Change and release manager: skills they need

The career framework sets out the skills required for change and release managers working in government.



This is the standardised cross-government guidance for the change and release manager role. The guidance will be iterated further as the IT operations community evolves.

There are 2 other roles ‘levels’ in change and release management:

Find out about the other specialist roles in the Digital, Data and Technology profession.

Published 23 March 2017
Last updated 4 April 2017 + full page history
  1. Version 2 of this guidance contains updated capabilities and some remapping of Civil Service competencies to the job role.
  2. First published.