Test Manager

Telford, Telford and Wrekin, England
Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
13 days ago

Test Manager

Telford (remote until further notice)

6 months+

Up to £530 per day

*Inside IR35

Client Overview:

Our client is a global leader in consulting, digital transformation, technology and engineering services. The Group is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients' opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

What you'll do:

  • 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), liaison with the Migration Partners / IT Delivery Leads appointed to deliver on their behalf, to ensure consistent interpretation of our mutual test strategies.
  • 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.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Strong Stakeholder Management
  • Minimum 5 years End to End Test Manager Experience
  • Strong Stakeholder Management
  • Understanding of agile, waterfall and hybrid delivery lifecycles
  • Experience in AWS/Azure Cloud technologies would be beneficial
  • Understanding of Non-Functional Testing
  • Excellent Management of Schedules and Milestones
  • Collaborative working across multiple 3rd Parties and Suppliers essential
  • Strong Influencing skills
  • Strong Team Building skills
  • Risk Management
  • Experience in Risk Based Testing (RBT) Or Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)
  • Excellent reporting skills
  • Implement and manage Go 2 Green plans
  • Experienced in Microsoft Project
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