Department of Health

Procurement Transformation Programme Planner

Incomplete applications

9
Incomplete applications
7 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

15
Completed applications
14 SME, 1 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 15 January 2018
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 17 January 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 22 January 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work The PTP planner will work in a multi-discipline team to support the Programme Director in driving towards the delivery of a number of procurements and service transitions associated with the transfer of Procurement, Logistics, IT and Financial transaction processing services from today’s single provider to a multi-provider future model.
Latest start date Monday 12 February 2018
Expected contract length 8 months
Location London
Organisation the work is for Department of Health
Maximum day rate £600

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Role sit within the PMO. Planner will work with 6 lead project managers working on phased releases, supported by their teams. Also interactions with 7 functions and external stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on Advanced working knowledge of MS Project including the underlying data structures within project
Advanced Excel /Access - building reporting databases from multiple data sources, creation of macros, VBA code to automate report production.
Database design knowledge to construct a consolidated data set of MS Project/JIRA risk data, plus other data sources.
Key output; automated status tracking report from the consolidation of individual Project plans into a single database, included additional data from JIRA and other data sources.
Report will utilise baseline, forecast, actual dates from the project plans as well as dependency data and links to the risks in JIRA

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Skipton House
London
SE1 6LH
Working arrangements 5 days a week flexible working, however most of the team are based at SH so huge benefits of being in the office most days can mean conversations, updates, important interactions and decisions can be made quickly.
Security clearance Basic Disclosure Scotland

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
  • Advanced working knowledge of MS Project application including the underlying data structures within the tool
  • Advanced MS Excel / MS Access knowledge including building reporting databases from multiple data sources and creation of macros and or VBA code to automate report production
  • Database design knowledge in order to be able to construct a consolidated data set of MS Project and JIRA risk data, plus other potential data sources
  • Manage dependencies; assumptions and other controls
  • Track record of successful delivery in an equivalent role with equivalent level of responsibility in complex Projects
  • Knowledge of industry standard methods and tools eg MSP Experience of working successfully with staff and representatives from business teams to deliver business change initiatives
  • Experience of working successfully in large; complex organisations
  • Delivering in a time pressured environment
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Manage challenging and demandng stakeholders
  • Government experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 6
Cultural fit criteria Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

65%

Cultural fit

15%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the IR35 status of the role? This role is out of scope of IR35. A validated tool ruling has been completed in preparation for this role going to market
2. can you please confirm which part of DH/ALB organisation the role of the Procurement Transformation Programme Planner will be part of? The PTP sits in the commercial division of the Finance & NHS directorate in the Department of Health and Social Care