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DDaT Resource and Demand Manager

  • Location London
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH105519

A non-ministerial government department are looking for a DDaT Resource and Demand Manager on a FTC contract which will be based remotely for the foreseeable.
You must have CMAP, a digital background and have Planning and Project Management experience.
Here are some more details about the role:

  • Robustly manage processes to evaluate and allocate requests into the digital production workstack based on alignment of business priorities, expected business benefit and available resource capacity.
  • Facilitate the review of all briefs & requests submitted in our work management tool (CMAP) to identify issues, risks, duplicated/similar requests, and make recommendations to the final output
  • Manage fortnightly BAU development sprint planning sessions
  • Work effectively with partners, agencies when they are brought into deliver projects
  • Lead FP&A and rolling Capex outlook for the DDaT Demand portfolio and provide insight on the output measures associated with current and future delivery; hold a direct link with the Digital Governance or PDB Board where this will be reported
  • Creation and management of DDaT portfolio management framework
  • Digital, Data, and Technology demand and resource management (including implementation of tools, and techniques across the directorate, with a view to rolling it out to the wider organisation)
  • Periodic analysis, reporting & data to support DDaT decision making and prioritisation
  • Implementation and maintenance of self-service reporting mechanisms
  • Creation and institutionalisation of standards across DDaT and across all technical delivery

Essential:

  • Has established resource and demand for flexible resource pooling, cross functional teams
  • Degree/Masters or equivalent experience in a technical discipline
  • Strong background of managing technical portfolios, including demonstrable knowledge of portfolio definition and portfolio delivery stages
  • Ability to challenge and think strategically with the experience of blending technical, operational and commercial considerations when making decisions
  • Experience of managing successfully the tension/conflicts between demand and capex availability, taking an acceptable level of risk where appropriate to prioritise investments and maximise multi-year value
  • Intermediate knowledge of accounting principles and financial information as well as the internal trading, and prioritisation model for capital
  • Deep understanding of the IT build & run lifecycle across Technology and external vendors; as well as the underlying apps and infrastructure.
  • Excellent communicator capable of engaging and influencing leaders including senior management across an organisation

Desirable:

  • Project or Programme Management professional
  • Agile environment experience
  • Experience in technical project delivery

Please send me your CV ASAP if you are suitable for this position.