Product Manager - Government, SC Clearance, Agile, PWS, DDaT




Change & Digital Transformation, Development and Integration


£409 Per Day


Hybrid Working



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Role: Product Manager

Contracting Authority: Government

Contract Length: 6 Months

Location: Hybrid – Exeter

IR35: Inside

Pay Rate: £409.09 per day


An exciting opportunity has become available with our prestigious client who is a prominent government department. The client is seeking an experienced Product Manager to join their welcoming team.


The Product Manager Role:

  • Maximise the value delivered through your product, taking into account the balance between aligning to business strategy, delivering the PWS customer contract and responding to end user needs
  • Develop, own and communicate a product vision and roadmap based on customer, stakeholder and user needs
  • Make strategic prioritisation decisions using evidence and user insight to inform backlog prioritisation and future lifecycling needs
  • Manage the requirements and expectations of internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and manage development dependencies on other directly or indirectly related systems or products
  • Apply Government Digital Service (GDS) service standards and guidance to ways of working to ensure our public digital services are meeting government standards.


What the Product Manager Will Need:

  • Agile working: use Agile principles to adapt, challenge, reflect and improve ways of working, to deliver effective solutions
  • Product ownership:  Act as product owner, leading the agile delivery team for CDP. Translate requirements to the delivery team. Help the team to manage and visualise outcomes, prioritise work and adhere to agreed minimum viable product (MVP), priorities and scope
  • DDaT perspective: Demonstrate a working understanding of design, technology and data principals – using data to drive evidence-based decisions
  • Financial perspective: Consider the financial cost of delivering and maintaining features when prioritising and accepting demand from the business, including impact to the total cost of ownership (TCO) of your product
  • Lifecycle perspective: Manage CDP through discovery, alpha, beta and live states, supporting the lifecycle phases and requirements of the website and mobile apps products
  • Operational management: Lead the team to balance delivery priorities and business as usual activities with operational issues through effective prioritisation
  • Problem management: Initiate and monitor actions to investigate patterns and trends to resolve problems
  • Strategic ownership: Align to Digital Services strategic objectives to deliver against key performance measures across the product portfolio.User focus: Develop in-depth knowledge of CDP, the users and their needs. Support user research activities to shape and understand outcomes against deliverables.Working within constraints: Identify, communicate and work within constraints. You can challenge the validity of constraints and ensure standards are being met.


Minorities, women, LGBTQ+ candidates, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Interviews will take place this week, so please apply immediately to be considered for this exciting contract opportunity.