Start date: Thursday 16 May 2019
Value: £50,000
Company size: SME
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT

Tableau Training & Support

6 Incomplete applications

4 SME, 2 large

12 Completed applications

8 SME, 4 large

Important dates

Wednesday 17 April 2019
Deadline for asking questions
Wednesday 24 April 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications
Wednesday 1 May 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Summary of the work
Greater Manchester Mental Health are looking to procure a supplier to support implementation of the data visualisation tool Tableau over the next 12 months in defined service areas.
Latest start date
Wednesday 1 May 2019
Expected contract length
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT
Budget range

About the work

Why the work is being done
The Trust (GMMH) are looking to procure a supplier to support implementation of the data visualisation tool Tableau over the next 12 months in defined service areas. This should ensure improved , accessible information to improve provision of efficient, effective and productive services. It should also enable improved ownership and engagement of staff with performance and outcomes . It also enables joint working across GM and local mental health provider.
Problem to be solved
Purchase of licenses, training and consultancy support to support the implementation of Tableau as a data visualisation tool in defined service areas and ensure GMMH staff have the necessary skills to further develop access and roll out. Development of dashboards in agreed priority areas. Promotion of use of data visualisation tools by staff.
Who the users are and what they need to do
Users will include Business Intelligence and Finance staff to initially work with the supplier in development. Staff from operational services will be involved to ensure consultation enable clear outcomes to be agreed in the priority service areas. This should result in meaningful dashboards that reflect needs.
Early market engagement
Any work that’s already been done
Existing team
GMMH Business Intelligence and Finance Staff.
Current phase
Not applicable

Work setup

Address where the work will take place
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT,
Bury New Road,
M25 3BL,
Working arrangements
The arrangement will be for a 12 month period. On site work will be expected as appropriate.
Security clearance

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
  • Experienced and skilled in use of Tableau in the NHS and in mental health in the NHS
  • Experienced and skilled trainers
  • Track record of consultancy support
Nice-to-have skills and experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many suppliers to evaluate
Proposal criteria
  • How the approach or solution meets your organisation’s needs as set out above
  • Estimated timeframes for the work
  • How they’ve identified risks and dependencies and offered approaches to manage them
  • Team structure
  • Value for money
  • Flexibility in delivery of training
  • Information Governance
  • NHS Experience
  • Consultancy experience
  • Mental Health experience
Cultural fit criteria
  • Mental Health experience
  • NHS Experience
  • Technical competence
Payment approach
Fixed price
Assessment methods
Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit




Questions asked by suppliers

1. Is there a current, or preferred, supplier for programme of works please?
No we have no current or preferred supplier for this program of work. Thanks.
2. Please will you advise as the data sources/feeds for the tableau dashboards/reports?
The majority of the data will be in SQL Server databases.