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DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP is the UK's biggest government department. 110,000 colleagues deliver services and support to over 25 million people every day, and we make payment worth over £195bn a year.
Our expert DWP Digital community is transforming those products and services using the best tech, tooling and innovative thinking. We're making government services simpler and easier to access and cheaper to run and making DWP work better.
It's a generational digital transformation that is attracting the best tech talent to DWP. Our teams work in a unique context, driven by an extraordinary purpose, and on an epic scale.
And we'd love you to join us.
We're looking to hire 2 people who have the skills and experience required to work with a Deputy Director's - Head of Engineering and a Head of Delivery - to give them the space and support they need to help deliver DWP's ambitious digital agenda.
You will work autonomously acting as a key point of contact for internal and external meetings, producing secretarial minutes and coordinating the actions and decisions from these meetings.
You'll also have responsibility for the Deputy Director's diary and inbox, acting as initial point of contact for all general enquiries relating to the Deputy Director and ensuring the detailed requests are communicated in a timely manner, building and forming relationships quickly.
You'll be expected to build a good understanding keen interest in the work we do and using that insight to plan and prioritise on behalf of your Deputy Director.
You'll make sure that they spend time on the right things, and are fully prepared for meetings with the right papers, briefings and travel bookings.
You'll also play a key role in supporting wider communication within your area - helping to set up key communication channels, and supporting events.
Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us in our Newcastle Digital hub. We're just across the road from Longbenton Metro stop.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly, and we work a hybrid model with room for some home working.
In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £34,971.
You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 27.1%.
You'll also have a generous leave package starting at 24 days, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.
We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:
Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
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
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities.CLICK APPLY for more information and to start your application