UAT Test Lead (6 month Fixed Term Contract)

6 month Fixed Term Contract for a UAT Test Lead working for an exciting retail business on a pensions project

Your new company

A globally recognised brand with a national network of retail outlets are currently seeking a UAT Test Lead on a 6 month Fixed Term Contract to work on a new pensions system which is currently being implemented into the organisation. This organisation have a reputation for investing heavily in their staff including personal development time, financial bonuses, in-store discounts and a culture of collaboration and ideas sharing within testing teams.

Your new role

In your new role you will be leading the testing for scheduled releases for a pensions system that has been developed by a 3rd party. In this position you will be managing the activity of the UAT testers to ensure that the system functionality is fully tested within project timescales and to a high quality. You will also be reporting on progress to the UAT Manager and project teams on testing activity, highlighting and escalating issues accordingly to ensure the testing activity meets the overall project plan.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed you will need a strong understanding of the processes behind UAT testing including developing test scripts, logging issues in defect management software and providing evidence to enable investigation by the Development team. In order to succeed within this role you will need an ability to quickly absorb and understand the new processes and systems in place and also a thorough understanding of testing methodology and applications.

What you'll get in return

In return you will be given a salary of up to £30,000 pro-rata for the duration of the 6 months fixed term contract, you will also be given a pension allowance and opportunities to develop your personal career within the business. You will be provided with opportunities to extend your contract or become a permanent employee within the business should you wish to do that.

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Job reference information
Advertiser Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Contact Name Samuel Newton
Telephone 0161 228 6266 (Please reference Dice when calling)
Reference 2976247_1488987740

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