Awarded to Chaucer Group Limited

Start date: Wednesday 3 October 2018
Value: £409,600
Company size: SME
Home Office

NLEDP 114 - (National Law Enforcement Data Programme ) Technical Transition Architect

7 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 0 large

9 Completed applications

8 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Wednesday 15 August 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Technical Architect
Summary of the work
The requirement is for a technical transition architect responsible for defining, co-ordinating and delivering solutions to transition interfaces to a new platform.
Latest start date
Wednesday 3 October 2018
Expected contract length
up to 24 months
Organisation the work is for
Home Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will be required to work with internal technical and project management teams, other suppliers and external stakeholders.
What the specialist will work on
The role will be working within the National Law Enforcement Data Programme. It requires a deep understanding of system-to-system interfaces with experience of transition and migration from a mainframe architecture.
The specialist is expected to be a self-starter who can lead a team of technical staff to produce and deliver on detailed transition plans. The individual will work with a range of internal and external technical stakeholders to agree practical solutions to in order to mitigate business impact to transition.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
The following locations:
• Hendon Data Centre, Collindale
• Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London SW1P 4DF
• Home Office, Croydon
Working arrangements
5 days a week, based at the Home Office in Marsham Street / Croydon /Hendon Data Centre.
Security clearance
A minimum of SC clearance is required – candidates must be cleared or have the ability to be cleared

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
  • Recent (within the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of working on a transition from an Adabas-based mainframe environment to a modern open system.
  • Recent (within the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of producing a detailed solution architecture for transition. In particular defining solutions for user/system to system interfaces.
  • Recent (within the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of co-ordinating activities across various programme work streams to ensure an effective, efficient and joined up approach to transition activities
  • Recent (within the last 4 years) demonstrable experience of working with many external stakeholders, data consumers or providers to define an agreed transition solution architecture.
  • Experience of Software AG integration products.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
Experience with Agile development

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers.
  • Work iteratively, sharing products as they are developed.
  • Transparent, collaborative and evidence based approach to making decisions or recommendations.
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR35 status?
2. Is there a current incumbent?
3. What is the IR35 status?
At present this is deemed to be outside of IR35.
However this will be reviewed again at Contract Award.