Connecting to LinkedIn...

IT Release Manager

Job Title: IT Release Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northampton, United Kingdom
REF: 1007
Contact Name: Peter Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

Release Manager

Location – Northamptonshire

Salary – up to £54k package plus excellent company benefits

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Release Manager to work within a cutting edge technology environment at the heart of financial services sector.  

You will be responsible for managing, planning and scheduling IT releases and leading a cross functional team in the provision of predominantly client based product releases, ensuring that the release is completed to time and budget, while complying with internal and client governance.

Key Responsibilities will include managing all the practical aspects of release management including environment management and release governance, weekly reporting including negotiating and planning all release activities and supporting Project Managers in delivery of their projects.    Adhering to agreed project/release reporting requirements including the timely management of project financials including defining, controlling and reporting on budgets

As the Release Manager you will demonstrate leadership to the release team and help grow and develop the skills of individuals whilst promoting the company culture and values to ensure a positive working environment is maintained.   

You will be experienced in configuration management, have detailed understanding of the end to end project lifecycle and have experience in preparing and maintaining project plans.    Your understanding and experience of stakeholder analysis and techniques to manage the needs and requirements of stakeholders will be second to none and you will be able to work closely with the senior leadership team identifying and managing risks associated with projects in-line with company governance. 

Please contact me for an informal chat and immediate consideration: Sarah-Jane Taylor 01908 8886035 or 07917 180753