Programme Test Manager

Posted on Jul 3, 2019 by CV-Library

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Wholesale Trade
Immediate Start
£60k - £70k Annual
Full-Time
Programme Test Manager

A HIGHLY FLEXIBLE APPROACH TO WORK + ABILITY TO WORK FROM ANY LOCATION IN THE UK

NO SPONSORSHIP FOR NON UK RESIDENTS AS SECURITY CLEARANCE IS NEEDED

You will join the largest IT Services company in the UK and be on site at one of their prestigious clients based in Milton Keynes for a 5 year programme.

You will lead a complex Test Programme and the subsequent Release Management into a live production. The Programme is being stood up to implement a major update to the Asset Management process. This will support moving it from a reactive to predictive way of working to reduce service affecting failures. The Programme Test Manager will shape, evolve and deliver testing and Release as part of an overall Programme Team to support successful delivery into Operations.

Programme Test Manager

The Programme Test Manager will have full responsibility and accountability for the delivery of complex, large scale, testing programmes which includes closely monitoring quality, testing budgets (forecast v actuals), sales, customer satisfaction, innovation and continuous improvement. You will typically have managerial responsibilities for larger teams.

You will have project experience in any one of the following or more:

1. Asset Management systems

2. Data analytics

3. Engineering Infrastructure

4. Data migration

5. Cloud hosted applications

Experience:

 Minimum of 7 years testing experience with at least two test management assignments of significant size and value

 Excellent understanding of the full SDLC and Waterfall, hybrid and Agile frameworks

 Experienced in delivering presentations with impact which generate buy in from the customer

 Able to provide 'thought leadership' to customers and colleagues on new solutions or ideas to drive test excellence and efficiency

 Experience of setting up projects in a test management tool, e.g. HP Quality Centre, JIRA, TFS

 Test / 3rd Party Assurance

Programme Test Manager

Responsibilities:

The Programme Test Manager will be responsible for:

 Client relationship and stakeholder management

 Management of larger teams, including offshore / nearshore, internal / external resources.

 Management of multiple projects in parallel

 Management of the full testing lifecycle

 Line Management responsibility for staff and career development including mentoring of those reporting to them

 Accountable for the production of all programme related test documentation and collateral, including Test Strategy

 The ability to assess requirements, propose and implement a strategy which delivers an efficient, effective and high quality testing service to meet/exceed customer’s expectations

Programme Test Manager

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Reference: 210338270

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