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Test Manager

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Closing date
31 Jan 2022

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Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Full Time
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Test Manager vacancy available! Remote working!

Remote working

3 Months

  • Up to £500 per day Umbrella

Monday to Friday

Job Overview
The Test Manager will be responsible for providing professional Test Management services for our client's EVO Programme.

Key Responsibilities
  • Devising the overall project Test Approach, defining all Test Phases, time estimates, defects management process, defects classifications, reporting disciplines, tools usage, risk-based testing strategy etc
  • Oversee (and in some cases production of) Test Plans for Systems, Systems Integration, UAT, ORT, Penetration, Load & Stress, Regression etc. Inclusive of supervision of development of Test Scripts
  • Ensure coverage against BRS / Traceability Matrix, making reference to Service Specifications, Product Descriptions, High- & Low-Level Designs, Local Work Instructions, Process Flows and any other relevant project artefacts
  • Oversee / Manage the usage of Defect management toolsets - set up, usage, updating, report pulling
  • Oversee / Manage the Defect Management process in conjunction with Test Analysts, Business Users, Development and other technical communities
  • Ensure adequate reporting against progress, defect levels, defects turn around & retesting
  • Oversight of end-to-end Test Approach delivery across all Test Phases, often with special attention and deeper "hands on involvement" in FUT, UAT and ORT

Experience needed
  • Test Management end to end
  • Management of sales test support teams
  • Ensure quality delivered as defined in Test Approach
  • Risks, Issues, Dependencies management
  • Running Defects forums, Test forums
  • Integrated deeply into the projects and working closely with Project Manager, Service Designer, Solution Architects, Product Manager, Team Leads, Sales test support
  • 5+years' experience as Test Lead / Test Manager
  • Self-motivated individual with good organisational, influencing, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Confident and able to liaise and influence across all levels within Vodafone, Customer and Supplier
  • Strong cross functional working capabilities
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills with demonstrable experience of the production of plans
  • Experience of leading multi-disciplined, matrixed teams, ability to drive effective test teams
  • Understanding and experience of working in a telecommunications environment across international boundaries and different cultures

Core Competencies
  • Team working - the test manager will be required to work across functional teams to deliver against agreed plans and timings.
  • Customer Centric - Able to stand in the customer's shoes and understand their environment and customer journey
  • Business Skills - understanding of business & organisational effectiveness, applies market knowledge and expertise across one or more domains.
  • A problem solver - ability to facilitate discussions and identify root causes, work through those and make decisions
  • Effective Planner - Supplies accurate forecasts and resource planning information (adhere to internal process & procedure)

Next Stage
Conversation with recruiter to assess suitability

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