Head of Test / Head of QA / Senior Agile Test Manager

Recruiter
CoreCom Consulting
Location
Leeds
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Test / Head of QA / Senior Agile Test Manager

Are you an experienced and passionate Head of Test / QA who would like the opportunity to put their own stamp and implement their own test processes and plans on a greenfield site with the backing of an ambitious and technology driven senior management team?

Corecom Consulting have been engaged exclusively to help source a Head of Test/QA or Senior Test Manager to join a major software house in West Yorkshire looking to centralise and mature their Testing and QA function. As Head of Test, you can look forward to being given the autonomy to shape and implement plans to really drive the testing function to catch up with a rapidly growing technology business. The Head of Test / Senior Test Manager will be instrumental in my client’s transition to becoming fully Agile, leading the efforts to position testing at the beginning of projects in a step change in approach to prevent rather than catch defects.

What’s in it for you?

* The autonomy and freedom to shape a large testing function as you see fit in a greenfield environment
* The support and backing to do this from the Senior Management Team
* Opportunity to manage all testing across a large portfolio of clients and programmes
* Easily accessible West Yorkshire office by motorway
* Global business
* Fantastic salary of up to £65,000 p.a
* Bonus scheme
* Company Healthcare Scheme
* Private Medical Insurance
* Death in Service Scheme
* Contributory pension scheme

What we need from you:

* Significant experience in a Test Manager or Head of Test role
* Experience of managing testing in an Agile environment
* Experience of managing Automation Testing
* Demonstratable experience of implementing test policies, procedures and plans to organisations with immature testing functions
* Excellent communicator able to gain buy in for your plans
* Delivery of testing web-based projects

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Testing or Senior Test Manager to become the champion for Testing and QA across all of IT and a large portfolio of clients. You’ll need to be passionate about your profession, promote its activities and gain buy in from key departments and stakeholders. The Head of Test / QA will introduce consistent test processes and procedures across a large test team, but a test team that is currently in its infancy as a function. The business is looking to drive forward it’s automation capabilities and see this is a key element of any programme of modernisation the Head of Test / QA owns. You can expect to be a key, senior player in the ongoing transition towards the business becoming fully agile. The successful Head of Test / QA will have excellent reporting skills and will have extensive experience managing testing on web-based projects.

The successful Head of Test / QA can expect to earn a salary of up to £65,000 + benefits dependent on experience.

Please apply immediately for interviews happening next week.

Head of Test / Head of QA / Senior Agile Test Manager

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