User Experience Designer (D)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021
Specialist role
Summary of the work
Create user-centred SharePoint 2019 site designs by understanding business requirements, user journeys, customer feedback, and usability findings, in collaboration with users lead by a Product Owner.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
60 working days (with an option for 3 month- 60 working days extension)
West Midlands
Organisation the work is for
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be a key member of the System Operating Authority, overseeing the integration of a bespoke network. You will work with the delivery organisation, DE&S, on a daily basis.
What the specialist will work on
•Quickly create user flows, site template wireframes, prototypes.•Devise the site map structure and the simplest way for a user to navigate to the information they require. •Devise what information is initially presented to the User.•Devise how information is stored to give the best possible Users experience, exploiting the capability provided by SharePoint 2019 ‘on premise’ and use all this information working iteratively with the Project Development Team.Full ToR to be supplied upon contract award.
Address where the work will take place
A Location in the West Midlands (HR4) to be advised to successful applicant.
Working arrangements
40hrs/week (over 5 days) in person at site.Health & Safety Risks Relevant to the role:•Occasional lone working. •Occasional work in a noisy environment (server rooms). •Work must be undertaken on the customer site so there are potential COVID exposure risks. •Worker will be required to undertake COVID lateral flow tests routinely throughout the duration of the contract and comply with COVID HSW precautions.
Security clearance
MOD SC clearance on Day 1 of Appointment. Must be a sole UK National (Not dual-national)
Additional terms and conditions
In the event that the post is vacated the Supplier shall ensure that it is filled within one week by a candidate who meets the criteria of this competition with prior approval of the Buyer.The Supplier and their representatives shall abide by:DEFCON 5J(Edn 18/11/16)-Unique IdentifiersDEFCON 76(Edn 06/21)-Contractor’s Personnel at Government SitesDEFCON 501(Edn 10/21)-Definitions and InterpretationsDEFCON 522(Edn 11/17)-Payment and Recovery of Sums DueDEFCON 658(Edn 09/21)-CyberDEFCON 659A(Edn 09/21)-Security MeasuresDEFCON 660(Edn 12/15)-Official-Sensitive Security RequirementsDEFCON 703(Edn 06/21)-Intellectual Property Rights - Vesting in the Authority.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers. -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions. -Have a no blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes. -Work history and skills.
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 5% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • The UX Designer is responsible for creating interactive programs that enhance a user’s experience with the site and facilitate an enjoyable experience, shown through previous examples of work
  • Focus on designing the presentation and interactivity of the solution, in collaboration with other team leads
  • Create user-centred SharePoint 2019 site designs by understanding business requirements, user journeys, customer feedback, and usability findings, in collaboration with other team leads
  • Experience of designing a website to comply WCAG 2.1 standards
  • Quickly and iteratively create user flows, wireframes, prototypes, low and high-fidelity mock-ups
  • 3-5 years of demonstrated experience in creating and implementing UI development
  • Professional written and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a collaborative environment to create top-performing interfaces

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021

User Experience Designer (D)

Closing date for applications: 01/11/2021

Specialist role:



West Midlands



Maximum day rate:


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