Release & Implementation Manager


Release & Implementation Manager


The primary focus of the Release and Implementation Manager role is to ensure the successful delivery of software changes into production.

Melbourne WFH/CBD

6 months rolling contract

Join a large banking and finance organization

Assist in implementation of critical IT platforms


The Opportunity

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 Role

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.


The Focus

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


Next Step

Hit the apply now button or email your resume to [email protected]

Identity and residency checks is required. Eligible candidates need to be based in Melbourne.


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