Associate Delivery Manager

Job Description

It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry as we continue to embark on a major transformation programme. HMLR’s ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. You will join our award-winning Digital, Data and Technology Directorate which is the in-house IT division at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

We are now looking for experienced Associate Delivery Managers to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.

HM Land Registry’s existing software systems and services form part of the critical national infrastructure, safeguarding land and property ownership valued at £7 trillion. This enables over £1 trillion worth of personal and commercial lending to be secured against property across England and Wales.

This role sits within the Delivery Practice as part of the Technology group in HM Land Registry’s Digital, Data and Technology directorate.

As an Associate Delivery Manager, your role will include working on the delivery of a variety of business as usual, transformation programme and project change work packages. This can include the delivery of a product, part of a service or implementing IT Infrastructure changes.

You will support Delivery Managers by managing and monitoring the delivery of internal or 3rd supplier product, service or infrastructure changes; proactively contributing to the achievement of deadlines, management of costs and ensure high levels of quality. You will work with and support teams and project colleagues to construct and manage realistic estimates and plans, gathering intelligence for regular reports to track progress to the Delivery Manager.

Within your role, you will also assist Delivery Managers in the application and continuous improvement of processes relevant to full lifecycle and different phases of software, product and infrastructure delivery. You will also facilitate continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and experience with others.

Responsibilities

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have an understanding of different software development and/or IT infrastructure at a high level. You will have proven experience of supporting delivery in a technology environment; including practical experience of high-level planning using relevant tools and techniques to manage technical change. You have evidence of balancing multiple priorities and can positively react to change.

In addition, you have experience in establishing or using formal processes effectively to apply best practice and the ability to work under your own initiative to maintain progress.

For more information about the job, please see the attached job description.

Due to Covid-19, the role will initially be home based so an induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, you will be based in one of our 14 office locations.

The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. We are currently recruiting several roles to ensure the directorate’s teams contain the right blend of skills, experience and knowledge to take our major transformation programme forward. These teams are at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.

Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:

  • brilliant at the basics;
  • a comprehensive Land Register;
  • world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
  • opening our data;
  • expert people; and
  • financially strong.

For more information about what its like to work here please see the following links:
Building our digital capability through Communities of Practice
Working for HM Land Registry/

Behaviours

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

  • Working Together
  • Communicating and Influencing
  • Delivering at Pace

Technical skills

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

  • Understanding of different software development and/or IT infrastructure at a high level

Benefits

HM Land Registry offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

HM Land Registry is a great place to work, 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.

Please see list of full benefits
https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/land-registry/about/recruitment#what-hm-land-registry-can-offer-you

Things you need to know

Security

Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.

Selection process details

This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths, Experience and Technical skills.
Please complete the online application form to include your Qualifications, skills and Work History. The statement of suitability section in no more than 750 words should be used to provide details of how you meet the essential experience criteria listed on the Job Description below:

  • Experience of supporting delivery in a technology environment.
  • Practical experience of high-level planning using relevant tools and techniques to manage technical change
  • Practical experience of delivering products and services to users

Please also complete the technical skills section in no more than 250 words:

  • Understanding of different software development and/or IT infrastructure at a high level

In the event of a high volume of applications we may sift on the leading technical criteria:

  • Understanding of different software development and/or IT infrastructure at a high level

The sift will take place week shortly after the closing date. The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview and pre-prepared presentation which will be conducted as a video interview week commencing Monday 15 February 2020

Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.

Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.

HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.

If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.

If you would like further information about the use of your personal data, please click on the link below:

Job Applicant Personal Information

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.

Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further information on nationality requirements

Working for the Civil Service

The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission’s recruitment principles.
The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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Contact point for applicants

Job contact :
Name : Chris Back
Email : Chris.back@landregistry.gov.uk

Recruitment team :
Email : hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk

Further information

If you feel your application has not been treated in accordance to the Recruitment Principles and you wish to make a complaint, please email hrresourcingteam2@landregistry.gov.uk in the first instance. If you are not satisfied with the response you receive from HM Land Registry then you may take your complaint to the Civil Service Commission: http://civilservicecommission.independent.gov.uk/making-complaint/

Attachments

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