This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Wednesday 6 September 2017

LPF Mobilisation and Transition Programme

4 Incomplete applications

3 SME, 1 large

7 Completed applications

7 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Wednesday 23 August 2017
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 30 August 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 6 September 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


Summary of the work
Programme delivery associated with the Mobilisation and Transitioning of Lead Provider Framework (LPF) Contracts
Latest start date
Thursday 7 September 2017
Expected contract length
7 months
Organisation the work is for
Budget range
Up to £170,000 (incl VAT) across the three localities.

About the work

Why the work is being done
After successfully securing new business via the NHS England LPF Framework Contract, additional flexible resource is required to achieve mobilisation and transition programmes to on-board and off-board relevant services in accordance with the new contracts.
Problem to be solved
Partner required to support the programme team with the following services:
1. Supporting the Programmes Outcomes
2. Supporting Governance throughout the programme
3. Ensuring the mobilisation and transition outcomes are managed and achieved
4. Provision of subject matter expertise in the areas of:
a. Programme Management
b. Data Migration
c. Technical architecture design and deployment
Who the users are and what they need to do
New business has been secured in the following localities:
• NHS Corby and Nene CCGs (Northamptonshire)
• Kent and Medway Locality
• North and South London Localities
Early market engagement
Use of the NHS England CL1 process has failed to secure the services.
Any work that’s already been done
Work has started in and the successful partner will be fully briefed on the work completed so far and the programme of work to be completed.
Existing team
The existing programme is a blend of FTE’s complemented by contract staff and specialist 3rd party companies.
Current phase

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
New business has been secured in the following localities:
• NHS Corby and Nene CCGs (Northamptonshire)
• Kent and Medway Locality
• North and South London Localities
Working arrangements
No specific requirements, though the staff will be expected to work mainly on-site.
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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 demonstrable success in the delivery of programmes within the last 12 months, using industry programme management methodologies within the NHS ICT Sector.
  • Demonstrable experience of matrix-managing a multi-disciplinary programme team within the last 24 months within the NHS ICT Sector.
  • Have demonstrable experience in reporting, planning, risk, dependency, financial and change management aspects of a Programme within the last 12 months within the NHS ICT Sector
  • Demonstrable expertise in the transition of programmes into a live service environment within the last 12 months within the NHS ICT Sector.
  • Be able to initiate support from 7th September 2017
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Knowledge of the NHS England and NHS Digital Operating Models and Policies pertaining to local delivery of ICT services and Local Delivery Roadmap Programmes

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many suppliers to evaluate
Proposal criteria
  • Alignment with all four essential skills and experience points and evidenced within the proposal.
  • Willingness to align with the current programme approach
  • Team structure, organisational make-up and quality of submitted CVs
  • Value for money of the proposed solution. Innovation (any alternative proposals to deliver the services or to improve the quality of the services delivered).
  • Alignment with Nice-to-have skills and experience and evidence within the proposal.
  • Service quality - how do they ensure they are providing the right people for the job, how do they assure quality of delivery during the work package
  • Technical and project management approach/solutions
Cultural fit criteria
  • Need to Collaborate with various senior key stakeholders across multiple organisations
  • Need to demonstrate a flexible approach
  • Need to operate in a workplace with mixed skills and experience
  • Need to demonstrate an honest and transparent approach
  • Need to demonstrate positive behaviours and a can-do attitude
  • The approach will require discipline and capable of working across organisational boundaries in a very demanding, high-output environment
Payment approach
Time and materials
Assessment methods
  • Written proposal
  • Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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