Senior Digital Product Manager at Department for Work & Pensions, Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Remote
  • Apr 30, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Senior Digital Product Manager(Inside IR35)

Contract Term: 6 months

Contracting Authority: DWP

Location: Initially remote but later will need to be a commutable distance from Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds or Blackpool

We are currently recruiting a Senior Digital Product Manager for the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP)

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As a Senior Digital Product Manager, your main responsibilities would be: 

  • Own the vision for the product, working with stakeholders to ensure strategic fit and engaging the development team to maintain alignment and buy in.
  • Develop the product strategy and manage the product roadmap as well as prioritising the product backlog through a range of techniques to maximise value and return on investment.
  • Identify and communicate user needs to the development and delivery teams through the creation of backlog items (user stories) and representing users and other stakeholders at team meetings such as planning and review session.
  • Define product goals and metrics, monitoring performance against outcomes.
  • Manage, influence and negotiate stakeholder relationships and communicate progress and achievements, championing the product within the department.
  • Ensure the product is developed to an appropriate level of quality taking into consideration expected lifetime, investment and timeframes.
  • Support the professional development of associate Product Managers in your area.


You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Building Products for Engineers
  • Technical knowledge of testing applications in the Cloud
  • Product Managership
  • Problem Management
  • Strategic Insight
  • Agile & Lean Practices
  • Data Analysis & Synthesis
  • User-centred analysis
  • Lifecycle Perspective


You will also have these Qualifications/Skills:

  • Public Sector experience would be advantageous
  • Desirable to have created and communicated a product roadmap, receiving and acting upon challenge from stakeholders.
  • Desirable to have successfully delivered one or more components/features meeting a number of successful outcomes.
  • Desirable to have worked in a multifunctional team, developing products using iterative techniques