Senior Strategic Capability Planning Manager

Department of Work & pensions
Manchester, UK
16 Sep 2019
22 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Strategic Capability Planning Manager: Up to £57,275, 20%+ pension contributions, flexible working, work life balance and great benefits.

We're looking for a brilliant Strategic Capability Planning Manager to join us on DWP's Digital Capability team. Our team buildins and retains the talent that DWP needs to deliver a once-in-a-generation digital transformation, and improve the experience of the millions of people that access our services every day.

Our team supports Digital in building capability by learning, hiring and working together. We are driven to create an inclusive, engaging and healthy environment across the whole of Digital, where high performing teams can flourish.

We support major people transformation services which will help DWP become a world class digital organisation. One where we design, develop and deliver flexible, efficient, critical and secure systems and services. We provide our customers with what they need, when they need it in a seamless and efficient way.

You and your role

A skilled, experienced and inspirational planning manager with a background in designing and managing workforce strategy. You will create a credible and business-led, future-proofed workforce strategy.

Your expertise in designing and/or managing a workforce strategy will mean that we will be able to make the right data-driven short and long term decisions on our investments and resources.

You will have a major influence in transforming of our services to enable DWP to become a world class digital organisation, where we design, develop and deliver flexible, efficient, critical and secure systems and services.

What are we looking for?

You are an experienced leader in the development and ongoing maintenance of the Capability Strategy.

You are experienced in developing and leveraging insight and prepare forecast on Capability demand, including supply of talent and skills, so that investment and planning can be prioritised to critical roles.

You will have experience of monitoring and tracking cost associated with Digital Capability investments and recommending alternative investment approaches where required.

You will have led the diversity strategy and the captured and analysed attrition data, incorporating insight and action from both into the Capability Strategy.

Where You'll Work

You'll join us in one of our brilliant digital hubs in your choice of Manchester or Blackpool.

In Manchester, we're right on St Peter's Square so dead handy for tram, trains and buses. And we have a basement level lock-up (with shower) if you like to cycle in. We're right in the heart of the city so loads of great options if you want to eat, meet or shop at lunchtime.

In Blackpool, our hub sits in a nature park full of wild rabbits, birds, carp and even a family of otters. Inside you can enjoy gym facilities, wellness and relaxation zones, collaboration spaces, coffee shops, a canteen and lots more.

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 85,000 colleagues, we support 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.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

Our Offer

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £57,275, a brilliant civil service pension, and a generous leave allowance. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working and 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 training opportunities, including coaching, mentoring, events, community meet ups and lots more
Clear career paths and opportunities to progressHOW TO APPLY: For further information and to start an application click apply now

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