Head of Test – Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Head of Test to join our forward-thinking client in Manchester. As a Head of Test, you will engage regularly with executive-level stakeholders and possess the imagination, focus and drive to deliver critical business projects on time, holding yourself and your team to excellent quality standards for our client.
The duties of the Head of Test will include but not be limited to:
* To line manage individual test analysts ensuring that all work is started, controlled and completed to time and quality and to report accurate MI regarding progress.
* To mentor and coach the Test team, sharing best practice/knowledge.
* Determines whether test phases will be automated and selects and implements appropriate test tools Produces the overall test delivery plan defining the business and IT test deliverable milestones
* Uses different approaches to estimating (top-down, bottom-up) to estimate timescales, effort and costs for the testing phases
* To provide efficient communication channels with other departments.
* Defines roles and responsibilities for the test team including specific responsibility for production of all test deliverables
Essential skills and experience:
* Practical knowledge of different project methodologies e.g. waterfall and agile
* Experience of working in a digital delivery environment
* Excellent knowledge of best practice test tools and techniques.
* Hands on experience with Automation tools such as Selenium Web Driver
* Able to drive creative thinking, beyond the boundaries of the current knowledge base.
* Challenges others to develop individually whilst serving as a role model.
This is a great opportunity for a Head of Test joining a company who strongly believe in the development of its employees and you will be rewarded with an attractive benefits package
Adria Solutions Ltd is one of the leading IT Recruitment Agencies in the North West with some truly great opportunities for IT Professionals. For more information about this role and the company you will be working for, please contact Adria Solutions Ltd.
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Head of Test – Manchester
Job Reference: 3243444_1573214633
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Salary per: Annum
Job Start Date: ASAP