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Senior Release & Deployment Manager - ITIL

Job Title: Senior Release & Deployment Manager - ITIL
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Nottingham
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Salary: £460 per day umbrella
Start Date: Sept/Oct 2017
Reference: JD%2FC%2F17042
Contact Name: Jackie Dean
Contact Email: jackie.dean@gsatechsource.com
Job Published: August 25, 2017 11:04

Job Description

Senior Release and Deployment Manager required with solid recent experience in a Service Management environment, specifically with Release and Deployment Management for 5 month contact in Nottingham.

The purpose of the Senior Release & Deployment Manager role is to continually drive forward and optimise the Release & Deployment Management processes, promoting the highest level of quality in a technology implementation / release, controlling overall release effort –managing cross team dependencies and accounting for all business priorities in defining, constructing, certifying, and scheduling an application / change release into the testing and production environments respectively.

The role holder is responsible for planning and scheduling the deployment of releases to deliver new functionality in alignment with business priorities, whilst ensuring minimal disruption to the business and existing services. The role holder works closely with the Change and Transition Planning and Service Testing and Readiness teams, taking a holistic view of changes to services to ensure that all technical aspects of a release are considered and ensuring that appropriate communication channels are being leveraged to inform stakeholders the release schedule

Essential

• Experience of developing and implementing Release and Deployment Management processes and procedures, monitoring effectiveness and driving process improvement
• Appropriate level of knowledge of Change Management
• In depth experience of all aspects of IT services delivery
• Experience of delivery in a complex multi-vendor supply chain with a mix of internally and externally sourced service provision.
• Management experience of working in a major business service organisation in the public sector;
• Experience of managing teams, both directly and virtually, in a matrix structure environment;
• Experience with Project Management in an Agile environment would be advantageous.
• A wide understanding of operational requirements e.g. business continuity, seasonal periods and scheduling
• ITIL V3 Intermediate 

Desirable

• Lean Six Sigma methodology experience
• ITIL expert v3

CV Submission Deadline: Tuesday 29th August @ 17:00 pm

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