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Head of Test Management

Job in Geneva - Switzerland
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Company: Union Bancaire Privee
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-10-13
Job specializations:
  • Management
    International Manager, Program Manager, Project Manager
  • IT/Tech
    IT Project Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position: Head of Test Management - Geneva

Description

Group Shared Services (GSS)The Bank’s entire operations are managed by GSS and are headed up by the Chief Operating Officer. It strives to provide both in-house and external clients with a first-rate service to ensure our business operates efficiently and at the best possible cost. The GSS division comprises Operations, Finance, Information Management, Human Resources and Logistics. GSS employees are committed to providing, with professionalism and enthusiasm, an efficient, proactive, high-quality service that meets the needs of clients within the context of the Bank’s overall strategy.

Mission

Globally manage the Test Management Service and teams

Challenges

Ability to work under pressure

Main responsabilities

Mission

Globally manage the Test Management Service and teams. Interface with stakeholders to define test strategies, plans and approaches. Plan all testing activities related to projects. Maintain business relations with key users and lead the test management automation and improvement initiatives.

Main duties

- Team management and planning of testing activities across multiple projects, offshore and in-house

- Assign test managers to perform activities, control execution and progress

- Participate to the test strategy definition and approval

- Review and contribute to test plan definition

- Interface with environment and release management to define needs and testing planning

- Participate to the definition of test data requirements and special processing

- Participate to the global User Acceptance Testing coordination and Define acceptance criteria related to projects

- Produce dashboards related to progress (test execution), defect management and risks

- Participate to the review of tests developed / performed by developers during the unit testing phase

- Lead the implementation of the test automation Service strategy

- Manage accurately assigned Opex and Capex budget

Core competencies

- Strategic thinking and planning and provide expertise throughout the entire product development life cycle

- Strong sense of quality ownership making sure that quality is baked in from the start

- Strong leadership with experience in implementing and shaping the company’s QA processes and strategies

- Experience managing testing departments or testing functions, managing large and complex activities and processes

- Hands-on, flexible, organized and autonomous

- Good analytical skills

- Solid communication & presentation skills, ability to interact with all levels of management within the organization

- Ability and experience to work in a multi-location international context

- Fluency in both English & French (written and spoken)

- Behave Ethically

Specific Competencies

- Sound expertise in test management with at minimum 7 years as team leader in a complex and dynamic environment

- A previous similar experience in a financial environment is a must

Education

  • Education: University Degree
  • Experience

  • Years of experience: 7-10 : senior
  • Experience in private banking: Mandatory
  • Language

  • English: Fluent
  • French: Fluent
  • Personal skills

  • Swiss resident: Optional
  • Ability to work under pressureTeam-player

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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