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Her Majesty’s Passport Office

Her Majesty's Passport Office- Delivery Manager

8 Incomplete applications

8 SME, 0 large

32 Completed applications

27 SME, 5 large

Important dates

Published
Monday 10 September 2018
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 12 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Monday 17 September 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
Delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently. Working with product managers to translate needs into user stories for delivery by designers, user researchers and developers.
Latest start date
Monday 15 October 2018
Expected contract length
12Months total-Initial 6months-further period up to 6months depending on business need&performance
Location
London
Organisation the work is for
Her Majesty’s Passport Office
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You’ll be working with product managers to define the roadmap for any product and translate this into user stories for delivery by designers, user researchers and developers.
What the specialist will work on
Deliver HMPO transformation projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
City of Westminster
Working arrangements
Co-located with the product managers and delivery teams for face to face agile delivery.
Security clearance
SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process.

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
  • Proven ability in delivering projects and products using the appropriate agile project management methodology.
  • Experience working with Product Managers to define the roadmap for any given product and translate this into user stories
  • Experience in leading the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Experience in matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
  • Experience in delivering products built to an appropriate level of quality for the stage (Discovery/alpha/beta/production)
  • Experience in facilitating the necessary and appropriate agile ceremonies including, daily stand-ups, planning meetings, showcases, and retrospectives.
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Stakeholder management expertise
  • Presentational skills
  • Experience of working in the government/public sector
  • SC Clearance

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work in a multi-discipline team
  • Can work with stakeholders with low technical expertise
  • Able to manage own work tasks with minimal management
  • Be transparent and collaborative
  • Focus on delivery
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

60%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

20%

Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is this role considered to be inside IR35?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
2. What is the IR35 status on this role please?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
3. Is this inside or outside IR35?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
4. Could you please confirm whether this role will be considered inside or outside IR35?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
5. Is this Outside IR35?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
6. Do you have a view on maximum day rate?
The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally, we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
7. Is there a guideline on charge rates please?
The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally, we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
8. What is the daily rate for this role?
The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally, we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
9. You mention that SC clearance is a nice to have requirement, will potential candidates be excluded from down-selection if they do not possess SC clearance if the are SC clearable, especially if have held SC clearance in the past but this has lapsed.
SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process should the successful candidate not have clearance.
10. Is there a current incumbent?
There is no incumbent in post. This is a new role.
11. Is there a current incumbent and if so will they be applying?
There is no incumbent in post. This is a new role.
12. Is this role considered to be inside IR35?
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
13. Is there leeway with the start date at all please?
A candidate should be ready to start from 15 October 2018. We acknowledge that candidates who are not SC cleared will not be able to start until they receive this clearance. However they will have to be available from 15 October 2018 so that they can start immediately from the date of clearance being received.
14. What level of Delivery Manager are you looking for e.g. Principal, Senior, Intermediate or Junior?
Intermediate.
15. Is there a level of experience and daily rate expectation you can share?
Please see requirements. The maximum day rate has been left blank intentionally, we will assess the day rate for suppliers using the evaluation weighting we have disclosed on the requirements.
16. How many people or teams is the Delivery Manager expected to manage?
There is one team consisting of 3 - 4 Developers.