Description and Requirements

We are looking for a Release Manager with a strong technical background to manage fortnightly technical implementations for the programme. The ideal candidate will be bring in-depth understanding of digital technologies and process preferably in a retail or technology environment.

Market Overview:

Bristol is home to over 300 people who work across Software and Owner Experience functions. The site has fantastic views of Bristol and is a modern collaborative space offering great access to cafes, shops, restaurants and transport links. The site is within easy reach of both the Cotswolds and cities like Bath and Swindon along the M4 corridor.

Function Overview:

Dyson’s Global IT applications service has end to end accountability for the design, delivery and support of all business applications enabling Dysons global commercial, operational and enterprise business process. Forming a large proportion of the IT Function, the team are arranged into investment areas including Owner Experience & Retail, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Finance & compliance and People and collaboration.

Accountabilities:

  • Ensure releases are delivered on time with quality.
  • Developing, owning, maintaining and communicating an integrated and detailed release schedule.
  • Co-ordination of release dependencies along with pro-active identification and resolution of bottlenecks, risks and Issues.
  • Review daily test result execution and defect status to understand impact upon Releases.
  • Run technical implementations, making the right calls swiftly during an issue
  • Co-ordinate planned outages with business stakeholders.
  • Run release Go/No-Go sessions.
  • Adhere to planning and control standards established by the PMO (reporting, reviews, meetings, resource planning, budget management).
  • Support continuous learning and improvement activities to identify areas that should be refined.
  • Able to manage 3rd party deliverables.

Skills:

  • Experience in a Digital environment
  • Technical background of digital technologies, such as Jira & Confluence
  • Proven experience of running global releases and working to tight deadlines

Benefits Overview:

  • Day rate