Release Manager

Posted 23 November 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineIT General

Job description

Our client, a Global Consulting Company that has been awarded Global Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year, is currently seeking a Release Manager to work on one of the largest retail giants within Australia.

Essential Skills

  • Accountable for all the releases in Supply Chain domain called Vendor Systems.
  • Accurate documentation needed for change and release preparation with well-defined checklists.
  • Preparing release plan with all stake holders and agreeing to the schedule and tag it to the IT change.
  • Make sure Entry/Exit criteria and process checkpoints are completed before Golive implementation
  • Build and develop IT Release Calendar with all dependencies sorted.
  • Preparing IT change including risk and impact assessments and tagging Affected and relevant Associated CI (Configuration Item) to the change
  • Accountable to prepare end-end implementation sheet with clearly defined dependencies and sequencing activities.
  • Conduct Release Readiness reviews, Milestone Reviews, and Business Go/No-Go reviews
  • Making sure of presenting changes in CAB (Change Advisory Board) with detailed information and take any questions from the CAB approvers.
  • Managing Release conflicts as vendor systems always have releases weekly, Monthly and adhoc basis.
  • Understand and tag proper incidents/problems numbers to the release.
  • Release comms at regular intervals to the stakeholders after defining Stakeholder's list.
  • Conduct resource planning for every release and block their calendars.
  • Management of rigorous analysis of change impacts and associated risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies for the change process across the respective groups (Internal and external stakeholders/partners)
  • Manage and continually enhancing change performance reviews and metrics reporting.
  • Managing complete release cycle via Jira and Service Now Integration
  • Weekly Release status reporting to senior management
  • Triaging any issues pot deployment during business verification with appropriate technical teams/vendors/stakeholders
  • Validate Release scope and deployment package.

Benefits of working for the company are:

  • Work with a team of professionals
  • Long term projects
  • Huge upskill opportunities working with a variety of projects
  • High retention rate
  • High growth potential
  • Work with Fortune 500 clients

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Jennifer Bohm on 02 9464 5518 or email: and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.