Digital Portfolio Manager

DWP Digital
Blackpool, United Kingdom
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
08 Aug 2022
19 Aug 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Do you have experience of managing big projects, or multiple projects?

Are you looking for Portfolio Management jobs, PMO jobs, Project Manager jobs or Programme Manager jobs with a difference?

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.

We are looking for a Digital Portfolio Manager to assure the successful delivery of a portfolio of innovative projects and programmes.

Our multidisciplinary agile DWP Digital teams are 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 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.

As a Digital Portfolio Manager we'll rely on you to help keep DWP's enormous portfolio of IT and Tech projects on track.

You'll manage demand, track delivery progress and analyse the success of a portfolio of innovative, essential projects and programmes.

You'll use your knowledge of how projects and people work to steer and guide the delivery process, influencing and engaging with delivery teams and stakeholders.

Ultimately the work you do will assure the successful delivery of projects that will make DWP's services and support easier for millions of people to use.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

* Demonstrable experience in a portfolio management or project management role within a complex Digital or Change environment. * Strong leadership and influencing skills, leveraging strategically built relationships across professional boundaries to lead and influence diverse senior stakeholders. * Experience of integration planning and dependency management including managing complex internal and external dependencies, identifying and removing blockers * Ability to analyse multiple data sets and deliver complex messages with clarity and authenticity, being persuasive when required. * Experience of complex governance regimes, identifying and managing constraints ensuring activities remain aligned to strategic priorities. * A recognised Portfolio or Project Management qualification such as: * ITIL v3 Foundation * Management of Portfolios (Foundation & Practitioner) * Prince2 * MSP Foundation & Practitioner * APM PMQ (formerly APMP) * PMI (Project Management Institute)

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Leeds, London, Manchester or 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 (national) or £45,018 (London), 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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