DWP – DWP Service Transformation Digital Delivery Manager (DM)

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2022
Specialist role
Delivery manager
Summary of the work
The specialist will be an experienced digital project manager capable of working in a matrix environment to understand user needs, and work collaboratively to design clear and concise delivery plans. They will lead small groups of specialists drawn from the team in support of this aim
Latest start date
Expected contract length
6 months with an optional extension period of up to 2 months
North West England
Organisation the work is for
DWP - Service Transformation
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
The specialist will work with stakeholders across Technology Services including Product Owners and Delivery teams. Within the team they will work with Digital Engagement Managers, Content Designers and Delivery Managers.Our Digital Project Manager will manage the end-to-end delivery of programmes or projects with medium risk or those which have major business impact. They will work with a wide stakeholder environment, set the pace for delivery and work with internal teams or external suppliers to deliver projects and programmes successfully. They will influence standards for project management practices and act as mentors where necessary.
What the specialist will work on
The specialist will work in with Digital Engagement (comms) Managers, Product Owners and content designers to understand the technology being delivered as well as the impact it they may have upon our colleagues and subsequently own and be accountable for the project plans that underpin the delivery of a digital product.The specialist will work with the teams to develop and communicate delivery plans with affected stakeholders. They will own the milestones and risks within the plan(s) and support the overarching delivery of the new service / product.
Address where the work will take place
Primarily at the DWP Digital Corporate Hub at 2 St Peters Square, Manchester. There may be occasional need to travel to other DWP hubs (e.g. Newcastle / Leeds / Blackpool) for workshops / user engagement
Working arrangements
Specialist will work 5 working days per week . Attendance on site will be 40% of the specialist's time in accordance with DWP's Hybrid working policy. The remainder of the specialist's time will be working remotely . Required days of attendance will be determined by DWP management The specialist will be required to be online between the hours of 8:00AM - 17:00PM Monday to Friday
Security clearance
All suppliers must BPSS cleared and On-Shore
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work well as the lead of a team and keep the team motivated to perform well -Transfer knowledge gained through the team and be willing to share experiences across the wider department. -Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -Is accountable and takes responsibility for their work -Can work with colleagues with little or no technical knowledge
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 70% Cultural fit 5% Price 25%
Essential skills and experience
  • Proven experience in managing a Digital Delivery
  • Ability to plan sprints and undertake Milestone Planning
  • Remove blockers from sprints ensuring delivery is completed to expected standards and delivered within timescales
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Knowledge of delivery of enterprise-wide Microsoft products and End User Computing
  • Demonstrate experience of working in a large scale organisation and/or Government or Public Sector

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2022

DWP – DWP Service Transformation Digital Delivery Manager (DM)

Closing date for applications: 09/03/2022

Specialist role:

Delivery manager


North West England


DWP - Service Transformation

Maximum day rate:


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