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Product Strategist

Department of Work & Pensions
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you want a major role in enhancing services - end-to-end and front-to-back - which help and support millions of people when they need it most?
Do you have experience designing and communicating long term strategies for products and services?
Are you looking to test your skills in a large, complex organisation?
Can you work across multiple functions, departments and stakeholders to communicate product visions?
Are you interested in an amazing pension with employer contributions of 27%?
Is work life balance important to you? Do you want flexible working, including flexi time which means you can manage how and when you work, and hybrid working (some time at home, some time at the office)? Does that sound like you? YES! Then click apply today, we'd love to hear from you

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's biggest government department. Over 22 million people access our services every day, and around 100,000 people work to provide the support, benefits and advice they need. And we're currently taking on a generational digital transformation that is changing how we deliver for our users.

DWP Digital is looking for a skilled, confident and experienced Product Strategist to join our community of tech experts

You will have responsibility for strategic and tactical product decisions within our flagship digital transformation prograame.

You'll quickly gett up to speed with how the Universal Credit service currently works, its future intentions and business goals, to frame problems and set priorities for a portfolio team.

Members of our Universal Credit Product Strategy and Design community are the first point of call for any proposed changes coming to a service.

As a senior member of the community, you will support the Universal Credit portfolio teams to define the long-term product strategy.

You'll work with key stakeholders - within the product team to support high level design and management of service objectives and outside the product team to understand business requirements and impact new ideas and policies.

You will also be actively involved in developing the portfolio direction and managing elements of the product roadmap.

Please read a recent article from The Guardian - highlighting the challenges and how we are realising the ambitions for our future here at DWP Digital - (url removed)

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us at one of our brilliant digital hubs in either Leeds, London or Manchester

In return for your skills, we offer salary up to £59,589 per annum (NATIONAL) and up to £64,656 (LONDON).

You'll also get a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions up to 27%, plus a generous leave package starting at 26 days, rising over time to 30 days (based on your working pattern), plus family friendly flexible working arrangements, such as hybrid working, job sharing, term-time working, flexitime and compressed hours.

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

Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Learning and development tailored to your role, including industry recognised qualifications, coaching and mentoring
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
Sports and social activities
An inclusive and diverse environment with opportunities to join staff networks including Women's Network, National Race Network, National Disability Network (THRIVE) and many more CLICK APPLY for further information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

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