Agile Test manager

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The Role
Our client, a top tier international company has an opportunity within their IT department for a Test Manager. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high performing team with a large project pipeline forecast for the rest of the year. The Test Manager will be responsible for end to end test management of projects and independent releases in various departments. You will be working with a large outsourcing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Key Interface between Corporate groups and Affiliates on all testing related items

  • Coordinate the engineering, implementation and administration of Test Tooling Systems used by the key outsource partner.

  • Performance manage the testing SLA of the key outsource partner

  • Assure clear standardized reporting is set up to provide a uniform view on E2E test progress/risks/issues regardless of the project. Assure this is implemented by key outsource partner as well as adopted by other parties involved in Integration testing

  • Find cost reduction initiatives and efficiency improvements on utilization of key outsource partner as well as other 3rd parties involved in testing

  • Continuous Improvement plan to support innovation and team throughput

  • Acquire and develop in house tooling for higher testing throughput/efficiency

  • Provide support to internal IT delivery teams, and external technology partners, as required to ensure deliveries quality criteria are met and within the allocated budget

  • Takes responsibility for the production and approval of all testing deliverables and achievement of testing milestones during a project

  • Assure that the part of the committed release roadmap is delivered on time, within budget and according to the agreed quality standards.

  • End to end testing (System, SIT, CAT & UAT)

  • Seek out partnership opportunities with external vendors and organizations

  • Prepare and execute project test plans

Key Requirements

  • Experience working in an enterprise environment with telecommunications experience essential Experience with testing producing high quality test strategy and test plans

  • ISTQB qualified with experience working across multiple methodologies (Agile, Waterfall).

  • Strong Communication skills will be imperative

  • Extensive knowledge & experience in Testing Methodologies (ISTQB, TMap testing standards)

  • Knowledge on Test Automation, standardization and Quality management processes

  • Basic knowledge of TMMi model (Test Maturity Model Integration) is a Pre


  • Minimum of 2-3 years related experience in a Service Provider environment on testing, test management and test methodologies

  • Minimum of 3 years working in multi-tier international organization

  • Experience with TPI (Test Process Improvement)

  • In depth software quality assurance experience including proven management, supervisory, or leadership experience

  • Experience driving operational efficiencies through innovative partner and vendor management

  • Experience with working with offshore testing centres

  • Excellent communications skills, with the ability to confidently communicate effectively and concisely to all employees, including senior management, preventing misinterpretation and ensuring mutual and shared understanding

  • Vendor management skills

  • Proven ability to establish and maintain effective working partnerships at all levels through a collaborative approach with a wide range of groups, including internal departments, Affiliates and vendors

Remaining Information


Centre of the Netherlands


January 2016


40 a week


Mark Noordam


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Who are we?
ItaQ Interim Professional BV is a recruitment & consultancy agency and specialized to interim positions in the ICT sector.
The interim professionals from ItaQ have a bachelor degree and working experience of at least 5 years.

We deliver Project-/programmanager, Analyst/architects and experts on the area of ERP/CRM/Data warehousing/Applications, Internet & E-business, Outsourcing, Information security & Auditing and (Tele) Communication.

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