Digital Project Manager

Advertiser
DWP
Reference
173148
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
IT
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Expiry Date
25/01/2022 14:32:00
We are looking for a talented Senior Agile Delivery Manager, working on some of the exciting projects in the UK. Up to £40666 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

Job Description

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

  • Do you thrive managing projects in a complex and large scale environment?
  • Would you enjoy working with a mix of leading edge and legacy technologies?
  • Do you have a broad Technical appreciation of Accessibility, Desktop and End User Compute domains?
  • If the answer to these questions is 'Yes' you could be our next Digital Project Manager.

You'll join our community of tech experts in DWP Digital. Together we're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services, using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions.

The DWP products and services we maintain and modernise will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives. The scale of what we do is extraordinary, and our scale and purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You will be joining the Digital Workspaces team, delivering core Digital Project Management and Project support to Product and Service teams.

Digital Workspace provides the platforms and services for 130,000 DWP colleagues to access the tools and applications needed to actively support over 20 million citizens.

We work across a number of self-contained Product Areas including Computing, Desktop, Mobile, Identity, Security, and Accessibility. You'll work with us to co-ordinate these activities and ensure that plans, risks, and dependencies come together.

Digital Workspaces delivers and operates a mix of leading edge and legacy technologies, which makes working in DWP Digital. It complex and challenging but we have significant in-house expertise and vibrant multi-disciplinary teams who are empowered to own their products end to end. It's that mix that makes working with us particularly fulfilling.

You will:

  • Be the hub for communications across products, supporting a wide range of stakeholders and ensuring common understanding.
  • Manage projects end-to-end,
  • Bring together and co-ordinate plans, risks, issues and dependencies
  • Manage integration and co-ordination with delivery teams and find ways to improve Product processes and governance.
  • Encourage collaboration and shared ownership throughout the team,
  • Build and manage relationships with stakeholders, other internal teams, and suppliers.
  • Track and manage project progress and budget, and report as required.

What skills and experience do you need?

  • Experience in dealing with complex accessibility requirements, in co-ordinating HR, Property & Technology, of communications and engagement management, and of roadmap development.
  • Broad Technical appreciation of Accessibility, Desktop and End User Compute domains.
  • The ability to use a variety of appropriate techniques and tools, applying these appropriately to the nature and goals of a project.
  • The use of appropriate communications and methodologies to set out and articulate the short, medium, and long terms tasks and dependencies, as well as co-ordinate skills and resources required to achieve project goals.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to respect the needs and opinions of others.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in your choice of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester Newcastle.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £40,666 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 26 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • Family-friendly policies
  • Time off volunteering and charitable giving
  • Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
  • Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

 
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