Senior Test Manager
Hawthorn East,VIC, Australia
6d ago

About Us

The Digital team is focused on reinventing and transforming the shopping experience to best suit our customers' needs and making their lives easier.

We look ahead to continuously assess how we can apply the latest technologies in innovative ways to constantly improve the shopping experience.

We drive evolutionary architecture, technical innovation and data driven decisions to implement our strategy. We pride ourselves on being a creative and forward-thinking group, focused on building the next generation of digital retailing.

The Team

The Coles Supply Chain Technology Team is delivering a world class anytime, anywhere supply chain, a multi-channel, integrated supply chain offering superior service to our customers.

The technology-lead supply chain will be enabled by a connected, flexible and reliable ecosystem of modern supply chain technologies.

As part of the Supply Chain Technology team you will be embarking on a revolutionary Supply Chain modernisation program, which will see the development of two new automated ambient distribution centres (DCs) in Queensland and New South Wales that are the cornerstone of Coles’ strategic Smarter Selling program.

The role

Two-year fixed term position

In this role you will have the opportunity to drive tangible business performance improvement through :

  • Development of an IT test strategy inclusive of test phases definition and breakdown, scope alignment, test delivery estimation, test schedule definition, test data strategy and roles & responsibilities.
  • Development and enhancement of testing methods and tools required to support the program including; test planning, results capture, defect management, execution planning, test progress reporting and summary reports.
  • This needs to accommodate program, Coles and 3rd party vendor needs.

  • Development of a Test Delivery strategy, the role and use of 3rd party test services providers for the program and consideration of the larger Coles environment
  • Monitor the progress of testing and provide support to the test delivery across the program by way of SME input, coaching and issue management.
  • In Adherence to Enterprise Test Strategy
  • Manage relationship with external vendors / partners
  • To be successful, you’ll have :

  • Expertise in test leadership and delivery in large scale transformation programs including Test automation.
  • Proven success in Test management for a board range of scope covering Business, Technology and Equipment delivery.
  • Proven ability to work with a diverse range of stakeholders not experienced in large scale test delivery to achieve buy-in and support.
  • Experience in delivering testing in large scales programs (in excess of 10K days effort)
  • Proven track record in test / quality management delivery
  • Commercial Acumen and cost plan management skills
  • Ability to adjust and evolve with changing business needs
  • Ability to articulate, communicate and manage risks, issues and options relevant to the testing competency
  • Benefits

    Our commitment of making good things happen at Coles starts with our people. It is important for us to celebrate our wins and develop our people.

    In addition to a competitive salary, the other good things include :

  • Receiving a team member discount and exclusive team member offers;
  • Sampling new products and flavours before they hit the shelves;
  • 12 weeks of paid parental leave for primary care givers and 1 week of paid leave for secondary care givers;
  • Access to an onsite childcare School Holiday Program;
  • Access to a Fitness Centre and Body Therapy Clinic; and
  • Being part of a fun and inclusive culture where you can learn and develop your skills through our excellent ongoing training and development
  • Culture

    At Coles, we are all about our people. As a top-30 ASX listed company, we are a dynamic, empowering and collaborative organisation that is focused on ensuring a positive, inclusive work environment for all team members.

    We believe in energising everyone by having you become part of a more purposeful work life. At Coles, we believe we are better together when team members can perform at their best and will support you in bringing your best self every day.

    So, how will you make good things happen at Coles?

    At Coles, we know we are at our best when our team is representative of the communities we serve and are proud of our commitment to providing supportive work environments for all team members.

    We actively encourage applications from all candidates, including the LGBTI community, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


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