SENIOR TEST DIRECTOR / SME TO HEAD CONSULTING PRACTICE

Posted on February 18, 2016 · Posted in CONSULTING

Our client are recruiting for an experienced Test Director / Test Practice Head to join their Hi-Tech / Media domain on a permanent basis in London. The ideal candidate will be confident in heading test streams and experienced in managing test solutions for consulting companies, should also be willing to travel.

Desired Experience / Skills:

  • Minimum of 13+ years of work experience in QA Practice/Consulting services specially with customers in the European geography.
  • Demonstrable recent experience selling to large European customers, with good knowledge of industry trends and IT services focus areas.
  • Understanding of common technology platforms and competitive landscape, in order to structure and position onsite/offshore QA services propositions to match customers’ needs.
  • Strong understanding of QA Tools and Frameworks
  • Experience in working in Agile and non-agile projects
  • Previous experience of creating enterprise wide QA strategies and deploying them
  • Provide Presales support for any testing opportunity
  • Strong experience in procurement process (handling MSAs/RFIs/RFPs)
  • Strong skills in interacting with UK-based C Level executives.
  • Ability and maturity to build and expand on new relationships.
  • Interface with Marketing to drive market recognition of testing capability and competency in Client
  • Track record of successfully delivering to a sales target
  • Provide inputs to offshore CoEs to enable development of tools and frameworks.
  • For Client testing define and achieve annual/quarterly revenue (interlocked EE/EN/NN agreed targets with the Client Sales Heads) and profitability targets in line with the strategy
  • Support Client Sales team to take technology solutions to the market
  • Create Client specific testing sales collateral

Preferable

  • Experience in Hi-Tech, Media domain

Org and Talent

  • Support hiring , develop and retain best-in-class talent
  • Support strong leadership pipeline

Minimum required language knowledge (speaking+writing):

  • English

Job Location:                  London
Job Reference:               112541
Job Type:                          
Permanent
Job Rate/Salary:          
£70k – 85k

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