Awarded to Chaucer Consulting

Start date: Monday 5 September 2016
Value: £165,000
Company size: SME
Home Office

National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP) Delivery Manager - Data Migration Project Manager

0 Incomplete applications

23 Completed applications

18 SME, 5 large

Important dates

Monday 18 July 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 25 July 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 1 August 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
The requirement is for a technical data migration project manager, responsible for all aspects of data migration from an Adabas/Natural mainframe environment.
The candidate will require a deep understanding of migration- both of data and associated business logic, re-platforming and data readiness within the public sector environment.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months with the option to extend for up to an additional 18 months
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate
£850 per day maximum - for an exceptional candidate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be required to work with internal teams, other suppliers and external stakeholders. Working directly with the Portfolio Manager in a programme team environment.
What the specialist will work on
The role working within NLEDP. It requires a deep understanding of all aspects of migration from a Natural/Adabas database mainframe environment. The specialist will oversee the data migration strategy, and document relevant business logic and rules in order to migrate to a new system. The candidate will be responsible for ensuring a smooth transition to the target platform managing trial runs, data reconciliation, data mapping, readiness assessments as well as informing the development of replacement services.
The role demands significant experience in Data Architecture and robust Project Management, able to manage both business and technical aspects of migration.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Hendon Data Centre, Collindale
Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF
Working arrangements
5 days a week, based at the Home Office in Marsham Street /Croydon /Hendon Data Centre.
Security clearance
A minimum of SC clearance is required – candidates must be cleared or have the ability to be cleared.

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
  • (25 points)Recent (in the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of migrating data from an Adabas-based mainframe environment to a modern open system.
  • (20 points) Recent (in the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of data analysis, cleansing, mapping, data reconciliation, data resolution and warehousing.
  • (10 points) Recent (in the last 4 years)demonstrable experience of co-ordinating activities across various programme work streams to ensure an effective, efficient and joined up approach to data migration activities
  • (25 points) Recent(in the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of defining the data Migration Strategy and seeing it through to test, dry runs and live implementation
  • (10 points) Experience of Software AG replicator.
  • (10 points) Experience of working with Natural to extract business rules.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
work within an agile environment

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
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Do you expect this opportunity to fall under the proposed changes to off payroll working within the Public Sector, and will you be deducting tax at source?
This is impossible to answer given that the reforms are still in consultation. If and when there is new legislation we will adhere to it.
2. How many candidates can we propose?
One candidate per supplier please.
3. Do you require anything further with our response?
Once you've submitted your response on this portal can you please email the candidate's cv with evidence of how the candidate meets the 'must have' and 'nice to have' criteria to . This will allow us to review CVs and shortlist for interview within a couple of days of the closing date. Thanks.
4. Are the following criteria essential?
•(10 points) Experience of Software AG replicator.
•(10 points) Experience of working with Natural to extract business rules.
I can confirm that they are essential.