Technology Delivery Manager at NHS Digital, Yorkshire and the Humber, 6 Months+, £Contract Rate

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  • Yorkshire and the Humber, UK
  • Aug 14, 2019
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Important dates

Published Wednesday 14 August 2019
Deadline for asking questions Friday 16 August 2019 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Wednesday 21 August 2019 at 11:59pm GMT


Specialist role Delivery manager
Summary of the work Lead on delivery across programmes/portfolio.
Deliver the internal transformation on 'digital first'.
Deliver a consistent approach across all the delivery teams/delivery boards/internal performance, including metrics/reporting/governance.
Risk/issue management.
Mentor/coach/direct lead programme heads.
Leadership on delivery across programmes ensuring consistency/robust approaches that leave a legacy of delivery across Citizen Facing products
Latest start date Monday 16 September 2019
Expected contract length 6 months with option to extend for a further 3 months.
Location Yorkshire and the Humber
Organisation the work is for NHS Digital
Maximum day rate  

About the work

Early market engagement  
Who the specialist will work with This is a client-side role, being fully part of the Citizen Health Technology Senior Leadership Team. Work with all delivery teams across programmes and senior stakeholders across the organisation and commissioning organisations.
What the specialist will work on To support the programme delivery during 2019/20, NHS Digital is seeking specialist delivery expertise to aid the delivery of the following programmes:

NHS Login
NHS Website (NHS.UK)
NHS Apps Library
Widening Digital Participation
Personal Health Record
National Opt Out

Working alongside the NHS Digital senior team across the full portfolio of programmes. To ensure pace and strength of delivery, leaving a strong legacy of delivery within NHS Digital.

Work setup

Address where the work will take place Either location:
Leeds - Bridgewater Place
London - Skipton House, Elephant and Castle
Working arrangements 5 days a week in the office under normal circumstances. Occasional working from home/remote with prior agreement. When home/remote - needs to be available to dial into meetings etc.
Security clearance Minimum Baseline Personnel Security Standard.

Additional information

Additional terms and conditions  

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience
  • Expert agile programme and delivery management capability on significant projects and portfolios > £100m (10%).
  • Experience of managing and governing delivery of complex portfolios with multiple programmes in parallel (10%).
  • Experience of successfully engaging and reporting to senior stakeholders (CxO and SCS) level (10%).
  • Extensive experience of Digital by Default (DbD) and the associated standards, assessment process, and spend controls (10%).
  • Experience and demonstrable skills in digital transformation, transition and service management of complex digital services (5%).
  • Experience in blending in-house and third parties to successfully source and deliver digital outcomes (5%).
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to influence external partners, suppliers, stakeholders and customers to secure mutually beneficial outcomes (5%).
  • Proven track record of managing and mitigating risks and issues strategically (5%).
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching more junior resources to improve internal culture and capability.
  • Experience of digital transformation delivery across other government departments
  • Experience in supporting procurement and commercial management functions to source required outcomes.
  • Ability to create concise and insightful communications for dissemination to all stakeholder groups.
  • Experience demonstrable of strategic business planning and financial control.

How suppliers will be evaluated

How many specialists to evaluate 3
Cultural fit criteria
  • Operating with integrity and openness at all times in the client's best interests (5%).
  • Able to collaborate across organisational boundaries (e.g. NHS Digital, NHS England, NHSx and Department of Health and Social Care) (5%).
Assessment methods
  • Work history
  • Reference
  • Interview
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence


Cultural fit