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Portfolio Support Officer

Company: Government Digital Service    Location: London E1

GDS leads digital transformation in government, collaborating with teams from other departments to help them build better public services. Alongside those departmental teams, we’re transforming government together.

We work in small, agile teams of developers, designers, content people and others. We build a minimum viable product, then iterate - always asking how we can make things better for users, who are at the centre of everything we do.

We designed, built and run GOV.UK, the best place to find government information and services. We’re building GOV.UK Verify, a new way to prove who you are online. We run the Government Data Programme, helping to make data across government easier to find, access and put to good use.

We’re building platforms that make the work of transformation easier for departments - things like GOV.UK Pay, GOV.UK Notify, and Government Platform as a Service. They’re just the first of many more to come. This is just some of what we do.

Find out more at the GDS blog.

The team

GDS National, International & Research (NI&R) is designed to look, listen and act beyond the confines of central government as the UK prepares for fundamental changes to our economy and public services in the course of this parliament. The Group will support delivery of the Government Transformation Strategy and work across Whitehall in enabling, within its remit, the published single departmental plans.

The role

The Portfolio Support Officer role will be part of the business operations for NI&R reporting to the Business Operations Manager.

In addition, the role will also be part of a wider business management community of practice, a group which works across all of GDS in different teams. As part of this community, you will have the opportunity to move laterally and widen your knowledge of digital, technology and data.

**For further details about the key responsibilities for both roles and the civil service competencies, please refer to the attached job descriptions.** Benefits Pensions Civil Service pension schemes may be available for successful candidates. Benefits Flexible working
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Playscheme assistance for childcare during school holidays
  • In-Year bonus scheme
  • Recognition vouchers
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Give as you earn (charity donations through payroll)
  • Season ticket loan
  • Off road secure bike parking (subject to availability)