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Head of Testing - Manchester - Additional Benefits

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent

Job Description

Looking for a role thats more than average?

Here's a role that involes heading a team of taleneted individuals in several brand new projects. This roles invovles working in a modern open plan office splace in Manchester city centre. Now could this role invovle you ?

Read on to find out and apply for instant consideration.

What is the role about?

We are currently seeking a Test Manager to head up full end-to-end testing practices from multiple concurrent work streams, with responsibility for manual and automation testing and release management across the engineering team

What can you expect to be doing?

Lead a project team of Test Analysts to define, plan, script and undertake testing on projects in order to deliver quality software in a timely and cost effective manner.

Line management and development of members within the team, motivating colleagues and supporting where appropriate.

Head up and support members of the off shore team.

Understands key business and project goals and plans appropriately to meet given goal

Ensures testing is executed and managed in line with agreed plans and processes

Review and manage work load and schedules.

Proactively manages risks to ensure issues do not develop

Identifies and develops opportunities for organic growth of testing opportunities

What skills do you need?

Demonstrable testing or related experience in a lead role, ideally within a software company

Comprehensive understanding of the SDLC and methodologies (e.g. Waterfall and Agile)

Commercially experienced in both manual and automated testing.

Experience working in and managing cross functional teams

An understanding of current standards and practices associated with the testing process including risk based testing

Comfortable in a hands-on role

Ability to creatively and proactively solve problems

Experience of planning and managing test phases

Experience across all phases of the software testing life cycle

Able to define and implement and champion effective defect management using appropriate tools.

Excellent communication, negotiation and presentation skills

ISTQB Knowledge is an advantage.

Apply today for instant consideration, with interview slots avaialbe immediately dont delay.

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