Release Manager

Recruiter
White Clarke Group
Location
Blakelands
Salary
45-60k
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Release Manager Location: Milton Keynes Salary: 45-60k About us: White Clarke Group is a leading international specialist technology andconsultancy solution provider to the automotive finance and assetfinance industry. We strongly believe and deliver in our core values offering anenvironment where we are genuinely proven and trustworthy, passionateabout our work, innovative with our solutions, respectful of each otherunconditionally, flexible with a can-do attitude and professional atevery level. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a growing company where yourefforts will have a strong impact on the success of both projects andthe company. Combining cutting edge technology with an unmatched depthand sophistication of industry knowledge, our employees are innovativeand energetic and want to create something with impact. We give ouremployees opportunities to develop their career from both a technicaland business perspective while working in a dynamic team environment. About the Release Manager role: Working in a release management capacity to coordinate and schedulereleases for a team of software developers, business analysts andsoftware testers, to enhance an existing software product. You would be liaising with client release management teams to scope andschedule software change. Building and maintaining good workingrelationships with our clients, ensuring that project activities occur,change management, risk & issue management, dispute resoltuion andstatus reporting activities are maintained. As a release manager youwould be expected to create and monitor release schedules, resourceallocation, budgets, project costs and quality deliverables. You wouldbe involved in writing and management of test plans and reviewingfunctional requirement specifications. Primary objectives of the Release Manager: Coordinating with internal software development teams and liaising withclient release management teams to plan, manage and deliver quarterlysoftware releases across multiple implementations for a global client. About you: We are looking for an individual with a proven track record ofscheduling and controlling quality of software change to liveapplications. Experienced in creating and monitoring release schedules,resource allocation, budgets, project costs and quality of deliverables. Excellent organisational and time management skills. Business Knowledge of the finance and automotive industry an advantage Facilitating and managing client workshops. Reviewing functional requirement specifications. Proven ability to manage a software development team Experience of and involvement in the software developmentlifecycle/system implementation Experience in software requirements elicitation for financialsoftware. Proven analytical capabilities Ability to take ownership and be responsible for actions Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) Attention to detail, with ability to produce clear, concise documentation Ability to work as part of a team Self-motivated and able to work on own initiative Well-developed time management skills, with ability to work to tightdeadlines, whilst multi-tasking As a global market leader our business expands across the continentswhich may sometimes mean extended stays away from home, we know thisdoes not suit everyone but to remain the market leaders we believehaving the flexibility with our employees allows us to meet our evergrowing client needs. To apply for the Release Manager role, please click the Apply now button. - provided by Dice CHANGE MANAGEMENT