Testing Manager

Job reference: 001573

Location: Home-based

Closing date: 31/01/2022

Salary: £48,000 - £55,000 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: IT

Division: IT

Hours per week: 37.5

We are P & O, with an enviable heritage, brand recognition and future investment there has never been a better time to join us.

The role

We are currently looking for an IT Testing Manager to help provide testing direction for Project, Product and Service engagement from definition to implementation phases. This role will also involve working with the testing team to make sure that the work is up to standard and recognising test system deficiencies and implementing effective solutions.

You will be managing a large testing team making sure that they are executing and revising testing plans to meet the changing needs and requirements of the business. There will also be work around owning and developing the testing lifecycle to make sure it is as effective as possible. You will be acting as the subject matter expert on IT testing within the business and will mentor any junior testers as well.

The role will be part of a large matrixed IT team and as such you will be working collaboratively with project managers, business analysts, solutions architects, developers and service delivery teams. These teams are based geographically throughout the UK and Europe and so will require solid verbal and written communication skills. We are going through a huge amount of change. Our technology landscape is moving from the historical legacy space to utilising some innovative and cutting edge technologies that our shareholder DP World is using.

The organisation

P&O Ferries is one of the best loved brands within the UK and we are considered a Superbrand. We have been providing a maritime service for the UK and beyond since 1837 and have been an integral part of British maritime history for almost two centuries.

We are now part of DP World whose vision of enabling global trade fits with our global vision for the 21st century. We are going through our biggest transformation in our history which includes building the most technologically advanced ships for the Dover Straits, welcoming customers who have never travelled by ferry before and huge technology leaps that will see us at the forefront of a technology revolution.

Our people are our most important asset and we are building a world class team from all over Europe and the world to help us thrive in the new normal. We have the backing of DP World with all of their tools and support alongside the freedom for you to be the best you can be.

The person

So who are we looking for?

- Previous experience as a test manager, managing a large team of on and offshore testers

- Experience of designing and executing functional and non functional tests for large scale IT systems

- The ability to communicate test results to both technical and non technical audiences

- Good working knowledge of different tools and techniques and can train others

- The ability to think creatively around testing solutions whilst analysing conflicting information.

At P&O Ferries we want you to be you. Not only will that make us stronger but will allow us to bring authenticity to everything we do. We know our customers come from all walks of life and so do our employees. We are all about connecting the world and that starts with finding connections with who you work with.

When we recruit we want to you to bring your whole self to work and we are working towards increasing diversity across all of our employees. We know we cannot be the best unless  we recruit the best regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, lifestyle, age, educational background, national origin, religion or neurodiversity.

If you are interested in this role please click on the link below to apply.


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