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Test Lead (Dublin) - Contract

Business Type: Clinical Research Organisation
Job Type: Clinical Study- Trials, Project Management, Information Technology
Job Level: Not Specified
Position: Contract
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ireland (Eire)
Reference: 17851/001
Closing Date: 11/09/12

Our client, a leading global CRO, provides a comprehensive range of services in Phase I-IV clinical trials to the biopharmaceutical and device industries. They are currently seeking a Test Lead for a 5 month contract at their Dublin site.

The Test Lead will be responsibile for ensuring the completion of testing tasks for one or more projects. Working in an Agile/Scrum development methodology, the Test Lead will review user and functional requirements and provide feedback.

Test early versions of functionality and develop increasingly complex manual test scripts and traceability
Review scripts created by others, participate in test execution and monitor the progress of tests executed by others
Identifies and solves complex or sensitive problems
Researches, learns, applies and distributes information within the organization regarding software testing tools, techniques and market trends.
Manage test activities (resource/cost/schedule/metrics) on large, complex projects
Input to project estimates and documentation
Contributes to definition and refinement of testing processes and procedures and applies analytical skills to determine testing strategies
Reviews and provides input on project requirements, plans and prototypes
Creates test plans, test scripts, and trace matrix, which maps the verification of requirements to one or more test scripts

Bachelor''s degree in life sciences, business technology, information technology or related discipline
Comprehensive experience as a test lead
Writes, reviews and executes formal test scripts including setup and data requirements, procedures and expected results
Ability to use agile planning and effort methods to estimate tasks and create schedules

Must already be based in Ireland
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent organisational skills
Good interpersonal and communications skills both written and verbal
Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international
BENEFITS OF THE ROLE: This company has an outstanding track record with a style of work that has been rated as the highest in the in the industry. They are committed to providing all the assistance and support you require to enable you to reach your goals. Salaries are competitive and they offer an excellent benefits package including financial and long service awards.

Fforde is acting as a recruitment agency/business.

KEYWORDS: Test Lead, Project Management, Agile, Scrum, Methodology, Life Science, IT, Business, Pharmaceutical, CRO, Contract, Dublin, Rep of Ireland

Posted: 14/08/2012 | NPJ Ref: 85045
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