Senior Web Manager: Umbraco (CM)

Closing date for applications: 02/03/2023
Specialist role
Communications manager
Summary of the work
The Policy Profession Unit launched a website last year to host information relevant to developing personal skills of policy makers across government - along with tools and information to improve delivery of policy across the UK. It is registration-only and is regularly updated with news, blogs and new information hubs.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
No specific location, for example they can work remotely
Organisation the work is for
Cross-government Policy Profession Unit
Maximum day rate
Please specify required day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
There is a small communications team including: head of comms; senior content manager and communications manager. Members of the unit and external contributors contribute content for the site.
What the specialist will work on
Website management for new registration-only site- Journalistic experience (writing, editing, headlines)- Content publishing/management - specifically experience with the Umbraco platform- Content planning and delivery- Accessibility- Evaluation
Address where the work will take place
Two members of the comms team are based at Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street, London. One is based at Piccadilly Gardens, Manchester. We also work remotely part of the time.
Working arrangements
Staff are expected to work from the office three days a week. This can be negotiated. We work a 37 hour week. There is flexibility on start and finish time, but it is generally Monday-Friday, 9am-5.15pm
Security clearance
Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS)
Additional terms and conditions
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-work as a team with our organisation and other suppliers -be transparent and collaborative when making decisions -share knowledge and experience with other team members -be comfortable standing up for their discipline -can work with clients with low technical expertise
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Demonstrate journalistic skills: writing; editing and headlines
  • Show experience of using content management/publishing systems, preferably Umbraco
  • Have organisational abilities: maintain filing systems; keep forward look to plan ahead and schedule content
  • Track and measure web outputs and act on results to ensure continuous improvement. Experience of Google analytics
  • Demonstrate creativity with proven ability to maintain and further improve the quality and look of the website; maintain branding, use of images and variety and quality of content
  • Have experience of implementing accessibility measures to ensure inclusivity
  • Work as part of a team, to maintain and build new internal and external relationships to help maintain and grow registered users of the website
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • #C coding
  • Additional content deliver skills such as photography and video skills
  • Experience of making/delivering podcasts
  • General marketing and communication skills and an interest in contributing to other communication projects over and above the website

Closing date for applications: 02/03/2023

Senior Web Manager: Umbraco (CM)

Closing date for applications: 02/03/2023

Specialist role:

Communications manager


No specific location, for example they can work remotely


Cross-government Policy Profession Unit

Maximum day rate:

Please specify required day rate

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