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Responsible for the Release Management function within the area of Customer IT.

The job holder will be required to help support, update and refine the Release Management Strategy, policy and framework for the deployment of all application and infrastructure changes.

It will be the responsibility of the Release lead to ensure strong change governance is followed to avoid any business disruption when implementing change.

Managing the Release Management function, including leading and developing personnel and working with our IT partners

Acting as daily point of contact for Release Management and work with other departments of Customer

Manage the Integration Management function delivered by a third party

Evaluating new technologies/trends and recommending changes

Implementing the organisation's IT policies and procedures, including Release Management

Project/pipeline planning and ensure alignment to a defined release schedule

Driving continuous quality improvement for Release Management and related areas

Carrying out reporting and documentation by the organisation's standards, including key release management metrics

Risk assessment and management in relation to release and change deployment, including the development of cutover and roll back plans

Define and maintain a Forward Schedule of Release

Manage the Release Management governance framework including, Technical Review Board, Release Readiness Board and Post Release Review Boards

Define and implement an environment management policy to ensure effective change delivery


At least 5-7 years of experience within IT development and implementation.

Experience of core ITIL processes required

Proven track record of managing global change deployment and releases

Prior knowledge of Change & Release Management tools

Application Development & Management

Release Management

Business Analysis

Data Architecture

IT Standards, Procedures, and Policies Formulation

Project Management

Quality Management

Risk Analysis and Management

Test Management

Effective leadership and management of IT staff

Excellent communications skills

Collaboration skills

Ability to multi-task at a high level

Strong analytical skills

Stakeholder management

Strong sense of ownership

Ability to deal with ambiguity

Strong interpersonal skills

Ability to take initiative and work independently


Ability to influence and persuade

Date Posted11 Apr 2016
Employer ProfileNot Mentioned
Experience1-5 years
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