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DWP seeks Head of Digital Workplace

Matteo Natalucci Published 06 November 2017

£110k role will be responsible for leading, transforming and delivering DWP’s digital workplace services


The Department for Work and Pensions is looking for a Head of Digital Workplace to lead the transformation of its digital workplace and the way it is delivered using a user design centric approach.

The new role will be responsible for leading the transformational design and delivery of DWP’s new desktop services covering over 12,000 laptops and 80,000 desktops as well as supporting the implementation of  Identity and Authorisation Services, which provides  secure access to the device and application services to DWP’s staff.

The new post will also be in charge of delivering a cloud enabled virtualisation replacement service for major Citrix implementation and for developing and improving secure mobile services to over 10,000 iPhone users.

Successful candidates will need to demonstrate their expertise in delivering Digital Workplace, desktop services, application and desktop virtualisation, mobile services, identity and authentication in an agile environment as well as experience in developing capability at an organisational and team level, through empowering, supporting and developing staff to achieve the highest performance standards.

Mayank Prakash, DWP’s chief information and data officer said, “DWP Digital is transforming DWP’s services by unlocking the potential of latest technologies and ways of working. With our partners, we’re focused on building and running innovative digital technology solutions that meet and respond to the changing needs and expectations of millions of people.”

Prakash said, “We want to make it quicker, easier and less costly for DWP’s customers to get the support they need. We aspire to be the best at what we do. It’s this sense of purpose which attracted thousands of colleagues - including me - to DWP Digital.”

The salary varies from £90k – £110k depending on skills and experience. Applications close on November 21.

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