NHS Digital

Clinical Triage Platform - Head of Delivery

Incomplete applications

Incomplete applications
11 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

Completed applications
14 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 17 November 2017
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 21 November 2017 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 24 November 2017 at 11:59pm GMT


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Specialist role Programme manager
Summary of the work Responsibility for delivery and delivery management of Clinical Triage Platform (CTP) programme outcomes, supporting the Programme Head by overseeing the delivery of their vision for the programme.

Latest start date Monday 11 December 2017
Expected contract length 6 months
Location London
Organisation the work is for NHS Digital
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with CTP Programme Head
Domain Programme Director and other Programme Heads
CTP – Programme Delivery Teams
What the specialist will work on Responsible for overall delivery management and meeting key ministerial commitments: to review; facilitate, lead and improve organisational programme delivery teams to improve velocity and outputs, and ensure teams are focusing on the highest priority outcomes.

Review/improve ways of working (planning, quality and risk/issue tracking, dependency management), prioritising and creation of a coherent programme backlog), to optimise programme performance, quality and output.

Improve reporting cross programme, ensuring accurate, concise and compliant reports are submitted as required.

Improve delivery management capability, mentoring and transferring knowledge to existing resources.

Assist in recruiting/on boarding/handover to permanent candidate.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Primary locations:
Skipton House
80 London Rd
London SE1 6LH


8th Floor
Bridgewater Place
Water Lane
LS11 5BZ
Working arrangements In named office locations when required for delivery, Regular travel between Leeds and London is required
Security clearance Basic security checks

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
  • Minimum 5 years experience managing complex government projects
  • Proven ability delivering large scale projects with experience of organisational design and change management
  • Proven experience delivering at programme/project inception and into delivery
  • Proven ability to challenge and remove any unnecessary barriers to service delivery
  • Able to be articulate and credible at a senior level, delivering accurate reporting as to the current state of play with regard to the delivery of the service
  • Experience in monitoring, managing and reporting finances on multi million pound projects
  • Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes
  • Experience in leading a collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of multidisciplinary teams/external suppliers
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Proven experience balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity, ability to coherently articulate the steps to achieve clarity on ambiguous strategic priorities
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge and experience of working within the NHS
  • Knowledge and experience of working within Urgent & Emergency Care

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Have a 'can-do' attitude for delivery
  • Be able to work well with multiple teams
  • Take responsibility for communicating with stakeholders
  • Have the ability to challenge in a healthy way
  • Shares knowledge across teams
  • Proven ability to manage and building relationships with multiple stakeholders and suppliers
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the IR35 status of the role? IR35 is not applicable
2. How often is travel to Leeds required? If London based they may need 2 days a week in Leeds
3. What are the rates for this role? This is not being provided