Senior Digital Project Manager Senior Digital Project Manager …

DWP Digital
in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP47971 - GBP58135 per annum
DWP Digital
in Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP47971 - GBP58135 per annum
Digital Workplace Project. Digital with Purpose. DWP.

Digital Workplace Project. Digital with Purpose. DWP.

We're looking for talented Service Manager's to join DWP's Digital Workplace project and become a key part of one of the UK's biggest and most high-profile digital transformation programmes. If you love solving problems and want to use your skills on projects with real impact, we'd love to hear from you.

We're delivering a once-in-a-generation reform of products and services that will put world class technology solutions into the hands of the millions that use DWP services and our brilliant frontline colleagues.

What is Digital Workplace?

It's big. Over the last two years diverse DWP Digital teams have established Digital Workplace, an agile and multi-disciplinary service that supports over 84,000 employees, using more than 150 distributed cloud applications, operating out of more than 800 UK sites, and powering digital products and services used by more than 20 million people across the UK.

It's evolving. So far we've moved all of our systems to hybrid hosting, removing the constraints of previous outsourced IT contracts, modernising our legacy infrastructure and stabilising performance.

It's enabling our people through technology. We're improving communication and collaboration with a mix of new hardware including mini-PCs, Surface Pro laptops and a growing mobile phone network. By upgrading our software with the latest versions of Office 365, Skype for Business and our rebooted staff intranet we're making sure our people always have the right tools and the latest professional digital skills.

You and your role

At DWP our Digital Project Managers lead teams to ensure projects are completed to satisfy timescale, budget, and user requirements.

In this role you will lead the DWP Application Packaging squad, with responsibility for the remediation and implementation into live of line of business applications. You'll monitor the progress of the project and identify risks in order to proactively manage and minimise disruption.

You'll manage team dynamics and foster a communicative, collaborative environment, as well as building wider effective relationships with stakeholder groups from within and without our digital community.

You'll also help build our capability, guiding other members of the community on how best to manage complex risks and issues.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Experience in a project management role and managing the delivery of several projects simultaneously.
  • Experience of managing a mix of supplier and internal teams.
  • Experience of managing senior stakeholders.
  • Experience of mentoring junior members of a project management team.

Where will you work?

You'll join our team in Manchester where you'll enjoy great facilities and active local community. Find out more here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

In Digital Workplace we believe in giving you a working experience that meets your needs and expectations and that means a focus on work-life balance, flexible hours, team-based working and the ability to work from multiple locations.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, disability, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £58,135 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, and a generous leave package.

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

  • Flexible working and family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • Discounts and savings on shopping, holidays, insurance, healthcare, events, 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
  • Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, progression opportunities and guaranteed 5-days formal learning per year.
  • And lots more

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