COMMUNITY MANAGER

Salary: £50k – £55k (depending on experience) 

Location: Wales – at present we do not have a physical office and are all working remotely. Once restrictions ease, we will discuss with our staff any potential blended models of home and office/hub working. We will continue to support remote working where needed. 

Term: Fixed term contract to March 2022. We are seeking to secure future funding for CDPS from April 2022 onwards and the role may be extended.  

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

Closing date: 26th April

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.  

Applications may be submitted in Welsh and will not be judged less favourably than those submitted in English. 

About the Centre for Digital Public Services (CDPS)  

Here to deliver better public services that work for everyone the Centre for Digital Public Services is an arms-length body of Welsh Government setup to enable and support digital transformation of public services in Wales.   

We work with colleagues across the public sector in Wales to deliver services that are accessible to everyone and ensure the people that design and deliver the services have the skills, capability and support they need.   

We’re creating a blended team of digital experts made up of permanent staff, fixed term appointments, secondments from the Welsh public sector and suppliers to work together to deliver our aims.    

The Role 

Reporting to the Head of Communications & Engagement, the Community Manager will develop, build and maintain our knowledge sharing, bringing our existing and new communities of interest and network of partners and colleagues together so people can connect, share and learn. This is a brand new role within the team and the successful candidate will be able to set up new communities of practice and collaborative working.  

Communities of practice can help share knowledge, break down silos and build capability. That’s why we’re supporting the creation and ongoing development of communities of practice around the delivery of public services in Wales.  

In this role you’ll be responsible for joining up people from across organisations into effective communities of practice. This role is about building strong relationships with people at all levels, connecting people, linking knowledge and supporting collaboration.  

You’ll enjoy the process of learning to understand the details of our work and the complex problems we’re trying to solve.  Adaptable, focused and responsive to change, you’ll enjoy working as part of the team and contributing your ideas and experience to the wider work of CDPS.   

What You’ll Do 

 Who You Are 

We want to hear from people with skills in: 

You Should Be 

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, Welsh language choice, culture and religion. 

Benefits   

How tApply    

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.  Please provide evidence in the letter of your suitability for the role, explain why you are interested in the position and where you saw the job advertised.  

Applications should be submitted to  careers@digitalpublicservices.gov.wales  

Closing date: 26th April