Test ManagerTelford3 MonthsClient OverviewWould you like to join a global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation?Our client are at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. The personal traits we are looking for are * Passion for technology * Showing initiative * Self-learning * Being a team player, i.e. take ownership of contributing to the overall team capability and knowledge Role Overview Manage the overall End to End Testing Lifecycle for Programmes/Projects. * The production of key Test artefacts (Test Strategies, Plans, Approaches, Schedules). * Ensure identification, mitigation and closure of product risks. * Provide assurance and governance across all testing phases. * Stakeholder management at all levels. * Provide progress reports, including risk mitigation, as directed. Role Responsibilities Implementation and co-ordination of the End-to-End Assurance and Test Strategy in the systems development life cycle * Provision of technical direction and governance (for Assurance and Testing),Product delivery implementation activities, managing deliverables, project budgets, planning and forecasting, involved in recruitment and rotation plans, providing test direction for the area * Analysing new work and changes to existing projects to estimate the effort needed and to determine people and test environment requirements * Producing the project test strategy and/or test approach * Creating detailed test schedules, including identifying the dependencies on other areas * Ensuring all subordinate test documentation is produced by the appropriate individual and reviewed * Planning and managing all test stages for the project including co-ordination with external teams and attending project checkpoint meetings * Authorising the completion of test stages and arranging sign-off with the client and other key stakeholders * Coaching and mentoring more inexperienced TM/TLs Key Skills Required UNIX * Windows * Oracle * SQL * Java * XML * Maestro * WebMethods * WebLogic * Experienced in Microsoft ProjectSuitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.