A government organisation is looking for an experienced Program Test Manager. This is a contract that will run up to the end of July with possible extension. The role is based in Parramatta.
The role is responsible for managing the delivery and acceptance across all aspects of testing. This includes the preparation, development and execution against a comprehensive Program Test Strategy in conjunction with end-to-end planning and delivery through to test execution, including all aspects implementation and go-live testing. The position involves maintaining a close relationship with vendors and stakeholders, whilst managing key testing staff including contractors, system integrators and the business representatives.
Extensive experience as a Program Test Manager across the full testing lifecycle (end to end) with a minimum 5 years' experience in complex, large organisations with multifaceted systems
Must have multi-vendor management experience
Demonstrated strong leadership and management skills with proven ability to quickly earn the trust of team members and key stakeholders: set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; and execute with limited information and ambiguity
Excellent inter-personal skills with demonstrated ability to communicate at all levels with clarity and precision (orally, written and presentation) with proven facilitation, influencing, negotiation and strong analytical, problem solving skills and business acumen
Demonstrated understanding of the Software Development (SDLC) and testing lifecycles, methods and practices
Demonstrated experience in the application of repeatable and sound testing techniques within major programs and projects
Demonstrated experience in the design of business scenarios, development of test scripts and delivery of Business Fit for Purpose and User Acceptance Testing
Proven ability to use industry standard software testing tools (e.g.: MQC, Quick Test Professional (QTP), etc.)
Demonstrated ability to successfully run test cases and report results to Program / Project Managers and stakeholders.
If you wish to apply for this position, please submit your resume by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. For further information please contact Freda Kwok at Clicks IT Recruitment on 02 9200 4404.