NHS Digital

HCON01384 NHS.UK - Head of Delivery

Incomplete applications

30
Incomplete applications
26 SME, 4 large

Completed applications

32
Completed applications
28 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 3 October 2017
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 5 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 10 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work • Responsibility for delivery & delivery management of NHS.UK outcomes

• Bring new efficiencies and collate the delivery teams to improve velocity and output of the programme.

• Review & improve ways of current working, in line with operating model principles set by the Programme Director and Senior Management
Latest start date Monday 16 October 2017
Expected contract length 6 Months (with optional to extend for 6 months)
Location London
Organisation the work is for NHS Digital
Maximum day rate £1000

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement None
Who the specialist will work with Domain A Director
Programme Directors
NHS.UK - Technical & Delivery Teams
What the specialist will work on Responsible for overall delivery management and meeting key ministerial commitments: to review; facilitate, lead and improve organisational delivery teams to improve velocity and output, and ensure teams are focusing on the highest priority outcomes.
Review/improve ways of working (planning, quality and risk/issue tracking) estimating, prioritising and creation of a coherent programme backlog), in line with target operating model principles to optimise programme performance, quality and output.
Improve reporting cross programme, ensuring accurate, concise and compliant reports are submitted as required
Improve delivery management capability, mentoring and transferring knowledge to existing resources.
Assist in recruiting/on boarding/handover to permanent candidate

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Primary location:
NHS Digital
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ

Other work locations include:
Skipton House
80 London Rd
London SE1 6LH

NHS Digital Head Office:
1 Trevelyan Square
Boar Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS1 6AE

Other office location:
8th Floor
Bridgewater Place
Water Lane
Leeds
LS11 5BZ
Working arrangements - In named office locations when required for delivery
- Remote working
- Some travel required to Leeds and other London sites
Security clearance Basic security checks

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions N/A

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
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing complex government digital service projects
  • Proven ability delivering large scale agile projects with experience of organisational design and change management
  • Experience in setting up an agile delivery environment for multidisciplinary teams
  • Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery
  • Understanding of user centred service design practices, Government Digital Service Standards and the assessment process
  • Experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams
  • Able to be articulate and credible at a senior level, delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of the service.
  • Experience in monitoring, managing and reporting finances on multi million pound projects
  • Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Have a 'can-do' attitude for delivery
  • Be able to work well with multiple teams
  • Take responsibility for communicating with stakeholders
  • Have the ability to challenge in a healthy way
  • Shares knowledge across teams
  • Proven ability to manage and building relationships with multiple suppliers
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Supplier notification:

What is the start date? Is this still 16th October?
The revised start date will be week commencing Monday 30th October.
2. Is this role inside or outside IR35? This role is considered outside of IR35 legislation, however, it is up to the successful applicant to prove that they are outside of IR35 status as part of the on-boarding process. The successful applicant will need to complete the HMRC on-line assessment which will determine their IR35 status.
3. If the candidate does not hold a basic security clearance and is willing to go through the process, will we sponsor the candidate? Yes. However the successful candidate must achieve the advertised clearance level.
4. What is the lead time once the application is submitted? 5 working days
5. What are the exact work locations? NHS Digital:
151 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SZ

NHS Digital Head Office:
1 Trevelyan Square
Boar Lane
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS1 6AE
6. Which form would you like the CV to be submitted (pdf, word) PDF
7. What other expenses will be paid? All agreed expenses will be in - line with NHS Digital T & S Policy.
8. How many teams will the candidate manage? 15 – 20, scaled agile methodology