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Test Manager,Pensions,Insurance,Finance,Banking

  • Location: South Yorkshire
  • Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Testing
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You will join this leading company who specialise in Pensions and Employee Solutions as a Test Manager to head up the growing test team in Yorkshire.

We are looking for a highly competent manager who has experience of managing large test teams across multiple locations (on/offshore), taking accountability for multiple projects and ultimately implementing new processes to improve the testing function as a whole.

About the role

You will be accountable for the quality, cost and timeliness of testing across all our software solutions and will support the Head of Delivery in ensuring we can build an effective and robust testing practice with multi skilled staff. Responsible for the management of the wider team, you will ensure standards and processes are developed and adhered to and ensure clients are kept informed and capacity is effectively manged at all times.

Job Role

Manage teams of Test Analysts across a number of sites (including offshore), through dedicated Test Leads, to achieve successful deliveries of project / test items.

Work with the wider test teams to identify and address areas for improvement and, in conjunction with other Test Managers, build a continuous improvement plan for the Business Solutions test practice.

Work with peers and stakeholders, to ensure robust testing and defect management processes / documentation are developed and maintained across all test teams.

Manage the use of relevant testing software across the teams, including test tools and test and defect management software (ALM and others as appropriate). Ensure they are used consistently and in the best way for efficient testing, and to be cost effective to realise identified benefits.

Document and maintain the Transition and Change Test Policy, ensuring full buy in from all stakeholders across the business and within the test team.

Build solid relationships across the business with key stakeholders, including IT teams,  Implementation teams, project managers, sales teams and business analysts, ensuring all stakeholders fully understand our test proposition.

Your experience will include:

Proven experience of managing and overseeing a relatively large testing function across multi locations.

A background in either Pensions/Financial/Banking/Insurance.

Significant stakeholder management experience with sufficient persuasion skills to gain buy in from senior management in regards to the way the testing function is viewed.

Experience of implementing changes / process improvements to improve the efficiency of testing.

ISEB/ISTQB Qualified

Capita IT Resourcing welcome applications from all suitably qualified people regardless of gender, race, disability, age or sexual orientation.

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