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Head of Testing

Location City of London, United Kingdom
Posted 29-September-2021

Head of Testing

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to oversea our Testing practice to grow and develop out engineering talent and build inclusive, high performing multi-discipline teams.

Our Engineering Managers work is arranged around value streams, this role will support the CIO senior leadership team across Payments, Finance, HR (Central Communities) & Data & Analysts in providing the right capability, at the right cost underpinned by the right framework to deliver the strategic outcomes.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced and influential senior IT leader with the passion for leading high performing large scale engineer teams

Your success isn't based on how long you spend at your desk. You'll have contracted hours, but we're always happy to support flexible working wherever we can. That might mean working from home or different offices or agreeing a working pattern to help you balance work and life. We will always strive to find a way that works for everyone.

What you'll be doing

Engineering Managers collaborate with Technology Leads, Delivery Leads and Product Owners to deliver Value Stream outcomes.

You'll spend your time:

Supporting, coaching and development high performing engineers through regular 1-1's, continuous feedback and relationship with othersPartnering with Technology Lead, Product Owner and Delivery Lead to build and deliver on product roadmaps, incrementally with high level of qualityContributing to management best practices: helping us become an exceptional place to work for talented highly motivated people that we hirePartnering with senior engineers to drive technical initiatives that improve our engineering practicesSupporting your team in delivering high impact, high quality work that is built with the needs of the member in mindOwning the multimillion-pound test contracts, accountable for the commercial and performance targets for our test partners, with responsibility for the health of the contract.Leading the Test Community of Practice, accountable for testing frameworks and controls, driving continuous test improvements, tracking and reporting spend against budget, optimising and delivering year on year test efficiencies.

About you:

Has experience managing or mentoring the performance and development of high performing large scale engineer teamsKnows what good looks like for a high performing team of engineer and know how to get thereHas previously worked as a test engineer at a senior level, with experience of delivering test outcomes through leading a team of both permanent and partner resources.Believes in putting members at the heart of the work you doHas an empathetic leadership style and you build strong, effective relationshipsCares deeply about helping others achieve their goals and become the best engineers they can beExperience of setting a compelling vision and communicating it to stakeholders at all levels ranging from CIO, CTO, Chief Engineer, Head of Engineering.

The Extra's you'll get

When you put a lot in, it's only fair to expect a lot out. So, when you help us do the right thing for our Members, we want to reward you. As well as your salary, additional benefits include 30 days' holiday (on top of bank holidays), a car allowance, a competitive pension or cash alternative, private healthcare, life assurance and the opportunity to participate in Sharing in Success, our Society-wide, all-employee variable pay plan. If that wasn't enough, you could also tailor your reward package by taking advantage of a range of flexible benefits.

Lorien Plc is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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