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Test Manager

Posted 6 March by Uniting Ambition Easy Apply Ended

Working for a huge global company as Test Manager you will be required to integrate yourself quickly within a fast paced high output Testing Department. You will take responsibility for a number of work items across a suite of products and applications including a Global website and Mobile Platform as well as adopting some line management duties to help with the running of this large and growing team. A flexible, proactive and hands on approach is required.

Your Duties as Test Manager

  • Plan, organise and report on testing phases for a number of work items across a range of products
  • Apply active governance around quality, rules, standards and processes for large team of testers
  • Review and analyse requirement documents ensuring business and technical requirements are fully understood to a detailed level where necessary
  • Have a solid overall understanding of active work requirements of the team
  • Ensure relevant test artefacts (Test Plans, Estimates, Test Cases, Regression Suites)are created within necessary timescales and to required standard
  • Guide, coach and mentor team members
  • Work closely with Team Leads and Project Test Leads to ensure governance is being applied appropriately
  • Understand the efforts on both resource and time and assess impacts and risks in delivering work items across the team
  • Be an active communicator both within the team and outside the team attending and contributing to various interdepartmental meetings
  • Liaise and facilitate successful relationships within the development teams and at times the operational functions

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong test management background
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring testers at various skill sets
  • Strong background in Software Testing
  • Experience of leading teams of various sizes
  • Ability to settle into a new environment quickly
  • Willingness to share knowledge, experience and techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Ability to multi task and manage multiple streams of activity shifting focus regularly
  • Ability to think in a pressured environment and react quickly to pressured situations
  • Able to react well to changing requirements with a positive attitude
  • Commitment to quality and thorough approach to work
  • Delivery focussed
  • Self motivated

Desirable skills

The following skills are not essential but would be beneficial to the role:

  • Experience of implementing and working with automated testing tools

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