Tests Manager at ENGIE Energy Access

September 11, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIEMobisol and ENGIEPowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy.

Position Overview

  • We are seeking a highly skilled and detail-oriented IT Test Manager to join our team at ENGIE Energy Access.
  • As an IT Test Manager, you will be responsible for leading the testing efforts for our IT projects, ensuring the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Your expertise in test management, test strategy development, and quality assurance within the EEA context will be instrumental in driving the success of our IT initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Test Strategy Development: Collaborate with project stakeholders, business analysts, and development teams to formulate comprehensive test strategies for our projects. Ensure alignment with business goals and requirements.
  • Test Planning and Execution: Create detailed test plans and test cases, covering functional, integration, regression, and performance testing within the EEA context. Lead and oversee the testing process, ensuring timely and accurate execution.
  • Test Automation: Identify opportunities for test automation and work with the testing team to design and implement automated test scripts. Continuously improve test automation coverage for efficient testing.
  • Defect Management: Establish an effective defect management process for tracking and resolving issues. Coordinate with development teams to ensure timely resolution of identified defects.
  • Test Environment Management: Collaborate with IT infrastructure and operations teams to set up and maintain appropriate test environments in compliance our requirements.
  • Performance Monitoring: Monitor and analyze test results, performance metrics, and quality indicators for projects. Provide actionable insights to stakeholders and drive continuous improvement.
  • Test Reporting and Documentation: Generate comprehensive test reports, including status updates, test coverage, and defect summaries, for communication with project stakeholders and management.
  • Team Leadership: Lead and mentor the testing team members, fostering a collaborative and performance-driven work environment. Provide guidance and support for professional development.
  • Stakeholder Communication: Establish strong relationships with project managers, business stakeholders, and other teams involved. Ensure transparent communication about testing progress and results.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 5 years of experience as an IT Test Manager or in a similar leadership role focused on test management.
  • Extensive experience in developing test strategies, test plans, and test cases for complex IT projects.
  • Proficiency in test automation tools and frameworks, with a focus on enhancing testing efficiency.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail in test execution and defect management.
  • Familiarity with various testing methodologies, such as Agile and Waterfall.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire testing teams, ensuring effective collaboration and results.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with diverse stakeholders.
  • Relevant testing certifications, such as ISTQB, are a plus.