Education and Standards Consultant Tender
We require a consultancy services of 3 days per week to cover the following responsibilities: Leadership and Management; National Training Surveys.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Business and management consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
3 Hardman Street
Contact person: Lawrence Paddon
Telephone: +44 1619236340
Fax: +44 8453570025
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.gmc-uk.org
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19541
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Education and Standards Consultant.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
We require a consultancy services of 3 days per week to cover the following responsibilities:
— Leadership and Management;
— National Training Surveys;
— Analysis of Evidence;
— Data Development.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
GMC offices in Manchester and London.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Statement of requirements.
Consultancy services of 3 days per week to cover the following responsibilities:
Leadership and Management.
— Participation in the Directorate as a Manager/ senior analyst;
— Completing the corporate reporting as required;
— Providing peer/senior review of evidence reports;
— Other duties that may be required by corporate or directorate policy or processes;
— Mentoring of Evidence Team analysts or other staff;
— Teaching sessions on statistics for staff.
National Training Surveys:
— Lead on the statistical testing for the trainee and trainer surveys prior to release;
— Lead on testing the new, unpublished survey indicators, once responses are received;
— Generate a report that assesses the amount of changes identified in the validation phase of the surveys, specifically covering recommendations for improvement to support the increased data quality in deanery systems, particularly in relation to new trainer data;
— Generate a report on trainee flows between surveys, both across levels, specialties and deaneries.
Analysis of Evidence.
— To develop and manage summary reports for trainee progression using GMC Survey and national recruitment data, including fully documenting the dataset and statistical methods used;
— To work with other analysts to produce guidance for using the reports and key findings summaries highlighting results;
— Analyse data sets and provide statistical support to the Evidence team as required eg supporting the development of reports analysing trainee characteristics, supporting the development of dashboards summarising data on training environments;
— Support the Evidence team to investigate the robustness and meaning of GMC Education data sets using external data eg correlation between poor cancer centres and our concerns and NTS data;
— Provide support for work as required by changes to the team during the transition to Manchester.
— Explore the use of external and internal data sets to develop risk models and evidence reports for use in Education QAl;
— Manage the relationship with the National Recruitment Office to secure recruitment and selection test data;
— To liaise with and integrate recruitment data from NHS Education Scotland, and Northern Ireland where possible;
— To liaise with Health Education England to support the development of joint working and a shared understanding of data and risks;
— Support the team horizon scan future changes that may impact on the approvals system or our underlying data model.
The skills and experience required to allow resources to make an immediate contribution are:
— At least 5 years of recognised expert experience in medical training pathway analysis and workforce planning at national level, preferably evidenced by published papers, reports or contributions to national conferences;
— Excellent understanding of the UK medical education system, the regulatory framework and the key organisations with responsibility for funding, organising and delivering medical education and training;
— Proven ability to foster effective working relationships on data and analytical projects with national organisations, preferably in medical education and/or the UK healthcare sector;
— Experience of teaching or tutoring in statistical methods and approaches for testing online reports involving complex statistical analysis;
— At least 3 years’ experience in a lead role of working through different stages of the testing life-cycle including defining user requirements, system development, user acceptance and performance testing;
— Significant experience of:
— Siebel, in particular system testing;
— Tableau, production and testing of reports.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
There is provision for a one (1) year extension.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
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