Awarded to Redweb Ltd

Start date: Monday 24 September 2018
Value: £10,000
Company size: SME
Chelmsford City Council

Sitecore business case and implementation plan

4 Incomplete applications

3 SME, 1 large

3 Completed applications

2 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Monday 20 August 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 27 August 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 3 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Service manager
Summary of the work
Assess if and how we should migrate our website offering to the Sitecore Experience platform. Provide a full understanding of the implications and resources required to properly exploit Sitecore as well as possible alternative approaches. Support the development of a high-level business case, identifying costs, benefits, resource requirements and timings.
Latest start date
Sunday 9 September 2018
Expected contract length
1 month
South East England
Organisation the work is for
Chelmsford City Council
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You'll be working with our Web team (which consists of 3 people) and a large Digital Services team (Digital Services Group Manager, Data and Product Service Manager, Data Architect Consultant, DevOps Service Manager).
What the specialist will work on
Identifying optimum, set up and implementation approach for Sitecore Experience Platform.
Resource requirements and fulfilment options.
Implementation and delivery timings.
Issues and risks.
Ongoing support options.
Implementation, support and future development costs.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Civic Centre,
Duke Street

Some working from home
Working arrangements
Agreed total number of days. Split between onsite and WFH to be agreed during interview.
Security clearance

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
  • Have an excellent and balanced understanding of Sitecore Experience Platform, including any issues and lessons.
  • Have proven experience of delivering migration to Sitecore Experience Platform.
  • Have experience of business case development
  • Have some knowledge of other web platforms for comparison
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Show that they have worked with local government
  • Show that they have worked with marketing teams

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
Have worked with local government
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR35 status?
The post sits outside IR35.
2. Is there a current incumbent?
No, there is no current incumbent.
3. Please can you confirm if this role is inside / outside IR35?
The role is outside IR35.
4. Can travel expenses be charged for those days when the supplier is expected to work on site?
No. We are expecting responses based on an inclusive day rate.