81648 - Team Support Manager
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Team Support Manager
Closing Date: 04 December 2023
Interviews: 14 December 2023
(MoJ candidates who are on a specialist grade, will be able to retain this grade on lateral transfer)
Salary: £32,827 - £35,678 (National), £37,174 - £40,403 (London)
Working pattern: Full-time, part-time, flexible working
Contract Type: Permanent
Vacancy number: 81648
*We are currently offering hybrid working which includes 2 days per week in your local office. Office locations can be found HERE
We’re recruiting for a Team Support Manager here at Justice Digital, to be part of our warm and collaborative Strategy & Operations team.
Justice Digital is made up of around 1,000 digital and technology specialists, located throughout the UK. We support over 80,000 staff working within the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) who do important, even life-changing, work, with citizens and legal professionals.
As a function, we provide digital services, technology and support for the digital transformation of prisons, probation and the wider justice system through:
● Fixing the basics, providing modern and secure technology to users across the department;
● Making things more efficient by providing access to justice through simpler services such as applying for legal aid online;
● Thinking about the whole system – working with colleagues across the justice system to design and deliver services that really work for those that use them;
● Building diverse, inclusive and brilliant teams to reflect the users that we serve.
To help picture your life at MoJ Justice Digital please take a look at our blog and our Digital and Technology strategy 2025
This is a varied role that requires a comprehensive understanding of the team strategy, excellent organisational skills, and the ability to prioritise your own workload. It involves helping to manage the team’s people data, team engagement and delivery roadmap, while optimising the efficient operation of the team.
What you'll be doing:
● Co-ordinating across the Digital Finance & Assurance Team to drive the execution of Strategic Objectives.
● Contributing to the creation, and ongoing maintenance of, the Digital Finance & Assurance Engagement Strategy – working collaboratively, taking the lead to drive the execution of a comprehensive engagement plan.
● Working collaboratively with the Digital Finance & Assurance Team to lead on the production/drafting of options papers.
● End-to-end tracking of agenda items and actions, driving a joined up and cohesive approach in how these are articulated and delivered.
● Supporting the Head of Digital Finance & Assurance in their role, delivering on day-to-day operational matters such as diary and E-Mail management.
● Building and maintaining positive and trust-based relationships with key stakeholders to ensure effective collaboration that positively impacts departmental outcomes.
● Work alongside the Digital Workforce Team to ensure the team’s Workforce Plan is up to date.
If this feels like an exciting challenge, something you are enthusiastic about, and want to join our team please read on and apply!
● Able to interpret complex information into a simple and engaging format through data and metrics.
● Able to work independently, prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects.
● Navigating ambiguity and inspiring others, with a mindset for continuous improvement.
● Able to bring people together to share achievements as well as problems, which can then be used for communication to the wider MoJ.
Willingness to be assessed against the requirements for BPSS clearance
We welcome the unique contribution diverse applicants bring and do not discriminate on the basis of culture, ethnicity, race, nationality or national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability status, sexual orientation, educational or social background or any other factor.
Our values are Purpose, Humanity Openness and Together. Find out more here about how we celebrate diversity and an inclusive culture in our workplace.
How to Apply
Candidates must submit a CV and Cover Letter which describes how you meet the requirements set out in the Person Specification above.
In Justice Digital, we recruit using a combination of the Digital, Data and Technology Capability and Success Profiles Frameworks. We will assess your Experience, Technical Skills and the following Behaviours and Strengths during the assessment process:
● Changing & Improving
● Communicating & Influencing
● Delivering at Pace
● Working Together
● Problem Solver
Your application will be reviewed against the Person Specification above by a diverse panel.
Successful candidates who meet the required standard will then be invited to a 1-hour panel interview held via video conference.
Should you be unsuccessful in the role that you have applied for, but demonstrated the capability for a role at a lower level, we reserve the right to discuss this opportunity with you and potentially offer you the position without the need for a further application.
A reserve list may be held for a period of up to 12 months from which further appointments may be made.
Terms & Conditions
Please review our Terms & Conditions which set out the way we recruit and provide further information related to the role and salary arrangements.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact email@example.com
04/12/2023, 23:55 hours.
To apply for roles in MOJ you will need to confirm your employment history for at least 3 years prior to the date of application so that pre-employment checks (BPSS) can be undertaken. If you have spent significant time abroad (a total of 6 months in the past 3 years) you would be required to give a reasonable account of the reasons why.
For some roles you will be required to successfully complete National Security Vetting at Counter Terrorism (CTC), Security Clearance (SC) or Developed Vetting (DV) level as a condition of appointment. To meet CTC/SC/DV requirements you will normally need to have been resident in the UK for at least 3/5/10 years prior to the date of application (The level of checks that are required are stated in the advert).
If you do not meet the above requirements, you may still be considered if, for example:
- You've been serving overseas with HM Forces or in some other official capacity as a representative of HM Government
- You were studying abroad
- You were living overseas with parents
In such cases you will need to be able to provide referee cover for the period(s) of residence overseas. The duration of overseas residence and the country of abode will also be taken into account.
Success Profiles will enable a fairer and more inclusive method of recruitment by enabling us to assess the range of experiences, abilities, strengths, behaviours and technical/professional skills required for different roles. This flexible approach to recruitment focuses more on finding the right candidate for the specific role. To find out more about Success Profiles to support your application please click here for further guidance.
We have provided detail of the assessment stages and areas being assessed to help you prepare for completing your application form, and to advise of what will be assessed following this, if you successfully pass the application stage.
Application form stage assessments
Interview stage assessments
A Great Place to Work for Veterans
The "Making the Civil Service a Great Place to work for veterans" initiative includes a guaranteed interview scheme to those who meet the minimum criteria to provide eligible former members of the Armed Forces with opportunities to secure rewarding jobs. Allowing veterans to continue to serve their country, and to bring highly skilled individuals with a broad range of experience into the Civil Service in an environment, which recognises and values your previous service in the Armed Forces.
For further details about the initiative and eligibility requirements visit : https://www.gov.uk/government/news/making-the-civil-service-a-great-place-to-work-for-veterans
Redeployment Interview Scheme
Civil Service departments are expected to explore redeployment opportunities before making an individual redundant. The MoJ are committed, as part of the Redeployment Interview Scheme, to providing opportunities to those who are 'at risk of redundancy'.
MoJ are able to offer an interview to eligible candidates who meet the minimum selection criteria, except in a limited number of campaigns. Candidate's will not be eligible for the Redeployment Interview Scheme if they are applying on promotion.
This job is broadly open to the following groups:
· UK nationals
· nationals of the Republic of Ireland
· nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
· nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities with settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS) (opens in a new window) https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families
· nationals of the EU, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland or Liechtenstein and family members of those nationalities who have made a valid application for settled or pre-settled status under the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
· individuals with limited leave to remain or indefinite leave to remain who were eligible to apply for EUSS on or before 31 December 2020
· Turkish nationals, and certain family members of Turkish nationals, who have accrued the right to work in the Civil Service
Further information on nationality requirements (opens in a new window) https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nationality-rules
This Vacancy is closed to applications.