Testing & Training Lead (UK or Croatia)

Wellesbourne, United Kingdom

Project 3 Mobility is looking for a Testing & Training Lead in charge of overseeing the end-to-end testing cycle for our Digital Transformation Programme – Horizon. The Lead develops a strategy for both our approach to Testing (inclusive of UAT, SIT and FT where required) and how we will deliver training across the entire business to ensure the highest levels of adoption and capability from each phased go live.  The Lead champions and promotes best practices in testing and training methodologies and is an advocate of their areas of expertise.

Project 3 Mobility is a growing start-up which aims to change mobility as we know it, so if you are motivated to make a shift in your career now is the time! We are at the beginning of a long and promising journey, so come and join us to make your mark. 

 

REGULAR TASKS 

  • Day to day management of test cycles, working closely with the programme SMEs, Business Owners and Functional consultants 

  • Management of defects, from diagnosis through to rectification.  

  • Effective prioritisation of workloads and management of multiple cross functional / cross value stream testing scenarios. 

  • Hands on input into test cases, user acceptance criteria and the planning of resources to execute. 

  • Understanding the needs of the business and implementing right sized training schedules / plans that will add knowledge and skill into the organisation at the right level, at the right time. 

  • Creating different training methods and environments in which different people can learn in different ways, ensuring maximum engagement and adoption of materials. 

  • Play a critical communications role by interacting with project team members, SMEs, end users and sponsors. 

  • Play a key member of the core project team, helping make timely and informed decisions on project planning, readiness for implementation and delivery and early life support. 

SKILLS 

  • Pragmatic and persistent mentality with an urgent approach 

  • Strong business acumen, and a service orientation 

  • Strong understanding of required tools and ability to learn and apply new tools as required by the business or environment 

  • Ability to flex your working approach to get the best results possible from a wide range of stakeholders. 

  • Proficient at working in a matrix organisation, partnering with resources to achieve results through others 

  • Ability to elicit and document test cases and acceptance criteria to meet the business needs 

  • Selecting the appropriate methodologies and approaches to ensure that we have a high level of quality throughout our testing and training cycles within the delivery programme. 

  • Proactively engage with the P3 organisation and programme team, building credibility with stakeholders and become a key point of contact for your respective area. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Creation and delivery of end-to-end Testing and Training strategies 

  • Working within the wider programme team and ensuring the correct governance and processes are put into place 

  • Is expected to act independently to deliver and manage test cases and training material. Is self-driven and motivated.  Requires minimal supervision, and knows when to engage direct management 

  • Management of all critical testing and training milestones within the wider programme plan  

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES 

  • Strong and appropriate testing and training experience / exposure, with the ability to take the technical and making it relevant for the end user and to all levels of management 

  • Strong team management and 3rd party management skills 

  • Ability to deploy and manage resources, to achieve/exceed objectives in a dynamic operating environment 

  • Comfortable dealing with all types and levels of stakeholders and team members to understand and accomplish objectives 

  • Strong understanding of, and comfort with, end-to-end testing cycles and defect handling 

  • Strong MS-Office skills, including Excel, Word, Access, Visio and PowerPoint 

  • Significant knowledge of various testing and training software suites 

  • Experience in creating and executing various training techniques such as train the trainer, conference room pilots, online and offline training journeys. 

  • Experience of delivering significant training initiatives (250 people +) and able to demonstrate where these have been successful. 

  • Strong mediation skills, and ability to deal with and resolve conflict and gain consensus 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – must be able to communicate fluently in English both verbally and in writing with all levels of staff and management 

  • Ability to effectively communicate both in person and remotely to accomplish objectives  

 

WHAT DO WE OFFER 

  • The opportunity to develop world-class solutions with cutting-edge technology 

  • Family-like, transparent, and very open business culture 

  • Courageous, curious, and entrepreneurial team members to work with 

  • Dog-friendly office 

  • Free coffee and healthy snacks in the office 

  • Team lunch once a week 

  • Flexible working hours and work from home 

 

SENIORITY LEVEL 

  • 7+ years in a corporate IT or management information environment 

  • 5+ years experience in Testing, UAT, SIT or Functional testing roles 

Testing & Training Lead (UK or Croatia)

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