RFP Opportunity : NHS Digital Transformation

DPS digital skills call for NHS National Services Scotland

The ‘DPS‘ is the marketplace the Scottish Government is cultivating to build a pool of digital skills, and is being used to also build pools tailored to specific departmental needs, such as the NHS.

Their DPS call describes a skills requirement broken down into ‘lots’:

Lot1 – Epidemiology expertise

Human Epidemiology expertise; Essential Experience: Must have at least 1 year in a public health orientated role as part of an agency or research/educational institution in the UK, preferable working in partnership with other agencies.

Animal Epidemiology expertise: Essential Experience: Must have at least 5 year’s experience after obtaining veterinary degree, including at least 1 year in clinical veterinary practice in the UK, preferably with a range of animal species.

Lot 2 – Marketing & Creative Services

Marketing communications; Must have minimum 2 years experience in planning and managing marketing communications projects; including media planning, project management, creative development, digital engagement, web development and channel production.

Creative services; Must have minimum 2 years experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • copywriting (including web copywriting),
  • graphic design, art direction, artworking, video and multi-media production.
  • Customer/User research and experience; Must have minimum 2 years experience in one or more of the following areas: user research, user experience, customer insight, survey design and implementation, data analysis, report production, relevant project management and stakeholder engagement experience.

Lot 3 – Portfolio, Programme & Project Management Services

  • Portfolio Management; Minimum experience – To have defined, led and delivered strategic portfolios of programmes, projects and business transformation activities using Management of Portfolios (MoP) methodologies and best practice for 2 clients operating in a complex environment in the last 5 years with a minimum of 2 years portfolio management experience and 3 years programme management experience.
  • Programme Management; Minimum experience – To have defined, led and delivered programmes with multiple constituent projects using Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) methodologies and best practice for 2 clients operating in a complex environment in the last 5 years with a minimum of 2 years programme management experience and a minimum of 3 years project management experience.
  • Project Management; To have planned, led and delivered projects using methodologies and best practice such as PRINCE2 for 2 clients operating in a complex environment in the last 5 years with a minimum of 2 years project management experience.
  • Project Support; To have delivered day-to-day activities which underpin project management activities in a formal project environment e.g. PRINCE2 for 2 clients operating in a complex environment in the last 5 years with a minimum of 2 years experience in performing day-to-day project support activities.
  • Agile expertise; Must have one or more years of experience in one or more of the following areas: project management, master, product owner, consultancy or coaching using one or more agile methodologies (SCRUM, DSDM, XP)

 

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