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TEST MANAGER- CONTRACT - THEALE- INSIDE IR35

Job Title: TEST MANAGER- CONTRACT - THEALE- INSIDE IR35
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Theale, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Negotiable
REF: BJ-TEST MGR-24-01-22_1643021888
Contact Name: Balla J
Contact Email: Balla@projectpeople.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

TEST MANAGER- CONTRACT - THEALE- INSIDE IR35

We are hiring a Test Manager on contract for one of our clients who is the leading UK mobile infrastructure services company, To define and establish the project/programmes test strategy and policies. The role requires the QA & Test planning, providing expertise throughout the entire porfolio. You will be leading the QA & Test delivery for multiple projects, being able to manage priorities and set expectations of senior business owners.

Location: Theale

Mode of work: Hybrid

Type of work: Contract 3-6 months- Possibilities of offering a Permanent role after contract

Start ASAP

Role and Responsibilities:

  • A strong sense of quality ownership is essential, making sure that quality is baked in and governed from the start of any change.
  • You will be responsible for creating, managing and executing the test strategy for projects incorporating the involvement of 3rd party partners/suppliers and internal teams.
  • You will ensure traceability back to the original requirements and subsequent execution of the relevant tests including reviewing 3rd party test exit reports to achieve the quality outcome for the business.
  • Managing senior stakeholder expectations, work across the whole delivery team and business area to build trusted relationships to ensure quality across the portfolio.
  • Engage and influence stakeholders to adopt the most appropriate test strategy for their project and assist them in executing the test strategy to ensure a quality deliverable is achieved that meets their needs.
  • The creation and embedding of an overarching test approach for all designated workstreams
  • Creation of the project test strategies and test plans for the designated projects in the work stream.
  • Ensuring all development / change tasks within the programs meet quality criteria through traceability to requirements, test planning, test execution, quality assurance and issue tracking. Setting of test entry and exit criteria and ensuring that they are met prior to sign-off.
  • To assist in testing during delivery and close to go live as needed for major programmes. This could include writing and executing Test Scripts and assisting with User Acceptance Testing.

Required:

Minimum of 5+ years related experience in QA & Test Management in software implementation projects both Agile and Waterfall.

Demonstrable skills in Supplier Management, Risk & Issue Management, Testing Tools, DevOps Methodologies, Dependency Management and management of teams

Preffered:

Experience defining and managing Quality Assurance in a Telecommunications or IT Business.

Project/programme Management experience.

Experience of testing middleware platforms to exchange data between internal/external parties.

Please apply via this ad in the first instance or send a CV with covering note or contact me on 07587743762 or Balla@projectpeople.com

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