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Head of Testing

Role Profile: Head of Testing (Hands-on)
Company:     Circle Health Group and   
Location:      Remote Based (UK) with some travel to London
Skills:           Test Management, Project Management, Manual/Automation/System/Integration/Regression/UAT Testing
Salary:         £57,000 - £70,0000pa + Private Medical Healthcare, Pension

Circle Health Group is a company that runs hospitals and health services in the UK.

Different to most healthcare organisations, Circle build independent hospitals which pioneered five-star hospitality in the UK, and they run innovative types of work for the NHS across specialist areas.
In December 2019 Circle acquired BMI Healthcare, and are now embarking on a period of growth as part of their digital transformation programme.

Working in partnership with BPM Tech, Circle Health Group are recruiting for a number of exciting positions within IT & IG.  This is an exciting time for the organisation and a great opportunity for motivated IT professionals to join their ranks and play a significant part in Circle Health Group's next steps! 


Circle Health are looking for a Head of Testing/QA Test Manager to come on board, to build and lead the testing function, from scratch, following the integration of Circle/BMI Healthcare.

The Head of Testing/QA Manager will take ownership of the quality assurance and testing (QAT) strategy, defining and implementing the strategy, along with building the test team.

The QA test manager will be responsible for the day to day management of system and functional testing of applications, ensuring procedures/processes are put in place and adhered to, in order for high quality testing of software releases.

You will have strong experience in leading test teams, onshore and offshore, managing projects (and project resources) and reporting to director level on progress across all projects. 

Key responsibilities for the Head of Testing/QA Test Manager include:

- Definition and implementation of the Testing strategy
- Defining a QA / Testing process to support the successful delivery of systemic changes
- Building up and leading the testing team to ensure the success of the project
- Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release / delivery
- Develop the test plan for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and obtain stakeholder support for this plan.
- Deploying and managing resources for testing, both on shore and off shore
- Working closely with project managers to ensure test strategies and test plans are in place, on time
- Allocating team members to functional, non-functional and security testing according to project priorities.

Person Specification

- Expert in leading QA Testing within large a organisation
- Built test teams and set up testing frameworks
- ISTQB/ISEB testing Certified
- In depth knowledge of IT QA processes and techniques.
- In depth knowledge of all testing, System, SIT, UAT, Regression
- Experience of large IT project implementation.
- Effective stakeholder management and communication skills

Circle Health are recruiting for a number of new opportunities across IT & IG, with this role offering the successful candidate a chance to stamp their own mark on a testing function, being the expert for testing for the business. 
The role is for a 2 year, fixed term, period! APPLY NOW! 

Please note, successful candidates will need to undertake a DBS check

Next steps:
Interview dates are scheduled for week commencing 25th January 2021

BPM Tech are working in partnership with Circle Health Group across a number of roles within their IT & IG Departments.

Please feel free to apply through the advert, or contact us directly to discuss any of the IT opportunities available at Circle Health Group! 

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  • Start: 15/01/2021
  • Duration: 0.0 HOUR
  • Rate: £60000 to £70000 per annum
  • Location: United Kingdom,United Kingdom
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: BPM Tech Limited
  • Contact: James Symonds
  • Tel: 01484 717739
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: V-36055-2
  • Posted: 2021-01-15 17:38:42 -

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