Awarded to COMXPS Limited

Start date: Monday 9 April 2018
Value: £282,880
Company size: SME
The Home Office - National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)

Service Transition Manager-1 - NLEDP 086

4 Incomplete applications

3 SME, 1 large

20 Completed applications

17 SME, 3 large

Important dates

Monday 29 January 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 31 January 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 5 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Service manager
Summary of the work
NLEDP will replace legacy data systems i.e. Police National Computer & Police National Database. A Service Transition Manager is required to lead on activities relating to Acceptance Into Service, Service Readiness Reviews and manage Implementation Milestones, transitioning the service and support from a development state to business as usual.
Latest start date
Monday 5 March 2018
Expected contract length
up to 24 months
Organisation the work is for
The Home Office - National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The NLEDP existing team is a multi-disciplinary agile delivery team plus Business Change, Business Design, Data Migration, Technical Architecture and Service Architecture & Transition teams. These teams are comprised of civil servants, contractors and third party partner providers. NLEDP sits within the Policing and Public Protection Technology (PPPT) Portfolio. Similarly the in-house Live Services support team is a mix of civil servant, contractor and third party partner providers. Both PPPT and Live Services teams are part of the HO Digital Data and Technology department.
What the specialist will work on
Manage Service Transition Plan.
Mobilisation and management of resources, facilitating and tracking progress across service suppliers (internal HO teams and external suppliers).
Review of local processes / work instructions, in support of creation of the Service Design Packs.
Collate or assure Service Design Pack(s) created by service delivery organisations, or create where required for internal delivery.
Assure delivery of tooling configuration requirements and implementation.
Manage communication and knowledge transfer including documentation between teams.
Define and agree Acceptance into Service Criteria. Agree deliverables and dependencies with teams;
Scope, agree, plan and mobilise the governance required for each interim operating model implementation.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Croydon and Central London
Working arrangements
A typical working day is 9am-5pm, however working outside of these hours may be required due to business/project need. The role requires flexibility as individuals may be required to work at any of the Customer premises and/or at supplier sites.
Security clearance
Must be prepared to obtain SC level security clearance, required for access to Home Office facilities/deliverables, if not already SC cleared. Must also be prepared to undergo NPPV-3 (Non Policing Police Vetting.

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
  • ITIL and Service Management experience
  • Experience of transitioning working/live services to in-house teams and/or other supplier teams – e.g. supporting and developing in-house capability and capacity and maintaining an exit strategy/handover
  • Ability to achieve formal confirmation that acceptance criteria have been met and that the service provider is ready to operate the new service when it has been deployed
  • Ability to identify and manage internal or external suppliers to ensure successful delivery of products and services required by the business
  • Experience of successfully delivering Service Transition outcomes for national organisations working in complex and highly regulated environments
  • Able to implement an integrated organisational structure, role profiles, culture, performance measures, competencies and skills to enable change
  • Ability to collect and use feedback from customers and stakeholders to help measure effectiveness of stakeholder management
  • Expertise in planning, implementation, control and review and audit of service provision to meet customer requirements
  • Expertise in multiple project methodologies including Agile delivery, Waterfall and Agile at scale (SAFe)
  • Project management skills, typically involving the development and implementation of processes to meet business needs; acquiring and utilising the necessary resources and skills, within agreed parameters of cost, timescales, quality
  • Experience of working in blended, multi-discipline, multi-vendor team environments
  • Experience of complex governance in a large organisation
  • Risk, issue and dependency management skills
  • Ability to engage and influence at senior levels
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • An understanding of the Law enforcement landscape
  • The design of an integrated organisational structure, role profiles, culture, performance measures, competencies and skills to enable change
  • The establishment and oversight of an organisations approach to the use of information and IT
  • The overall financial management, control and stewardship of the IT assets and resources used in the provision of IT services
  • Have experience of working with multiple cloud vendor technologies and tools (e.g Azure, UKCloud, AWS), have experience of working on migration between different cloud vendor technologies and on-premise to Cloud
  • Awareness of organisational and cultural change

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Experience of working with public sector organisations such as the Home Office
  • The ability to work within the spirit of the Civil Service code, as at
  • Experience of working collaboratively with key stakeholders, successfully integrating with and managing relationships with third party partner providers, including SMEs
  • Ability to transfer knowledge & skills to Civil Servant team members
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions and recommendations
  • Seek constructive outcomes in discussions
  • Challenge assumptions but remain willing to compromise when it is beneficial to progress
  • Actively involve colleagues and partners to deliver an outcome
  • Personal management of time within a team
  • Make recommendations for decisions and options
  • Finds it easy to work with others, and has good teamwork and communication skills.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR 35 Status of this role?
This role has been initially assessed as being outside of IR35. This will be reassessed to confirm that this is still the case, at the point of contract award.
2. Please can we have an estimate of how many days per week on average resource would need to be in Croydon, as opposed to central London?
The person will be working in Croydon for at least 4 days per week.