Senior Digital Capability Manager Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 1615380
Number of vacancies 2
Location Manchester or Blackpool
Salary up to £57,275
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £57,275p.a, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
• Flexible working
• 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
• And lots more

Closing date 11 February 2019

Job description

If you’re creative and curious to learn, want to be empowered to make decisions and challenge the norm, and want to bring BIG ideas to a MASSIVE digital challenge then you’ll love it here. And we’d love to hear from you.

We’re looking for talented Senior Digital Capability Managers to join our growing community of experts and become a key part of one of the biggest and highest-profile digital transformation programmes in the world.

Using fresh ideas and leading edge technologies – and putting the user at the centre of everything we do – we create innovative digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users.

You and your role
Delivering transition programmes, projects and services you will drive the improvement of Digital capability standards within DWP.

Designing, implementing and managing a variety of medium to large size projects. You will play the biggest of parts in planning, co-ordinating, communicating and monitoring of entire projects.

You have IT/Project Management (APMP, BCS Certificate or Prince2).
You are Qualified CIPD5/MCIPD or equivalent industry standard, or willing to work towards.
You display detailed knowledge and understanding of management of Digital budgets that ensure effective monitoring and control to safeguard against breach of contract and non-compliance.
You can contribute to the development of strategy and business needs including ownership of development and analysis.
You have a track record of a detailed understanding of market needs and developing strategies for dealing with demand.

Where You’ll Work
You’ll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Blackpool or Manchester.

Both of the hubs are modern, vibrant workplaces that are designed for and by members of our digital community. They have the best of the surrounding areas on their doorstep, plus a wide range of facilities across the sites themselves from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to ping pong, a swimming pool, gym facilities and loads more.

We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multidisciplinary teams think big and try new things. You will work alongside people who care passionately about public service, making a difference and delivering for our customers.

We’re the UK’s biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Building Our Future
We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in your ability.

You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills and experience you’ll acquire on the job.

You’ll share ideas with colleagues from across the tech community, and grow your skills via our coaching and mentoring programmes.

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