Environment Agency

Data Flow Mapping Advisor

Incomplete applications

7
Incomplete applications
7 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

13
Completed applications
10 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 29 September 2017
Deadline for asking questions Friday 6 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 13 October 2017 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Business analyst
Summary of the work To identify the requirements and data lifecycle of geographic information using incident management. The brief is to work with Enterprise Architect software for the purpose of data flow mapping and to maintain, update and quality check the data flow mapping repository.
Latest start date Monday 6 November 2017
Expected contract length 2-3 months
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for Environment Agency
Maximum day rate £700

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with You will be working with the Data management team and lead users in incident management.
What the specialist will work on 1. To identify the requirements and data lifecycle of geographic information using incident management.
2. Produce as is Data Flow Mapping using Enterprise Architect Software.
3. Update and maintain the repository of data flow maps.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Remote working is possible. Base location at start will be Horizon House in Bristol; travel to other Environment Agency offices, e.g. London, may be required.
Working arrangements Days/hours worked to be arranged according to business needs but with considerable flexibility over the period of the contract. Contract value includes a maximum of £700 for expenses (train travel).
Security clearance No security clearance required

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
  • Experience with using Enterprise Architect Corporate Software for data mapping.
  • Experience of maintaining, updating and quality assuring a repository of data flow maps
  • Experience and knowledge of a wide range of data, including both spatial and non-spatial.
  • Identify user needs for data.
  • Understanding data lifecycles.
Nice-to-have skills and experience Experience of working in the public sector

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 10
Cultural fit criteria
  • Use own initiative and be able to work independently but also as part of a team
  • Share knowledge and experience with team members
  • Work with clients with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

40%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

50%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Please could you advise IR35 status of the role? This role is outside of IR35.
2. Can more than one individual be named in the application? No. Only one individual can be named per application.
3. How many days of remote working would be allowed - please confirm Base location at start will be Horizon House in Bristol. Remote working will be possible for 2-3 days per week.
4. What is the likelyhood on extension of the contract after 2-3 months? The likelihood of an extension after 2-3 months is not foreseen.
5. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted? Feedback from all applications will be given by Wednesday 18 October.
6. Any chances of change in start date as the latest date mentioned is Monday 6 November 2017 We may have some flexibility on the start date.
7. What are the other expenses which will be paid? We envisage that the only expenses will be for reasonable travel, which will be paid when visiting EA offices, e.g. 2nd class train fares. This will be by prior agreement only.
8. What are the exact work locations? Base location is Bristol. There may be travel required to London and/or Warrington offices.
9. Any specific format(pdf,doc) in which CVs to be sent later? We only require responses to the criteria at this stage.
10. Is there any travel involved in this role and will the travel expenses be paid ? We envisage that the only expenses will be for reasonable travel, which will be paid when visiting EA offices, e.g. 2nd class train fares. This will be by prior agreement only.
11. Is the rate inclusive or exclusive of VAT? The maximum day rate excludes VAT.
12. Would you consider work permit holders (e.g. Tier 2 General Visa) and EU passport holders for this role ? Yes