delivery Manager

Incomplete applications

17
Incomplete applications
16 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

38
Completed applications
31 SME, 7 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 3 August 2017
Deadline for asking questions Monday 7 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 10 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work Delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently. Working with product managers to translate needs into user stories for delivery by designers, user researchers and developers.
Latest start date Monday 14 August 2017
Expected contract length 1 year
Location London
Organisation the work is for Her Majesty’s Passport Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with You’ll be working with product managers to define the roadmap for any product and translate this into user stories for delivery by designers, user researchers and developers
What the specialist will work on Deliver HMPO transformation projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Fleet Street and 2 Marsham Street
Working arrangements Co-located with the product managers and delivery teams for face to face agile delivery
Security clearance SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process.

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
  • Proven ability in delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology.
  • Experience working with Product Managers to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories
  • Experience in leading the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Experience in matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in delivering products built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (Discovery/alpha/beta/production)
  • Experience in facilitating the necessary and appropriate agile ceremonies including, daily stand-ups, planning meetings, showcases, and retrospectives.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Stakeholder management expertise
  • Presentational skills
  • Experience of working in the government/public sector

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work in a multi-discipline team
  • Can work with stakeholders with low technical expertise
  • Able to manage own work tasks with minimal management
  • Be transparent and collaborative
  • Focus on delivery
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
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 any flexibility with the start date? Yes – up to end August - 31 August 2017
2. Is this role inside or outside IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
3. Does this role fall within the off-payroll working legislation (IR35)? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
4. Is this role under IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
5. Please could you confirm the IR35 status of this assignment. We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
6. Has this piece of worked been deemed outside of IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
7. Will this fall inside or outside IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
8. Will this role be within IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
9. Since the latest state date is the 14th of August, will you wait for the right candidate who does not currently hold an SC clearance to get this before start? Yes
10. Any chances of change in start date as the latest date mentioned is Thursday 31 August 2017. The latest start date remains the same but will depend on the successful candidates clearance process.
11. Can a candidate with DV clearance be considered for this role? Yes
12. Will you sponsor SC clearance? Yes
13. Will you accept candidates with ILRs or is this role specially open t British and EU citizens only? Our security team require the successful candidate to fall into these categories below:
-British Citizen
-EEA Citizen (or Swiss or Turkish Citizen)
-Commonwealth Citizen with no time limit or restrictions on stay in the UK.
14. What is the proposed day rate? The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally; we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
15. Please can you advise the Rates please. The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally; we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
16. Will this be an initial 12 month work package or will it be broken into smaller phases? This work package will be for the full 12 months.
17. Could you please clarify which programmes/projects in particular they will be delivering? Life Event Verification Digital Product for HMPO.
18. How many scrum teams would be part of this delivery manager role? Up to 3 teams.
19. As an organisation, how many people can we submit for this role request? 1
20. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted? The panel will aim to send their shortlisting results by week ending 18th August 2017 into week commencing 21 August 2017.
21. Can more than one candidate per supplier be submitted for this role? No.
22. What are the other expenses which will be paid? Other than travel expenses for business needs, other expenses will not be covered.
23. Any specific format(pdf,doc) in which CVs to be sent later? CVs can be sent in either PDF or Doc format.
24. What is the total number for positions open for this role? 1
25. Is there any travel involved in this role and will the travel expenses be paid ? There may be travel involved to different regional sites in the UK and any travel required by the business will be paid.