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Release Manager

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Up to £54105 per annum

  • Contact:

    Catherine

  • Contact email:

    Reading.web@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    HF4616_1540905033

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    29/11/2018

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Job Description

Release Manager
Thames Valley Park, Reading
Contract is until March 2020 initially

Brook Street is currently working on behalf of our Global IT Client to recruit a Release Manager. This is a contract role based in TVP, Reading until March 2020.

As a Brook Street contractor you will be entitled to 25 days holiday per annum, 8 days paid Bank Holidays pro rota, discounted gym membership, use of the onsite health facility, access to online learning and training, free parking and an excellent subsidised restaurant.

Salary: £54,150 per annum, based on experience, plus benefits

Job Description
As a Release Manager in the Global Publishing Group (GPG) we build effective business relationships with game publishers and developers, to prepare them effectively and proactively for the certification, release and lifecycle management of their games. In a constantly changing industry, we collaborate to identify trends and create consistently improved processes across all our platforms. This opportunity impacts the overall gaming experience for our customers and publishers.

This role demands someone who is a detail-oriented self-starter, great at prioritising and organising their deliverables, and has exceptional communication skills. You should excel at problem solving, breaking down complex issues into action plans and be willing to jump in to drive tasks to a successful conclusion. You should be comfortable working with partners at all levels both inside and outside of the company and be able to influence at multiple levels from peers to Senior Management.

Responsibilities
" Act as the primary contact between internal/external partners.
" Demonstrate accountability in fostering and maintaining strong and effective relationships.
" Oversee all aspects of a successful certification pass, communicating various aspects to publishers/developers.
" Be a willing student and teacher with your peers.
" Provide education to internal and external partners.
" Deliver tough messages diplomatically and quickly drive toward solutions
" Positively influence publishers/groups by effectively managing complex dates.
" Build and navigate a robust corporate network.
" Troubleshoot and solve complex problems of a mid-level technical nature.
" Drive change and efficiency with partners.
" Provide compelling business rationale to successfully resolve publisher issues/requests and drive future improvements.

Candidate Requirements
The ideal candidate will be:
" 3-5 years of Technical experience, Project or Program Management preferred.
" A passion for the gaming industry.
" Familiar with the gaming community/platforms and scenarios that might influence publisher product release decisions.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:
" Bachelor`s Degree or equivalent experience required.
" History of making important business decisions with confidence and persuading others.
" Ability to scope problems by identifying key issues, inputs, stakeholders, and outcomes.
" Excellent problem resolution and decision-making skills.
" Strong time-management skills with the ability to handle fluctuating priorities and projects in a consistent manner without a decline in performance or advocacy.
" Strong aptitude for effective computer-based tools utilisation.

Deadline for CV submission: Friday 2nd November @ 11.00am

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