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Release Manager ‎


Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:             Release Manager
Location:             Stoke Gifford, Bristol + Hybrid Working
Compensation:   £39,408.00 - £44,044.00 + Benefits
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF53931


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Release Manager at our Babcock Technology Centre site.


The role
As a Release Manager, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary, where you will be primarily responsible for the Release Management process which includes scheduling, coordinating and the management of releases across the enterprise. 

You will have a detailed understanding of ISO20000 or ITIL processes, and exceptional knowledge of the systems development lifecycle. You’ll be adaptable and won’t be phased by changing priorities, actively seeking new ideas and techniques to take us forward into the future. 


Responsibilities as Release Manager will also include:


  • The handling and assurance of all releases in order to minimize the impact upon service quality and day-to-day operations of the organization.
  • Working with the Senior Management Team to assure and improve the release process and practices associated with the ISO20000 standard.
  • Measuring and monitoring progress to ensure application releases are delivered on time and that they meet or exceed expectations.
  • Participating in Change Advisory Board (CAB) meetings to discuss release scope and/or roadblocks
  • Defining and measuring success metrics.


This role is full time - 36 hours per week and will be based on site at Babcock Technology Centre with hybrid working from home arrangements. 


Essential experience of the Release Manager:

  • Detailed understanding of ISO20000 and ITIL processes.
  • Exceptional knowledge of systems development lifecycle
  • Able to meet operational deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, coupled with attention to detail.
  • Proven record in creating, reviewing, documenting & improving processes/work instructions
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical stakeholders.


Qualifications for the Release Manager:
We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Please note that this position is subject to national security vetting. The successful candidate must be a sole UK national who is able to satisfy Ministry of Defence security requirements (this may include obtaining SC, NNPPI or Developed Vetting (DV) level of security clearances). 


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Babcock International 
For over a century Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities, and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date:  14/12/2023



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