Product Release Manager

11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Release Manager Location - Newbury / M4 Corridor

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Product Release Manager within our Housing business. The role is responsible for ensuring that within the OPEN suite of products the software delivers the expected solutions and functionality to a high quality in a timely fashion, in line with strategic roadmap and contractual expectations of the business.

About Capita | Capita Software Services

We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

Capita Software Services is part of Capita plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions, with 75,000 staff across the UK, Europe, South Africa and India.

The primary function of the role is to work as the leader of projects requiring delivery of change or new implementations for the Housing customer base, ensuring the deliverables are produced to time, to budget, quality and with the resulting achievement of benefit to the business /client.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for on-time delivery of quality software in line with the Product Development Plan (PDP) and other roadmap, contractual and customer requests;
  • Manage a virtual Product Team for the delivery of specific development items, acting in a Product Owner capacity in an agile environment for the OPEN suite of products;
  • Liaise closely with the Development Manager and Product Delivery Manager and other product team resources regarding software changes and progress;
  • Report potential release issues to stakeholders and negotiate acceptable outcomes.
  • Collate and report on PDP tracking.

Your experience will include:

  • A sound knowledge of software development processes and experience in a release management role
  • An aptitude for written communication and an ability to produce documentation with ease
  • An ability to influence others regardless of position/seniority
  • An analytical approach to problem solving and business analysis skills
  • Project Management experience delivering on time and to budget with multi-tasking skills
  • Strong customer facing skills with the ability to represent the company in a confident and professional manner

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

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