Awarded to LA International Computer Consultants Limited

Start date: Monday 19 March 2018
Value: £24,000
Company size: large
Warwickshire County Council

Digital Content Strategist

0 Incomplete applications

7 Completed applications

6 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Tuesday 30 January 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 6 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 13 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Content designer
Summary of the work
Work with us to develop our digital content strategy as part of our Digital by Design programme. This will involve the creation of a task inventory which will help shape the framework for our programme as we move forward.
Latest start date
Thursday 1 March 2018
Expected contract length
3 months
West Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Warwickshire County Council
Maximum day rate
Maximum of £400 per day

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You'll be working as part of our Digital by Design service and will be based with our E-Services team. You'll work across all service areas to inform the development of the digital content strategy.
What the specialist will work on
An experienced digital content specialist who can help the council to shape their digital content strategy around customer needs (tasks) and measurable objectives.

You will liaise with our digital services team, front line customer service teams and business stakeholders to identify customer needs and build a task inventory for WCC. The task inventory and content strategy will a framework for improving our content within the wider digital programme.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Shire Hall,
Working arrangements
Onsite 5 days a week for face-to-face meetings with the business and as part of the E-Services Team.
Security clearance

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 in creating a content strategy
  • Have experience in completing a digital content audit or creating a content task inventory
  • Be able to identify, analyse and prioritise user needs or customer tasks
  • Have experience in building an Information architecture and using evidence to make digital content easy for customers to find.
  • Have experience in content design and have a portfolio showcasing ability to structure and write excellent digital copy.
  • Have experience in creating digital content guidelines and putting standards in place.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Have experience in working with the public sector preferably local government.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Challenge the status quo
  • Be comfortable standing up for their discipline
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR35 status?
This post is outside of IR35
2. Do candidates have to currently hold SC clearance or will the council support their application?
We do not require SC clearance but will expect any candidate to comply with our internal policies and procedures.
3. Hi, will it be possible to confirm whether this role will be inside of IR35 or Outside of scope. Also would you also be able to confirm what security clearance will be required for the assignment if any please.
This post is outside of IR35. We do not require security clearance but will require the candidate to comply with our policies and procedures
4. Could you kindly confirm if this post is inside or outside of scope for IR35 please?
This post is outside of IR35.