|Number of vacancies||1|
|Location||London, Blackpool or Newcastle|
|Salary||Up to £55,719 per annum|
|Employment type||Full Time|
In addition to salary there is a very competitive pension, a generous annual leave allowance, great work/life balance include flexible working, family friendly policies and much more.
|Closing date||23 March 2019|
Want to be part of something really big?
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 are looking for Project Manager to work with us on one of the biggest transformation programmes in Europe, providing services that have far-reaching and pivotal roles in citizens’ lives.
In BPDTS Ltd you will be part of an organisation responsible for the delivery of digital platforms and services, real-time analytics and flexible infrastructure, providing secure and resilient services to DWP.
Joining an innovative, supportive, and fast growing community of skilled digital professionals you will work in agile and creative ways to improve public services, with the power to make a difference to the lives of 22 million UK citizens.
You and your role:
You’ll join us a Special Projects Manager with a remit for getting the job done. In this role you will operate at an influential, senior level, reporting directly into the Head of Finance with channels in to the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Team.
You will have real drive to deliver and the flexibility to respond to a fast changing environment. You’ll also have the relationship building and stakeholder management skills to effectively influence business leaders.
You will relish the challenge of managing multiple projects of varying complexity, providing tactical management and leadership. We can’t predict in advance what some of the projects will be, but we know they are coming – so you will need to be highly dynamic, flexible and resilient.
This position will involve adapting to constant change in order to provide vital support to the business as BPDTS expands at an unprecedented rate. We’ve doubled in size recently. Our goal is to triple in size.
With experience in public and/or private sectors, you will be a capable self-starter who can navigate through complex and cross-organisation accountabilities, stakeholders and processes.
What are we looking for?
- You have experience of managing and delivering change programmes in a medium sized organisation.
- You can work directly with senior stakeholders to effect change and influence.
- You have a proven ability to deliver a range of challenging projects to time, quality and cost.
- You are flexible, and you can respond positively to changing priorities and adapt your style to the environment.
- You are an excellent communicator – articulate and credible at a senior level and able to secure collaboration from a wide range of stakeholders.
- You show real initiative and you are a self-starter – you have the ability to shape and lead a project sometimes with limited input from above.
- Experience in Agile ways of working.
Where will you work?
BPDTS Ltd provides dedicated services to the Department for Work and Pensions. Our digital, data and technology specialists work closely with experts in DWP Digital’s community to make digital services quicker, simpler and more efficient for the millions of people that use them.
You’ll join us in one of our easy-to-reach digital hubs in Blackpool, London or Newcastle. Each hub has been designed for and by members of our digital community. We provide the latest tech and tooling and foster a collaborative culture to help our agile, multi-disciplinary teams think big and try new things.
We have a range of great facilities across the sites from cafes, coffee shops and restaurants, to yoga, table tennis, gym facilities and loads more. Get in touch to find out more about your preferred sit.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.
What is our offer?
- We’ll reward you with a very competitive salary of up to £55,719
- You will be eligible for a pension with employer contributions of up to 10%
- We can offer you a performance-related annual bonus of up to 10%
- We’ll help you balance your life and work
- We’ll give you a generous leave allowance, with the option to buy and sell extra days
We also offer much more as part of a flexible benefits package – including a cycle to work scheme and lots of family friendly perks – which can be tailored to your lifestyle.
If you really impress us with your skills and experience, then we may be able to negotiate the maximum salary.
Building our future
We believe the work we do really matters, so we’re serious about investing in you.
You’ll have access to a huge suite of training and learning opportunities to complement the new skills you’ll acquire on the job. You’ll get the chance to share knowledge with colleagues from across our digital communities, and to grow your skills through our coaching and mentoring programmes.
Hit APPLY for more information and to continue your application on our careers page. There you will also find candidate pack with more information, which you can download by clicking the ‘Candidate Information Pack’ button.
You’ll need to register (you can use your LinkedIn profile) and then complete a short application form where you’ll upload a CV.
If you have any questions or you want to discuss this opportunity, please contact me via firstname.lastname@example.org