QA Manager / Test Manager – West Kent

West Malling, Kent
Up to 60k
07 May 2014
07 Jun 2014
QALEA
IT
Permanent
Full Time

QA Manager / Test Manager – West Kent

I currently require a QA Manager / Test Manager to join a leading E-commerce organisation based in West Kent on permanent basis.

The QA Manager / Test Manager will be responsible for assuring the quality of all systems and software developed by the company’s internal and out sourced development teams.  The QA Manager / Test Manager will also be a strong communicator with the ability to lead the team and act as a mentor to junior members of the team.

Role scope:

  • Development of a software quality assurance strategy covering development and business acceptance of developed software.

  • Design test plans, scenarios, scripts, procedures.

  • Develop and maintain automated testing tools.

  • Responsible for developing and leading a small team of engineers.

  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.

  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.

  • Coordinate user or third party testing.

Key skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and highly experienced at dealing with clients / users at all levels, both singly and in groups.

  • Significant and demonstrable experience applying automated testing tools

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to manage communication at all levels of the business, and also the ability to manage a team.

  • Excellent Stakeholder management, negotiation, influencing and conflict management skills.

  • Excellent understanding of technology lifecycles and the concepts and practices required to implement effective information systems.

  • Ability to prioritise and delegate workload with controls with a can do attitude

QA Manager / Test Manager – West Kent