Programme Test Manager
Programme Test Manager Due to continued growth within Qualitest, we are looking for Programme Test Managers to join our existing team of testing professionals. You will be part of a dynamic team providing system, web & mobile testing services to our customers UK wide. This will include working with some global and household names across a number of industry sectors. In return, we can offer you a competitive salary and benefits package, a dedicated Service Manager to support you, coupled with on-going training throughout your career with us. This work will be based predominantly within the South of the UK but there is also the opportunity to work UK wide and as such, we ask for applicants who are fully flexible to travel UK wide Activities and responsibilities (include): Reviewing Test Process and implementing improvement Bringing Leadership and Mentoring to the existing management team Ensuring a consistent approach and enforcement of standards across workstreams Keeping an objective and challenging ‘eye’ on progress providing early warning of issues Providing Executive Summary reporting Acting as a single point of contact/escalation Resource Management: Resource Planning / Recruitment / Replacement / Skills Profiling / Load Balancing – making most efficient use of available resources to meet demand Defining Test Environment requirements and working with the relevant teams to ensure the smooth and timely delivery Working with other Directorates to identify process improvements and ensure a clear pipeline of delivery Experience: Stakeholder Management Leadership and Motivation Resource Management Planning and Strategic Direction Team building Testing knowledge, especially V-Model Defect Management Configuration Management Project/Programme Governance, Risk and Issue Management, Change Control Facilitation, problem resolution, and introducing change to an organization Oral and written communication Skills Microsoft Project MS Office Skills Presentation Skills PM Qualification Large programme testing experience Prince 2 qualified or similar experience Detailed understanding of the V Model Experience in staff motivation techniques Experience in mentoring and staff appraisal Who is QualiTest? QualiTest is the world’s largest pure-play outsourced software testing and quality assurance specialist with offices in the United Kingdom, United States, Israel, and India. QualiTest focuses on large global enterprises in the technology, telecom, healthcare, finance, government, media, utilities, hospitality and retail industries and offers a wide range of testing solutions to meet customer’s business requirements, from engagement models to tailored testing by industry. QualiTest designs and delivers contextualized solutions that leverage deep industry-specific understanding with technology-specific competencies and unique testing-focused IP, products and methodologies.