Her Majesty’s Passport Office

Business Intelligence Power BI Developer

Incomplete applications

11
Incomplete applications
11 SME, 0 large

Completed applications

19
Completed applications
15 SME, 4 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 2 July 2018
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 4 July 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 9 July 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work Power BI Developer for HMPO's BI transformation project, working within an agile delivery team to iteratively build and implement a BI service in collaboration with the project team to deliver in Beta.
Latest start date Tuesday 31 July 2018
Expected contract length 24Months total-Initial 12months-further period up to 12months depending on business need&performance
Location London
Organisation the work is for Her Majesty’s Passport Office
Maximum day rate Market Rate

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement Home Office have already evaluated various BI tools and chosen Microsoft Power BI as a strategic BI Visualisation Tool. SQL Server is chosen as underlying BI data platform.
Who the specialist will work with There is a small team allocated to this work formed of 1 Product Manager, 1 BA, 1 BI Technical Lead, 1 Power BI developer, 1 Lead Architect, 1 Dev-ops Engineer.
What the specialist will work on 1) Understanding user needs and designing services to support them.
2) Develop interactive reports and dashboards for visual insights using Power BI on premises AWS.
3) Implement Microsoft SQL databases and data warehouse services to as per the BI design and requirements
5) Implement data feeds to private cloud data stores using Data connectors.
6) Writing SQL queries
7) Document the low level technical details as per the project's technical governance.
8) Carry out and support knowledge transfer to non-technical business units

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place London, Westminster.
Working arrangements Work is based in London and will involve the supplier being on site 4 days per week to work collaboratively with Her Majesty’s Passport Office teams; travel and expenses remains the responsibility of the supplier.
Service design and development must align with the Her Majesty’s Passport Office strategic technical architecture and technologies.
Security clearance SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process.

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions Breakpoints to assess progress and quality will be set at the end of Beta phase.

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
  • Have demonstrable experience of using Power BI to develop interactive reports and dashboards for visual insights.
  • Have demonstrable experience of using Microsoft SQL Server databases and data warehouse services
  • Have demonstrable experience of using Data connectors to private cloud data stores
  • Adept at writing DAX calculations.
Nice-to-have skills and experience • Have demonstrable experience of successfully and collaboratively working, coaching and sharing knowledge with Public Sector client teams, particularly those with limited agile development experience.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Can work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Able to work within HMPO design, delivery and governance framework
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

15%

Price

25%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the IR35 status and is there a current incumbent? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis. The role is currently vacant.
2. Can you please confirm exactly where in London this will be based? The location for this role will be at Petty France, Westminster
3. Our specialists day rate is higher than our quoted rate on the system, would you consider adjusting this to accommodate our specialist? Unfortunately we will not be able to do this, HM Passport Office will only accept the day rate that have been submitted through your response. Should you wish to change this on the system you will need to speak to the enquiries team at the Digital Market Place on: cloud_digital@crowncommercial.gov.uk.
4. We have a specialist who's daily rate is higher than our ceiling rate, would you consider increasing this to accommodate the ideal specialist? Unfortunately we will not be able to do this, HM Passport Office will only accept the day rate that have been submitted through your response. Should you wish to change this on the system you will need to speak to the enquiries team at the Digital Market Place on: cloud_digital@crowncommercial.gov.uk.