Head of Testing

£65000 - £75000 per annum
12 Apr 2017
12 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Head of Testing

Salisbury / Milton Keynes

£65,000 - £75,000 + Benefits package

A Head of Test is required to work for a financial services company and to be based out of Salisbury or Milton Keynes.

This role involves oversight and governance of both the SIT and UAT teams and driving the strategic direction of testing whilst supporting wider delivery and methodology parameters.

The right candidate will implement and enhance testing standards to ensure appropriate best practice within the testing field and will be confident in reporting and monitoring at project, programme and exec levels to provide transparency of testing progress and value.

Skills / Experience:
  • Proven track record of managing test resources at a programme level covering multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong experience of testing within an Agile framework inc. user stories, BDD, Scrum, CI.
  • Significant experience of a structured approach to test management principles on large scale high-risk projects.
  • Experience of managing non-functional testing streams e.g. performance/load/stress testing.
  • Hands-on implementation of testing efficiency initiatives such as test automation frameworks and Agile/CI methodologies.
  • Performance management of highly skilled resources such as test managers, test leads, automation testers etc. conducting reviews, objective settings in line with strategic, departmental and corporate goals.
  • ISEB/IQSTB Qualified - ideally at Advanced level or similar.
  • Experience of operating within a variety of formal SDLC's using structured testing and release methods.

If the above opportunity is of interest to you and you don't want to miss out please do not hesitate to get in contact with Kieran Gibney at Sanderson Recruitment on 0117 3126707 or