It Test Manager

A leading company in the financial industry based in Johannesburg, is looking for an IT Test Manager to join their team.Duties:Consult/Advise implement most appropriate testing approaches depending on the nature of the solution, project / change Design and develop Test Strategy (Master Test Plan)Proficiency in understanding MSPROJECT Draft schedules for testing activities that consider the project dependencies and timelinesTake corrective action and re-plan testing activities when necessaryPlan test cycles as applicable, understanding the knowledge of Test Life Cycle Management phases, Unit, System, System Integration & UAT) testingAdvanced progress tracking and reporting, including setting up of suitable structures in the tools provided to facilitate this, Advanced risk and Issue managementPerform estimates of test resources and activitiesConduct project closure activitiesEnsure knowledge management activities take placeManage stakeholders, testing scope Perform resource management, in terms of task allocation and delivery, Test Case Formulation, Testing Strategy, Testing plans, Implementation plans into live Production environmentPerforms test team management, handling Testing exceptions / system solution defect life cycle management through testing phasesDisplay excellent written and verbal communication skills Responsible for the Test Process Management / ImprovementPlan, control and if not automated, execute regression packs in order to support the releases or projectAble to manage multiple testing projects, and mange interdependencies of Testing deliverables Plan and control releases into the test and production environments Requirements:BSc degree or equivalentProject management qualification would be an advantageExperience in the insurance industry is preferable5+ years test management experience requiredExcellent understanding of project management and Test Management Frameworks & principlesExcellent understanding of the software development lifecycleKnowledge of Testing Automation tools Knowledge of Insurance and Financial markets will be an advantageAdvanced MS Excel, Pivot tables to create Statistical analysis & GraphsAble to work in conditions of change, flexible and open to learn new concepts and understanding of driving Testing and Change controls governance Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to Jenna on ****** or fax to .You can also contact Jenna on .Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates.Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.Hire Resolve offers a R for any candidate that is referred and placed through Hire Resolve.Hire Resolve also offers a R job spec fee for any referral that results in a placement through Hire Resolve.If your company is looking for any IT, Finance or Engineering staff, please email us at ****** with the company name, a contact person and contact email or number of the person doing the hiring.We will keep the referral strictly confidential
Johannesburg, GT, ZA