Digital Project Manager Digital Project Manager …

DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP Digital
in Leeds, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP35310 - GBP40666 per annum
DWP. Digital with Purpose. We are looking for a talented Digital Project Manager, working on the UK's largest telecommunication transformation programme Up to £40,666 plus amazing pension and work life balance.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We make payments worth over £195bn a year to support some of the most vulnerable people in our society. We deliver products and services that are used by millions of people in the UK, every day and at key moments in their lives.

We are looking for a talented Digital Project Manager to work with us on the end-to-end delivery of the UK's largest telephony transformation programme, providing guidance and oversight on project scope, budget, timeframe and resource requirements, steering and managing all aspects of the project to ensure its success.

DWP Digital is our community of digital experts. Using fresh ideas and leading-edge technologies - and putting the user at the centre of everything we do - we create innovative, scalable digital solutions that make a difference to the lives of our 22 million users and our amazing DWP colleagues.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Digital Project Manager, you'll be using your experience in Agile end-to-end project delivery to manage and steer all aspects of the project, working closely with other teams to align and coordinate requirements, timeframes, budgets and resources. You'll also be analysing project data and reporting on project progress, presenting these to senior stakeholders within the organisation.

What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?

  • Communicating and Influencing - Communicate in a straightforward, honest and engaging manner. Ensure that important messages are communicated with colleagues and stakeholders respectfully, taking into consideration the diversity of interests.
  • Delivering at Pace - Ensure the most appropriate resources are available for colleagues to use to do their job effectively. Acts promptly to reassess workloads and priorities when there are conflicting demands to maintain performance.
  • Project Management - Ensure that realistic project plans are maintained and ensure regular and accurate communication to stakeholders. Manages the change control procedure, and ensures that project deliverables are completed within agreed cost, timescale and resource budgets, and are signed off.
  • Team Dynamics and Collaboration - Capable of bringing people together to form a motivated team. Able to help create the right environment for a team to work in. Recognises and deals with issues.
  • Planning - Ability to apply different methods to develop a plan and able to monitor and report on complex internal and external dependencies.
  • Commercial Management - Able to take responsibility for complex relationships with contracted suppliers. Ability to negotiate with contracted suppliers and to get good value out of contracts and suppliers.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in Leeds, Manchester or Newcastle, whichever is most convenient for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £40,666 a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth over 27%, and a generous leave package starting at 25 days.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

  • Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
  • 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.

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