Release Manager - Market-Leading Business

Premium Credit
Leatherhead, Surrey
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Release Manager - Market-Leading Business
Leatherhead, Surrey
£44,000 - £54,000 Plus Benefits including Discretionary Company Bonus, Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Free Parking, Onsite Cafe & Gym, Shuttle Bus from Ashtead & Epsom Train Station

Want to escape the London commute and work on cutting-edge projects for an innovative business? Looking to sink your teeth into an exciting new challenge and collaborate with a highly-skilled team? If so, Premium Credit wants to hear from you.

Premium Credit is the leading insurance premium finance company in the UK and Ireland. We are now looking for a Release Manager to join our team.

Technology is at the heart of everything we do at Premium Credit and you’ll play a key role in facilitating our ongoing success. In return for your hard work, you’ll receive great benefits, as well as the chance to advance your career and grow, both personally and professionally.

As the Release Manager, you will schedule, co-ordinate and manage all releases across the enterprise.

Leading and mentoring a Release Co-ordinator, you will monitor their progress and share your knowledge to help them realise their full potential.

Working collaboratively with the Software Development Team, you’ll support the management and deployment of releases into production and controlled environments.

Additionally, you will manage risks and resolve any issues that may impact release scope, schedule and quality.

Your other duties will involve:

- Communicating release schedules, commitments, changes and content to all relevant parties
- Managing relationships with stakeholders
- Monitoring progress to ensure that releases meet and exceed expectations
- Leading and co-ordinating go-live activities
- Providing post-release reviews, metrics and lessons learned

Interested? To be considered, you will need:

- At a minimum, six years’ experience of information systems operations
- At least three years’ release and/or project management experience
- Advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle
- Strong leadership skills
- General IT knowledge, including an in-depth understanding of the MS suite of applications
- The demonstrable ability to co-ordinate cross-functional work teams towards task completion

Analytical and deadline-oriented, as the Release Manager, you’ll have excellent communication skills and a pragmatic approach to problem-solving. Superb time-management, planning and prioritisation abilities are also key.

A solid understanding of project management principles would be beneficial, as would an ITIL qualification.

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Additional Keywords: Release Manager, Product Release Manager, System Release Manager, Software Release Manager, Project Manager, IT Project Manager, IT Deployment Manager, Technical Implementation Manager, IT.

Working Hours: 37.5 hours a week
Notice Period: 3 months (after probation)
Health & Safety Risks: None