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Product Manager

Evodia Ltd
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Product Manager required for a 5 month contract, hybrid working, Manchester, £800 per day, Inside IR35.

Summary of the work

You will take day to day responsibility of the Identity Product and management of the Product Team, Suppliers and budgets. This encompasses BAU and complex change/transformation. You will lead a team to deliver great service and introduce major improvements in Active Directory migration, Role Based Access development, and JML infrastructure.

Who you will work with

You will be working as part of the Digital Workspaces team which owns many of the technical products and services delivered to DWP's 120k colleagues and partners. You will take ownership for a well defined part of that portfolio, working with and managing an established team of experts as well as helping to grow that team and integrating supplier expertise.

What you will work on

* Be able to demonstrable success in senior roles or engagements, capable of leading a complex business unit through BAU and Transformation challenges.

* Working within the Digital Workspace you will take responsibility for the Identity Product area, with end to end responsibility for Identity services; Active Directory, JML, and access, across the department.

* The role includes all aspects of managing a multi-disciplinary team responsible for running a critical service while tasked with significant change (eg, rationalising the estate, introducing user centric services, intensifying our public cloud presence).

* The ability to understand technical aspects of the Identity space is vital.

Working arrangements

You will adopt the working practices of Hybrid Working, where at least 40% of your time will be spent in the Manchester office with your team and peers. The remainder of your time will be spent working from home, in the office if you choose, or with suppliers as appropriate to the needs of the job at any point in time.

Skills and experience

Essential skills and experience

* You will be responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary Product Team to deliver a technical critical service, and bring about targeted change across the Department

* A visible leader comfortable with managing live service and delivering transformation by inspiring a team, managing suppliers, and recruiting where necessary

* Happy to follow the Departments Hybrid Working policy and spend at least 2 days a week (on average) in the Department's Hub in St Peters Square.

* You will directly manage the budget across the financial year and input to plans for subsequent years.

* Excellent presentation and communications skills

* A strong technical appreciation, you will have worked at a senior level within a large technology or Digital area.

* Able to take part in meaningful discussions with architects, engineers, and service teams.

* Proven management and leadership experience in an Agile and fluid environment

* Product Management/Ownership experience with the ability to set out and communicate short/medium/long term plans, roadmaps, and strategic intent.

* A mature approach to risk management.

* Exhibits the rigour and care necessary to keep a vital 24x7 service running alongside the flair and determination to instill necessary change.

* Understands the variety and complexity of users' digital needs or user journeys, and how the product will meet those needs

Nice-to-have skills and experience

* Technical understanding of Identity space.

Evodia Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
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