Test Manager

We want to talk to Test Managers keen to progress their careers in a visionary, highly successful consultancy. You’ll already be achieving big results in your own right but may be looking to move your career to the next level, working with an organisation focused on delivering the exceptional both to our clients and our team. Perhaps you’re looking for a genuine opportunity to be recognised, add value and take ownership of your development in a collaborative working environment. Or looking for an opportunity to move to a smaller but growing consultancy where you can take your career to the next level with a globally recognised leader in retail tech. 

The main purpose of the role is to take responsibility for and lead all test activities across various projects. You will be responsible for the business processes as well as the functional and technical elements.  

As an equal opportunity employer, we recognise the value of an inclusive workforce and particularly encourage applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds. 

What you’ll be doing:

  • Establish a strategy and approach for conducting the test programme, ensuring efficiency, visibility and quality control 
  • Define plans for the key test deliverables and activities, working with suppliers and customer resources as required 
  • Define the approach and plans for specific test phases, including test preparation, execution and closure, and supporting monitoring and control processes  
  • Plan and manage the environment strategy and the test environments  
  • Define the testing activities for team and act as key point of contact for all test-related activities across the programme, coordinating across customer, integrator and third-party resources, testers and engineers 
  • Resource planning including finalisation of labs and maintaining lab register 
  • Assist in the development of business readiness criteria for the individual site deployments 
  • Oversee all aspects of quality control and assurance for the test deliverables  
  • Ensure testing is going hand in hand with the software development across all phases 
  • Provide status report of testing activities and update project manager regularly 
  • Act as lead and mentor for functional and technical consultants involved in test activities  
  • Interact when required with customers and product leads 
  • Drive test best practice across delivery and implementation of efficient and effective test processes 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Prior project experience as a Test Manager 
  •  ISTQB Foundation qualification 
  •  Familiar with common testing concepts, principles, approaches, tools and methods such as the SDLC and Agile methodology 
  •  Leading a team and working with defined planning and control processes 
  •  Strong communication skills with staff and customers at all levels, including listening and providing answers 
  • Strong problem solving skills 
  •  Experience of working with third-party suppliers 
  •  Experience of working in cross-functional teams, composed of System Integrator, supplier and customer 
  • Familiar with systems development lifecycle 
  •  Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions 
  •  Experience with Point of Sale and Back-office systems 
  •  Awareness of Information Security ISO27001 
  •  Awareness of EU GDPR Data Protection 

It will be a bonus if you had:

  • An ISTQB Intermediate Qualification  
  • Understanding of quality management processes, including assurance 
  • Project management experience, preferably in a retail environment 
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions 
  • Experience with Point of Sale and Back-office systems, preferably in a design or test capacity  
  • International work experience 

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