Programme Delivery Test Manager

Aggreko

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Full Time Contact: Recruitment Team Reference: JR04516

About Aggreko plc:
Around the world, people, businesses and countries are striving for a better future. A future that needs power and the right conditions to succeed.  That’s why at Aggreko, we work ‘round the clock, making sure our customers get the electricity, heating and cooling they need, whenever they need it – all powered by our trademark passion, unrivalled international experience and local knowledge. From urban development to unique commercial projects and even humanitarian emergencies, we bring our expertise and equipment to any location, from the world’s busiest cities to some of the most remote places on earth.  Every project is different, so we listen first and design a system supported by our service anywhere, to any scale. Transforming the lives and livelihoods of individuals, organisations and communities across the globe. 

Aggreko is leading the way forward in renewables energy, we are changing the way in which we support our customers keep their lights on!

We have a real opportunity for a passionate, driven, and influential Programme Delivery Test Manager to join our organisation.

Our global IT function plays a significant role in supporting our internal customers throughout the world, working on a varied range of change programmes across multiple functions.

We are looking for someone who can leverage their expertise and experience of software testing and governance within programme delivery, providing confidence at senior stakeholder level within Aggreko that systems and processes under test meet the performance, architectural, functional and non-functional requirements and are fit-for-purpose, in line with defined operational acceptance criteria.

You’ll be responsible for all testing within ATS having full autonomy of the management of the test capability across all projects and programmes of work throughout Aggreko.

You will be an integral part of the programme delivery leadership team and will liaise closely with the PMO function in the orchestration and planning of all testing.  

This role will lead a team of test leads, automation engineers and test analysts where you’ll support and develop a professional, delivery focused testing team embedding a culture of continuous improvement.

As part of the Test Strategy, you will lead on driving a test culture that has a strong commercial focus, identifying risks whilst building the relationships with the key stakeholders across Aggreko.

You will be expected to further develop our automation testing capability.

Professional skills/experience:

  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong Technical skills within an Agile framework: Functional Testing, Unit Testing, Integration Testing, Test Automation, Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery, Non-Functional Testing, API (Application Programme Interface Testing, TDD (Test Driven Development), BDD (Behaviour Driven Development);
  • Previous experience of creating and developing a test function
  • Solid technical testing experience with hands on Software Testing background
  • Proven track record in setting and executing test strategies.

There are many benefits to joining Aggreko, great people, great benefits and personal development, find out more by applying

About Us
We’re the people who use our big boxes to make a massive difference. We believe in the positive impact of power and the ability to control temperature. We believe what we do opens up opportunity and creates potential for individuals, communities, industries and societies over the world.  We believe when we work together we can do anything. We believe in the power of our team.  We’re the people who keep the lights on. And we recruit the best talent, too.

Our four values help us get even better at what we do.  It’s the Aggreko way of working – we call it Always Orange. 

Always Orange means: 

Being dynamic: We’re nimble and are always ready to react to an ever changing world.
Being expert: We know our stuff, we’re great under pressure and we thrive in our busy, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We use our experience to make a difference. We know how to challenge and we have the courage of our convictions.
Being together: We play for Team Aggreko and value the expertise of everyone around us. We’re accountable and we hold others to account.
Being innovative: We never miss an opportunity to learn, to look out, or to be better.

Aggreko is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that allows each employee to be their best based upon their merit, talent and aspiration. We do not discriminate, and we abide by the laws in the locations in which we operate.

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