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Resourcing Associate Delivery Manager - CDDO

Cabinet Office Government Digital Service -

Full-time (Permanent)
£37,300 to £40,635
Published on
29 June 2022
12 July 2022

What you'll do

As the Resourcing Associate Delivery Manager, you will also design, own and maintain the central government recruitment contract for DDaT, a profession with over 23,000 members. This work will draw on revitalised DDaT branding, an updated DDaT remuneration offer and DDaT Career Pathways, and will broker a cutting edge user experience for both applicants and vacancy holders alike.

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of designing and delivering an enhanced attraction strategy and supporting recruitment experience for DDaT professionals that supports the rapid development of digital and data capability across government. You will give advice to departments, understand their workforce plans and recruitment and retention needs and help them find the right solution to meet these needs, coordinating with the wider DDaT Workforce and Capability Team.

As Resourcing Delivery Manager you will:

  • lead and inspire a small team, supporting their growth and development 
  • manage the design and delivery of the candidate and vacancy holder experience for all DDaT recruitment 
  • develop a robust memorandum of understanding and supporting service level agreements between departments and cross government services to deliver a consistent DDaT recruitment experience for applicants and vacancy holders alike 
  • develop and facilitate recruitment contracts with providers such as the GDS Recruitment Team and the Government Recruitment Team
  • design and procure an enhanced vetting service on behalf of the DDaT profession 
  • support departments to adopt, implement and evolve the DDaT Recruitment Framework at all grades 
  • lead on and co-ordinate responses to various pieces of resourcing / recruitment briefing 
  • build strong relationships with key stakeholders within departments, HR centres of expertise and wider industry

Who you'll be

We’re looking for someone who has strong communication skills, is able to build relationships with stakeholders at multiple levels of an organisation and operate in a complex environment. You will have experience of facilitating face to face and remote engagement events to evaluate problems and identify solutions. You will combine excellent interpersonal skills with an outcome focused approach to deliver your objectives. You will enjoy working in a delivery focused, agile environment and will have a good understanding of the Digital Data and Technology sector. 

We are interested in people who have:

  • broad experience of managing delivery in large or complex organisations; especially in DDaT recruitment operations within a large and/or complex organisation
  • experience of addressing challenges relating to attraction and recruitment
  • know how to lead projects through the full product lifecycle, proactively managing financial and commercial delivery. Confident to deliver in an Agile way and within an Agile environment;
  • strong evidence of using data within a workforce environment 
  • experience leading and delivering projects in a fast-paced environment, amid ambiguity and changing priorities, ideally within a digital, data and/or technology focused environment
  • demonstrable evidence of thinking critically, using analysis and challenging assumptions
  • strong communication skills and someone who can build relationships with stakeholders, including with those at very senior levels
  • a brilliant track record of leading, inspiring and managing teams, setting objectives and developing skills and capabilities

Additional Information

The selection process as a standard for all of our roles consists of:

  • An application screening process - Simply, hit apply.  We only ask for a CV and Cover Letter (Up to 750 words) Important tip - please ensure that your cover letter includes how you meet the skills and experience listed in the “Who You’ll Be” section above.
  • An interview - We will asses you against the behaviours listed

CDDO offers hybrid working for all employees. This means that everyone does some working from home/remote working and also spends some time in their local office. You will agree to your hybrid working arrangement with your line manager in line with your preferences and business needs.

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