Description

Evelyn Partners are the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group. With £56 billion of assets under management (as of November 2021), we rank as the third-largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the sixth-largest professional services firm ranked by fee income (source: Accountancy Age 50+50 rankings, 2021).

We are driven by our purpose to place the power of good advice into more hands for both individuals and businesses. Our purpose is supported by our 3 core values:

Personal — we treat you as an individual

Partnership — we go further together

Performance — we strive for more

 

What will you be doing?

This role is to work with the application release coordinator to manage all aspects of application delivery an management through the Tilney Smith & Williamson environment

The Application Release specialist will be responsible for discovery, testing, scheduling, coordinating and releasing applications and upgrades across the Tilney Smith & Williamson estate. 

The role will work closely with the business, the end user computing team and third-party packagers.

 

As an Application release Specialist, some of your responsibilities will be:

  • Scheduling, coordinating and managing software releases across the organisation
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to the release process
  • Liaising with business units for specific software requirements.
  • Tracking software upgrades, both inflight and back log
  • Creation of an application roadmap covering Line of business applications across all Business Units, documenting busy periods and anticipated release dates.
  • Identify risks and issues for application migrations and provide effective mitigations
  • Work with Change Initiative / Project Managers on large software upgrades

 

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders with an appreciation of and focus on customer needs
  • Ability to influence peers and stakeholders and negotiate with 3rd parties
  • Thorough understanding of ITIL Processes, specifically Change Management, Release Management and Configuration Management
  • Proven track record in service delivery / operations and project / programme delivery
  • Strong analytical skills, results driven, proactive and manages risk
  • Ability to understand complex issues and translate them to non-technical terms, and lead them through to resolution

 

As a colleague here at Evelyn Partners, you will have access to benefits that include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Hybrid working model (role dependent)
  • Generous holiday package
  • Option to purchase additional holiday
  • Shared parental leave

 

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings, representative of our society and clients.  We are committed to providing a work environment where all colleagues, regardless of identity, background, or circumstance, feel respected as individuals and feel that they can achieve their full potential and work in a safe, supportive, and inclusive environment.

If you need any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please let your recruiter know.