Job offer Data Manager

United Kingdom


Job position

5 to 10 years experience
United Kingdom
Published on 03/07/2024

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Digital with Purpose.

DWP is the UK's largest department, every year we pay over £195 billion to over 20 million citizens.

We're seeking a Data Manager to join an exciting, fast paced team delivering real business value and improving the experience and outcomes for millions of UK citizens.

DWP services cover everything from helping children & families right through to supporting relatives of lost loved ones.

We help people find jobs, and support people financially when they are unable to work due to health conditions and make ensure everybody has the money they need to live during their retirement years.

The scale of what we do is outstanding, and our purpose is unique. We'd love you to join us.

Your role:

You will join our Data Platform Control Services team.

We're a multifunctional team that provides DWP with reliable, safe, and secure data services.

You will be the Data Manager in our Data Access team, implementing data policies and procedures providing a reliable, safe, and secure data service.

You will manage and coach a small, highly skilled and collaborative team responsible for the provisioning of data access.

You and your team will be managing access requests. You'll work with teams responsible for data access tooling and build strong relationships with service areas to foster collaboration and an inclusive approach to data management.

This is a broad field - your work cuts across everything we do in DWP Digital - so your work really is varied, interesting and full of value.

If you are looking for a rewarding role, with a great work-life balance, access to professional development and opportunities for career growth, we would love to hear from you.

Essential criteria:

An understanding of data security, the different types of data, how data is used and why governance of data is needed
An understanding of access management - this could be in data governance, data security, GDPR or data protection
Experience analysing information and using a range of evidence to make decisions or presenting recommendations to senior managers
Able to work well at pace, to deadlines and changing priorities, whilst paying attention to detail
Able to offer positive customer service by understanding the complexity and diversity of customer needs and expectations

Details. Wages. Perks.

You'll join us based at one of our brilliant digital hubs in either Blackpool, Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham, Sheffield or Newcastle, whichever is more suitable for you.

We also have all the tools and tech we need to enable our people to work flexibly. We operate a hybrid working model with a mix of home working and some time in the office.

In return for your skills, we offer a competitive salary of up to £36,545.

You'll be eligible for a brilliant civil service pension with employer contributions worth 28.97% (worth up to £10,587 a year).

You'll get a generous leave package starting at 24 days, rising to 26 days after one year, plus all the usual bank holidays, and the option to take extra days off on flexi leave.

We also have a broad benefits package built around your work-life balance which includes:

Flexible working, flexi hours and flexi days
Hybrid working: some time in a hub with the team, some time at home
Family-friendly policies
Time off volunteering and charitable giving
Bring your authentic self to work with 'I Can Be Me in DWP'
Discounts and savings on shopping, fun days out and more
Interest-free loans to buy a bike or a season ticket
Working in an award-winning environment and culture
Professional development, coaching, mentoring and career progression opportunities

Click 'Apply' for more information and to start an application on Civil Service Jobs.

Please note, this role requires you to pass Security Check clearance.

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