HM Land Registry

HM Land Registry Lead Business Architect

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Incomplete applications
15 SME, 0 large

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55
Completed applications
49 SME, 6 large
Important dates
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Published Tuesday 8 January 2019
Deadline for asking questions Tuesday 15 January 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Tuesday 22 January 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Technical Architect
Summary of the work HMLR is embarking on a major change programme that seeks to transform and modernise the services we provide and how we provide them. A Lead Business Architect with experience of large scale agile transformations is required to assist at the programme level to develop requisite business architecture.
Latest start date Friday 1 February 2019
Expected contract length Six Months, option to extend to 12 months.
Location South West England
Organisation the work is for HM Land Registry
Maximum day rate £1,200

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with The role will be part of the HMLR technical architecture function with a need to work closely with the Business Analyst community and Digital/Data programme (including service managers/service designers).
What the specialist will work on 1. Assist with identification and definition of requisite Business Architecture for HMLR change programmes.

2. Develop HMLRs existing business capabilities, embed alignment with this approach to encourage standardisation of business processes and re-use of solutions.

3. Implement a framework that maintains alignment across service design, business architecture, data architecture and technical architecture.

4. Provide leadership to demonstrate & embed practice of business architecture within an agile delivery environment, working closely with HMLR staff to build internal capability.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Seaton Court, 2 William Prance Road, Plymouth PL6 5WS
Working arrangements On-site four days a week
Security clearance HM Land Registry requires all supplier staff to have baseline personnel security standard clearance.

Additional information

Additional information
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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.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • - Proven track record in mapping, developing and improving end-to-end business architecture in a large scale enterprise environment [30%]
  • - Demonstrate experience of Business Architecture concepts including Value Stream Mapping and Capability Modelling (identifying opportunities for reuse).[30%]
  • - Ability to assimilate domain expertise quickly and think creatively to articulate innovative ideas to solve complex business problems. [20%]
  • - Strong communication, relationship building, negotiation and influencing skills; able to ensure that advice regarding the service specialism is acted upon [20%]
Nice-to-have skills and experience Prior experience of working in central government

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 5
Cultural fit criteria
  • Experience of supporting and developing others to understand and embed techniques used to define Business Architecture in an agile programme [50%]
  • - Ability to own issues and drive them to resolution. Provide direction to inform sound business decisions based on business priority and technical feasibility.[20%]
  • - Experience of working and influencing at programme level to support delivery of digital services in an agile environment.[30%]
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Presentation
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

55%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

25%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. What is the IR35 status? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
2. Please can you confirm whether this role is inside/outside IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
3. Is this role 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 is expected to fall within IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
5. Can you please confirm if the position is inside or outside of IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
6. Can you please confirm the IR35 status of this role? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
7. Is this requirement inside or outside IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
8. Could you please confirm the IR35 status of this role? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
9. Hi, is this role outside IR35 or inside IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
10. Can you confirm this role is outside of IR35? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
11. Can we check if this role is deemed to be within the intermediaries legislation (also know as IR35) or outside? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
12. Can the authority please confirm the IR35 status of this role. We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
13. Are travel and related expenses to be loaded within the day rate or to be discussed separately with the successful candidate? T&S will not be payable for travel to the “home office” which is Plymouth. Where travel is required away from the home office T&S will comply with the buyer T&S policy.
14. Can the Authority confirm if an incumbent is in play and if they will be invited to apply for this opportunity ? HMLR does not currently have a Lead Business Architect.
15. Please can you confirm whether there is an incumbent supplier ? HMLR does not currently have a Lead Business Architect.
16. Is there an incumbent? HMLR does not currently have a Lead Business Architect.
17. Hi is this role part time – 4 days on site a week? Or 4 days on site 1 day remote work? Thank you Service should typically be provided over 5 days a week, with a minimum of 4 days on site.
18. Is this role 4 days a week? Or a full time role but requires 4 days on site and 1 can be remote? Service should typically be provided over 5 days a week, with a minimum of 4 days on site.
19. Can you confirm if there is an incumbent already in this role? HMLR does not currently have a Lead Business Architect.
20. Is there a current incumbent in the role or is this a new position? HMLR does not currently have a Lead Business Architect.
21. Is this role for 5 days per week 4 on site with 1 day remote or only for 4 days per week? Service should typically be provided over 5 days a week, with a minimum of 4 days on site
22. Hi, Please let us know if its 4 days onsite and one day remote? Service should typically be provided over 5 days a week, with a minimum of 4 days on site.
23. The working arrangements state "on-site four days a week". Can the authority please confirm, is this a part time or full time role? If full time, do the working arrangements stipulate that the applicant will be required to work onsite 4 days per week, but then 1 day remotely? Service should typically be provided over 5 days a week, with a minimum of 4 days on site.
24. What is the IR35 status? We expect this engagement to be outside IR35, however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis.
25. Has HMLR’s existing architecture work been undertaken with a specific methodology or toolset? HMLR align with agile architecture, tailoring elements of industry frameworks to work within our context.
26. Is this HMLR’s first endeavour at modelling business capabilities, or has there been previous activities in this area? Previous activities have taken place in this area, support is required to develop/elaborate upon detail and maintain alignment across inflight projects.