Department for Transport

DfT Blue Badge Beta User Recruitment

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Important dates
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Published Monday 14 May 2018
Deadline for asking questions Monday 21 May 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 28 May 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Summary of the work DfT has recently started a Beta-phase for a Blue Badge digital service.DfT are required to recruit users for the duration of Beta which ends on 31January2019.The recruitment agency is expected to-provide recruitment of users for research;pay incentives to users taking part in research;organisation of user participation and attendance.
Location North West England
Research dates 25 June 2018 and every 2 weeks thereafter.
Organisation the work is for Department for Transport
Budget range Capped at £20,000.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement None

About the research

About the research
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Description of your participants Participants should hold a Blue Badge or have applied for a Blue Badge on someone’s behalf. All ages, genders and digital skills welcome.
Assisted digital and accessibility requirements All types of Digital Skills welcome.
Research plan In-person, testing the usability of prototypes of the new Blue Badge service. All equipment provided, nothing to bring or prepare.
Research location Veltech, Basil Chambers, 65 High Street, Manchester M4 1FS. Possible changes to address but unlikely and sufficient notice will be provided. Testing will take place in a Lab environment
Access restrictions at location None.
Number of research rounds 15
Number of participants per round 4 to 6 for each of the 15 rounds.
How often research will happen Every 2 weeks.
Evening or weekend research

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions None.

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
  • being able to meet the expected start date of the contract;
  • experience recruiting participants for niche projects;
  • experience recruiting participants with a mixture of digital literacy and confidence;
  • have the ability and capacity to work to short deadlines;
  • evidenced ability to recruit in the above location.
Nice-to-have skills and experience Provide appropriate 'working day' hour contact/support.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many suppliers to evaluate 3
Proposal criteria
  • Approach to recruiting participants for this project (20%);
  • How you have identified risks and dependencies and offered approaches to manage them (20%);
  • Approach to ensuring that participants are recruited in time for research dates and location (20%);
  • Contingency planning for unexpected issues i.e. cancellations, no-shows etc (10%);
  • Breakdown of recruitment costs and incentives (30%)
Assessment methods Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

40%

Availability

30%

Price

30%

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