Agile Delivery Manager Agile Delivery Manager …

DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Jan 21
GBP49171 - GBP59589 per annum + scroll down for comprehensive list
DWP Digital
in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 26 Jan 21
GBP49171 - GBP59589 per annum + scroll down for comprehensive list
Agile's the word
Up to £59, 589, plus circa 27%+ great pension, benefits, flexible working and work life balance

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP Digital offers uniquely challenging and fulfilling careers for people interested in using their skills to make a genuine difference to society. We're part of the UK's biggest government department, and along with around 90,000 colleagues, we support over 20 million people every day to help them to find work and save for their future.

Few other organisations globally provide the same opportunity to apply next-generation digital technology on a massive scale to issues which touch the lives of so many. You'll be a key part of one of the UK's biggest and most high-profile digital transformation programmes, a once-in-a-generation reform of government products and services.

Agile's the word. We don't just pay lip service to agile in DWP Digital. We know there are lots of programme delivery tools out there but we are really looking for experience in delivering using Agile.

As our new Agile Delivery Manager, you'll live breathe and embody Agile. You'll remove blockers and the create right environment for your multidisciplinary teams to succeed, helping them to self-sufficiency and creating a culture of learning and transparency.

You'll be an exemplary servant leader; steering from the front. And you'll continue our journey to really embed Agile, including the latest tools and techniques, into the fabric of DWP.

Delivery. Work. Projects.

You'll join our Hybrid Cloud Services team, bringing your expertise in agile portfolio delivery and your ability to deliver at scale.

Our Hybrid Cloud Services journey began in June 2019. We started an ambitious, important and complex technology project which will move all of the DWP's systems to hybrid hosting. This project removes the constraints of previous large outsourced IT contracts, and sits at the heart of our plan to deliver modern flexible digital systems and services for our users.

You will have the ability to adapt and reflect, also able to recognise when something does not work and encourage a mind-set of experimentation. There is real opportunity here to exploit new and emerging tech as we move forward. We're looking for someone who can deliver now and keep an eye on the future.

You'll use your skills a persuasive and engaging communicator, and your experience of delivering and solving problems on behalf cross-governmental digital areas, to get the job done with our multi-disciplinary HCS team and with a range of other stakeholders.

You'll also join a thriving community of practice, where you'll share best practice, insight and support with a bunch of talented, expert Delivery Managers, all driven to deliver the best outcomes for our millions of users.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • You're an agile guru: You have experience of leading and delivering in an agile environment. You're an agile evangelist and can apply the right tools and techniques to facilitate end-end project/service delivery
  • You eat complexity for breakfast: You have experience of delivering software across the lifecycle for complex projects
  • You're experienced hands-on Delivery Manager: You have experience of successfully managing multiple live services
  • You're a leader: You have experience of coaching and leading multiple delivery teams simultaneously through the full product lifecycle

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join our team with a base office at one of our Newcastle-upon-Tyne Digital Hub. Click the link to find out more on our Digital hubs. : https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/our-locations/

We also all have the tech and tools we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and many of us are working remotely at the moment due to COVID-19.

We offer a competitive salary up to £59,589 and a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave package.

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

  • Flexible working
  • 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, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.
  • We've just been shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award: https://bit.ly/3lL7DJR

CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

We value capability over experience, and we'll ask you to demonstrate the depth and breadth of your skills/knowledge in your application. Show us what you can do.

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