It is an exciting time for HM Land Registry (HMLR) as we continue to embark on a major transformation programme. HMLR’s ambition is to become the world’s leading land registry for speed, simplicity and an open approach to data. We are now looking for an experienced Delivery Team Lead to join our Digital, Data and Technology team to help us to achieve this.
As a Delivery Team Lead you will be expected to lead a delivery team, optimising performance, helping the team to identify and overcome obstacles, and focusing on what is important to the delivery of products and services. As a member of the wider leadership team you will be expected to display behaviours that have a positive impact on your team and the wider group.
We are looking for a self-motivated individual who can demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the software development cycle and methodology and uses this to effectively deliver projects and products. You will have an in-depth understanding of agile methodology gained through previous experience of being in an agile delivery team. You will have demonstrable experience balancing multiple priorities and can positively react to change.
There will be an opportunity to attend an Open Evening at Seaton Court, 2 William Prance Road, Plymouth, PL6 5WS on Tuesday 16 July 2019 to learn more about the roles and working at HM Land Registry. To register your interest, please email your name and contact number to _ISBusinessSupportRecruitment@landregistry.gov.uk
The Digital, Data and Technology Directorate is the in-house IT division for HMLR. We are currently recruiting several roles to ensure the directorate’s teams contain the right blend of skills, experience and knowledge to take our major transformation programme forward. These teams are at the heart of the move to a digital, data-driven organisation with the ambition to provide our customers with cutting-edge digital services.
Located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth, our environmentally friendly offices provide a great setting in which to work. Hundreds of miles of stunning coastline and 368 square miles of Dartmoor National Park are within easy reach.
Our Business Strategy for 2017-2022 sets out our aims of:
• brilliant at the basics;
• a comprehensive Land Register;
• world-leading through Digital Street – our ground-breaking research and development project exploring how land registration might work in 2030;
• opening our data;
• expert people; and
• financially strong
HMLR offers very competitive terms, conditions and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements, generous leave allowances and flexible working – exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.
We also offer:
• an employee recognition scheme;
• long-service awards;
• maternity and adoption leave of up to 26 weeks’ full pay, followed by 13 weeks’ statutory pay and a further 13 weeks unpaid;
• paternity leave allowance of two weeks plus four days’ paid leave;
• paid time off for public service duties, for example if you are an armed forces reservist;
• paid volunteering leave;
• a social and sports club in every office;
• the opportunity to compete in national Civil Service competitions for a wide variety of sports;
• access to our employee assistance programme for counselling and support on a wide range of issues;
• an interest-free loan for season tickets and/or bicycles and safety equipment; and
• many other rewards including access to discounted healthcare, a Microsoft Home Use programme and shopping, leisure and finance discounts.
• opportunities to network and work across government;
• career progression, training and development opportunities; and
• access to training opportunities including Civil Service Learning, which offers more than 70 classroom-based courses and online packages.
For more information about the role, please see the attached candidate guidance.
We’ll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
- Delivering at Pace
- Communicating and Influencing
We’ll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
- • Strong and deep understanding of the software development lifecycle and software development methodologies.
Things you need to know
If you’re applying for a role requiring security clearance please be aware that foreign or dual nationality is not an automatic bar. However certain posts may have restrictions which could affect those who do not have sole British nationality or who have personal connections with certain countries outside the UK.
Selection process details
Please upload your CV to include your Qualifications and Experience. The Personal Statement section (in no more than 1200 words) should be used to provide details of how you meet the essential technical skills and experience listed on the Job Description:
• Strong and deep understanding of the software development lifecycle and software development methodologies.
• Strong and deep understanding of Agile methodology gained through experience of being in an Agile delivery team.
• Good understanding of both software development terminology and delivery, gained through experience in a software development environment.
• Experience in leading multi-disciplinary IT teams.
The final selection stage will consist of a blended interview and a pre-prepared presentation.
Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.
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Sift/interview dates and location
Interviews will take place week commencing Monday 4 August 2019Venue:
2 William Prance Road