Programme Test Manager - Dublin

Job Overview

Job Description

A well-established organisation in Dublin currently has a number of opportunities for personable, enthusiastic, diligent and experienced Programme test managers on a permanent and contract basis. Opportunities working on-site at a number of our clients within the telecommunications, finance, insurance, retail and utility sectors amongst many others.

You must have wide ranging experience across many technical platforms with a high level understanding of IT architecture, design, operational service & support. The ideal candidate will be delivery focused while always maintaining a high emphasis on quality. Drive quality throughout the SDLC.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience as a Programme Test Manager for the implementation of major SAP systems across multiple jurisdictions is essential.
  • Design, implement and get agreement on test strategy and detailed test plans
  • Experience of planning and estimating test preparation and execution
  • Management of test pre-requisites including test environment readiness and test data provision
  • Ensure tight management of risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Managing high risk test projects with significant change factors and providing expert advice on design and implementation
  • Evidence of having worked on at least one large project from start to finish.
  • Managing complex teams of 20+ resources across disciplines and functions
  • Have a good understanding of the defect management lifecycle and use of metrics in testing
  • Experience working with Internal Organisations and 3rd Party Application Vendors and System Integrators is essential.
  • Experience with Testing and Test Management Tools is essential
  • English and German languages - written and spoken
  • Senior stakeholder management experience


  • Experience in Insurance or financial services
  • ISTQB Advanced certification in Test Management
  • Project management certification (e.g. PMI PMP, Prince2)
  • Service management certification (e.g. ITIL)


  • Negotiable + full benefits package

For more information, contact Deirdre O'Callaghan confidentially on +353 86 0239661 or email your CV to

I specialize in recruiting for QA and testers, if you wish to discuss this or other testing/QA opportunities, please feel free to contact me.

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