Programme Manager/ Release Train Manager

Programme Manager/ Release Train Manager
  • Competitive
    ANNUM
  • Contract
  • Scotland, UK GBR EH3 5PP
Job Ref: BBBH124208
Sector: PMO & project management
Date Added: 24 January 2023

My banking client based in Edinburgh require a Programme Manager/ Release Train Manager on an initial 6-month contract to help deliver on an exciting project. Responsible for the development and maintenance of the release train including the preparation and review of release & environment strategy; plans & estimation; management of interdependencies; providing cross-team synchronisation ensuring teams have a clear understanding of how their work helps the customer. Leads and facilitates the planning readiness of teams by facilitating and fostering the preparation of release and sprint vision and goals and work pipelines and facilitating pre and post planning meetings. Leads and facilitates synchronisation and dependency meeting across teams, value streams and domains. Assists with execution and delivery of business outcomes / Features and Capabilities through completion tracking and metric reporting, escalates and tracks impediments as required. Key Responsibilities Responsible for the development and maintenance of the release train including the preparation and review of release & environment strategy; plans & estimation; management of interdependencies; providing cross-team synchronization ensuring teams have a clear understanding of how their work helps the customer. Leads on continuous improvement across delivery via various channels (improving or removing manual steps, enhancing the deployment and management phases of the development lifecycle) through agile coaching, inspect and adapt workshops, proactive assessment of alternative delivery approaches and active contribution to release and environment best practice. Demonstrably improving release train agility and value to end state customers. Leads and facilitates the planning readiness of teams by facilitating and fostering the preparation of release and sprint vision and goals and work pipelines and facilitating pre and post planning meetings. Responsible for the management and optimisation of the flow of business value delivery of programmes using agile tools and techniques.

  • Job Description Join us as a Release Train Manager
    • This is a unique opportunity to join a fast paced and Agile team, responsible for aligning the vision, planning, and interdependencies of many teams by providing cross-team or domain synchronisation of the portfolio delivery and domain pipeline.
    • With no two days the same, you'll have the chance to be a true servant leader and help ensure consistent Agile delivery at scale.
    • In this exciting role, you'll enjoy regular engagements with key stakeholders as well as the opportunity to build your network across the bank.
    • Enhancing deployment and management phases of the development lifecycle, including through Agile coaching and active contribution to release and environment best practice.
    • Facilitating and fostering the preparation of release and sprint vision, goals and work pipelines and facilitating pre and post planning meetings.
    • Building and communicating release calendars and iterative planning cycles and synchronising with other release train managers across domains.
    • Aggregating the programme release objectives into value streams release objectives where they exist and publishing them for visibility and transparency.
    • Assisting with the economic decision-making by facilitating estimation by teams and the roll up to programme and portfolio levels.
    • Expert level knowledge and proficiency with scaled Agile and P3M tools and methodologies spanning value stream, portfolio, programme and team levels.
    • The ability to prioritise and sequence tasks that are to be delivered by the feature teams.
    • Strong servant leadership capabilities along with the ability to create and share a vision in-line with the bank's.
    • Strong stakeholder skills with the ability to influence both business and technical partners.
    • Experience of running multiple matrix managed teams.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnerships, pregnancy or maternity or age

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23/02/2023 10:54:59
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Contact Consultant:
Max Bendle

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