RELEASE MANAGER

3 YEAR CONTRACT ROLE - MUST BE AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN
The Release Manager will work with the Delivery Stream Leads, Project Managers, Delivery Partners, and other stakeholders to support the Delivery Stream's release and vendor management activities.
Strong vendor management skillsets and experience are crucial for this role.
A key responsibility is to prioritise work items to be delivered by the vendor to ensure delivery objectives and timelines of multiple projects are met.
The role will also be expected to interact effectively across a diverse range of stakeholders to devise a release policy which can support a complex multi-year transformation program across a range of Cloud and On-Premise application platforms, leveraging vendor and partner teams with multiple projects delivered in various methodologies including agile and hybrid models.
To be successful in the role the Release Manager must be able to meet deadlines, sustain high quality outputs, marshal broad expertise towards common outcomes, and have a meticulous approach to project documentation and standards.
The Release Manager will be expected to operate as part of the team, across projects and streams, within the Program and adhere to a common project framework, including standard approaches to scheduling, finances and planning. Within the role there will be flexibility to influence those frameworks and utilize their expertise to enhance the overall outcomes of the program

Mandatory
Demonstrated achievement of delivery and release management roles in both the establishment and delivery phases of multi-year Technology refresh or transformation programs (Valued at over 100m)
Proven project delivery capability including overseeing multiple concurrent service providers and customer implementation teams
Demonstrated experience working with technically complex projects involving High volume transaction very large datasets and the integration of multiple Technologies

Desirable
Knowledge on repository management tools (like Gitlab, Jenkins, Github, Bamboo) to coordinate with Release Engineers of multiple projects within the stream
Experience of the release and configuration management features of HP QC/ALM, Cherwell etc
Experience in using service management tools like Service Now, Plutora, Confluence and Jira to leverage for delivery management and reporting