DWP Delivery Manager Accessibility Technologies (DM)

Closing date for applications: 20/12/2022
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
As a Delivery Manager for Accessibility Technologies, you will lead an empowered team helping to achieve the Departmental strategy. You will be accountable for the creation and delivery of the accessibility product roadmap. You will use your deep delivery management and leadership experience to champion best practice and process improvement.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
5 months
Yorkshire and the Humber
Organisation the work is for
Department for Work & Pensions
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be leading an internal multidisciplinary accessibility technologies product team. You will have access to accessibility service team colleagues, leadership, digital support teams and suppliers
What the specialist will work on
You will be responsible for the definition and delivery of the Accessibility Technologies roadmap.You will work with multiple digital teams and suppliers, effectively managing technical resources, budgets, and commercial engagement to deliver critical projects and achieve desired outcomes. You will use your deep project management and leadership experience to lead an empowered team helping to achieve the Departmental strategyYou will undertake retrospectives on both internal team processes and product delivery, submitting a report to leadership which includes suggestions for improvement.
Address where the work will take place
Kings Court Digital Hub, 80 Hanover Way, Sheffield, S3 7UF
Working arrangements
Working arrangements will be a blend of remote working and working from the Sheffield HUB site, you will spend roughly 40% of your time onsite and 60% at home.
Security clearance
BPSS minimum security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work collaboratively with team members, other stakeholders, users and suppliers -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Have a no-blame culture and encourage people to learn from their mistakes -Take responsibility for their work -Share knowledge and experience with other team members -Challenge the status quo -Be comfortable standing up for their discipline -Can work with clients with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 60% Cultural fit 20% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Experience setting up new delivery teams and processes, adopting and adapting project management methods/tools, selecting appropriately from plan-driven/predictive approaches and more adaptive (iterative and agile) approaches
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully planning and managing large digital projects including software development and infrastructure services
  • Significant experience of managing complex supplier relationships and multidisciplinary teams throughout delivery, with understanding of technical implementation and decisions taken, digital planning, managing internal and external dependencies, risks and issues
  • Experience in managing team dynamics, demonstrating servant leadership, coaching teams to improve flow, quality and ownership throughout the team. Dealing with conflict and help establish a positive team culture
  • Experience of guiding teams to focus on the output rather than the process. Helping a team to find and establish a process that works for them
  • Strong stakeholder management experience including working with and presenting to steering boards
  • Demonstrable history of making and justifying decisions characterised by high levels of risk, impact and complexity
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Experience of managing projects which require proof of accessibility standards compliance and/or accessibility software compatibility

Closing date for applications: 20/12/2022

DWP Delivery Manager Accessibility Technologies (DM)

Closing date for applications: 20/12/2022

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


Yorkshire and the Humber


Department for Work & Pensions

Maximum day rate:


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