Senior Product Manager

Contract Type
Newcastle upon Tyne
Expiry Date
19/05/2022 10:56:00
Pay up to £72,933, plus 27% employer pension contributions, hybrid working with 60% home working, flexible hours, and great work life balance

Job Description

Pay up to £72,933, plus 27% employer pension contributions, hybrid working with 60% home working, flexible hours, and great work life balance

Are you an experienced Product Manager looking for a fulfilling role?

Do you want to work with cutting-edge technology?

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment continually looking to evolve?

If this sounds like you, you may be perfect for this role.

Our teams and our Product Managers work on products that impact some of the most vulnerable people in society. We're looking for you to be as motivated by that unique purpose as we are.

We are seeking to transform the way some of our most vulnerable users get the support they need. Working alongside policy, strategy, service delivery and cross-government digital areas we are designing the health and disability services of the future looking to how we can make improvements and release value early and regularly while we aim towards a future vision of joined up services which meet user needs and align with departmental strategy.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

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.

Our DWP Digital community 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.

Delivering World-Class Products…

As a Senior Product Manager you will work with the team to articulate the vision and strategy and support teams to shape and deliver one of our key services, Access to Work. You will work with other Product Managers, Service Designers and Delivery Managers to jointly drive forward our thinking and deliver value to our users influencing stakeholders across the department and providing leadership and direction to our product teams.

Our mission is to provide simple, responsive services and make timely, accurate and understandable decisions that help people get the right support for them

The Core Purposes of your role will be:

  • Setting the Product Vision- Form the vision for products and engage with teams and stakeholders in the development of that vision over time.

  • Product Management- Define the minimum viable product and work with the product teams to agree candidates for release, defining delivery plans and communicating progress to the wider business as appropriate.

  • Lifecycle Management- Maintain and iterate a product over time to continuously meet user needs.

  • Managing product backlogs- Create the list of backlog items and prioritise them based on the overall strategy and business objectives.

  • Make sure we're always user-focused- Act as the voice of the business and the users during development and stabilisation.

  • Agile - Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving environment and utilises an iterative method and flexible approach to enable rapid delivery.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in our brilliant digital hubs either in Blackpool, Leeds or Newcastle.

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

We offer competitive pay of up to £72,933

You'll also get 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.

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