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The deadline was Monday 25 July 2016
Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Fees & Modelling Specialist

0 Incomplete applications

12 Completed applications

11 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Monday 11 July 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 18 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 25 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
Business/Financial Analyst; Financial Model development; Systems/Cost Accountant. Model definition and development required to ensure costs for business functions are correctly apportioned to enable cost recovery through fees mechanism. Model to also identify over/under resourcing.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Discovery 5 (days). Stakeholder engagement 15. Model framework 5. Model development 15 (40days)
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Maritime & Coastguard Agency
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
• Directorate of Maritime Safety & Standards
• Directorate of UK Ship Register
• Directorate of Strategy & Corporate Services
• Chief Financial Officer
• Head of Strategy, Innovation & Transformation
• Survey & Inspection Change Director
• Senior Finance Business Partner/Project Accountant
What the specialist will work on
Produce a model that uses direct and indirect cost apportionment across all business functions in order to determine the appropriate fee rates that will ensure full cost recovery for each of the fee charging activities. It will also consider the use of MCA estate and report on MCA’s compliance with the Government’s Estate Strategy. The model will be flexible in order to achieve targets for the space allocation for employees and initiatives such as 80% desking. It will report on the under- or over-capacity of resource levels for business functions in relation to Government guidelines.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Many of the key stakeholders are based at the MCA headquarters in Southampton. The candidate will be based at this location, although occasional travel to other MCA estate within the UK may be required.

MCA Headquarters, Maritime & Coastguard Agency, Spring Place, 105 Commercial Road, Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 1EG
Working arrangements
The candidate will be based at the MCA headquarters. The majority of stakeholder engagement will take place at the headquarters and there will be a requirement to interact with the Senior Finance Partner at this location throughout model development. Occasional travel other MCA may be required and expenses will be paid at MCA rates.
Security clearance

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
  • Financial/Business Analyst: Collaborating with stakeholders to identify the inputs required for development of the model
  • Systems/Costing Accountant: Collaborating with stakeholders and using own initiative to refine the inputs and to develop the outputs of the model
  • Financial Modelling: Creating, testing and documenting the model
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of business function cost apportionment for developing fees mechanisms
  • Ability to work confidently with financial data

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Work well with staff at all levels across the business functions
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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