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Test Manager - Digital

Support Office»Technology


Job Reference: 2 2 6 9 8 8 B R

Nottingham Support Office


37.5 Hours

Recruitment Partner: Akash Karia

Location: Nottingham

Contract: Perm

Who we are

International Technology & Advanced Analytics (IT2A) is a multi-national function of Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) 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 our operational effectiveness. 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. We’re a team of specialists spanning security, hosting, architecture, software engineering, networks, project delivery and more. A proud equal opportunity employer, we passionately embrace team member diversity and provide a positive and inclusive working environment for all.

About the role

Reporting to the Digital Platform Test Manager, you will be responsible for leading the delivery of testing on behalf of IT for a number of major Digital initiatives. As we embark on a period of rapid transformation you will play a key role in ensuring that projects remain in line with our strategic test objectives and will be an ambassador for software quality.Within this role you will:

  • Drive the end-to-end delivery of testing (functional and non-functional) within timescale, cost and quality constraints
  • Manage dependencies between testing phases and projects across multiple technology stacks and delivery workstreams
  • Review project test estimates and monitor actual costs to maintain financial accuracy
  • Ensure stakeholders are well managed and test progress is accurately and regularly reported
  • Manage test partner resource, including Test Managers, SDETs, Quality Engineers and Test Analysts
  • Effectively lead, mentor and coach Test Team Members to ensure all colleagues are working together cohesively
  • Work alongside our internal colleagues and partner teams to foster a mindset of innovation and improvements within Quality Engineering

What you’ll need to have

  • Proven experience working in a test management role
  • Experience of working within an agile software delivery environment
  • Experience of managing the end to end testing lifecycle, including functional and non-functional phases, across large projects and programmes
  • Experience of leading partner test teams across a number of geographical locations
  • Understanding of principles, theories, practices, and techniques for managing activities involved in planning and delivering software testing within projects
  • The ability to explain, simplify and communicate complex messages to both technical and non-technical colleagues

It would be great if you also have

  • Test management experience in a Retail and / or Digital landscape

Our benefits

  • Retirement Savings Plan
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Generous employee discounts
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption leave pay and gift card for anyone expecting or adopting a child
  • Flexible benefits scheme including holiday buying, discounted gym membership, life assurance, activity passes and more.
  • Access to free, 24/7 counselling and support through TELUS Health, our Employee Assistance Programme.

We have a great range of benefits in addition to the above that offer flexibility to suit you - find out more at Please note, any salary estimates given on third-party sites are not provided or endorsed by WBA and may not be accurate.

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.We are always open to discussing possible flexible working options and what this may look like for you, including job share and reduced hours. 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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