The Home Office

Interaction Designer for Police Intelligence - NLEDP 065

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
8 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
10 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 30 October 2017
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 1 November 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 6 November 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Designer
Summary of the work The interaction designer will be working to refine a prototype based on feedback from users who work as intelligence analysts in police forces.

The interaction designer will then work on scaling the product for live and may assist on other LEDS products
Latest start date Monday 20 November 2017
Expected contract length 18 Months
Location South East England
Organisation the work is for The Home Office
Maximum day rate Maximum day rate of £625 excl VAT

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The specialist will be working as part of the Law Enforcement Digital Services (LEDS) programme which is developing a service to replace the current Police National Database (PND) and Police National Computer (PNC).

We are specifically exploring how to replace the service that intelligence staff in all UK Police Forces use to find intelligence at a national level with a new UI supported by modernised search capabilities.
What the specialist will work on The specialist will design the user interaction for a new tool for policing intelligence officers. They will work as part of an agile user-led team alongside other designers including content design.

Their work will be informed and iterated based on user needs gathered through user research and interaction testing

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Bernard Wetherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, CR0
Working arrangements The specialist must be onsite at least 3 days a week. Please note that this role is deemed to be outside of the HMRC IR35 Regulations.
Security clearance Security Cleared (SC) - an application to obtain SC Clearance can be made if SC is not already held but appointment is subject to accreditation

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
  • Agile Experience
  • User centred design experience
  • HTML/CSS knowledge
  • Experience of working within Government/public sector
  • Prototyping Experience
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Police Domain Knowledge
  • React experience
  • HCI Qualification
  • Accessibility experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as part of a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Will you sponsor SC clearance? Yes – if candidate successful
2. What is the lead time for feedback once the application is submitted? 1 to 2 weeks
3. Is occasional remote working allowed? Yes – on site at least 3 days a week in Croydon
4. Is there any travel involved in this role and will the travel expenses be? Tickets can be booked for planned travel, significant travel should not be necessary
5. Would you consider work permit holders (e.g. Tier 2 General Visa) and EU passport holders for this role ? Yes – although ability to work will be confirmed by HO checks and appointment would only be successful if this was the case (as with security clearance)
6. Any specific format(pdf,doc) in which CVs to be sent later No