Digital Test Lead

Holland & Barrett International
12 Oct 2018
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Digital Test Lead

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Nuneaton

Hours: 37.5

Salary: £Competitive plus benefits

The Role
  • Creating the digital testing strategy, working with business and technology partners across the digital transformation programme to understand the customer / business needs, to establish the testing plans that deliver quality code in accordance with each project requirement and deliver the respective objectives and goals
  • Defining, managing and adherence to the testing framework to ensure the delivery and quality of testing of each project, providing the appropriate level of coverage with the optimal amount of automation to achieve the required velocity and maintain the testing assets
  • Co-ordinating the testing phase of each project, proactively monitoring to identify of interdependencies, potential conflicts and defects and take the corrective action to optimise the output of the portfolio
  • Delivering the test phases (functional & non-functional) within an assigned project through planning, scheduling, scripting, testing and feedback including RCA (where appropriate) providing stakeholders with regular status progress updates and actively chasing up resolution to defects
  • Ensuring a smooth transition into operation, supporting the business users during their UAT activity to ensure delivery timelines and quality are not compromised
  • Leading and managing in a matrix structure the respective test teams within the portfolio, using an augmented model of internal, contract and external (on-shore/off-shore) resource as required, providing support and continual evaluation of performance to optimise individual development whilst aligning it to the overall team performance
  • Operating within agile methodology working across a number of mixed scrums and interfacing with various business and technology partners to ensure continuous delivery through DevOps
  • Ensuring a future back approach, communicate key insights and findings for the delivery framework to the portfolio team and contributing to the overall strategic direction of the digital transformation programme
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities – projects/programme workstreams, deliverables, and stakeholders
  • Able to influence peers and management; strong stakeholder management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, presentation skills, and verbal/written communication skills
  • Self-starter; adaptable to change; motivated to set personal and program goals and proactively track performance against goals and initiatives' objectives
  • Good personal organisation, productivity and time management skills
  • Enthusiastic, pro-active and flexible attitude to work
  • Effective leadership and organizational skills
  • Numerate and analytical
The Person
  • Knowledge of Software Testing theories and practices
  • Cross-functional working, including working with 3rd Parties
  • Test management skills with proven experience of delivering test projects across IT
  • Proven relationship building skills within the organisation and with 3rd Party suppliers
  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management lifecycle and SDLC
  • Experience of test script execution and defect management in a challenging environment
  • ISTQB Test Certification foundation level (Minimum) preferable above
The CompanyHolland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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