Release Manager (Contract) - Leading Financial Institution

  • £550/day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Orbis Consultants
  • 14 Aug 17

We are currently assisting our client, a leading financial institution, in the search for a Release Manager to oversee operational releases using formalised project processes and procedures, managing internal stakeholder to deliver technical project dependencies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with IT Operations and project resources to plan analysis work and highlight risks and issue.
  • Ensure a detailed and fully documented production handover (OAC).
  • Ensure weekly reporting is maintained showing progress against outstanding milestones, status, resource requirements, issues, risks and dependencies.
  • Organise Implementation Planning Meetings.
  • Oversee and coordinate change and release management activities including completion of relevant documentation (run books).
  • Organise IT Operations resource management.
  • Maintain Environments Log
  • Liaise with test teams and obtain sign-offs and evidence.
  •  Early life support transition over the production go live weekends in conjunction with the incident management team.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Experience working within Financial Services and an in-depth knowledge of Financial Markets.
  • Knowledge of MiFID II.
  • Strong ITIL knowledge essential.
  • Experience working on concurrent project releases and/or operational transitions.