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Programme Test Manager

Programme Test Manager

City of London 

£110,000 + Bonus + Benefits 

Harrington Starr are currently working with a leading financial institution based in the City to help them on board a Programme Test Manager. This is a crucial hire for them and an exciting opportunity for the right individual to really take work with the Head of testing and manage a number of key programme's. In the role your current remit will be a team of Circa 45-50 with a 50/50 split onshore and off with 6 managers reporting into you.

  • Needs to have managed permanent people with strong experience of staff & team development
  • Must have a clear understanding of the clear distinction between a Test Manager and a Test Programme Manager
  • Has a detailed understanding of Derivatives and Futures markets
  • Can control release management with various teams
  • Can run the dailies and orchestrate across the groups on key deliveries
  • Defect Management on prioritisation
  • Manage test coverage and target critical path analysis
  • Must have a broad and detailed knowledge of different testing approaches in a SDLC
  • Solid experience of driving a programme of improvement
  • Strong processing and tooling experience
  • Strong stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Solid Rates and OTC Products business knowledge is essential
  • Understanding of Agile development methodology
  • Ideally worked on Murex deliveries on Murex 3.x

If you would like to find out more about this position please contact James Platt on  0203 587 7007