Assistant Head Benefits Manager

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  • Post Date: July 29, 2020
Job Description

HM Land Registry is committed to becoming the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data, and aiming to achieve comprehensive registration by 2030. We are a government department, created in 1862 to register land and property ownership in England and Wales. The Land Register contains more than 25 million titles showing evidence of ownership for more than 86% of the land mass of England and Wales and safeguards land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion, enabling over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

HM Land Registry (HMLR) have an exciting permanent vacancy for an Assistant Head Benefits Manager, within our Transformation directorate.

The Assistant Head Benefits Manager will be accountable for managing and sustaining HMLRs Benefits Management Framework, proactively identifying, quantifying, tracking and ensuring the realisation of benefits used to justify investment across the change portfolio.

Do you have experience of benefits management and enjoy working across a complex portfolio? Do you thrive working in an environment where you have the opportunity to develop organisational capability and champion best practice? Do you habitually build trusted working relationships?

Job description

You will be an active and visible leader across the Transformation Directorate and manage a small team, providing an assurance role to support Project Managers in preparing and updating the benefits elements of business cases and managing and implementing the HMLR benefits management strategy. You will ensure Benefits are mapped and aligned, validated and approved.

Your role will involve overseeing the Portfolio and individual programme and project Benefit Realisation Plans including change control, identifying risks to realisation, developing and proposing mitigations. You will identify and support key stakeholders and Benefits Owners to maintain an organisational view of benefits realisation and champion best practice. You will work closely with finance colleagues to develop and embed a robust and consistent benefits tracking and realisation process.
There will be regular travel to other HMLR offices, with overnight stays expected where appropriate.

Please see the attached candidate pack for full information on the job description and our excellent rewards package.


To be successful you will be able to demonstrate significant experience within benefits management across a complex portfolio and be used to dealing with a broad range of stakeholders, up to and including senior management.

You will champion benefits management best practice within an organisation and be a visible leader, with exposure of identifying benefits and dis-benefits, benefits mapping and maximising opportunities to identify emerging benefits across the Portfolio.


We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:

  • Seeing the Big Picture
  • Leadership
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Delivering at Pace


You will have the opportunity to join the civil service benefits network and ability to influence thinking around benefits management across civil service wide.

A great place to work
HM Land Registry is a vibrant place to work with sport and social events and a variety of clubs. We offer flexible working to help you achieve a work-life balance that works for you and us.

Where difference is celebrated
We’re committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve.

Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan. Our current focus is to encourage people from under-represented groups into management and leadership roles, especially people with disabilities, women and ethnic minority colleagues.