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The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Office 365 Power Platform Developer

9 Incomplete applications

7 SME, 2 large

5 Completed applications

4 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Friday 8 March 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Friday 15 March 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Friday 22 March 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Summary of the work
Office 365 Power platform development partner
Latest start date
Monday 1 April 2019
Expected contract length
1 year
Yorkshire and the Humber
Organisation the work is for
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
Will be working with onsite development team and head of software development and integration.
What the specialist will work on
Work with existing software development team (n=4) to develop solutions using Microsoft power platform (powerapps, flow, power bi, teams, dynamics etc.) to improve healthcare effectiveness and efficiency. Solutions will range from Apps to automate simple tasks, integration with EPRs, backoffice workflow automation and approvals.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Based at
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust,
Moorgate Road,
S60 2DD
Working arrangements
Minimum 3 days on site, a week, in order to meet with users, exchange ideas with dev teams and upskill
Security clearance
DBS checks

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
  • Experience of developing Dynamics CRM solutions
  • Experience of developing MS Power Apps
  • Experience of developing MS Flow solutions
  • Experience of delivering to a healthcare environment
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Using Azure infrastructure
  • Development of Azure web apps
  • Development of Azure Mobile Apps

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Working in Partnership
  • Tenacious and takes the initiative
  • Self motivated
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. 1. Can you please confirm the IR35 status and maximum rate for this position? Also are you happy for candidates to do 2 days a week remotely and 3 days on site?
Max daily rate is £300+vat.
IR35 will follow statutory guidelines
2 days remotely and 3 days on site is acceptable
2. 2. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier and if they will be invited to apply via DOS ?
We do not have an incumbent
3. please confirm if this inside or outside IR35
Inside IR35
4. The rate is very low for the market, such roles are currently open for other organisations between £500-600 per day + VAT. Is there any possibility of increasing the budget?
There is no possibility of increasing the budget for this position
5. Can we find out if there are any possibility to increase the budget? if not would you consider remote working 5 days a week?
An onsite presence for a minimum of 3 days a week is required
6. Are you looking for a single resource or a number of resources?
Ideally single resource to maintain continuity