Senior Digital Project Manager Senior Digital Project Manager …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP49171 - GBP59589 per annum + +excellent benefits!
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP49171 - GBP59589 per annum + +excellent benefits!
Senior Digital Project Manager Up to £59,589
Senior Digital Project Manager Up to £59,589 per annum + up to 27% pension, great benefits, flexible working + work life balance

  • Are you a collaborative technical leader and project manager?
  • Can you motivate delivery teams and influence stakeholders through a complex technical transformation?
  • Can you coordinate delivery streams across multiple environments and different hosting platforms?
  • Are you ready to be part of an epic digital transformation for the UK's biggest government department?

Then look no further, we'd love to hear from you! Click Apply now to start an application.

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest government department. We deliver products, service, support and payments to people at key times in their lives.

Often working in partnership with the private and voluntary sector, DWP provides services and support to over 20 million people and is responsible for over 730 million benefit payments each year totalling £182.5 billion.

DWP Digital is taking on a once-in-a-generation digital transformation, using the power of the latest tech and tooling to make our products and services more efficient to run and simpler for our users to access. This work has never been more important than right now,

Delivering Worthwhile Projects


You'll join our Working Age Benefits Payment Systems team. We're currently working on a transition onto a new technical platform. This transition has fundamentally changed the underpinning architecture to a modern platform and technical stack creating brilliant opportunities and implementing agile ways of working.

You'll need a wide technical understanding and you should have delivered multiple complex large scale projects.

Your depth and breadth experience will help you meet this tough technical challenge. Our newly formed team of 100 people are working on 9 applications needed to run and maintain benefit payments across multiple environments in different hosting platforms including AWS.


You'll use your expert project management skills, as part of a wider team safeguarding the technical delivery management of environment provisioning from requirements and design through to build, commissioning and operate (including development, test and production).

You will be responsible for ensuring development, pre-production and production platform and applications are built and maintained.

You'll manage projects dealing with the interaction and automation of infrastructure technologies, processes and Asset Management and control of technical assets using Gitlab and related runner deployment technologies.

Responsibilities:

As Senior Digital Project Manager you'll lead releases across a number of applications. You will:

  • Ensure projects are commercially viable and deliver value, considering impacts and opportunities for existing services and products.
  • Manage a varied stakeholder environment, set the pace for delivery and work with internal teams and/or external suppliers to deliver successfully.
  • Reflect on their project management practice and adapt it for overall success in an increasingly agile environment.
  • Coach or mentor more junior members of the delivery community and play an active part in building the Community of Practice.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Experience leading the definition, documentation and successful completion of complex projects.
  • Significant experience of communicating complex digital issues in a way that is easy to understand, and building collaborative and trusting relationships
  • Experience of seeking out digital initiatives and understanding the extent of the impact they will have across the Organisation.
  • You're a motivator. You can deliver honest and enthusiastic messages about Digital priorities, objectives and expectations to get the best out of our people.
  • You can actively build and maintain a network of colleagues to achieve progress on shared objectives.

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in your choice of Newcastle or Blackpool. Find out more about our hubs here: https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

We also have all the tools and tech we need to work flexibly. Many of us are working remotely at the moment due to Covid-19.

We offer competitive salary for this role is up to £59,589 per annum, a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27% and a generous leave package.

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

  • Flexible working, including flexi hours and flexi days off
  • Family friendly policies
  • Volunteering and charitable giving
  • 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
  • Learning and development tailored to your career goals.
  • Award winning culture and environment
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

For further information click apply or contact

To APPLY just click on the button and start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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