Senior Strategic Capability Planning Manager

Recruiter
DWP Digital
Location
Blackpool Airport, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1256872541
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Reference12115 Number of vacancies1 LocationBlackpool and Manchester SalaryUp to £58,135 Work hours37 per week (flexible working hours)Employment typePermanentJob benefitsA brilliant Civil Service pension with employer contributions circa 20%, generous annual leave, flexible working, great work life balance and lots more.Closing date19 September 2019Job descriptionWe'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 roleA 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 excel as a leader.You have brilliant experience in creating a credible workforce/capability strategy.You are able to deal with complicated data sets and can confidently problem-solve.You have exemplary stakeholder management skills and are able to successfully work with others to create joined-up strategies.Where You'll WorkYou'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 OfferIn 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 policiesVolunteering and charitable givingDiscounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and moreInterest-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 differenceSports and social activitiesLearning and training opportunities, including coaching, mentoring, events, community meet ups and lots moreClear career paths and opportunities to progressHOW TO APPLY: For further information and to start an application click apply now. If you would like to discuss this role and our offer contact me via vanburn.kirwan@dwp.gov.uk

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