Release Manager

Medical Protection Society
£36000 - £46000/annum Excellent benefits
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
MPS is the world's leading protection organisation for doctors, dentists and healthcare professionals. We protect and support the professional interests of more than 290,000 members around the world. Our benefits include access to indemnity, expert advice and peace of mind. Our in-house experts assist with the wide range of legal and ethical problems that arise from professional practice. This includes clinical negligence claims, complaints, medical and dental council inquiries, legal and ethical dilemmas, disciplinary procedures, inquests and fatal accident inquiries.

A unique and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Release Manager to join us in a permanent role, based in our Leeds office.

IT Operations provides the highest quality technology-based services, in the most cost-effective manner, to support MPS's business strategy and strategic change programme. The department develops, enhances and manages applications and infrastructure through appropriate architecture streams to provision highly effective, reliable, secure, and innovative information systems to support MPS in its delivery of a world class service by exceptional staff.

The Release Manager will own the Release Management lifecycle which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the business for multiple applications. The releases can be inclusive of application updates, operating system patches, security improvements, hardware upgrades, projects and programs.

We are looking for candidates with extensive release and/or project management experience, (solid understanding of project management principles preferred) and advanced knowledge of the software development lifecycle. In addition, we would welcome applications from candidates with experience in information systems operations environment in systems analysis or development

Ideally, you will be educated to degree standard or shall have a relevant professional qualification, coupled with the experience listed above.

If you are looking to take on a transformational role that will impact the way MPS operates, then we want to hear from you.

In return, we offer a great working environment in conveniently located offices in the City Centre. We offer an exceptional benefits package, including a 12% pension scheme, 25 days paid holiday (in addition to public holidays), private medical insurance and a health care cash plan, car allowance, childcare vouchers and an annual bonus scheme.

To apply or enquire, please send a CV along with salary expectation for the attention of Sarah Speechly.

The closing date for this role is 11th August 2017