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Test Manager – Retail / E-commerce

Job Reference: JSRS15839NS

Salary: £60000 - £69000 Per Annum £5,5750+ flexible benefits + bonus + pension scheme

Salary per: Annum

Job Duration: Permanent

Job Start Date:

Vacancy Posted: 17-10-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: England, Greater London, London

Test Manager – Retail / E-commerce

Our client who are a g lobal force in Retail are currently looking for an experienced Test Manager to join their product team to help manage both onshore and offshore teams. The majority of the testing teams are based offshore and in alternative locations in the UK so this role requires an individual who has excellent stakeholder management skills and is able to engage and motivate teams from afar.

Along with the day to day management of the teams, one of the first tasks of this role will be to aid in the implementation of more automated testing. Experience of transforming an organisation into this way of working is desirable. On top of this you will in charge of hiring two additional test analysts to be based in one of their UK offices.

Skills required:

* Previous Test Management experience is essential
* Proven experience in implementing automated testing within a large organisation
* ISEB/ISTQB qualifications
* Agile/Waterfall experience is desirable
* Strong experience in managing offshore teams / 3rd parties as well as small onshore teams
* A background in hands-on testing would be desirable but it would be essential
* Creating high level test strategies / test plans
* Experience of testing or managing testers who are working on multiple systems is essential

Benefits include:

* 25 days holiday rising to 28 after 5 years service
* 25% discount on all products
* Enhanced pension after 12 months. Employer will match up to 5% after this point
* 20% performance related discretionary bonus
* Up to £5,575 for flexible benefits – can be taken as cash

Test Manager – Retail / E-commerce

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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