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IT Test Manager

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Industry: ICT and Telecommunications

Date posted: Tue, 14 Nov 2017


Location: Gauteng,

Expires: Sat, 13 Jan 2018


Compensation: R500 - R650

Reference Number: Nadine01



Job Description

Our client in the Automotive Industry is offering a Log term renewable contract to applicant BORN IN SA.

General Job Description:

Responsibility :

o The Test Manager ensures the timely and complete execution of all test related activities in projects and maintenance.

o Is a subproject lead for testing and accounts for the test success.

o Is responsible for planning, controlling, estimating, monitoring and reporting of all test activities during all project phases.

o There is a strong coordination between the Test Manager and the Project Leader regarding test-planning issues.

Tasks :

o Support estimation of test budget and high level planning.

o Identify and manage test risks.

o Define test related content of RfPs.

o Define and update the project specific Test.

o Ensure availability and quality of functional and non-functional requirements.

o Plan and control the creation of functional and non-functional test cases.

o Ensure training of the persons involved in testing (create training material, organize kick-off)

o Set up and run with a test management tool - HP Application Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Decision Competencies

o Grade of a subproject lead for testing.

o Defines test approach (test strategy, levels, type,…).

o Calls for realistic test resources (IT & business).

Estimates or appraises estimation concerning test effort.

o Selects methods / tools / processes for use in test.

o Defines the way and location of test activities.

o Right to escalate to the Project steering committee.

o Calls for clearly defined requirements as a stable basis for testing. Reviews the requirements concerning their testability and existing conflicts.

o Participates in Acceptance Gateways as a reviewer

Job Activities:

Test Management

  • Lead the test management within BMW ZA, project or program to identify and manage critical success factors with management commitment at Project/Committee/Stakeholder level with the BMW Group Methodology and Approach for Test and Validation.
  • Take appropriate business-driven decisions on a test management strategy and implement"CLients" ZA commitment and compliance based on quality KPIs.
  • Assess the current status of the test management and propose step-wise improvements to achieving business goals within the project/program
  • Analyse specific problems with the test management and its alignment with other roles or management areas in the project and propose effective solutions.
  • Contribute to the Master Test plan to meet or exceed the business objectives of the project/program.
  • Manage Capacity to ensure that achievements meet or exceed all of their agreed performance targets.
  • Implement Changes in the most efficient manner, while minimizing the negative impact on customers when changes are implemented



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