Home Office National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)

NLEDP 054 Project Manager - PNC

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
8 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
36 SME, 5 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 18 August 2017
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 22 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 25 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Programme manager
Summary of the work Programme manages a series of small to medium interrelated technology projects; Project managing medium sized projects; Ensures that the project is managed effectively in line with HO Technology methodology; Ensures the quality of the solution and all other deliverables by identifying actions to resolve delivery risks and issues.
Latest start date Friday 29 September 2017
Expected contract length up to 2 years
Location London
Organisation the work is for Home Office National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)
Maximum day rate £850 Per Day excl VAT and including expenses

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The programme is comprised of a mixed team of Civil Servants and client side consultants supplemented with SMEs both client and supply side. The programme team also comprises seconded operational and retired Police Officers. The programme also utilises one large supplier (Application Development Support Partner) for most of the build activity associated with LEDS and a collection of small SMEs focused on activities such as data migration, testing and data quality.
What the specialist will work on One of NLEDP's key objectives is to determine the future need for new services to make national data easy to access by frontline officers to inform local policing decisions.
As Project Manager, you will support the NLEDP leadership team in delivering outputs necessary to fulfill the wider outcome delivery objectives of the programme. You will work with PMO and other enabling functions, stakeholders and suppliers to ensure that project are understood and properly defined, and that plans are put in place to deliver and managed these projects in line with programme governance and direction.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Multiple sites which include Central London, Croydon & Hendon - and supplier sites if relevant
Working arrangements Individuals working client side will be required to work onsite at HO buildings in London, Hendon and / or Croydon 5 days per week. Agreement may be given for occasional remote / homeworking subject to IT and delivery constraints.
Security clearance SC or ability to be cleared to SC level

Additional information

Additional information
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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.
This role has initially been assessed as being outside of the IR35 Regulations. This will be reassessed before contract award.

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
  • Strong understanding of the government's digital and technology transformation agenda, and why the government is changing the way it does digital and technology projects
  • Experience of working in a range of structured programme and project management methodologies, including Agile, and have experience in delivering a range of types of projects in a technical environment
  • Ability to engage and work with development teams to understand the technical solution and make informed decisions
  • Experience of working in multi-disciplinary teams, leading the collaborative planning process, prioritising work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Strong budgeting and financial management skills
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical people
  • Experience of managing a complex array of risks and issues
  • Expertise in multiple project methodologies including Agile delivery, Waterfall and Agile at scale
  • Experience of third party supplier management
  • Proactive critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Influencing and negotiating skills to assertively represent the needs of the Project within the Programme framework
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Understanding the Law Enforcement landscape
  • An understanding of Police National Computer system (PNC)

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
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

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is there resource already in place for this requirement or is this a brand new position? Can you confirm that no suppliers have been engaged before release to DOS? Yes, there is a resource in place at the moment. However, we have not engaged with any suppliers about this role prior to releasing the DOS Opportunity.
2. Is this requirement inside or outside IR35? As stated in the advert, this is outside of IR35