Senior delivery manager

Salary: £50k – £61k (depending on experience) 

Location: Remote. All interviews will be online.

Term: This is a permanent role for the remainder of this Senedd term (until May 2026) with an option to extend in future.

This role is available as a secondment for Welsh public sector employees. Please follow your own organisation’s policy on informing and getting permission from line managers.  

The ability to speak and write Welsh is desirable. We will judge applications submitted in Welsh or English equally.

Closing date: 07/07/2022 at 23:59

About the Centre for Digital Public Services

The Centre for Digital Public Services (CDPS) helps to design and deliver better public services for Wales. 

We are an arm’s length body of the Welsh Government set up to help deliver the Digital Strategy for Wales. 

Our focus is on:

We’re a diverse team of digital experts made up of permanent staff, fixed term appointments, secondments from the Welsh public sector and suppliers.  

The role

We’re looking for people who are passionate about creating accessible services that are simple enough for everyone to use.

As a Senior Delivery Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of products and services with our partners across the public sector in Wales, as well as of internally led work. You’ll help run the rhythms and rituals of our projects, helping to deliver on time, on budget and to high standards. You’ll also support the Head of Delivery with sizing teams and project scope.  

You’ll be adept at delivering complex products and services, breaking down barriers for your team and both planning at a high level and getting into the detail to make things happen when needed. You’ll be expected to plan and deliver user-centred products and services, using appropriate agile methods.  As an experienced practitioner, you’ll also identify and bring inspiration and best practices from the delivery management community to shape and improve how we work.  

What you’ll do

Who you are

We want to hear from people with skills in:

You’ll also need:

And you should be:

Please keep reading

Research shows that, while men apply for jobs where they meet 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised people tend only to apply when they check every box. So, if you think you have what it takes, but don’t necessarily meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you’d be a good fit. 

We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. We embrace equality of opportunity irrespective of disability, neurodivergence, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, gender and gender presentation, marital status, sexual orientation, culture, or religion.  

Benefits  

How to apply   

Please submit your CV and a covering letter to support your application.

The covering letter should be no more than two sides of A4. Your letter needs to:

Email your applications to careers@digitalpublicservices.gov.wales.

The successful candidate must have BPSS certification before starting this role, which we will pay for and process.