Digital Release Manager
Full-time, Competitive

Ref: 13123

Salary: Competitive

Hours: Full-time

Contracted Hours: 39

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Chester House, Epsom Ave, Handforth, Cheadle, Greater Manchester, SK9 3DF


Release / Test / Agile / Environment / ISTQB / Digital 

At Pets at Home Group we’re constantly adapting to transform pet care. Join us and work in a large scale Digital transformation programme that will help shape, build and deliver our next-generation holistic pet care service. By joining us you’ll create new ways to support pets and their owners to live happier lives together.  

As the Digital Release Manager, we’ll look to you to control programme of releases across the website, apps and instore ordering, ensuring that the activity fits in with the availability of resources and capacity. The current release schedule rolls out every month but this will increase in the near future to every 1-2 weeks. 

You will work closely with developers and third parties to ensure everything is ready to test before being released into the live environment. This role will contribute to our end goal of a fully personalised customer experience that integrates pet care across store, multi-channel and vets to deliver seamless service. The ambition, scale and variety of our work sets us apart, and we’re backed by unprecedented investment. 

You’ll have a strong track-record of Release Management, ideally in another large retail organisation (not essential) and a key attribute will be the ability to manage many diverse sets of stakeholders across different channels / projects.  

Key experience required includes: 

  • Previous release or project management experience, ideally in a digital function 

  • Advanced knowledge of the software development life cycle 

  • The ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams 

  • The successful candidate should ideally be ISTB qualified, working to Agile practices. 

Far more than a retailer, Pets at Home Group is the UK’s leading pet care specialist, fulfilling every possible pet and owner need, from food and accessories to grooming and vet services. Since 1991, we’ve been building a business around pets and their owners and we’ve set our sights on becoming the best pet care business in the world. Join us now and you can be part of that journey, developing your future as we develop ours. This is a place where you can take pride and passion in your work within an inspiring, professional team that’s focused on supporting pets and their owners to live happier lives together.  

We’re driven by the wellbeing of pets and we make sure we look after our people too. We depend on your commitment and innovation, and reward it with competitive pay and comprehensive benefits. Together we’ll create the future of pet care. 

Organisation: Pets at Home

Date Posted: 06-10-2020

Expiry Date: 23-10-2020