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Product Manager

Department of Work & Pensions
Closing date
17 Oct 2021

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Technology & New Media
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Up to £59,589 per annum, circa 27% pension contribution from DWP, flexible working hours and work life balance so you can work in a way that works for you

DWP Digital. Digital with Purpose.

Our Product Manager will join our Integrated Risk & Intelligence Service (IRIS) team and improve our intelligence, insights and technical ability to continuously improve our ability to prevent and detect benefit fraud.

We want people who are as motivated by the same unique purpose as we are, and who have the skills we need to deliver against a really challenging, important agenda.

Delivering World-Class Products. A snap-shot of your life

Your focus will be on collaborating with IRIS to deliver a co-ordinated and reactive response to benefit fraud, bringing together the monitoring and response to fraud risks from individuals and organised crime groups, into a single place in DWP.

Your IRIS teams is organised in an agile way, including analysts, data engineers, data scientists, digital specialists, intelligence experts, and other parties that feed in like fraud, error and debt specialists.

Holistically you're empowered to develop the product strategy and product roadmap through working with product development team and identifying and communicating user needs to the development and delivery teams through the creation of backlog items

We believe in upskilling and training the next generation so you'll actively play a part in the development of Associate Product Managers in your area.

What skills knowledge and experience are we looking for?

We'll ask you to tell us show us in your employment history, and your personal statement that you have what it takes. Show us:

You're technically competent: You understand tools, terms and concepts used to deliver a product and how they can be adapted, and applied to different phases of delivery.
You're as agile as a fox: You're experienced and competent with agile methodology and know how to coach and lead teams in Agile and Lean practices, determining the right approach for the team
You get the big picture: You've delivered strategic product decisions; identify and communicate user needs to the development and delivery teams through the creation of backlog items (user stories)
You can communicate to anyone at all levels: You are able to communicate in a straightforward, honest and engaging manner, choosing appropriate styles to maximise understanding and impact, being the voice of representing users and other stakeholdersDetails. Wages. Perks.

You'll join our teams in your choice of either Blackpool, Leeds, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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 starting at 26 days (25 days annual leave plus a day for the Queen's Birthday).

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

Flexible working, flexi hours
Up to 3 extra days off per month using flexi days
Hybrid working with time in hubs and time working at home
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
At least 5 days per year Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring, qualifications and accreditation, career progression opportunities and lots more.CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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