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Release Manager - Luton - Up to £55,000

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    Luton, Bedfordshire

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    Information Technology

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    £45000.00 - £55000 per annum

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    Vikki Bayfield

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    over 1 year ago

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Release Manager - Luton - Up to £55,000

Our client a global e-commerce organisation who operate in over 180 countries and had a revenue over 20 Billion EUR last year, are actively seeking a Release Manager to join their team based in Luton.


  • As a Release Manager you will ensure the releases, are aligned to the release milestones, ensuring that any changes maintain the release integrity.
  • You will gather demand for the release from various sources and agree the main content of release with product owners, testers, project managers and development teams.
  • Where there are contentions, you will escalate the issue appropriately to ensure it is resolved.
  • You will work with the Development teams and Test teams to ensure any "fix" plans align with your timelines and can be tested in the right environment.
  • Throughout the release you will work with the Infrastructure teams to ensure you secure the right environments at the appropriate scale for your releases needs.

Essential Skills:

  • A proven track record in project or programme delivery
  • Technical acumen and experience of on prem, cloud and SaaS based services
  • ITIL or similar IT Service Delivery processes
  • Capable and confident communicator, owning communication of the release (including status of the release, agreed scope, software versions etc.)
  • Release Resourcing - support resourcing and resourcing issues to ensure the success of the release
  • Risk and Impact Analysis - Identify and work with targets, dependencies and constraints
  • Ability to see the big picture, analyse complex delivery schedules and evaluate ways to meet expectations; including alignment to Business Change Management and the Release Pipeline
  • Build relationships with Environment Management, ensuring scheduling alignment for deployment and partnership relating to actions and issues
  • Manage major issues / defects across Dry-run (Confidence Testing) and Go-live Weekends
  • Lead Daily Stand-ups and similar of IT and Business Stakeholders
  • Deliver Release Assurance, including Release Readiness, Gate Reviews and Lessons Learned to ensure the Release Management process continues to evolve

If this Release Manager role is of interest, then please apply with an up to date CV.

Release Manager - Luton - Up to £55,000