06 Jun Test Manager – Permanent
Our client is on the search for a Test Manager on a permanent basis. They are an award-winning financial planning and investment company that builds on a heritage of more than 180 years. Its clients include private individuals, families, charities and professionals, and looks after more than £20 billion on their behalf.
Their ambition is to become the preeminent player in the UK Wealth Management market.
Some of the awards they have won very recently:
- Best Conventional Advisory Service
- Stockbroker of the Year
- Best Low-cost SIPP Provider
- Best Online/Execution-only Stockbroker
- Best Investment Platform Best Stocks & Shares ISA
- Best Direct SIPP Provider
- Best Fund Platform
We are currently undergoing a complex transformation program to implement a new Target Operating Model.
As part of that we are bringing different parts of our core business onto a single system. They require an experienced Test Manager to come on board in order to manage various testing phases. The program is in a mature state and is on course to meet its third major milestone.
This is a role with high visibility in a complex and challenging environment. Candidate needs to be a pragmatist with firm focus on delivering the right product. For the candidate with right knowledge and attitude it will be a rewarding experience.
Test Manager with at least 10 years testing experience with last 4 years as Test Manager
Ideally from a financial services background.
Own the Testing workstream in the program
Managing a team of Test analysts
Working with multiple stake holders to create and maintain Test Schedules
Creating Maintaining test entry criterion
Manage test execution for the program
Maintaining Test Environment and liaising with others within the business to ensure they are available
Manage daily defect Triage call
Conduct go/ no-go meets
Generating Test reports for senior Management.
Very good communicator; both horizontally and vertically . Absolutely vital for this role
Needs to come from disciplined testing background
Experience of working with multiple external vendors
End to end Test Management including SIT, UAT, OAT
Familiarity with big bang go-live plan
Equally adept at Technical and business requirement testing
Analytical i.e. taking a high level requirement and converting it into measurable test matrix and traceability matrix
Quick learner; needs to hit the ground running
Should be confident to represent testing workstream at senior level meetings.
Should be ISEB certified
Knowledge Security custody platforms
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