Test Team Manager

 £49565 -  £65458 per annum
Closing date: 
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 - 13:00
United Kingdom

Job Title: Test Team Manager - IT Metering
Location: Havant
Salary:  £49,565 -  £65,458 depending on skills and experience
Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available
The Role
In this role you will lead a team of 5 Junior and Senior Test Analysts along with an offshore resource to ensure they contribute to the overall success of the team to SSE’s strategic goals. You will manage the team’s daily operation, delivery, compliance and performance against the requirements, targets, SLAs, and OLAs associated with all IT metering testing services. You will ensure that the team strive for continual improvements in quality and performance and will build an environment where each team member is supported and enabled to do their best work daily.
Your daily work will support SSE to deliver against the government mandated Smart Meter rollout, one of the largest pieces of work the energy industry has ever undertaken so this work is vital to the ongoing success of this extensive programme of work.
Your Skills and Experience
We are looking for someone to join us and lead and develop our existing team therefore we are looking for you to bring strong people management skills, ideally gained in a technical or IT environment. You will have testing experience already, and it's expected that you will understand the software delivery lifecycle and the various types of software testing as a minimum.
Alongside your excellent technical ability and leadership, you’ll need to be a strong team player with ability to create and maintain close working relationships with both internal and external parties, including some senior stakeholder management. You must be able to provide support and guidance to your team, in line with individuals’ abilities: advising on career paths and encouraging your team to pro-actively develop their skills and capabilities. You should also be confident to set performance targets and monitor progress against agreed quality and performance criteria to ensure optimum performance from your team.
Our Company
Our Retail business is a market leader in supply of electricity and gas and in other energy-related services such as telecoms, broadband and boiler cover. We supply energy under our brands: SSE, SSE Scottish Hydro, SSE Southern Electric and SSE SWALEC in the Great Britain market
Our Benefits
We have an excellent benefits package as part of our offering. Here’s a few highlights;
- Generous holiday allowance (you can even buy additional holidays)
- Great share plans
- Group Pension Plan
- One day paid volunteering
- Tailored internal development opportunities
Next Steps
Just click the Apply button to submit your application, it doesn’t take long.
Closing date for applications is: 29th May 2019
This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.
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