Senior Digital Project Manager

Recruiter
DWP Digital
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Salary
GBP49171 - GBP59589 per annum
Posted
01 Jul 2022
Closes
20 Jul 2022
Ref
15662090
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Are you an experienced Senior Digital Project Manager?

Do you want to support and develop digital products that millions of people will use to access government services?

Do you like working at pace, on a variety of stuff, with a team of purpose driven, user-focused experts?

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.

We're looking for outstanding Digital Project Managers to help change the face of these public services.

Our DWP Digital teams use fresh tech, tooling and thinking to improve how people interact with government. It's a once in a generation chance to make services more efficient to run, and easier for everyone to access.

Delivering World-Class Projects

We need you to work on projects which affect children and families, retirement-age people, working-age services, health and disability and our flagship Universal Credit.

In no other organisation do you have chance to lead and deliver projects which touch almost everyone person, from every part of our society, and help create better outcomes for them at key times in their lives.

Our expert multidisciplinary teams - engineers, architects, researchers, analysts and more - are driven by a unique purpose. We have with a one-off chance to work in a unique context, and on an epic scale, on stuff that matters.

If you're up for it, we'd love you to join us.

Required Skills and experience - show us these in your application:

You have experience of Project Management including definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects.

You know how to do project control, change control, and ensure risk management and testing processes are maintained.

You can plan, prioritise and manage dependencies using data to inform decisions.

You communicate with stakeholders and suppliers in a clear, honest and enthusiastic way, to build trust and explain complex issues.

You know how to build and maintain relationships so that you can challenge effectively, and get the job done.

Familiar with multiple IT frameworks (Agile, Waterfall).

Developing a World-Class Practice.

Our Technology Services team provide the foundations upon which digital services for DWP are developed and operate. Our purpose is to deliver secure, effective and cost-efficient digital infrastructure services and to run live IT operations that support DWP business objectives. We do this by putting users and quality of service at the heart of what we do.

Our team is made up of 1,500 colleagues working collaboratively across 10 portfolio-led teams in a fast-moving environment.

And the opportunities for learning for you and your teams are unlimited. Our people have access to structured learning, qualifications and input experts from across our community and across DWP Digital, for coaching, mentoring and lots more.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us at our brilliant digital hub in Newcastle

In return for your skills, we offer pay up to £59,589 per annum

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

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.9%.

For a starting salary of £59,000, for example, that would mean DWP put over £16,000 in your pension pot each year.

You also 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:
  • 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 growth.


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