Release Manager

Category: Project Management
City: London, England - London, United Kingdom
Position ID: J1019-2353
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description

Be part of something rewarding! Do you want to take control of your future? Are you ready for the responsibility of working with high profile clients in the world’s most exciting industries? Do you want to take your career to the next level as part of one of the big five IT and business process firms in the world and get a direct stake in its success?
Our Financial Service BU is looking for a Release Manager to come and join CGI (a Top Employer in the UK) to work within a highly skilled team across all CGI regions

Your future duties and responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be working across the business and technology to deliver frequent, fast, resilient and secure releases. You will work with different Client and CGI stakeholders and teams to address risks, assumptions, issues and dependencies to facilitate release planning, execution and reporting.
You will have performed as a Senior Project Manager or above in sizable successful programmes.
You will drive continuous process improvement to achieve frequent code deployments, faster lead time from commit to deploy, faster mean time to recover from downtime and lower change failure rate.
You will contribute to the Deliverable Analysis tracker – liaising with other Project and Release managers as required.
You will notify the Collaborating Engagement Manager, Global Release Manager and the Global Project Manager of discrepancies in planning, and submits recommendations to resolve these issues;
You will be proficient at succinct timely status reporting across the whole Delivery Team, using status reporting & escalation processes defined for the engagement.
You will contribute to Change request Creation and engages in synergy review of CR’s that affect your release.
You will be available for occasional international travel in the fulfillment of your duties.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Clearly identify the essential qualification vs the desired qualifications
Commercial and Financial background highly desirable. Trade Knowledge desirable

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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