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IT Delivery Manager - SO

  • Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + +bens&pension
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location:
  • Sector: Functional Management
  • Date posted: 13/09/2016
  • Job reference: J355116A
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IT Delivery Manager - SO

£35,761 - £40,194 - Telford, Newcastle, Shipley, Manchester, Liverpool, Southend

£38,674 - £43,451 - London

Background

This is an exciting opportunity to join HMRC's IT Delivery team where you will be supporting a large scale and radical transformation that will have a profound impact for both the customers and the staff of HMRC has one of the largest IT estates ranging from data analytics platforms to complex legacy systems. The breadth, variety and complexity of these systems and business processes they support are on a scale rarely seen in other global organisations.

This is a unique opportunity for an experienced IT Delivery Manager to be involved in an exciting portfolio of HMRC programmes and projects during a time of significant change and transformation as HMRC drives the focus of IT delivery away from product centric solutions and fully exploits the opportunities that Digital Services and Data Analytics can provide. This position will play a key role in delivering IT change that will take HMRCs complex IT estate towards a smaller set of strategic systems whilst decommissioning a large proportion of the legacy systems.

Role Requirements

This is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to take responsibility for medium scale projects or programme workstreams delivering business initiatives or systems transformation and integrations in support of HMRC's strategic objectives.

Working in a complex environment and against a backdrop of large scale change you will take ownership of end to end delivery including identifying, assessing and managing risks; ensuring realistic project and quality plans are produced and project costs, timescales and resources are effectively monitored and action is taken to manage any deviances.

To achieve this you will need to engage with key stakeholders across IT Delivery, CDIO and wider HMRC as well as external suppliers and delivery partners facilitating a collaborative approach to deliver successful outcomes.

Essential Criteria

You will need to demonstrate within your application the following essential experience -

  • Experience delivering medium to large scale technical and IT enabled business change projects against a backdrop of large scale organisational change
  • Solid understanding of a broad range of technologies
  • Commercial awareness including managing and monitoring of project costs and budgets ability to effectively challenge external suppliers to ensure best service and value for money
  • Experience of driving delivery through direct teams and multiple external suppliers
  • Understanding and practical experience of both Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Ability to work under broad direction in challenging and unpredictable environments
  • The ability to build and maintaining strong working relationships with stakeholders facilitating collaboration in order to achieve successful outcomes for the business.

Desirable Experience

  • Either have or working to achieve professional IT qualifications such as Prince2,

Key leadership behaviours

  • Delivering Results - Managing a Quality Service
  • Delivering Results - Delivering at Pace
  • Engaging People - Leading and Communicating
  • Setting Direction - Making Effective Decisions

Staff working within this role will be required to work to the Civil Service Project Delivery Standards

SFIA Competencies

  • Project Management - Level 4

Selection process details

An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the Essential Criteria. If your CV demonstrates experience of these essential criteria you will be contacted to arrange a telephone based screen. The telephone screen will further assess your experience against the Essential Criteria and will be carried out by Experis at a time to be agreed with you. If you successfully complete this stage of the process your application will be progressed to the next stage. The applicants with the best skills and experience will be invited to interview, where you will be required to provide evidence as to how you meet the above competencies and technical requirements. Interviews may include an additional assessment exercise or presentation exercise. Please note that your CV MUST demonstrate evidence of the Essential Criteria for you to be progressed to telephone screen and beyond.

Application

  • An initial sift of your CV will be conducted against the Essential Criteria. Please note that your CV MUST demonstrate evidence skill and experience of the Essential Criteria, but should also cover the competencies required for the advertised post in order for you to be progressed to telephone screen and beyond.
  • If your CV demonstrates experience of these Essential Criteria, you will be contacted to arrange a telephone-based screening. This will further assess your experience/skills against the Essential Criteria and will be carried out by Experis (our recruitment partner) at a time to be agreed with you.
  • If you successfully complete this stage of the process, your application will be progressed to the shortlist stage.
  • The applicants with the best skills and experience at shortlist stage will be invited to interview.

Further information

For further details and candidate information, please visit the CS Jobs website (www civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk). Applications must be made to the CS Jobs website by 11:59pm on Friday 30th September. Any applications made after this time will not be considered. If you require support or would like to discuss how to potentially strengthen your application before applying, please contact James Spence-Evans at Experis who will be able to help you.

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