Lead Product Manager

Recruiter
DWP Digital
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP60740 - GBP72933 per annum
Posted
04 May 2022
Closes
17 May 2022
Ref
14765052
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Are you an experienced Product Manager and leader?

Want to work in a challenging, fast-paced evolving environment?

Is your next career step to lead on projects that will shape the future of one of the biggest government departments, and better support millions of people?

Do you want to work at scale, supporting and developing digital products for one of the biggest digital transformations in Europe?

Are you interested in an amazing pension with employer contributions of 27.9% (potentially over £20,000 a year)

Is work life balance important to you? Do you want flexible hours, extra days off and hybrid working opportunities (60% at home)?

YES! Then click APPLY today, we'd love to hear from you.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's biggest public service. We provide support, service and make payments worth over £195bn to over 20 million people.

DWP Digital are delivering transformed integration solutions to enable and drive an enterprise strategy based on reuse of common IT capabilities. Central to this is our Strategic Reference Architecture which is moving us towards event driven architecture.

Delivery. Work. Products.

As our new Lead Product Manager you'll take the reins and work with programme managers and service owners to develop the overall strategy for DWP services and programmes used by millions of people every day.

You'll work with the Digital Integration team on a huge portfolio of systems and associated products. We're in the midst of replacing most of these legacy integration systems with new, modern, in-house services. It's a really exciting and challenging time.

We need you to own the roadmap for integration and be active in influencing strategy within this space.

This role needs a strong leader who can challenge and own the vision, strategy and be part of those conversations.

You will:
  • Track goals & performance metrics for products in the service.
  • Co-ordinate development across multiple products.
  • Ensure the products are developed to an appropriate level of quality.
  • Manage Product Managers in their development/career progression.
  • Build and maintain relationships with providers/suppliers.


Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join our team based at our digital hub in Newcastle.

In return for your skills, we offer salary up to £72,933 per annum.

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

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.9%, plus a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising over time to 31, 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:
  • 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
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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