Health and Justice IT Programme Management and Development

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Important dates
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Published Saturday 7 April 2018
Deadline for asking questions Friday 13 April 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Saturday 21 April 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


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Summary of the work The provision of a comprehensive programme management and development service along with PMO support to lead, manage and develop a complex portfolio of Health and Justice IT projects across the temporary and secure estate for NHS and non NHS customers.
Latest start date Tuesday 1 May 2018
Expected contract length 3 months
Location London
Organisation the work is for NEL CSU
Budget range £115 to £135k including expenses and VAT.

About the work

About the work
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Why the work is being done NEL CSU Health and Justice team currently undertakes a wide variety of H&J IT projects nationwide (including clinical systems deployment and IT infrastructure etc) for a number of NHS and non NHS customers.
Problem to be solved Service required to support the programme teams with the following:

1. Development of a PMO function and suite of documentation to support and evidence programme and project outcomes specifically tailored for H&J IT environment
2. Set up of processes and procedures to develop new business opportunities and ensure NEL CSU can predict and provide services to suit customer demand
3. Ensuring the transformation flow for each project is identified, defined and managed
4. Manage key stakeholders
5. Put in place robust project controls and governance for existing and new projects
6. Operational and strategic oversight of existing and new projects
Who the users are and what they need to do n/a
Early market engagement n/a
Any work that’s already been done n/a
Existing team The existing operational delivery team is a blend of FTEs complemented by contract staff and specialist companies.
Current phase Live

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place St Leonard's Hospital, Nuttal Rd, London, N1 5LZ

This is the main office base but any staff engaged must be willing to travel nationwide for meetings etc at short notice if required.
Working arrangements Onsite at the office at St Leonard's Hospital is required, apart from when attendance at meetings is required elsewhere.
Security clearance All staff engaged on the programme must be security cleared to:

• HMPPS SC level
• Warwickshire Police security clearance
• Metropolitan Police security clearance

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions n/a

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
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of criminal justice pathways and the role and position of healthcare delivery within those pathways
  • Demonstrate at least 4 years’ experience delivering/matrix-managing complex H&J IT programmes (using industry standard methodologies) within the secure residential and temporary estate, including in last 12 months
  • Have demonstrable experience in reporting, planning, risk, dependency, financial and change management aspects of a programme and PMO in last 12 months within secure residential and temporary estate.
  • Demonstrable expertise in the transition of programmes into a live service environment within the last 12 months within the H&J secure residential estate and temporary estate.
  • Extensive experience of programme management of SPINE compliant NHS Electronic Medical Records Systems
  • Experience of healthcare delivery within Defence Medical Services
  • Experience in the last 12 months of programme managing integrated clinical systems for police custody, courts and liaison and diversion services
Nice-to-have skills and experience Describe your organisations approach to working with ex-service users (ex-offenders) and how you have developed relationships with organisations and charities who work in this sector.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many suppliers to evaluate 3
Proposal criteria
  • Extent to which the proposal describes how the proposed service meets the 7 essential skills and experience criteria and 5 cultural fit criteria
  • Quality and suitability of proposed solution/approach to NEL CSU’s request
  • Description of how incoming service will integrate with existing delivery teams
  • Team structure, organisational make-up and quality of submitted CVs.
  • Value for money of the proposed solution. Innovation (any alternative proposals to deliver the rvices or to improve the quality of the services delivered).
  • Service quality - how do they ensure they are providing the right people for the job, how do they assure quality of delivery during the work package.
Cultural fit criteria
  • Collaborate well with various senior key stakeholders across multiple organisations
  • Offer and demonstrate a flexible approach
  • Operate with sensitivity and inclusiveness in a workplace with mixed skills and experience
  • Provide an honest and transparent approach in all actions and decisions
  • Work across organisational boundaries in a very demanding, high-output environment.
  • Behave with integrity at all times
Payment approach Capped time and materials
Assessment methods Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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