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Programme Test Manager

My client, who is in the financial services sector, is looking for a Programme Test Manager to join their their community. 

This will be a long time project - the office is based in Brussels, but is a mostly remote position. 

Description and what we have to offer – Programme Test Manager

We are looking for a Programme Test Manager to join the Testing community of GBS to :
▪ Manage extensive testing activities/operations
▪ Direct several test leaders and a large number of software testers
▪ Coordinate numerous teams contributing to the testing activities/operations
▪ Be responsible of formulating projects/programmes (global) test strategies and tests planning & launches/activation
Your main tasks
▪ Define the global testing, launch and activation strategy for the implementation of a programme or a set of projects.
▪ Coordinate the execution of the testing activities (spread across a large number of teams) for the implementation of a programme or a set of projects. Manage the impediments that may occur.
▪ Engage with internal stakeholders in various areas of the organisation to seek alignment and
  collaboration. Deal with external stakeholders/Vendors
▪ Responsible for meeting project/programme objectives within quality, time, and budget targets, and for managing associated risks (for the what concerns the testing part)
▪ Has a direct and controlling impact on the results of testing for a specific area of the
  organization, contributing to the fact that there is no disruption to mission critical business
  services in this area and maintaining a clear competitive advantage for the company
▪ Decision-making involves the use of judgment within the scope of the defined strategy
Qualifications – Internal : Technical skills
 You have
* At least 10 years of experience working with Testing
* Test management experience in handling cross functional multi-platform projects also requiring the coordination of a large number of teams
* Very good analysis & investigation skills; ability to break down complex problems and develop
* Proven experience to effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities while maintaining overall control
* Experience with offshoring
* Good business knowledge of any Euroclear business domain (EB Settlement, Collateral Mgt, Cash and Banking or Asset Servicing) is an asset
Soft skills
 You are
* Clients focused and result oriented
* Fluent in English (both written and oral)
* Able to learn quickly in a complex environment and to synthesize the situation
* Assertive to drive tasks to completion
You know how to
* Motivate and inspire colleagues to pursue excellence and exceed expectations
* Delegate (transfer tasks and responsibilities to colleagues according to their capabilities and
* Demonstrate persuasion skills (obtain approval of others with good arguments, appropriate
   influencing methods and personal authority)
* Perform efficiently during and after difficult situations (respond calmly to sudden changes,
   remain controlled when pressure is high,...)
You have
* Excellent communication skills (verbal, written, active listening) at all levels, from staff
  members to senior management level
* Strong leadership skills
* Strong negotiation, conflict management and influencing skills at different levels of management
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