PROJECTS

OVAL Programme (Old Mutual Wealth Ltd)
 
  • Programme Test Manager for Data Migration, Document Migration and Data Quality streams

  • Working with suppliers based in Chennai, Cape Town and Melbourne

  • Managing a team of on-shore and off-shore resources

  • Covering multiple projects and facilitating data migration into Functional Test streams

NEWID Programme (Welsh Water)
 
  • Programme Test Manager for Billing system re-platform

  • Multi-stream Programme which included new systems for Billing, CRM, Document Management, Collections, Bill/Letter Printing plus associated Data Migrations

  • Built Test Team from scratch and shaped Test Strategy

  • Introduced Supplier Quality Gates prior to Integrated System Testing

Solvency II (Lloyds Banking Group)

 

  • Project Manager for SoIvency II Compliance Programme

  • Working with Actuary and 3rd Party Supplier resource to shape Infrastructure and Quality Assurance for Solvency Capital Requirement (SCR) and Minimum Capital Requirement (MCR) Pillar I requirements​

  • Direct Reporting to Senior Management and Stakeholders

Voyager Programme (Nationwide B.S.)
 
  • Test Manager for Internal Account Transform Projects

  • Core Bank Transformation from Unisys to SAP (ISB) Platform

  • On-shore (8)/Off-shore (6) resource split, plus 2 Test Managers

  • High pressure environment with twice daily stand-up meetings to discuss progress with senior management and stakeholders

AXA/Friends Life Separation (Friends Life)

 

  • Test Manager for Separation Programme

  • Responsible for creating Test Strategy and resourcing all test functions from Contractor, Partner and Business resources​

  • Direct Reporting to Senior Management and Stakeholders

  • Deadline driven, completed on time and within budget

Visa Cash Card (Nationwide B.S.)
 
  • Infrastructure Project Manager for Visa Cash Card Programme

  • Card Migration from Magnetic Strip to Chip and PIN Technology

  • Multiple Platforms spanning back end Database provision through to front end web pages and all middleware/messaging

  • Required cooperation and trust building between several technical teams

ACE Replacement Project (AXA Wealth)
 
  • Test Manager / Environment Manager for Calculation Engine Replacement Project

  • Management of delivery and testing of 3rd-Party Application

  • Responsible for developing relationship between AXA and Vertex supplier technical teams

  • Required relationship building between multiple internal teams to ensure successful outcome

Halifax/BoS Integration Programme

  • Technical Project Manager for initial Halifax/BoS Integration Programme

  • Test Support Manager for Card Migration Programme

  • Defect Manager, Infrastructure Project Manager and Test Lead for Compliance Releases and subsequent Small Change Portfolio

  • Set up Test Automation team and worked with analyst & development teams and business to create early adoption of Agile approaches

  • Responsible for all Stakeholder Management

Card Compliance Programme

 

  • Technical Project Manager

  • Responsible for Server and Desktop Projects

  • Ran project to implement Test Director company-wide

  • Responsible for Project to Implement McAfee Anti-virus on all desktops

Y2K Programme

 

  • Service Delivery Manager / Project Manager for established supplier of IT hardware and software to schools, hospitals and universities

  • Stakeholder Management, Customer Liaison

  • Trouble-shooting issues between technical resources and clients on remote sites

  • Project Manager on the RAD (Rapid Application Development) Proof of Concept Programme

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