Release and Implementation Manager - 18month FTC

60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual
14 Jan 2022
17 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Release and Implementation Manager

18 month FTC

GBP65k plus benefits


A fantastic opportunity has just become available for an Implementation Manager in Edinburgh/Dundee/hybrid working for a well known and reputable financial service client who need an experienced implementation specialist to ensure all change is landed successfully.

The key responsibilities will be:

  • Successfully manage releases across multiple technologies and functions
  • Define and establish a release roadmap, considering the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Implement and manage a robust release management framework
  • Manage environments across all phases of the development lifecycle, ensuring allocation to support delivery plans
  • Ensure any issues or down time of environments is managed and communicated to stakeholders effectively
  • Interface and communicate with project team, management, stakeholders, partner, and suppliers
  • Work with programme and project managers to ensure all activity is completed in accordance to release governance
  • Work with project teams to ensure appropriate implementation artefacts are produced and used during the release lifecycle e.g. Runbooks, Command & Control documentation
  • Manage the immediate post live period, ensuring incidents are raised, triaged & resolved in a timely manner
  • Undertake post implementation reviews, ensuring any lessons are fed back into the release management framework

The skills they are looking for are:

  • Extensive implementation experience
  • Knowledge of wealth management platforms - FNZ, Bravura etc
  • Experience of managing complex releases with multiple technology and business deliverables
  • Project and programme management in the UK Financial Services industry
  • Experience of managing environments in a complex matrix organisation (including 3rd parties - essential
  • Strong customer/stakeholder management
  • Experience of managing in-house and external project teams

If this sounds like a role you would succeed in, please do not hesitate to get in touch. You can contact me direct on or email me at