Awarded to Calba

Start date: Monday 11 June 2018
Value: £43,750
Company size: SME
Chelmsford City Council

MS Dynamics 365 CRM/Portal Developer

9 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 0 large

17 Completed applications

15 SME, 2 large

Important dates

Tuesday 8 May 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Tuesday 15 May 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
Developer required working in an Agile Scrum environment to develop a portal for Dynamics 365 using MS Portals/Single Page Application.
Commercial work experience wit5 Angular JS, RESTful APIs, Javascript, CSS3
Latest start date
Friday 8 June 2018
Expected contract length
3-4 Months
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Chelmsford City Council
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The development team consists of 1 architect, 4 developers within following Agile Scrum methodology. Working closely with PMs & BAs.
What the specialist will work on
Carry out the development work to create a portal using MS Portals/Single Page Application

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Chelmsford, Essex and some WFH
Working arrangements
Full Time, 5 Days a week, maximum 2 WFH days per week (Mondays or Fridays)
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
  • Good understanding of front end fundamentals HTML/HTML5 and CSS3
  • Commercial work experience on Single Page Application with Angular js Framework
  • Working knowledge of RESTful APIS
  • Javascript
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Worked in Agile Scrum environment
  • Prepared to train and share knowledge with in house development staff
Assessment methods
Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. IR35 Status of this position
This post sits outside IR35
2. Can you elaborate on day to day duties?
1) Web development
2)Write code in AngularJS 4/5 /Jquery/JavaScript.
3)Write code to interact with restful api.
4)Implementing CSS stylesheet using bootstrap
5)Refactoring and optimising existing code
6)Fixing bugs in existing projects
7)Documenting code so other developers can understand and contribute to it.
8)Testing features to ensure they perform the correct task and render correctly in all devices/browsers.
3. What is the budget?
4. What would be the base location and how much of travel would be involved?
Chelmsford, Essex is the base location (next to railway station). No travel required with some WFH days available on Mondays and Fridays
5. Is it Chelmsford's intent that the Consultant would be on site on a full time basis ie 5 days per week for the duration of the contract?
The developer is expected to be onsite at least 3 days a week with an opportunity to WFH on Mondays/Fridays.
6. Is there an incumbant developer in this role?
No. The developer will be expected to be a self starter who will help design and develop the portal from scratch.
7. The only assessment method stated is "work history".. Will interviews also be conducted or is the assessment based purely on work history?
Interviews will be conducted by telephone.
8. Would I be correct in asking that the person needed would not even need to have worked with CRM portals or Dynamics 365 before?