Project Services Contract
Release & Implementation Manager
The primary focus of the Release and Implementation Manager role is to ensure the successful delivery of software changes into production.
6 months rolling contract
Join a large banking and finance organization
Assist in implementation of critical IT platforms
Excellent opportunity to join a leading banking and finance organization in their Technology Delivery team based in Melbourne CBD. Work from home and flexible hours. Influence stakeholders and manage the release
The primary focus of the Release and Implementation Manager role is to ensure the successful delivery of software changes into production. Software releases typically comprise of multiple independent projects, enhancements, and production support fixes.
The Release and Implementation Manager needs to stay across the scope of each of the changes targeted for a given release and ensure that key readiness milestones are achieved. The role will work closely with the Project Managers, Portfolio Managers, business, and technical resources working on each of the changes to elicit the required inputs required to prepare the implementation run sheets.
To be successful in this role, the applicant should have excellent time management and prioritization skills as they will often be working on activities covering multiple release at varying delivery points in parallel.
Engage Business and Technology stakeholders to understand the scope of change for a given release
Work with technology and business teams to establish and execute implementation plans
Plan and coordinate the technical dress rehearsals
Prepare for and facilitate go/no-go meetings with Business and Technology stakeholders
Assess the dependencies within the platform ensuring that appropriate controls are in place for a successful implementation.
Coordinate the runsheet implementation on release days and ensure we remain compliant with IT change management guidelines
Represent in Change Approval Board (CAB) meetings
Engaging with the Enterprise Release team to register into relevant releases
Ensure our IT changes follows required IT Change Management processes and manage associated governance
Previous experience in a similar role, as a release and implementation manager in a large organization for 3 years
Minimum 5 years’ experience managing implementation of critical IT platforms in a busy agile/hybrid environment
Experience in managing releases within the financial services industry, interacting with stakeholder and creating proper release schedule
Applicants should have practical experience implementing technology change, with a strong understanding of the current processes and tools required to support system implementations in a DevOps environment.
Excellent communication, influencing and inter personnel skills
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Identity and residency checks is required. Eligible candidates need to be based in Melbourne.