Job ID 336883
Lead Digital Project Manager: Pay up to £74,392, plus up to 27% employer pension contributions, hybrid home working, flexible hours, and great work life balance.
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
Are you an experienced Digital Project Manager?
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment continually looking to evolve?
If this sounds like you, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!
This is a great opportunity for a Lead Digital Project Manager to join our multi-functional delivery team to help support and deliver to some of the largest digital transformations in Europe.
We're looking for a driven and passionate Lead Digital Project Manager who can build digital capability, lead complex product delivery, and deliver successful outcomes.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, to support millions of daily users.
Our DWP Digital teams are delivering a once-in-a-generation transformation of products and services that almost everyone in the UK will use, at key times in their lives. We're using fresh ideas and ground-breaking technologies to create innovative, scalable and user-centric digital solutions that are changing how government works.
The scale of what we do is outstanding, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
Our Digital Project Managers use a range of skills and methodologies, leading multi-functional delivery teams to deliver change, maintain our core applications and deliver new services that support the lives of millions of people.
You'll be an experienced Lead Delivery Manager who has led end-to-end delivery of multiple programmes or projects in parallel that were high risk, or which have significant business impact that were delivered on time, scope and cost constraints.
As Lead Digital Project Manager you'll ensure programmes or projects are commercially viable and deliver value, giving full consideration to impacts and opportunities for existing services.
You'll lead risks, issues and dependencies (external and internal) for complex programmes and coach other members of the Digital Project Management community to help them manage risks and issues effectively.
You'll coordinate team dynamics, lead by example, demonstrating the right behaviours. Deal with conflict and helps establish a positive team culture.
You'll manage stakeholder relationships at the most senior level, helping resolve strategic risks, issues or conflicts.
You'll help set priorities for the programme and help and support other members of the Digital Project Manager community to navigate complex stakeholder environment.
You'll manage supplier relationships at a strategic level, helping resolve complex or high-risk commercial issues and ensuring value for money for the department.
You'll line manage, mentor, coach and support the senior digital project managers and help identify development and growth opportunities for them.
What skills, knowledge and experience will you need?
Demonstrable history of leading project planning, scheduling, controlling, and reporting activities for strategic, high impact, high risk projects.
Experience in a digital project delivery role, managing projects across the entire project lifecycle or managing a portfolio of projects within a programme over the entire programme lifecycle.
Demonstrable history of making and justifying decisions characterised by high levels of risk, impact and complexity.
Experience of managing risk and ensuring that solutions to problems are implemented in line with change control processes.
Experience of leading effective collaboration across organisational boundaries and differing perspectives.
Experience of managing internal and external senior stakeholders.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in our brilliant digital hubs in Blackpool, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield, Leeds or Newcastle.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We work a hybrid model with a mix of home working and some time in the office.
In return for your skills, we offer competitive pay of up to £74,392.
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions of up to 27%.
You'll get 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
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
Sports and social activities
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.
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