Cutover Release Manager

Job Title: Cutover Release Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Salary: $90000 - $120000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-12-16
Reference: JO-1912-98893
Contact Name: Brittany Kyle (TECH)
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 16, 2019 17:19

Job Description

Our client is a well known organisation within the Utilities Sector. Based in the Melbourne CBD they are one of Australia's leading Utilities organisation, working every day to make energy more affordable, more sustainable, smarter and easier. 
Cutover Relaese Manager to join a major transformation project on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.

The role will support the successful planning and execution of IT cutovers and multiple go live activities for a major program of work. 

We need a candidate who has experience performing the following tasks:

  • Develop cutover plan documents, detailing the approach to the technical and business/markets cutover(s) including trial conversions, dress rehearsals, industry testing/trials and operational plans;  assist in the preparation and delivery of  presentations to impacted audience
  • Help engage with Business Units to provide balanced advice on cutover readiness and activities, dealing with vendors necessary to support cutover
  • Set up processes and governance around the cutover event, develop and consolidate rehearsal/cutover/fall-back plans and checklists, cutover entry/exit and go/no go criteria
  • Assist in the development of a project plan and provide ongoing reporting to ensure cutover related activities have the required support structure in place, and transition to BAU is planned and executed
  • Assist in the setup and management of the Command Centre including set up of rosters, logistics and the integration of problem reporting and tracking into the existing structures.
  • Assist in successful handovers to business operations and IT support for the various cutovers within the program.
  • Experience working on multiple releases; software changes, data migration, database upgrades.

To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Brittany Kyle on 03 9929 9533, quoting ref no. JO-1912-98893. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at