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Senior Technology Delivery Manager

Home Office
Croydon Metro Point / Manchester - Soapworks / Sheffield Vulcan House
£52,051 - £63,175
Closing date
21 Jan 2022

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The first duty of the government is to keep citizens safe and the country secure. The Home Office has been at the front line of this effort since 1782. As such, we play a fundamental role in maintaining the security and economic prosperity of the UK.

The Home Office leads on immigration and passports, refugee protection, counter-terrorism, policing, fire services, and crime and drugs policy.

Digital Data and Technology (DDaT) enables the Home Office to keep the UK safe and secure. We design and build the services that help people apply for visas or passports; support policing and counter-terrorism operations; and protect the UK’s borders.

We're a diverse bunch. Some of us have worked at start-ups, others at big corporate firms. There is plenty of Civil Service experience around too. What we all have in common is that we love to learn, to challenge conventional thinking, and to continually push the boundaries, so we can deliver exceptional public services that work for everyone.

This is an exciting time to be at the Home Office. You'll get to work with fantastic people and have a major impact on some of the most critical systems and services in the UK. You’ll also enjoy the benefits we offer. We believe our people should have a good work-life balance and support flexible working, offer a great pension, and have a strong focus on helping people continue to learn and grow throughout their careers. We value diversity and provide an open, inclusive and supportive environment to help you do your best work.

Job description

As a Senior Technology Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for delivering products within agreed timescales, to cost and quality standards. Depending on the product, you may be responsible for 2-3 smaller delivery teams, or alternatively a single delivery team to deliver a more complex/technical product. You will work in close partnership with Product Managers in order to deliver value against the product vision. You will work with senior stakeholders, effectively translating technical concepts and influencing where necessary.

You will be expected to use your experience and expertise to work with flexibility, selecting and applying appropriate delivery techniques based on the requirements of the delivery. You will be required to flex the delivery approach to get the best out of your teams, providing them with support and guidance to enable successful delivery.

You will work with colleagues in Home Office Commercial when contracts need organising and negotiating. You may be required to facilitate governance meetings and mechanisms and/or select the right people to join these discussions.

You will be expected to mentor, coach or line manage less senior members of the delivery community, sharing your experience and knowledge. As a member of the DDaT community, you will also contribute to cross-government communities of practice and help to set good practice and standards.

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