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Release Manager

£39408 - £44044 per annum
Closing date
15 Dec 2023

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Release Manager
Location: Stoke Gifford, Bristol
Compensation: £39,408 - £44,044
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF53931

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Release Manager at our Babcock Technology Centre site.

The role

As a Release Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary, where you will be primarily responsible for the Release Management process which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise.

You will have a detailed understanding of ISO20000 or ITIL processes, and exceptional knowledge of the systems development lifecycle. You'll be adaptable and won't be phased by changing priorities, actively seeking new ideas and techniques to take us forward into the future.

Responsibilities as Release Manager will also include:

  • The handling and assurance of all releases in order to minimize the impact upon service quality and day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Working with the Senior Management Team to assure and improve the release process and practices associated with the ISO20000 standard.
  • Measuring and monitoring progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations.
  • Participating in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks.
  • Defining and measuring success metrics.

This role is a full time, permanent role - 36 hours per week and will be based on site at Babcock Technology Centre with hybrid working from home arrangements.

Essential experience of the Release Manager:

  • Detailed understanding of ISO20000 and ITIL processes.
  • Exceptional knowledge of systems development lifecycle.
  • Able to meet operational deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, coupled with attention to detail.
  • Proven record in creating, reviewing, documenting & improving processes/work instructions.
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Qualifications for the Release Manager:

We value difference and we don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.

Please note that this position is subject to enhanced national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances).

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity.

Babcock International

For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing Date: 29/11/2023


Be Part of Something Big.

From supporting national defence to saving lives and protecting communities, Babcock provides critical, complex engineering services in the UK and internationally.

Babcock delivers vital services and manages complex assets on behalf of their customers across three key markets; defence, emergency services and civil nuclear. You could be part of this, leveraging their technology, expertise, infrastructure and assets to ensure delivery for their customers, for whom failure is not an option.

Career Opportunities at Babcock

Working for Babcock will give you the opportunity to develop your career, with fantastic prospects for promotion, along with the ability to learn transferrable skills and earn nationally recognised qualifications.

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