Awarded to Gofore UK Limited

Start date: Monday 3 December 2018
Value: £302,400
Company size: SME
The Home Office - National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)

NLEDP 110 - LEDS Interaction Designer

3 Incomplete applications

2 SME, 1 large

15 Completed applications

14 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Monday 23 July 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 30 July 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 6 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
The interaction designer will work to create a new national police intelligence and data service based on user needs.
The product will be used by police officers and operational staff in UK Police Forces to manage national intelligence data and provide information pertinent to the investigation of crime.
Latest start date
Monday 3 September 2018
Expected contract length
6 Months
Organisation the work is for
The Home Office - National Law Enforcement Data Programme (NLEDP)
Maximum day rate
Maximum day rate of £625 excl VAT

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be working as part of the Law Enforcement Data Services (LEDS) programme which is developing a service to replace the current Police National Database and Police National Computer.
LEDS will replace the service that police users find intelligence on at a national level with a new design supported by modernised search capabilities.
The designers will work on the product until it goes live and also work on other LEDS related products.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will be part of a team that designs the new product for policing intelligence officers and work as part of an agile and user needs led team.
Their work will be informed and iterated based on user needs gathered through research and usability testing. Key patterns and learning developed in this process will be reused in other products.
The role will involve prototyping at different levels of fidelity, from paper to use of GDS design toolkit. There will a need to work with cross-government design community to help define new cross-government interaction design patterns.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Bernard Weatherill House, 8 Mint Walk, Croydon, CR0 with some travel to London and other locations.
Working arrangements
The specialist must be onsite at least 4 days a week. Please note that this role is deemed to be outside of the HMRC IR35 Regulations.
Security clearance
Security Cleared (SC) - an application to obtain SC Clearance can be made if SC is not already held but appointment is subject to accreditation

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
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of interaction and user interface design
  • Extensive experience of designing elegant, accessible, responsive user interfaces
  • Confidence in designing at low and high fidelity, including HTML and CSS
  • An ability to talk about, and advocate for, user-centred design in a way that other people understand
  • Experience of working with research to inform design decisions
  • An ability to work autonomously
  • Experience of working collaboratively in a dynamic agile environment
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Designing in large organizations
  • Experience of working in government/public sector to Government Service Standards
  • Police domain knowledge

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as part of a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Take responsibility for their work
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Can the buyer please clarify how they wish the response to be presented?
Responses should contain specific examples in relation to the requirement.
2. Can the Authority confirm if there is an incumbent in post or is this a new role?
New roles
3. The requirement states "some travel to other location" can you please confirm if T&S will be available for this travel.
T&S would only paid as per the Home Office T&S policy.
T&S is only payable for travel outside of the M25 area.