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Test Team Lead - Manchester (Hybrid) - £45k + benefits

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Software Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Job functions:

    Test Manager

  • Salary:

    £45000 - £48000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joe Noon

  • Contact email:

    joe.noon@lafosse.com

  • Job ref:

    91410_1683626508

  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2023-05-29

  • Startdate:

    Flexible

Test Team Lead

About the company:

  • A global leader in facilities services who partner with organisations across a huge variety of sectors including business and industry, schools/universities, sports and leisure, energy, healthcare, defence and more. These services include (but not limited to) facilities and property management, food/catering services, security services, concierge, and plenty more.
  • A huge presence in their sector with 25-30,000 employees in the UK alone
  • They offer competitive salaries, company bonus and benefits fund which including discounted tech, phone tariffs, savings across restaurant chains and trips/activities

(Please note this role requires 1-2 days working from per week in their Manchester HQ (a short journey south of the city centre).

What will the role include?

  • To provide the daily and guidance and leadership to the test analysts
  • To support the Test Manager in resource planning/demand management & forecasting
  • Providing consultant style support in testing across various projects, development teams and third-party vendors
  • Communicate full test coverage and supports risk-based decisions
  • Contributing heavily to all phases of the SDLC and working with development and support teams

What's needed?

  • 5+ years testing experience across a various areas including UAT, SIT and Unit testing with experience managing, leading small sized teams
  • Very effective communication skills with key business stakeholders
  • Proactive nature with strong ability to plan effectively & identify risks
  • Requires strong project management, organizational, and people leadership skills
  • Strong technical knowledge of automated build, test and deploy tooling

What's the Process?

If you like what you've read or even want to know more, apply or speak with me (joe.noon@lafosse.com).

As for interviews, they will all be done remotely. The first stage will be a general chat to discuss your previous and current experience. It will also be an opportunity for you to hear more about the role and company from a technical leader.

The second and final stage will be a more technical-based interview with another senior technical leader.

When will this close?

We are going to be kick-starting interviews as of 17th May. However, we do anticipate this to be a very popular role so please don't hesitate to apply.