49193 - Business Test Manager - HP ALM - Banking/Finance

Recruiter
Pontoon
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Jun 2019
Closes
27 Jun 2019
Ref
1180120632
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Business Test Manager

HP ALM

London

6 months

The program test manager is responsible for the overall test planning and execution of the Fund Accounting Change Program (FACP)

Principle

Responsibilities

Define, socialize and ensure a comprehensive approach to test planning is maintained including, but not limited to:

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test strategy, inclusive of all phases/types of testing agreed in scope. Derived from: Non-functional, Functional, Scrum, Integration, User/Business Acceptance, Model Office Testing, 3rd party/external entities, post implementation verification, etc.
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Impact analysis and estimation
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Environment (including data) demand and changes
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Alignment to enterprise goals
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Budgeting, reporting, signoffs and approvals
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Promotion and enablement of on-going test design workshops throughout the SDLC
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Development of artifacts and test assets to be approved and retained

Develop communication protocol including:

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Client engagement plan
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Stakeholder management plan
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Meeting cadence
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Reporting cadence
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Interaction model alignment
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Ensure collaborative teamwork from all teams (testing, development, and business) across multiple programs, multiple applications, and multiple business areas
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Project closure requirements
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Create program diagrams and/or workflows to be used for test planning, business communication, operational readiness and ongoing artifact documentation
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Identify and manage program level testing risks, actions, issues, dependencies (RAID) and timelines. Work with test managers and other program representatives to build mitigation plans.
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Serve as escalation point for testing issues, communicate appropriately and own to resolution
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Partner with release management function (where exists) to ensure testing is consulted on scope, timelines and production readiness.
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Participate in and enforce change control processes
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Participate in enterprise test forums such as Communities of Practice, etc.
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Support workstream test managers to ensure resources are properly coordinated and available during test cycles
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Provide test guidance to business teams during testing

Skillset

* HP ALM requirement

Ability to prioritise tasks while under pressure in a continually changing environment
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Aptitude for understanding large, complex, multi-tiered enterprise architectures
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Ability to successfully collaborate with virtual teams across multiple time zones/locations
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Ability to provide leadership and direction to various types of team members
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Ability to communicate effectively with senior managers and stakeholders
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Excellent coordination skills to bring together multiple contingents of testing
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Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
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Ability to work in a process oriented environment
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Ability to work independently
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Ability to maintain a positive outlook and remain adaptable
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Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to identify options and solutions

Experience

Experience in functional and business test management, ideally in the financial sector, inclusive of:

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10 years in managing large complex initiatives/programs
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Minimum 7 years Project/Program test management experience
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Proven experience with SDLC and Agile practices
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Release Management experience is a benefit
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Formal test certification is a benefit but not mandatory

If your interested please call me on or email

N.B. This particular client requires that, if you are not a British Citizen, you must hold an EU Passport, Tier 1 Visa / HSMP, Dependency Visa, or Ancestry Visa for this particular vacancy or have Permanent Residency status in the UK - please specify in your response which of these you have.

Only suitable candidates need apply. If you have not received a response within a 48 hour period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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