Digital Workplace Project. Digital with Purpose. DWP.
We're looking for a talented Digital UX Service Designer delivering expertise relating to the design on Digital Workplace user technologies to join DWP's Digital Workplace project and become a key part of one of the UK's biggest and most high-profile digital transformations.
Designing whole services, both end to end and front to back, across business areas or departments in order to reduce or remove issues and problems, you would also design services that deliver value to colleagues and a positive user experience.
If you love solving big and unique service design problems and you want to use your skills on projects with real impact, we'd love to hear from you.
What is Digital Workplace?
Over the last two years diverse DWP Digital teams have established Digital Workplace, an agile and multi-disciplinary service that supports over 84,000 employees, using more than 150 distributed cloud applications, operating out of more than 800 UK sites, and powering digital products and services used by more than 20 million people across the UK.
We're not just about technology, we focus on the users at the heart of our transformation and improving the ways our colleagues work now and in the future with the right digital tools, products and services.
Find out about how DWP is building up its service design community at http://bit.ly/2KE0tpY
You and your role
Working as part of multi-disciplinary project teams you'll help us visualise whole services, offline and online, delivering outcomes that support user needs and our business and policy goals. Ultimately the work we do together will mean better solutions and services in the hands of our DWP colleagues and the millions of people that access our services.
You are able to work independently and are comfortable using service design methods, communicating with stakeholders, understanding and using design patterns to enable better decision-making across products and services.
You believe in sharing your work openly and you communicate effectively in meetups and across business areas. You will also have management and coaching responsibilities, aiding the development of colleagues from across our brilliant UX and Product Design community.
We are especially interested in applications from candidates who can: -
Check out https://careers.dwp.gov.uk/getting-hired-at-dwp-digital/ for ideas of how best to make an application with DWP.
Where will you work?
You'll join our team at our digital hub in Manchester. Based in the city centre and is easily accessible by tram, bus or rail, our facilities include a TechBar, café, indoor cycle shelter, showers, and Wudu washing facilities.
Have a closer look at the facilities at - http://bit.ly/31WgPjd
It is also home to the GDS Academy, user experience lab and UX command centre https://www.gov.uk/government/groups/gds-academy
We're the UK's biggest government department with over 80,000 diverse and brilliant people on our team. We are an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications regardless of age, gender, race or sexuality.
In return for your skills we offer competitive salary up to £39,674p.a., a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions circa 27%, and a generous leave package. We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes: