Awarded to People Source Consulting Ltd

Start date: Friday 16 March 2018
Value: £200,000
Company size: SME
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency

Business Analyst; Business Process and System Transformation

10 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 1 large

27 Completed applications

23 SME, 4 large

Important dates

Tuesday 23 January 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 30 January 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 6 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Business analyst
Summary of the work
To develop a to-be processes and translate those processes into requirements for a new case management system. This will involve interviews and workshops with stakeholders and users and the requirements translated into business process and prioritised build and test backlog. The supporting change management documentation is to be created.
Latest start date
Monday 12 February 2018
Expected contract length
6 months – potential extension for further 12
Organisation the work is for
Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
From the discovery work completed to date it is clear that we need to focus on defining a number of a new process.
Who the specialist will work with
The Business Analyst will work with the Programme Lead, the business and key stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on
Developing future processes and creating the user requirements for a new workflow management system.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
151 Buckingham Palace Rd, London, SW1W 9SZ + occasional travel
Working arrangements
The Business Analyst will initially be required to work onsite 5 days a week for face-to-face meetings with users.
Security clearance
Disclosure Scotland

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
  • Have experience gathering requirements
  • Demonstrate track record in mapping, developing and improving end-to-end processes
  • Have experience aligning disparate requirements into a single process
  • Have experience helping users to define clean processes and move away from processes based on ‘the way we do things’
  • Experience delivering pragmatic not gold plated requirements
  • Agile experience and ability to present process and stories to align with scrum
  • Experience of interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Experienced at owning and delivering the outcome of new process and prioritised requirements
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Experience working in a health, regulatory or scientific environment

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Share knowledge and experience with stakeholders, users and programme manager
  • Challenge the current business procedures
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Can I confirm the £550 is including or excluding VAT?
Exclusive of VAT but inclusive of agency fees and expenses
2. Is the work only initially on site, and then can be remote? Or all required on site?
The work is predominantly based at MHRAs office, 151 Buckingham Palace Rd, Belgravia, SW1W 9SZ.
The specialist may be required to travel to other London sites as per the needs of outcome delivery.
3. Is this role inside or outside of IR35?
This role has been assessed as sitting outside of IR35.
4. Will the Agency sponsor security clearance if the candidate does not already have it ?
Security clearance is not required to fulfil these outcomes; however we do require specialists to have recent Disclosure Scotland checks in place.
5. Have you any specifics as to the project itself?
This specialist will support a number of projects such as developing to-be processes for Clinical Trials and the prioritised backlog for our replacement case management system or developing the prioritised backlog for the master data management system.
6. Reference "The Business Analyst will initially be required to work onsite 5 days a week for face-to-face meetings with users." Can you please advise whether after this "initial" period (aside from travel to other sites) that the worker would be permitted to work remotely, if there was not a business need?
The majority of work will involve working with users within the business who are based on site. We anticipate that a high level of ongoing face-to-face interaction will be required and do not see how a specialist who is not onsite for at least 3, but probably 4, days a week could deliver the outcomes without this face-to-face engagement.