Senior IT Service Manager

Contract Type
Expiry Date
18/05/2022 12:54:00
Senior IT Service Manager Up to £40,666 Interested in 60% home working, a pension worth 27.9% of salary, flexible working hours and a great work-life balance?

Job Description

  • Are you looking for a chance to become an active member of a brilliant IT Service Management community?

  • Do you have a background in the delivery of Assistive Technology in a complex IT environment?

  • Interested in 60% home working, a pension worth 27.9% of salary, flexible working hours and a great work-life balance?

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

We are looking for a Senior IT Service Manager join our community of experts in DWP Digital.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society.

We're driving a once-in-a-generation transformation of government services used by millions of people. We're 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 purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

Based across six Digital Hubs, our diverse, dynamic teams have a clear mission to transform the way DWP delivers customer facing services.

We manage numerous major services, covering the movement, storage, creation, transition and transformation of data and documents, as well as the provision of one of the largest contact centre environments in Europe.

Our challenge is to operate resilient and stable services whilst optimising the citizen experience across them all.

In this varied role you'll be working with stakeholders to improve services and output. You'll be managing and forecasting budgets, producing MI and finance reports, ensuring security and monitoring the ITHC across all services, supporting the core activities across the Digital Channels service management team.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Previous experience of IT service management.
  • Demonstrable experience of supporting products and services both in house and supplier managed.
  • Leadership skills and experience in managing a team to deliver successful outcomes.
  • Demonstrable history of customer focused service and budgetary management, understanding how service issues impact users.
  • Experience of communicating to different stakeholders and ability to show the status and performance of services in various formats.
  • Demonstrable history of making and justifying decisions to maintain and improve the services offered.

Details. Wages. Perks.

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

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, with around 60% home working.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £40,666.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%.

You'll get a generous leave package starting at 26 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

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.

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