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IT Test Manager (IT2A)

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 2 2 6 1 4 0 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Level 5

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia

Location: Nottingham

Contract: Perm

We are seeking an experienced Test Manager to work within our Operating Systems Team to ensure the quality of our IT deliveries.

Who we are

International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance based in the UK, Europe, Asia, South America and the USA. We use emerging technology and robust data to transform our pharmacy and retail offerings, improve experiences for customers and patients and enhance operational effectiveness for team members. Partnering with some of the finest tech providers and utilising a cutting-edge tech stack, we support two of the UK’s most trusted and established brands - Boots and No7 – in personalising their customer interactions. We’re a creative team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

About the role

As a Test Manager, you will help improve the testing strategy, overseeing test planning and execution, and managing a team of testers both internal and external.

You will work with cross-functional teams to helping develop test plans and implement best practices to provide high-quality software solutions for our Operating Systems Team.


  • Develop and implement comprehensive test plans, strategies, and methodologies to ensure the quality of software products.
  • Manage a team of testers, providing guidance, and support to improve performance and achieve testing goals.
  • Collaborate with project managers, developers, and other stakeholders to define testing requirements, scope, and timelines.
  • Coordinate and prioritise testing activities, allocate resources, and manage test schedules to meet project deadlines.
  • Conduct risk assessments, identify potential issues, and develop mitigation strategies to minimise project risks.
  • Define and maintain testing standards, processes, and documentation to ensure consistency and efficiency across projects.
  • Monitor and report on test results, quality metrics, and project status to stakeholders, highlighting any deviations or issues.
  • Evaluate and improve testing tools, and techniques to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software testing and quality assurance.

What you’ll need to have

  • Experience software testing and quality assurance, with a focus on test planning, execution, and management.
  • Understanding of testing methodologies, tools, and best practices, including Agile, Scrum and Waterfall.
  • Experience with test automation frameworks, tools, and scripting languages (e.g., Selenium, JUnit, Python).
  • Proficiency in test management tools (e.g. ALM, Jira, TestRail) and version control systems (e.g. Git).
  • Certification in software testing (e.g. ISTQB).

Our benefits

  • Boots Retirement Savings Plan
  • Generous employee discount plus enhanced discounts for Boots brands, Boots Opticians and Boots Hearingcare
  • Excellent onsite facilities including staff shop, opticians (including free eye tests for team members), gym, cafeteria and outdoor seating

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that go beyond salary and offer flexibility to suit you; click here to view our full list of company benefits (all rewards and benefits are subject to change and eligibility).

What’s next?

If your application is successful, our recruitment team will be in touch to arrange an interview and to answer any initial questions you have. If you have not been successful on this occasion, you will be notified by email.

Where a role is advertised as full-time, we are open to discussing part-time and job share options during the application process. If you require additional support as part of the application and interview process, we are happy to provide reasonable adjustments to help you to be at your best.


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