Home Office – Her Majesty’s Passport Office – Release Manager

Closing date for applications: 20/06/2019
OVERVIEW OF ROLE
Specialist role
Product manager
Summary of the work
Responsible for a wide range of Technical releases including management of resources detailed release/ plans, liaising with key stakeholders and suppliers for transition to live services.
Latest start date
15/07/2019
Expected contract length
6 months. Might extend up to a total of 24 months depending on needs & performance
Location
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Home Office – Her Majesty’s Passport Office
Maximum day rate
£525 - £565
ABOUT THE WORK
Early market engagement
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Who the specialist will work with
You’ll be working with Project managers and suppliers to deliver a number of projects/ releases into Live Service.
What the specialist will work on
Main responsibilities include: • Creating and enhancing release process across HMPO Transformation projects. • Creating, maintaining and distributing road-map /project plans for forthcoming releases. • Liaising with different delivery teams and sites to coordinate releases. • Communicating with internal and external teams on forthcoming releases. • Preparing the change management documentation to accompany a release. • Being a point of contact for issues arising with a particular release. • Providing regular status reports on a release and ad-hoc reports for the leadership team.
WORK SETUP
Address where the work will take place
101 Old Hall Street Liverpool Merseyside
Working arrangements
Co-location with Project Team and Managers, and key stakeholders including supplies for face to face collaboration on the project delivery. Occasional travel to other HMPO sites may be required as part of deployments. Standard Government Terms and Conditions for Expenses as covered in the DOS Contract.
Security clearance
SC Clearance is required. HM Passport Office will support the clearance process
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Additional terms and conditions
We expect this engagement to be outside IR35; however status is assessed on a case-by-case basis. Standard Government Terms and Conditions for Expenses as covered in the DOS Contract.
EVALUATION CRITERIA
How many specialists to evaluate
3
Cultural fit criteria
Work in a multi-discipline team Can work with stakeholders with low technical expertise Able to manage own work tasks with minimal management Be transparent and collaborative Focus on delivery
Assessment methods
Work history Reference Interview
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 75% Cultural fit 5% Price 20%
EXPERIENCE
Essential skills and experience
  • Proven ability in delivering Technical projects and products using the appropriate waterfall / agile project management methodologies
  • Experience working with Product/ Project Managers to define the roadmap / Project plan for any given product deliverables
  • Experience in leading the collaborative, dynamic planning process - prioritising the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Experience in matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
Nice-to-have skills and experience
  • Stakeholder management expertise
  • Presentational skills
  • Experience of working in the government/public sector
  • SC Clearance

Closing date for applications: 20/06/2019

Home Office – Her Majesty’s Passport Office – Release Manager

Closing date for applications: 20/06/2019


Specialist role:

Product manager

Location:

North West England

Organisation:

Home Office – Her Majesty’s Passport Office

Maximum day rate:

£525 - £565

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