Working pattern – Flexible working, Full-time, Job share, Part-time
Location – London, National
About the job
The Department for International Trade, is at the heart of the UK’s relationship with the global economy. Our role is to promote and enable UK trade globally by helping businesses to take advantage of the appetite for British goods and services around the world, attracting foreign companies and investment to our shores, and helping international companies work with UK suppliers. Over the next three years, DIT aims to deliver a step change in UK trade and investment.
The Project Delivery and Change is a new Directorate in DIT established with the exciting remit to drive DIT’s change capability through processes, systems, procedures, culture and working practices that enable staff to optimise new initiatives and deliver through ambiguity and uncertainty effectively. Our aim is to support the delivery of the Chief Operating Officer (COO) objectives of doing the basics well, supporting delivery and building for the future. This includes our office move to Old Admiralty Building.
You can learn more about the Change and Project Delivery Profession via the attached candidate information pack.
Post Covid-19 restrictions we would expect these roles to be working in a DIT hub location 2/3 days per week with the rest of the time working remotely. Our principal hub is currently London but we are expecting to grow our footprint in the North of England over the next 12 months and can accommodate these home locations. Your home base can be discussed further at interview.
The Project Delivery and Change Directorate is looking for four Business Change Managers. These roles are to proactively prepare the business for the impact of the changes being delivered in DIT. The Business Change Managers will provide a bridge between the change programme and business users to ensure that activities are planned and completed to enable the business to implement the agreed change and realise the business benefits.
Individual roles exist across three key areas of activity for the directorate:
Building change capability for the department, to provide flexible advisory services to projects and programmes across the business and establish a DIT standard for managing change.
Working on the Places for Growth levelling-up agenda, actively shaping content and delivering the artefacts and activities needed to engage audiences with this change programme.
Transitioning the department into a new site in Whitehall including the culture change associated with the Government’s Smarter Working agenda.