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Delivery Manager

Job summary

Salary
Grade B3: £39,312- £47,065
DDaT Pay Supplement* £4,000 per annum pro rata
Location
Glasgow
Hours
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
10 November 2021 at midnight
Reference
IRC89957E
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for an Delivery Manager within the Disclosure Scotland based in Glasgow. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

DDaT Pay Supplement
This post attracts a £4,000 DDaT pay supplement after a 9 months DDaT competency qualifying period. Pay supplements are temporary payments designed to address recruitment and retention issues caused by market pressures and are subject to regular review.

Overview
Disclosure Scotland provides criminal record checking services to individuals and organisations to support safer recruitment and protect vulnerable groups. Disclosure Scotland is currently undergoing a digital transformation to develop and continuously improve services based on user needs. This is a critical public service to safeguard the vulnerable and this is a rare opportunity to help transform the way the government provides this service.

To enable this transformation we need to change our internal operating model to multifunctional teams who will work collaboratively to deliver and improve our services in an agile manner. We require innovative, resilient and enabling technology to meet the current and future needs of the business, translating and supporting the business strategy through functional and operational plans for IT delivery. We are hosting our new services in AWS supported by a fully automated infrastructure platform

Essential Criteria
1. An understanding of Agile methodologies, including Scrum and Kanban with Experience of leading Agile teams across both business and technical environments
2. Experience of balancing multiple priorities and dealing with ambiguity within a digital environment
3. Experience of developing and managing a plan/roadmap.
4. Meeting and workshop facilitation skills, including problem analysis and retrospection

Nationality requirements
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
• UK nationals
• nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UKs
• nationals of the Republic of Ireland
• nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with (or eligible for) status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
• relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
• certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job Applicants” which you will find below.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Lorraine Cameron at lorraine.cameron@disclosurescotland.gov.scot 


To apply for this post, you will need to provide the information requested below via the online application process. These must be combined into one document as the system can only accept a single document upload per application.

A CV (no longer than two pages) setting out your career history, with key responsibilities and achievements. Add to your CV your personal statement (no longer than 750 words) explaining why you consider your personal skills, qualities and experience suitable for this role, with particular reference to the criteria in the person specification.

Failure to submit a single combined document (CV and personal statement) will mean the panel only have limited information on which to assess your application against the criteria in the person specification.

When considering how your experience relates to the role, please tailor your CV and personal statement to reflect the role and the essential skills/criteria as described in the job description/person specification.

Important Information Regarding Interviews
In recognition of the Scottish Government's ongoing measures and guidance in its response to Covid-19 (Coronavirus), we would like to advise applicants that a decision has been taken that all interviews must be conducted in a virtual/remote setting.

In order to facilitate this new way of working, we are asking all applicants to ensure that they have a suitable space to complete the virtual interview as well as a personal device of choice with an account registered to either ‘Microsoft Teams’ or 'Webex' applications by which you can undertake the interview/assessment if selected. Should you be invited to interview, you will be told which platform the event will take place on. We are also asking you to ensure that your personal Wi-Fi/Broadband capacity will be sufficient to carry both audio and video feeds to undertake the interview. This will then ensure that there are no issues incurred during the interview.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the resourcing team via recruitment@gov.scot..

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