Our client is responsible for the delivery of a major System. This includes application maintenance and enhancement and business / system operations and support. As part of this effort, MFS provides updates to the system, "Releases". Each Release is managed by a Project Manager. Our client typically has several releases running concurrently. These projects typically run 6-12 months in duration.
Our client is looking for a Project/Release Manager to be accountable for the successful delivery of these releases. This Management position reports directly to the Director of Information Systems, who is responsible for Release Management, Application Engineering Development and Test and Data Center and Production Operations.
Overall management of the Release Managers
Management of the budget/schedule processes
On time and within budget delivery of the releases
Manage risks and dependencies associated with the releases
Communicate overall release status, risks and issues to both internal and external stakeholders
Manage relationships between the Release Managers and other parts of the program
Negotiate and plan all release activities
Conduct release reviews including business reviews with external stakeholders
Continue to implement improvements to the release management process
Maintenance of the release management plan
Perform other duties as assigned by leadership
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience:
Top Three Skills:3-5 years of experience with the following:
1. Release management (specifically enhancement releases)
2. Full understanding of the SDLC
3. Ability to deliver to a schedule
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