Health Education England (HEE)

Front End Developer - development of trainee information system

Incomplete applications

14
Incomplete applications
12 SME, 2 large

Completed applications

14
Completed applications
12 SME, 2 large
Important dates
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Published Monday 17 June 2019
Deadline for asking questions Wednesday 19 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Monday 24 June 2019 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Specialist role Developer
Summary of the work An experienced Front End Developer using open source tools and cloud technologies such as:
• Angular (5 and above),TypeScript,JavaScript (ES6),Jasmine,Karma,Protractor,Bootstrap
• Development on Azure cloud hosting
• Source Control: GitHub
• Working 'Agile' (using Scrum) in a pair programming environment
Latest start date Monday 8 July 2019
Expected contract length Six months
Location London
Organisation the work is for Health Education England (HEE)
Maximum day rate We decided not to set a maximum day rate or disclose our budget constraints. We seek excellent value for money and affordability.

About the work

About the work
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Early market engagement -
Who the specialist will work with You'll be expected to work with the following:

- Scrum Master, Service Managers (Product Owners) and Team (incl. BAs, UI/UX, Test Lead, Front End and Full Stack Developers, Ops)

Stakeholders such as:
- Trainees (of the medical, dental, pharmacy and healthcare science profession)
- (Hospital) Trust administrators and managers
- Business Managers and subject experts
- Others involved in the education and training of the multi professional healthcare workforce

Third party suppliers
- Legacy and future suppliers
What the specialist will work on A Front End Developer is required to support an information system produced in-house by Health Education England's TIS Programme Development Team.

This team built and continues to develop the primary system for the administration and management of all trainee doctors and dentists in the NHS in England.

It is an incredibly important system ensuring the NHS has sufficient numbers of healthcare professionals for the nation’s future needs.

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place Health Education England
Floor 3
Stewart House
Russell Square
London
WC1B 5DN
Working arrangements Timescales we are working to:
Advert closes – 24/06/19.
Shortlisting – 25/06/19 + 26/06/19.
Successful suppliers invited to interview - 27/06/19 + 28/06/19
Unsuccessful suppliers informed - 27/06/19 + 28/06/19
Interviews - 01/07/19 - (IN PERSON)
Contract award - week commencing 01/07/19
Preferred start date – 08/07/19

HEE is an employer keen on promoting work/life balance, and protecting people's mental health. As such we expect all staff to work remotely one day a week. Further remote working is also possible subject to negotiation with line manager.

The role is outside of IR35.
Security clearance No

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions The awarded supplier will also need to adhere to the principles set out in the standard NHS 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
  • Have Angular 5 and above
  • Have TypeScript
  • Have JavaScript (ES6)
  • Jasmine and Karma
  • Protractor
  • Bootstrap
  • Git knowledge and experience
  • Agile 'thinker'
  • Keen pair programmer
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Have Npm knowledge and experience
  • Have Cucumber knowledge and experience
  • Have Jenkins, Ansible and Docker skills and experience
  • Have Maven skills and experiences
  • Have Scrum experience
  • Enjoy teaching/pairing and learning
  • JIRA and Confluence experience

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many specialists to evaluate 10
Cultural fit criteria
  • Work transparently and collaboratively in a no-blame culture, encouraging all to fail fast and learn from mistakes
  • Demonstrate experience of supporting and coaching other team members
  • Evidence their confidence to challenge the status quo
  • Evidence ability to work with clients with low technical expertise
  • Evidence of taking responsibility for their work
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
  • Scenario or test
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

50%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

30%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. Is there an incumbent in this role? No there is not.
2. is there a current incumbent? No there is not.
3. Can the Authority confirm if they are working with an incumbent supplier ? No we are not.
4. Can you please give any indication of the rate you are looking to pay? This will heavily influence the candidates that can apply We decided not to set a maximum day rate or disclose our budget constraints. We seek excellent value for money and affordability.
5. Is there an incumbent in place? No there is not.
6. Would you consider accepting CV's instead of the application questions as it may be easier to convey skills and experience for the role via a CV as the 100 words are restrictive? Suppliers will be asked to provide their CV's if they are invited to interview. All suppliers need to respond via the Digital Marketplace and this process will not be circumvented.