IT Change Manager

Location: Spalding, Lincolnshire

Contract Type: Permanent

Business Area: Bakkavor Ltd – IT

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000


We're the biggest name you've never heard of. You've probably eaten our food- you just didn't realise it. Because as global leaders in the fresh prepared food industry with over 19,000 employees, we create innovative products, including meals, soups, dips, salads, desserts, pizzas and bread for customers including Tesco, M&S, Sainsbury's and Waitrose in the UK. Our customers include Harris Teeter and Home Chef in the US, and in China, we make food for Starbucks, Yum! and Pret. We're ambitious. We're full of ideas. And we're ready for more people who share our passion for quality to join us.


IT Change Manager


A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an IT Change Manager to join our Information Services Team.


As Change and Release Lead, you will be responsible for managing changes and releases into the production environment - ensuring that risk and impact is fully understood and mitigated appropriately.


In this busy and exciting role, you will hold responsibility for maintaining the configuration databases, Change and Release schedules - keeping them up to date and accurate, in line with agreed quality standards and communicated to relevant stakeholders.


Working with delivery and operational teams to ensure service / product changes and releases are appropriately managed whilst overseeing the Change Control Process and Release Management Process will be top of your agenda.


About you


Ideally, you will be educated to bachelor degree level and be holding a relevant professional qualification or alternatively a relevant IT apprenticeship qualification at Level 4 and RITTech, with additional experience.


Practical knowledge of Change, Release and Configuration Management systems, including the monitoring of strengths and weaknesses will be key, as will a working knowledge of an organisation's policy framework, management structure and reporting procedures for the configuration management environment.


You will be able to evidence practical involvement in all stages of the information systems life cycle -from feasibility through to support and will have previous involvement in some of the stages of the development life cycle, including risk and service management activities.


If you have excellent communication skills with substantial experience in dealing with internal and external users and a passion for IT service delivery, this could be the perfect role for you.


What you can expect from us


When joining us you can expect a highly competitive rewards package including group pension, bonus, private medical insurance, and other flexible benefits - alongside excellent career progression prospects across the Bakkavor group.




Bakkavor is the leading provider of fresh prepared food in the UK, with a growing international presence in the US and China. We are number one in the UK in the four product categories of meals, salads, desserts and pizza & bread, providing high-quality, fresh, healthy and convenient food. Our customers include every major UK grocery retailer, including Tesco, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury's and Waitrose, and some of the world’s best-known food brands. We have over 19,000 employees, our headquarters are in London and we have 23 factories in the UK, 5 in the US and 9 in China.


Category:  Information Technology

Spalding, GB

Date:  15-Sep-2022