Manager of Quality and Partnering
Contract type: Permanent
Working hours: Full time, flexible working hours
Location: We are flexible on location and will support you to work flexibly from home (providing a suite of IT equipment), whilst coming together on site to offer face to face support and collaboration when required
Closing date: 11th June 2023
Salary: £65,000, depending on experience + excellent benefits
Join EDF as the Manager of Quality & Partnering and you will support the growth and development of the Quality Assurance capability within our Wholesale Market Services (WMS) team whilst directly contributing towards EDF’s ambition of helping Britain achieve Net Zero.
We are looking for a talented people leader to manage the quality of both the solutions we deliver internally and those we receive from our external partners.
You will be joining the Wholesale Market Services (WMS) Run Service, which looks after the IT Systems used by our WMS team. The team are responsible for managing the wholesale trading in EDF, including our 24/7 Shift Trading Team.
As the Manager of Quality and Partnering within WMS, you will define our test strategy, build, and maintain relationships with our existing external partners and manage the quality of our solutions.
You will lead our existing team of permanent and contract Quality Assurance Analysts and build out the team to enable you to grow and develop the test capability within the function. You will be responsible for Quality Assurance across the full WMS suite of applications whilst also working with external offshore resources.
This is a brand-new role; therefore, you will have the autonomy to shape the team, define what your focus will be and make a significant impact building the test capability.
What we’re looking for…
As the Manager of Quality and Partnering, you will have experience of creating a test capability, leading a team, and working with external providers. Therefore, you will have strong communication, stakeholder management and leadership skills.
You will have experience working within a fast-paced team, working with a variety of technologies and show a good understanding of creating and defining a test strategy. We are looking for somebody with automated testing experience, an excellent quality assurance background and the ability to shape and mould a brand-new role.
If you are comfortable contributing to a team that operates with agile and iterative delivery practices whilst working collaboratively to share best practice, then we would love to hear from you!
For more information about this role, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Hannah Loebl, Senior Manager of WMS Run Service, says ‘We’re moving all of our Shift Trading tools onto AWS, using serverless architecture, ensuring the tools are robust, performant and really easy to use. This will allow us to take away manual processes from the traders, freeing up their time to improve their trading strategies. We use a combination of Python, .NET and React to build our tools’.
At EDF, everyone’s welcome. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse environment where everyone has a voice and where you feel confident being yourself. We’re committed to equality, diversity, inclusion. We’d like our future workforce to have an equal gender balance, represent a broad mix of people from minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+, those with a disability and supporting social mobility.
We’re an equal opportunity and disability confident employer. If you feel comfortable sharing with us that you have a disability, you meet the minimum criteria for the role, we will guarantee you an interview.
We’ll value the difference you bring and give you opportunities to thrive and succeed and to feel you belong.
• Performance based bonus
• 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service up to a maximum of 30 days)
• A defined contribution pension scheme
• Retail discounts and cashback deals
• Healthcare cash plan
• Technology benefits
• Government tax-free childcare
Option to purchase:
• Additional annual leave
• Dental insurance
• Gym membership
• Critical illness insurance
• Personal accident insurance
• Travel insurance
• Car breakdown cover
• Dining card
Join us and together we can help Britain achieve Net Zero.