This opportunity is closed for applications

The deadline was Tuesday 26 July 2016
Newham Council

Agile Delivery Manager - Newham Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase

0 Incomplete applications

26 Completed applications

23 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Tuesday 12 July 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 19 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 26 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
To manage the Discovery phase via a multi-disciplinary team. The delivery manager will focus on breaking down barriers for the Discovery team, and both planning at a higher level and getting into the detail to make things happen.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
3 months
Organisation the work is for
Newham Council
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You'll be working with the Newham 2020 team (who are delivering a programme of transformation for the Council, working to the Director of Transformation), Council staff and 3rd party suppliers as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver the Discovery phase of the programme.
What the specialist will work on
Act as Delivery Manager for Discovery phase of Newham's Digital Customer Programme, focussed on user research, data analysis, customer journeys, development of a digital roadmap.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
London Borough of Newham, Newham Dockside, 1000 Dockside Road, London E16 2QU
Working arrangements
Monday to Friday on site. A professional working day, hours and working pattern as needed to deliver the service in an efficient way. Mainly based from our office in Dockside, London, although some time in other Council offices and locations will be necessary from time to time.
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
  • 2 years or more experience as a delivery manager on agile projects delivering transformation in the public sector and the cultural changes required to achieve it.
  • Experience working closely with stakeholders, including executive stakeholders, to help refine project vision, goals and release themes. Comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity.
  • Experience working with software delivery teams using modern technologies and practices, including a deep understanding of the Discovery, Alpha, Beta, Live process.
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in a culture of continuous delivery and improvement. Can show evidence of creating a culture of innovation for delivery teams.
  • Excellent facilitation skills.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • User research methodoliges and practice
  • Value chain mapping
  • Roadmapping
  • Service mapping
  • Business and operating model canvas

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Agile principles at the core of everything
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the expected rate range?
The rate range for this role is up to a maximum of £500 per day.
2. Would application for this role preclude any supplier from also applying for the outcomes lot 'Newham Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase'?
No, you are free to apply for both.