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Finance Delivery Project Manager- Test Management

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: Up to £550.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 4 months ago

Role: Project Manager

Rate: £550 (outside IR35)

Location: Edinburgh/Wythall

Duration: 6 Months Initially with view to extend.

The Role:

Our financial services client is currently looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead the Tests Management activity on behalf of the Finance department to support the delivery and implementation of new technologies, system, configurations and application enhancements.

The successful candidate will represent the Finance team within the project structure wile working closely with SMEs and process owners across multiple teams.

For this project, the successful candidate will be pivotal in delivering the testing of a project, or scheduled release, in accordance with the Test Strategy, and ensure overall governance and delivery of the testing artefacts in line with the agreed Test Schedule.

Skills and Requirements:

· 5+ years working within financial services as a delivery manager within test management

· Experience delivering test management activity within Finance departments

· Balance competing priorities on different pieces of work in challenging timescales.

· Influence decisions across teams where priorities and interests are often conflicting.

· Ensure all change impacting Finance is delivered using a consistent and robust change process which aligns to core principles, ensuring a successful delivery and value against the business opportunity

· Establish good working relationships with colleagues and stakeholders including senior management.

· Manage and prioritise workloads to ensure agreed objectives and demanding deadlines are met under pressure.

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

· Proficient in Microsoft Word Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint and MSP.

· Proficient in use of test management tools for Defect Management and Reporting.

Please submit your application as soon as possible and if suitable, I will contact you to discuss the role further.