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Do you want to build a brilliant career in project and portfolio management, with lots of opportunities to learn and develop your skills, as part of a supportive PM community?
Do you want to grow your knowledge and experience of how digital projects are run, managed and governed on a once-in-a-generation reform of government services?
Can you produce reports using a range of tools and analysing information to make recommendations to senior managers and influence your stakeholders?
Want a great pension, work/life balance including flexi time and hybrid working, learning and career development opportunities and a generous leave package? Yes? Then Apply now. We'd love to hear from you!
DWP. Digital with Purpose.
DWP is the UK's largest government department. We help people into work and make payments worth over £195bn a year, to support millions of daily users.
We are looking for two Junior Digital Portfolio Managers who want to help us run projects and solve problems that impact the most vulnerable citizens in society.
You'll join a community of experts in DWP Digital who are all motivated by that unique purpose and our extraordinary scale and impact. We maintain and modernise services that will be used by nearly every person in the UK, at key moments in their lives.
Delivery. Work. Projects.
There is a lot of exciting projects to build new solutions and improved services on the go in DWP Digital, so the work we do in Portfolio Management is really important, and valued.
We ensure that decisions surrounding the timing, structure and prioritisation of projects & programmes, are correctly planned and managed.
In your role you will support tracking, analysis, and reporting and assure the delivery of outcomes within your portfolio.
You'll work alongside other project and portfolio experts, and support our multidisciplinary delivery teams so we can work faster and better. You'll help to unblock issues and make sure that proper controls and risk mitigation procedures are in place.
We need to meet service standards - the work we're doing will impact millions of DWP users - so you'll make sure we're compliant, hitting high standards, and adherent to all governance and assurance requirements.
You will support and collaborate with our friendly project teams to set up new projects and identify and manage inter-project dependencies.
Experience of stakeholder management and building good working relationships
Experience of producing and maintaining reports using a range of tools
Experience of analysing information to make recommendations to help enable effective delivery
Knowledge of how projects are run, managed and governed Details. Wages. Perks.
You'll join us at one of our digital hubs in either Blackpool or Manchester.
We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model with a mix of home working and some time in the office.
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 over 27%.
You'll get a generous leave package starting at 24 days (rising to 31) plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take up to 3 extra days a month off on flexi leave.
We 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 for 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
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 an application on Civil Service Jobs