Agile Delivery Manager at Department for Work & Pensions, Manchester/Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Manchester, UK
  • Aug 04, 2022
6 Months or more

Contract Description



Agile Delivery Manager - Inside IR35

Contract Term: 6 months     

Contracting Authority: The Department for Work and Pensions

Location: Hybrid – Manchester 2 days per week

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department, it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits to around 20 million claimants and customers. As such, we operate on a scale that is almost unmatched anywhere in Europe and most people in Britain come into contact with us at some point in their lives.

Working with DWP, you will be helping us to drive our priorities to:

  • Run an effective welfare system that enables people to achieve financial independence by providing assistance and guidance into employment
  • Increase saving for, and security in later life
  • Create a fair and affordable welfare system which improves the life chances of children
  • Deliver outstanding services to our customers and claimants
  • Deliver efficiently: transform the way we deliver our services to reduce costs and increase productivity

As an Agile Delivery Manager your main responsibilities would be: 

  • Effectively managing risks, issues, and dependencies, acting on delivery data and adapting ways of working to mitigate risks.
  • Delivering projects and products via agile methods within IDAM, managing the shared delivery plan, risks, issues and status.
  • Engaging and communicating with stakeholders and managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Identifying obstacles and blockers to delivery and helping teams to overcome them.


You’ll have:

  • Experience of delivering and managing digital products and services.
  • Experience of using a range of agile methods, frameworks and tools in support of digital delivery.
  • Experience and knowledge of Change and Risk Management.
  • Strong stakeholder management skills.


If this role sounds like something that you would be interested in, please click the link to apply or email



In applying for this role you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment, and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.


Please be aware that this role can only be worked within the UK and not Overseas.