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Head of Test (Digital) - Investment Bank - Permanent

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JAMIE GEORGE

I am currently looking for an experienced Head of Test (Digital) to join an investment bank based in London. The role will be a permanent role and will be working on a new project within the business.

Responsibilities

  • Working on a new digital project within the business
  • Driving automation processes
  • Having the autonomy to bring new ideas to the business
  • Test Management/ Planning
  • Monitor/report progress of risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies of Testing
  • Production of test documentation
  • Prepare/review test estimates
  • Proposal content for Change Requests

Essential skills/ experience

  • Experienced Programme Test Manager/ Head of Test
  • Financial services experience
  • Strong experience managing large teams (automation and manual)
  • Strong ability to work across multiple projects
  • Experience dealing with conflicts within teams
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies

Permanent

Location- London

Salary- £90,000 - £120,000

If you feel like you are a strong match for my requirements and would like to find out some more details, please send me over an updated copy of CV and I will get back in touch.

Many thanks,

Jamie

McGregor Boyall is an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on any grounds.

 

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