Digital Business Performance & Planning Manager

Job Overview

DWP. Digital with Purpose.

Do you have the skills to take on a big challenge in a big organisation?

DWP is the largest government department. We provide services and support to over 22 million people, and make payments worth over £195bn every year. There are over 110,000 colleagues and agents working with us and, right now, helping us lead the response to Covid-19.

And we're building a reputation for pushing the digital agenda in government. Driven by an extraordinary purpose we're transforming the products and services we deliver to make them better and more accessible for the people who need them.

We want to add Business Performance and Planning Managers to our Digital Team. We need innovative, curious, and determined people who have…

a working knowledge of business or Workforce planning, including developing a plan, monitoring and reporting on complex dependencies

an ability to analyse information from both internal and external sources to support decisions and make recommendations

experience of managing conflicting demands and priorities whilst working in a high profile, fast paced environment

talent to negotiate and influence a variety of Stakeholders, even where the outcome may result in an unpopular decision

experience of working in a large Digital organisation, or demonstrable understanding of how large Digital organisations operate in the context of the role

Sounds like you? Then click APPLY NOW. We'd love to hear from you!

Delivery. Work. Projects.

As a Digital Business Performance & Planning Manager you will help our team to provide essential business management services across the Digital Group.

We have a huge volume of live digital projects and teams, and you'll help is measure and drive Digital Strategy and Business Planning across all these business functions.

The team help input into sourcing, securing and distributing funds during the Spending Review period. Areas of this spend include:

Software & Services
Maintenance of IT systems
TransformationWe have roles available in Workforce Planning and Business Planning.

Both roles are high profile and you would work closely with colleagues across 9 Digital functional areas, to help steer, develop and document business and workforce plans.

These are roles are where you'll do genuinely varied work. They'll suit people who are dynamic and deadline focused. You'll do work that will be presented to Digital Directors and the Chief Digital Information Officer (Chief Executive) and which will be used to help drive DWP towards our goals.

Details. Wages. Perks

You'll join our team at our digital hub in Manchester.

However, we currently have 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 are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.

In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £40,666p.a., a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, and a generous leave package.

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

Flexible working and 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
Sports and social activities
Learning and development, including coaching, mentoring & accreditation
Shortlisted for a Best Place to Work in Digital Award
Career progression opportunities and lots more

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Manchester, Greater Manchester

Full Time


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