Release Manager

  • Location:

    Bracknell, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Job ref:

    BBBH109633_1567178148

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    3-6 months

  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company


Role: Release Manager - 19000C11
Location: Bracknell
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3-6 Months

Background:
Our client, a market leading multi-national technology company are looking for a Release Manager to join them on a customer based project based in Bracknell. The assignment is an initial 3-6 month contract and can offer a competitive daily rate

Key Responsibilities:

  • The overall purpose of the role is to establish a release delivery management capability.
  • You will be required to ensure the release of approved changes to the live environments are effectively and proactively managed across the change portfolio from an operational and technical capacity perspective.
  • Provide information and analysis to the business of the predicted impact of change both in process and systems of invoking the change through the use of presentations that will span across all layers of the leadership team.
  • Ensure delivery of the end-to-end process for the business to establish 'best practice ' in releasing change to the business and evaluating the full impact on BAU performance across Digital systems
  • Candidates must be able to show demonstrable Project and Release Management experience
  • You will be able to show an understanding of IT application service and operations requirements, appropriate ITIL certifications or equivalent professional qualifications
  • You will be capable of creating & improving Release processes and documentation.



Requirements/Skills:

  • Excellent people skills - can work with a diverse range of personalities
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Exceptional planning skills - being able to plan for multiple releases
  • Proven track record of process improvement and governance
  • Experience managing Senior Stakeholder relations, expectations and issues
  • At least 3-4 years of experience as a release / configuration / build engineer. Proven track record of successful test and release management
  • A national security clearance is required for this role but candidates not holding this level of clearance will be considered



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