Awarded to Alesto Ltd

Start date: Monday 16 July 2018
Value: £20,000
Company size: SME
Civil Service HR (Cabinet Office)

Delivery Manager - CSHR Online Tests and Assessments for recruitment

1 Incomplete application

1 SME, 0 large

8 Completed applications

8 SME, 0 large

Important dates

Published
Friday 25 May 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 1 June 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 8 June 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Delivery manager for Online Tests and Assessments.

The service will provide online testing (e.g. numerical and verbal reasoning) for government recruitment.

Currently entering Alpha stage.
Role focus on piloting potential platforms with key stakeholders, supporting user research and starting procurement activities.
Latest start date
Monday 2 July 2018
Expected contract length
30 days (+10 days available if required to complete Alpha activities)
Location
London
Organisation the work is for
Civil Service HR (Cabinet Office)
Maximum day rate
£500

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You’ll be working with product managers to define the roadmap for any product and translate this into user stories for delivery by designers, user researchers and developers.

You will likely also work with commercials and finance functions to progress procurement activities.
What the specialist will work on
Delivery manager for Online Tests and Assessments.
The service will provide online testing (e.g. numerical and verbal reasoning) for government recruitment.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Bush House East Wing,
44-46 Aldwych,
WC2B 4LL
Working arrangements
Co-located with the delivery team - product manager, user researcher and business service owner.

Possibly some local travel to meet stakeholders.
Travel expenses if required for these meetings will be agreed within department policies.
Security clearance
BPSS
Essential requirement.

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
  • Proven ability in delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile approaches.
  • Experience working with Product Managers to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories.
  • Experience of collaborative, adaptive planning processes - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team.
  • Experience in facilitating the necessary and appropriate agile ceremonies including, daily stand-ups, planning meetings, showcases, and retrospectives.
  • Experience of stakeholder management - engaging and organising busy stakeholders to ensure vital activities are completed.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of working in the government/public sector.
  • Experience working to meet the GDS Digital Service standard and GDS service assessments.
  • Experience in early stage (Alpha to Discovery equivalent) digital services.
  • Experience of government procurement processes and GDS spend controls.
  • Experience in other common digital roles such as business analysis, user research, development, design etc.
  • Experience of online testing and other HR systems.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work well in teams with different skills, experiences and backgrounds.
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes.
  • Comfortable working with stakeholders and colleagues with low technical expertise.
  • Take ownership of their work
  • Be transparent and collaborative
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members.
  • Challenge assumptions in the team to improve the service.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

70%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Good morning. Can you confirm if this role is inside or outside of IR35?
We expect it to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis as it may depend on individual circumstances.
2. What is the IR35 status?
We expect it to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis as it may depend on individual circumstances.