Release Manager

Sparta Global
Liverpool, UK
14 Jun 2019
19 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Summary of the work

Responsible for a wide range of Technical releases including management of resources detailed release/ plans, liaising with key stakeholders and suppliers for transition to live services.

Expected contract length Initially 6 Months (then up to 24 Months)

Location Liverpool

Organisation Government agency

Security Clearance SC Clearance is required. client will support

Who the specialist will work with

You'll be working with Project managers and suppliers to deliver a number of projects/ releases into Live Service.

What the specialist will work on

Main responsibilities include:
* Creating and enhancing release process across Transformation projects.
* Creating, maintaining and distributing road-map /project plans for forthcoming releases.
* Liaising with different delivery teams and sites to coordinate releases.
* Communicating with internal and external teams on forthcoming releases.
* Preparing the change management documentation to accompany a release.
* Being a point of contact for issues arising with a particular release.
* Providing regular status reports on a release and ad-hoc reports for the leadership team.

Essential skills and experience

· Proven ability in delivering Technical projects and products using the appropriate waterfall / agile project management methodologies.

· Experience working with Product/ Project Managers to define the roadmap / Project plan for any given product deliverables.

· Experience in leading the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team

· Experience in matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team

Nice-to-have skills and experience

· Stakeholder management expertise

· Presentational skills

· Experience of working in the government/public sector

· SC Clearance

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