QA Lead - Manchester

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £45000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Imogen Hopkins-Bell

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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QA Lead - Manchester - £55,000 - Hybrid Working

Are you a QA Lead itching for a new challenge?


This is a position as a QA Lead to join a forward-thinking IT department. You will support the development and delivery of their IT platforms across our software development teams.

You will be reporting to the Head of Product Delivery, and as the QA Lead you will own the test strategy of the software development teams, within an Agile environment, and ensure it is implemented and prioritised accordingly to deliver maximum benefit for the business.

The role will involve a large element of hands-on testing, supporting the current teams when they have need.


  • Manage, prioritise, and implement the quality strategy across Agile development teams
  • Coaching and mentoring test analysts
  • Supporting the development team and carrying out hands-on testing
  • Communicating progress on quality improvement initiatives
  • Line management of test analysts

Requirements (Essential)

  • Will have knowledge and experience of working in an Agile development environment (experience of both SCRUM and KANBAN would be advantageous)
  • Can demonstrate strong analytical skills
  • Possesses excellent communication and personal skills with good sense of humour
  • A quick learner with a very high level of attention to detail
  • Will be highly organised and self-motivated
  • Will be adaptable and able to cope with periods of high pressure

Requirements (Desirable)

  • Competent with SQL
  • Knowledge and experience of working with web applications.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with release pipelines.

QA Lead - Manchester - £55,000 - Hybrid Working

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