Head of Product and Service Management Community

The Government Digital Service is the digital, technology and data centre for government. We support government departments as they transform the way they work. Our strategy is to deliver – often, iteratively – services that meet citizens’ needs not government needs.

We work in small, agile teams of developers, designers, content designers and others. We always ask how we can make things better for users, who are at the centre of everything we do. We designed, built and run GOV.UK, the starting point for 60 million citizens to experience government. We have also transformed some of the biggest services, making them simpler, clearer and faster to use.

The role

We are currently looking for an experienced Head of Product to fulfil our Head of Product & Service Management Community role. The successful candidate will primarily devote their time to supporting the GDS community of practice and facilitating the learning and development of the community members. They will also work to foster a broader community of practice for Product Managers and Service Managers across government.

The Head of Product and Service management will be devoted to supporting the community and providing expert insights and best practice standards. There will be a focus on learning and development within the community, whilst orchestrating an overall vision for recruitment and personnel career development within the community.

Skills and experience

We’re looking for people with strong interpersonal skills who enjoy working in a delivery focused, agile environment. We’re looking for people who care about technology and who know how to make projects succeed, as well as stopping them failing.

To see the full job description including essential/desirable skills please click the apply online link below.

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