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The deadline was Tuesday 26 July 2016
Newham Council

Technical Architect - Newham Digital Customer Programme Discovery Phase

0 Incomplete applications

27 Completed applications

24 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
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
Act as Technical Architect for Discovery phase of Newham's Digital Customer Programme, focussed on understanding technology landscape, working with stakeholders and suppliers, participating in workshops and research, developing a digital roadmap.
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 Technical Architect for Discovery phase of Newham's Digital Customer Programme. Technical leadership over a number of Newham Council's digital products in Discovery ensuring digital by default standards

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
  • Effectively capture, utilise and share customer insight and views from a diverse range of stakeholders to ensure better policy and delivery
  • Knowledge of Agile product management, in particular determination of vision, objectives, goals and success criteria
  • Proven capability in managing technology implementation projects and in presenting to / working with stakeholders at every level of seniority
  • Comprehensive and recent experience designing and implementing complex software systems, i.e. is an active software developer currently engaged in architecting and building high-volume digital services
  • Experience of designing solutions to deliver complex, high volume, sensitive transactional services
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Web development background
  • Experience of Government Digital by Default Service Standard and Technology Code of Practice
  • Experience of designing solutions in line with CESG information security standards

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 day rate for this position?
The maximum day rate for this position is £700 per day.