Awarded to STCS Limited

Start date: Monday 22 October 2018
Value: £16,000
Company size: SME
Ministry of Defence, Defence Business Services (MOD, DBS)

HR Forms Digitalisation and Prototype

9 Incomplete applications

9 SME, 0 large

6 Completed applications

5 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Published
Friday 31 August 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 7 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 14 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Developer
Summary of the work
In support of the Government and MOD digital transformation strategy the DBS service records via the www.gov.uk website.

DBS require the following outputs and work breakdown:

50% develop HR dashboard prototype for release into private Beta
48% development of HR forms
2% constructive plan to enable skills transfer.
Latest start date
Monday 8 October 2018
Expected contract length
25 days with the option to add additional days up to 15.
Location
South West England
Organisation the work is for
Ministry of Defence, Defence Business Services (MOD, DBS)
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The supplier will primarily be working with in-house Developer, User Researcher, Technical Architect and Delivery Manager.
What the specialist will work on
In support of the Government and MOD digital transformation strategy the DBS service records via the www.gov.uk website.

DBS require the following outputs and work breakdown:

50% develop HR dashboard prototype for release into private Beta
48% development of HR forms
2% constructive plan to enable skills transfer.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
It is expected that the majority of the time will be spent in Bristol, at MOD Abbey Wood North but there may be some travel to other MOD sites such as London to engage with users.
Working arrangements
The specialist is expected to work a 5 day week to work alongside DBS architect and development staff to enable skills transfer.
Security clearance
UKSV SC level required.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
The Contract conditions for the CSSF Framework RM1043iv apply and the following MOD DEFCONs will also form part of this Call off Contract:

DEFCON 522 - Edition 11/17 Payments and Recovery of Sums Due

DEFCON 658 - Edition 10/17 Cyber
A Supplier Assurance Questionnaire will need to be completed using The Risk Assessment Reference (RAR) is: RAR-KZBT625K.

https://suppliercyberprotection.service.xgov.uk/

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
  • Extensive experience of web development
  • Proven experience in use of industry standard web application technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, PHP, CSS3 and JSON
  • Proven experience in use of service-based technologies such as SOAP, AJAX, and APIs
  • Contructive planning to enable skills transfer
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Provide evidence of delivery within a Government Department
  • Provide evidence of web development experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
6
Cultural fit criteria
  • Works as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Work in a collaborative and transparent manner
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Can work with individuals with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

10%

Price

40%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. What is the IR35 status?
The IR35 position of this procurement has been assessed as not applicable. The resource we are bringing in is to undertake development work on a specific project that anyone with the right skill set could undertake.
2. Is there a current incumbent?
While we have developers within DBS they are assigned to other work or other elements of the project there is no post for the ES to slot into. There is no incumbent in the role at the moment this procurement is seeking to bring in additional resource for a this specific work over a specific time.
3. Is the rate to be proposed by supplier?
Yes, we need the supplier to provide the rate.
4. Hello. Is rate to be proposed by supplier?
Yes, we need the supplier to provide the rate.
5. Please can you confirm what the budget is for this requirement?
We do not issue information on budget, however the requirement does contain the estimated rate and length of contract.
6. Can you please confirm this role is outside of IR35 as all requirements should be on DOS as outlined by CCS and if there is an incumbent?
The IR35 position of this procurement has been assessed as not applicable. The resource we are bringing in is to undertake development work on a specific project that anyone with the right skill set could undertake.
7. Please can you confirm if this is inside / outside IR35?
The IR35 position of this procurement has been assessed as not applicable. The resource we are bringing in is to undertake development work on a specific project that anyone with the right skill set could undertake.
8. Also, whether or not there is currently an incumbent in the role?
While we have developers within DBS they are assigned to other work or other elements of the project there is no post for the ES to slot into. There is no incumbent in the role at the moment this procurement is seeking to bring in additional resource for a this specific work over a specific time.