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


Release Manager - 90226842
Primary Location:UK-Cheshire-Knutsford
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:22 Mar 2019 - Ongoing
Job Title:  Release Manager
Location: Radbroke

As a member of the Customer Contact team you will be joining a dynamic group that look after the end to end delivery of technology across the entire Barclays Contact Centre estate.  We architect, build, develop and release software and infrastructure for core voice platforms, speech and IVR applications and other customer interaction channels (e.g. Chat, Video) to give our customers and agents a consistent cross channel experience.

What will you be doing?

• Product Road Mapping - Accountable for the delivery of Product Roadmaps / Releases for future direction of the product.
• Supply and Demand Management – Receive incoming demand from Release Lead and responsible for all supply and demand of work into a large team
• Oversee all the service offerings of the release management e.g. setting up of Release calendars and Release plans, Managing Release related artefacts
• Work with the Release Lead in order to setup team objectives that reflect department strategies and improves the services.
• Improve processes and ensure best practices are up to date with the team
• Ensure no single point of failures in the team and there is continuity in providing the required services for the customers.
• Foresee risks and create risk management solutions as appropriate.
• Create product release schedule

What we’re looking for:

• Good hands-on experience of release management, deployment and Change management tools
• Good understanding on common infrastructure components and how they fit together and interact
• Experience in leading a team with people management skills. Coupled with this, the candidate should come across as calm intelligent and articulate with a strong telephone manner
• Be able to demonstrate examples of innovation and enhancement in their assignments.

Skills that will help you in the role:

• Previous contact centre experience
• Previous  experience within finance

Where will you be working?

We are set in the beautiful countryside of Knutsford, and have lots to on offer to our employees including: Dress down code every day, an onsite gym, remote working, Starbucks, family fun days, Astro turf, Tennis courts and much more. We also offer a free shuttle bus service from Knutsford train station to the site in the morning and from the site back to the train station in the evening.
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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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