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  • Remote working
  • £600+ per day
  • Contract , 6 months
  • Full time

Our Government client is currently recruiting for a Test Manager, on an ongoing 12 month contract paying £600 P/D Inside IR35.

Role title: Test Manager

Grade: G7

Day Rate: £600pd

Provisional Start Date: ASAP

Duration: 6 months

Location: Remote

• 5+ years of Quality Assurance and Testing with ERP systems in large transformation programs

• Demonstrable experience of test delivery in Supply Chain environments

• E2E test management of complex initiatives whilst managing/co-ordinating a number of diverse test teams and people

• Experience of planning, estimating, managing and owning Test Preparation and Execution activities

• Work with Environment leads, Delivery Leads, Architects and Suppliers to align activities and outputs as required

• Experience of working n Agile/ Scrum delivery environments

• Assuring functional, performance, security and operational acceptance activities

Generating an assurance report to provide a single page view of the residual risks to the senior management

• Specific knowledge of test delivery for SIT and UAT end-to-end

• Work to time and quality meeting project deadlines

• Demonstratable experience working in complex and fast paced environments

• Ability to work to own initiative, be dynamic and self-motivated

• Ability to multi-task and manage various project test elements simultaneously

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Proactively identifying and mitigating product and project (test delivery) risks

• Experience of implementing automated test processes and framework

• Understanding of the challenges associated with cross platform testing programmes

• Being persistent and resilient

• Achieving set objectives as defined in the test plan

Candidate requirements

• Split down the day to day duties – Assign a percentage : For example: Change Management 30%, Training 20% etc.

• Keywords for CV searching: For example “Test Manager”, “Test lead”, “SIT”, UAT”, “ERP”, “Supply Chain”, “Persistent”, “Agile”, “Agile”, “Scrum”, “structured”

• Be specific as possible, using numbers where possible (e.g. experience managing teams of 10 or more)

• Don’t ask for anything that discriminates against personal traits such as age or sex

Personal Qualities

• Excellent communication and influencing skills – verbal & written – with ability to liaise at all levels, including board.

• Ability to articulate vision, engage stakeholders, and provide technical leadership to deliver the vision.

• Ability to drive change and overcome obstacles and resistance.

• Ability to work in an ambiguous environment, clarifying strategies and plans, giving a sense of direction and purpose for self and team.

• Decision making by seeking constructive outcomes in discussions.

• Setting direction and taking ownership for deliverables.

  • Contact: Agata Debska
    020 7531 5757 (Online)
  • Date: 07.09.2021
  • Deadline: 07.10.2021
  • Quote ref: 100377/45258

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