The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cerner GDE - Business Analyst Services

Incomplete applications

12
Incomplete applications
12 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

23
Completed applications
20 SME, 3 large
Important dates
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Published Thursday 28 June 2018
Deadline for asking questions Thursday 5 July 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Thursday 12 July 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Business analyst
Summary of the work Accountable to the programme lead this requirement is for the provision of up to 720 days of Business Analysis resource to assist with the analysis of the Global Digital Exemplar Programme in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Latest start date Wednesday 1 August 2018
Expected contract length
Location North East England
Organisation the work is for The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Maximum day rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with Accountable to the programme lead this requirement is for the provision of up to 720 days of Business Analysis resource to assist with the analysis of the Global Digital Exemplar Programme
What the specialist will work on The provision of up to 720 days of Business Analysis resource to assist with the analysis of the Global Digital Exemplar Programme

Work setup

Work setup
Opportunity attribute name Opportunity attribute value
Address where the work will take place Accountable to the programme lead this requirement is for the provision of up to 720 days of Business Analysis resource to assist with the analysis of the Global Digital Exemplar Programme in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Working arrangements Accountable to the programme lead this requirement is for the provision of up to 720 days of Business Analysis resource to assist with the analysis of the Global Digital Exemplar Programme in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Security clearance

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 Face to face Interview with Business Analyst at Regent Point, Newcastle, and evaluation of commercial rates offered.
Nice-to-have skills and experience To have worked with the Cerner Millennium EPR Suite

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria Any proposed candidate should demonstrate at interview their belief and behavior systems appear congruent with the Trusts organisational culture.
Assessment methods Work history
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Hello please could you answer the following: Do you have a maximum budget for this task? What is the IR35 status? Do you have any more information on the task and/or what essential skills and experience are required? The Trust are looking for a supplier to provide a competitive rate and responses will be scored accordingly. Re: IR35, is tax legislation to combat tax avoidance by workers supplying their services to clients via an intermediary, such as a limited company, but who would be an employee if the intermediary was not used. Such workers are called 'disguised employees' by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). This work, however, is out of IR35 as determined by the test contined at: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/setup. We do not have a set budget at this stage.
2. Dear Sir / Madam, Please can you confirm the essential skills and experience for this position ? Also, whether or not there is an incumbent in the role ? The Trust are looking for an organisation that can deliver experienced business analysis resource able to quickly understand current processes and map those to future system requirements. The Trust expect the resource to be able to document all work clearly and concisely. The Trust have a number of business analyst in roles at present and this service would be used to compliment the existing capability.
3. Can the authority please confirm the IR35 status of this role This work is out of IR35 as determined by the test contined at: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/setup
4. Does the authority have a day rate or budget in mind The Trust are looking for suppliers to provide a competitive rate and offers will be scored accordingly.
5. Based on the 720 day commitment, can you advise how many resources you are looking for? The Trust would be looking for no more than 3 at any one time
6. What is the Day rate for this work? The Trust are looking for suppliers to provide a competitive rate and offers will be scored accordingly.
7. Is this work outside IR35? This work is out of IR35 as determined by the test contined at: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/setup
8. Could you share a Job Description, so that the candidate could prepare for the face to face interview? Yes - this is available by requesting from Owen.O'Reilly@nuth.nhs.uk
9. Is there going to be only 1 round of interview to finalise the candidate? Yes however we may repeat this if additional service es are needed
10. Dear Sirs There are only two response fields. One confirming interview details and the second relating to Cerner Millennium EPR Suite experience. Can you confirm what you are looking for us to provide in each of these fields as they are limited to 100 words each? The Trust are looking for an organisation that can deliver experienced business analysis resource able to quickly understand current processes and map those to future system requirements. The Trust expect the resource to be able to document all work clearly and concisely. The Trsut will determine the candidates suitability at interview stage
11. Over what time period are the 720 days required please? 2 years
12. Over what time period are the 720 days required please? 2 years
13. Are the Essential skills and experience and the nice to have skills and experiences correct? Is this role in/outside of IR35? Yes. And Re: IR35 is tax legislation to combat tax avoidance by workers supplying their services to clients via an intermediary, such as a limited company, but who would be an employee if the intermediary was not used. Such workers are called 'disguised employees' by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). This work, however, is out of IR35 as determined by the test contined at: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/setup
14. The opportunity states that up to 720 days of business analysis resource is required, but please can you say what the project duration is envisaged to be and also can you give a figure for the maximum number of analysts that would be required at any time? The duration is 2 years and the Trust expects to have now more than 3 on site at any one time
15. Would it be possible to provide more information on both the requirements of the job role, how the 720 days will be distributed (e.g. full-time, Monday to Friday) as well as an indicative day rate? The lack of information is creating somewhat of a barrier when resourcing potential candidates for the role, potentially restricting your pool of candidates to choose from. Thanks. The Trust are looking for an organisation that can deliver experienced business analysis resource able to quickly understand current processes and map those to future system requirements. We expend the resource to be able to document all work clearly and concisely. We have a number of business analyst in roles at present and this service would be used to compliment the existing capability. The resources would be required over 2 years with a maximum number of 3 on site at any one time
16. Do you require to award all 720 days to one supplier, or might you consider multiple contracts based upon skills and strengths offered, respectively, by more than one supplier? The Trust are ideally looking for one supplier but may consider multiple
17. Your requirements in regard to essential skills and experience are unstated, leaving it as a single entity of ability to evaluate a Cerner-supported GDE programme. At what stage will you offer a more detailed account of your requirements - eg at a supplier open-day? The Trust are looking for an organisation that can deliver experienced business analysis resource able to quickly understand current processes and map those to future system requirements. We expend the resource to be able to document all work clearly and concisely. We have a number of business analyst in roles at present and this service would be used to compliment the existing capability. The resources would be required over 2 years with a maximum number of 3 on site at any one time
18. Could you please clarify IR35 status? Is it outside or inside IR35? IR35 is tax legislation to combat tax avoidance by workers supplying their services to clients via an intermediary, such as a limited company, but who would be an employee if the intermediary was not used. Such workers are called 'disguised employees' by Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). This work, however, is out of IR35 as determined by the test contined at: https://www.tax.service.gov.uk/check-employment-status-for-tax/setup
19. Whats the daily rate for this role? The Trust are looking for suppliers to provide a competitive rate and offers will be scored accordingly.