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Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Northampton

Description

Release Manager - 90222962
Primary Location:UK-Northamptonshire-Northampton
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:22 Feb 2019 - Ongoing
Description
 
Digital Release Manager 
Northampton

Channels Engineering has more than 1000 employees and is responsible for delivering a seamless, end-to-end technology solution to its clients, supporting the vision and strategy for Technology & Operations across Barclays. Our mandate is to drive digital simplification and mass automation for our customers & colleagues, enabled by a relentless commitment to a number of key priorities: simplify our technology estate, optimize the way we work, automate customer and colleague journeys, standardize and automate our controls and drive the digital strategy.  This focus is underpinned by two fundamental principles: protect our service; and inspire, empower, develop and reward our people.


What will you be doing?
Plan, coordinate and supervise all activities related to the deployment of a release for an application
Liaise with project managers to identify and engage the right resources needed to ensure the success of release(s).
lead multiple component teams in the delivery of software releases 
To build and maintain good client relationships, working closely with project managers to ensure effective delivery within the required timescales and budget.
To build and maintain good stakeholder relationships in line with stakeholder map.
Responsible for scoping, planning, and forecasting of a release
Responsible for managing releases to approved budgets and commitments
What we’re looking for:
Experience operating as a Release Manager within an Agile environment 
Experience of responsive web delivery 
Strong stakeholder management and negotiation skills.
Experience of working with Scrum teams.
Skills that will help you in the role:
Exposure and an understanding of Business and IT Service Change Management.
Strong communication skills and excellent attention to detail.
Experience of working with 3rd party suppliers both on and offshore particularly
Where will you be working?
Barclays Northampton is an operation of vast scale, with a huge influence and impact on the financial services industry and on the lives of millions of British people. Here, we process 18 million transactions worth more than £700 million every day. This couldn’t be possible without the collaboration between all our teams – from tech, marketing, functions, and operations – and the global partnerships our Northampton colleagues have. Our environmentally friendly office is within 5 minutes of the local town, easily accessible from the M1, and we run frequent shuttlebuses to and from Northampton train station.


Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays/who-we-are/ for more details. 

Our Values 
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.
 

About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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