Digital Project Manager: up to Â£40,666 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
Have you managed digital security project deliverables end-to-end?
Can you develop and manage project plans, risks, issues and governance products?
Can you track and manage project progress and budgets, helping senior project managers to see a clear picture?
Are you currently a Project Assistant or Project Coordinator looking for that step up and opportunity?
Then hit apply, and start a brilliant career in Project Management with DWP Digital today!
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over Â£195bn a year and support over 22 million people every day. Our agile tech teams are modernising the way we deliver our products and services, so that they work better for us and the people who need them. It's a once in a generation transformation of government services.
You'll build your skills and grow your career as part of our brilliant DWP Digital community.
We use fresh ideas and leading edge technologies create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions that help people across the UK access support, payments and get back into work.
You'll enjoy a supportive, people-led culture, learning and development tailored to your careers, an outstanding pension with employer contributions worth 27% and flexible working, including flexi hours, and extra days off.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
You know what it takes to support a multi-disciplinary digital project team. You just might not have done it at this scale, where the experience of millions of users is really at the heart of everything you work on. This is a job that can offer you stability, growth/development and work that matters.
You'll support Tech services managing delivery for their digital security risk projectsassets.
You'll support experts like our Senior Digital Project Managers, Solution Architects and Business Analysts.
Our team's responsibilities include; managing relationships with stakeholders, capturing other government department requirements, identifying technical solutions, commissioning solution delivery, and project management of the delivery right through to implementation.
A day in your life might look like this:
You'll be approached by the NHS looking for access to DWP data to enable them to establish entitlement to a service that they provide, for example access to free prescriptions.
You will engage with NHS to understand and capture their business requirements. In parallel you'll work with them team on early feasibility analysis, and make sure they work is appropriate for DWP to handle.
From there you'd support the set up and delivery of that project, working closely with stakeholders in DWP and the NHS.
And then tomorrow; something different! We love the variety and pace in this role, and we think you will too.
What skills, knowledge and experience are we looking for?
Experience of successful delivery of digital products in a project management role; using appropriate project management methods and tools, documentation, preparing realistic plans and tracking activities against the project schedule
Experience of planning and forecasting and the different ways to develop a plan.
Experience of building and managing effective stakeholder relationships and the importance of communication
Experience of owning and managing team priorities and understanding own dependencies.
Knowledge of research and analysis to make data driven decisions and being able to feed that back no matter how difficult a conversation that may be
In our application process we need you to show us you have what it takes.
For your best chance to land an interview (where you can really show us what you're all about), tailor and structure your application to show us that you meet the above essential criteria.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in your choice of Blackpool or Manchester.
We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.
Your salary is up to Â£40,666. We offer a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 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, flexi days off
Family friendly policies
Volunteering and charitable giving
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
Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.
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