Registers of Scotland

User Experience Consultant

Incomplete applications

11
Incomplete applications
10 SME, 1 large

Completed applications

11
Completed applications
7 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 5 February 2018
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 12 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role User researcher
Summary of the work The specialist will be working on a project that is looking at our internal systems, research and usability with internal staff, low-fi prototyping.
Latest start date Wednesday 28 February 2018
Expected contract length Six Months
Location Scotland
Organisation the work is for Registers of Scotland
Maximum day rate £475

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The specialist will be working with a Product Owner
What the specialist will work on The specialist will establish user research that results in clear guidance and support for the development teams to implement usable systems for internal users. They will support the near term demand for User Experience Activity from the Digital Transformation Programme and assist peers in fostering a UX community inside the organisation.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Meadowbank House, 153 London Road, Edinburgh, EH8 7AU
Working arrangements Based in Meadowbank house, Edinburgh onsite 5 days a week. Also required to be willing to travel to visit solicitors and be part of the UX wider team.
Security clearance Disclosure Scotland is required

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
  • have UX research techniques
  • be ethnographic
  • carry out 1:1 interviews
  • be able to organise and facilitate workshops
  • carry out stakeholder engagement
  • complete customer journey maps
  • carry out lo-level wireframes
  • carry out sketching
Nice-to-have skills and experience Business analysis skills requirements gathering

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 9
Cultural fit criteria
  • Collaborative Working
  • Contributing to the UX wider team
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is the assignment classed as inside or outside IR35? This role is outside IR35.
2. Noticed this is the same requirement posted 6 months ago and was filled, is the current incumbent moving on or this in addition to the successful previous DOS bid? This role is being filled as the previous post holder has left RoS.
3. Per standard DOS call-off contract, are extensions possible up to 2 years? Yes there will be a possibility of extensions up to 2 years.
4. If our specialist is shortlisted, will an interview by telephone/webcam be acceptable? RoS will not accept telephone/webcam interviews, candidates will be expected to attend a face to face interview
5. Will specialists with a day rate higher than the maximum be considered? RoS may consider higher day rates, however this will depend on the quantity and quality of other candidates submitted.
6. Given, "RoS will not accept telephone/webcam interviews, candidates will be expected to attend a face to face interview", can you provide the expected dates when interviews will take place? We anticipate that interviews will take place late next week or early in the week after (w/c 19th)
7. Which prototyping tools are you planning to use, if any? The UX team use a wide range of prototyping tools, from sketching on paper right up to Axure and Sketch software.