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Release & Change Manager

Northampton, Northamptonshire
£500 to £525 Per Day
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Release & Change Manager

Inside IR356 months intilal contract£500-£530 per dayLocation: Northampton

The Release and Change Manager, reporting into the Implementation Manager is responsible for associated activities outlined within the Readiness & Implementation Management lifecycle, including scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the estate for multiple products using cloud- based technology to deploy code into Pre-Production, all Testing and Production environments.


  • Accountable for all readiness and implementation activity within defined operational standards and agreed performance targets ensuring all activity remains on track.
  • Accountable for all readiness and implementation documentation and scope associated to a release.
  • Ensuring the Release Definition Document (RDD) is maintained, Schedule of Events, Readiness, and
  • "Go/no Go" packs are created and that benefits realisation is understood.
  • Accountable for formal Go/no Go sessions with all clients and internal stakeholders
  • Accountable for the all activity associated to the release roadmap, aligning code drops for major release into test and production environments
  • Accountable for direct management and all activity carried out by Release and Readiness Analysts.
  • Responsible for all gateway approvals within the release life cycle ensuring all governance policies are adhered to.
  • Drive opportunities which improve quality and efficiencies within Release Management to enhance productivity within the department and across the business.
  • Assist the Change Delivery Lead with all internal and external stakeholder engagement surrounding release activity for defined packages of work.
  • Provide subject matter expertise and support to areas of the business in relation to the release management processes along with maintaining relationships with stakeholders.
  • Support Change Delivery Manager/Head of Release Management in the completion of defined tasks and responsibilities within service level agreements.


  • Experience in ICS Release Management.
  • Experience in managing multiple application releases within a multi-product environment including third party and client delivery.
  • Excellent understanding of the end to end Release Management Lifecycle in multiple technologies including cloud delivery.
  • Experience of managing third parties and clients as well as experience of leading multiple and complex Releases/Implementations is desirable.
  • Ability to determine the critical success factors (CSF) for a successful release/implementation and identify key performance indicators (KPI) to support
  • Strong Stakeholder Management including internal/external Senior Management.
  • Experience across IT & Business delivery.
  • Experiencing using IT change tools would be an advantage
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  • Job Reference: 702709793-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Sanderson
  • Location: Northampton, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £500 to £525 Per Day
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent