Monarch Recruitment Limited

IT Deployment Manager

IT Deployment, Deployment Manager, Go Live, Project Manager, Prince 2, ITIL,

Clearance: SC Clearance
SC clearance is essential for this opportunity.

All applicants must either have current SC clearance or be able to obtain it.

Due to the urgent start date for this vacancy candidates who hold current SC clearance or who have held it in the past will have a distinct advantage.

What the IT Deployment Manager will work on     

- Creating a deployment specific ‘Go-Live Readiness Checklist’ (based on a generic template for the service concerned), agreeing the required activities and responsibilities with the Project/Release Manager and managing those activities through to completion 
- Arranging and managing an internal ‘Go/No-Go’ Decision Point with the HOB Programme Director and key stakeholders including supplier(s) 
- Liaison with the Project Manager and supplier(s) to understand the scope, impacts and timescales of the proposed change 
- Managing all business related communications through a structured Communications Plan 
- As and when required, to secure commercial cover to enable third party suppliers to support the deployment 
- To ensure that all relevant documentation has been completed to the required standard and has been entered into the change record in the service management tool 
- To manage the Release Approvals Process for the Programme, working closely with the supplier(s) and Home Office Technology Release Assurance Manager to ensure that the change enters the HOT Change Management Process and receives timely implementation approval 
- To be accountable for and manage the deployment/cutover into live service, either on site with the supplier or working remotely, being responsible for the decision to proceed on the day, monitoring progress against the
- Technical Implementation Plan, managing checkpoints identified in the Cutover Plan, issuing real time progress updates, dealing with escalations as required and handing over to Service Management upon successful completion of the change 
- Sending stakeholder communications and updating the change record upon completion of the change

Skills and experience

- Experience in delivering major projects and programme environments
- Exposure to IT deployment and cutover implementation 
- Customer care, continuous improvement, risk management, communication and stakeholder engagement skills


- Prince 2 
- ITIL Foundation

IT Deployment, Deployment Manager, Go Live, Project Manager, Prince 2, ITIL, 

  • Start: Immediate
  • Duration: 9 Month Contract
  • Rate: £400 to £500 Per: day
  • Location: Croydon,England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Monarch Recruitment Limited
  • Contact: Anil Najran
  • Tel: 0121 237 3349
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: ITDEPLOGOV1
  • Posted: 2016-10-05 12:52:01 -

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