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Senior Test Manager - Head of Test

  • Location: Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £50000 - £66000 per annum + excellent benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: IT & Information Security
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Senior Test Manager - Head of Test - AGILE - Manchester

£55,000 - £66,000 plus bonus, pension, life assurance, healthcare, many more

Our client a leading E-commerce tech savvy company, based in the heart of Manchester are looking for a Senior Test Manager to lead a team of Test Managers.

This role is highly senior with in this organisation and is reporting directly into the Head of QA.

We are looking for a someone who is passionate about Testing and has previously been involved in leading automation test teams & implemented processes in a strict Agile environment.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills:

  • Devising, embedding, maintaining and continuously improving testing processes and policies as part of wider Software Development Lifecycle
  • Demonstrable experience working in an Agile environment achieving a balance between quality and delivery.
  • Knowledge of managing a testing function, with a mix of internal and external teams/individuals working in different geographic locations.
  • Excellent understanding of different types of testing e.g. functional, non-functional and user acceptance including relevant artefacts associated and suitable application.
  • Line management of test team
  • Ensuring delivery focused approach to testing whilst maintaining a proportionate balance between the need for quality vs. delivery
  • Skilled in embedding testing into software development environment to ensure positive outcomes in a proportionate way in line with business needs.
  • Proven ability to manage, mentor and develop a team to achieve personal and business success.
  • Active engagement with both internal/external stakeholders
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of planning techniques and how they can be applied in a range of contexts.
  • Knowledge of a range of development methodologies and how testing would support and compliment these. An understanding of introducing automation to support testing and measuring of quality within an agile context e.g. Continuous delivery.

Package for the Senior Test Manager/Head of Test:

A salary up to £66,000 +



Gym, Life Insurance, Bike to Work, Child Care Vouchers, Healthcare, Dental

If you are interested in this position, please apply to Gary Shannon @ Capita ASAP.

Senior Test Manager - Head of Test - AGILE - Manchester

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