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Project Manager

DWP Digital
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Posted 12 days ago Hybrid Permanent GBP38469 - GBP41480 per annum
Project Manager: Up to £41,480, 27.9% pension and great work life balance.

Can you lead a highly motivated team, in a fast-paced complex environment?

Do you want to land digital projects that will help millions of people better access the DWP products and services they need?

Want to be part of a community of practice that supports your learning and career development?

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 Project Managers to help change the face of public services and transform how DWP works.

We're using 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:

You will join our Health Transformation Digital Services Team that manages several assets which support some of DWP's most vulnerable customers.

We also support and manage the delivery of the Health Transformation Programme that is putting claimants at the heart, to provide the best possible experience, which is also more efficient and cost effective.

Your role will be to make our projects are commercially viable and will deliver value, and work alongside existing services.

You know how to foster collaboration across internal boundaries.

You will manage a range of interested stakeholders, maintain the pace for delivery and work our expert internal teams - as well as external suppliers - to deliver successfully.

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

  • Takes full responsibility for the definition, approach, planning, facilitation, and satisfactory completion of digital projects (typically with direct business impact and firm deadlines).
  • Experience of building and managing effective stakeholder relationships, considering different individual needs, views, and ideas.
  • Considers the impacts of own and team's activities on stakeholders and end users. Championing inclusion and equality of opportunity for all.
  • Ensure colleagues and stakeholders have a clear understanding of objectives, activities, and timeframes.
  • Communicate in a straightforward, honest, and engaging manner, choosing appropriate styles to maximise understanding and impact.
  • And encourages the use of different communication methods, including digital resources, ensuring communication has a clear purpose and considers people's individual needs.

Developing a World-Class Practice:

Our Project Delivery practice is thriving with over 200 members, rich with expertise that you can tap into to boost your skills and career.

We lead a cross-gov community which meets regularly to share ideas and grow out collective capability.

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 will join us in our Blackpool Digital hub.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model, so you can expect to be in the office about 40% of the time.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £41,480.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.1%. For a starting salary of £40,000, for example, that would mean DWP put nearly £11,000 in your pension pot each year.

You'll also have 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:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
  • 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, so it's even easier for you to get to work and start making a difference
  • Sports and social activities
  • Working in an award-winning environment and culture
  • Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.

CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application.

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London, United Kingdom
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