Awarded to Methods Business and Digital Technology Limited

Start date: Thursday 5 January 2017
Value: £34,720
Company size: SME
Government Digital Service

WP1167A Programme Manager for CTS Engagement Team

0 Incomplete applications

19 Completed applications

18 SME, 1 large

Important dates

Thursday 24 November 2016
Deadline for asking questions
Monday 28 November 2016 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Thursday 1 December 2016 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Manage CTS engagement plan e.g. weekly engagement manager sessions, one to ones, driving the plan and chasing down progress)
Design and implement process around the 4 stages incl entry and exit criteria for each stage
Reporting and incl risk management and mitigation
Manage the engagement element of benefits realisation piece
Latest start date
Expected contract length
3 months
Organisation the work is for
Government Digital Service
Maximum day rate

About the work

Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The head of Engagement - Victoria Ford, and the engagement team who consist of user researcher's and engagement managers.
What the specialist will work on
The Programme Manager will be expected to work on the following: The specialist will work on the CTS engagement plan and benefits realisation, risk reporting and mitigation planning and implementation.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
125 Kingsway, Aviation House, Holborn, London, WC2B 6NH
Working arrangements
Onsite three days a week.
Security clearance
BPSS clearance required.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions
Standard Cabinet Office terms and conditions apply

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
  • 2 years+ expereince of programme management
  • Experience of Risk management, reporting and mitigation
  • Strong time management and prioritasation skills
  • Experience of working in an Agile enviornment
  • Experience in managing the life cycle of the four stage engagement plan (Discovery, Alpha, Beta and Livef) or cross government work
  • 2 years+ experience of project management
  • Have demonstrable experience in stakeholder management
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience in benefits realisation
  • Experience of working within government (minimum 6 months)
  • Experience of government engagement planning

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers
  • Transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




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