Senior Strategic Capability Planning Manager Department for Work & Pensions

Reference 12115
Number of vacancies 1
Location Blackpool and Manchester
Salary Up to £58,135
Work hours 37 per week (flexible working hours)
Employment type Permanent
Job benefits

A brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 20%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.

Closing date 19 September 2019

Job description

We’re looking for a brilliant Strategic Capability Planning Manager to join us on DWP’s Digital Capability team. Our team buildins and retains the talent that DWP needs to deliver a once-in-a-generation digital transformation, and improve the experience of the millions of people that access our services every day.

Our team supports Digital in building capability by learning, hiring and working together. We are driven to create an inclusive, engaging and healthy environment across the whole of Digital, where high performing teams can flourish.

We support major people transformation services which will help DWP become a world class digital organisation. One where we design, develop and deliver flexible, efficient, critical and secure systems and services. We provide our customers with what they need, when they need it in a seamless and efficient way.

You and your role

A skilled, experienced and inspirational planning manager with a background in designing and managing workforce strategy. You will create a credible and business-led, future-proofed workforce strategy.

Your expertise in designing and/or managing a workforce strategy will mean that we will be able to make the right data-driven short and long term decisions on our investments and resources.

You will have a major influence in transforming of our services to enable DWP to become a world class digital organisation, where we design, develop and deliver flexible, efficient, critical and secure systems and services.

What are we looking for?

Where You’ll Work

You’ll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in your choice of Manchester or Blackpool.

In Manchester, we’re right on St Peter’s Square so dead handy for tram, trains and buses. And we have a basement level lock-up (with shower) if you like to cycle in. We’re right in the heart of the city so loads of great options if you want to eat, meet or shop at lunchtime.

In Blackpool, our hub sits in a nature park full of wild rabbits, birds, carp and even a family of otters. Inside you can enjoy gym facilities, wellness and relaxation zones, collaboration spaces, coffee shops, a canteen and lots more.

DWP Digital offers uniquely challenging and fulfilling careers for people interested in using their skills to make a genuine difference to society. We’re part of the UK’s biggest government department, and along with 85,000 colleagues, we support 20 million people every day to help them to find work and save for their future. Few other organisations globally provide the same opportunity to apply next-generation digital technology on a massive scale to issues which touch the lives of so many.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £57,275, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave allowance. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

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