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Head of QA

Head of QA

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Insurance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary/Rate:

    £90000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Joe Brightwell

  • Contact email:

    jbrightwell@venquis.com

  • Salary high:

    95000

  • Salary low:

    90000

  • Job ref:

    BBBH8790_1549038188

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-19

  • Startdate:

    ASAP - Will Wait Notice

  • Consultant:

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A world famous, market leading insurance company in the City require a talenly around nted, passionate Head of QA who has experience in establishing a QA function and building strong relationships with Vendors & Third Parties.

The Head of QA will sit in the dynamic Change Management department and focus mainly on Test & Release management.

The successful Head of QA will play a crucial part in helping to deliver innovative products and responsive customer service.

The Head of QA's main responsibilities will include:

  • End to end Project lifecycle Test Standard definition
  • End to end development & implementation of Project lifecycle Release Framework
  • End to end Test & Release Process development ownership & measurement
  • Ensures agreed service levels are met by managing partner programs and monitoring delivery
  • Develop and maintain key relationships with relevant peers.
  • Ensure that business needs are met by arranging regular customer feedback
  • Ensure service optimisation by involving the internal customer where applicable
  • Manage Service Delivery status reporting for testing projects in line with agreed templates and process.
  • Define and get reports on KPI's as to the performance of the TCoE from vendors

As the Head of QA you will ideally have experience in most of the following:

  • Minimum 5+ years Test industry experience preferably insurance and/or IT/software development
  • Technical knowledge in the field of insurance and IT
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of testing
  • Ability to appraise performance of service delivery
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Financial/ cost-management skills ( budgeting/ costing/ asset management)
  • Strong business awareness, comfortable working with senior management
  • Experience in the implementation of Test management services & improvement frameworks
  • Stakeholder Engagement & Change management skills (ability to drive and deliver initiatives)

If this amazing opportunity to join a vibrant, ambitious global company is for you then please contact Joe AT Venquis

Keywords: Head, QA, Quality Assurance, Test, Release, Vendor, Supplier, Insurance