Test Manager

4 days left

Concept Resourcing
37000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
26 Jul 2017
23 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Test Manager - Birmingham

We're looking for an experienced Test Manager to join an expanding client near Birmingham as part of their exciting technology transformation programme.

What you'll be doing

The Test Manager will be responsible for the testing if IT project changes, and key responsibilities will include:

- Ensuring that the test strategy and plans for all projects is appropriate to the risk associated with the planned changes.
- Oversee the development and execution of test scenarios and scripts
- Work closely with Test Analysts, Business Analysts, Enterprise and Solution Architects and Project Managers as well as external delivery partners to the testing activities to other project deliverables and timelines.
- Identify, document and communicate any defects, risks and issues identified during the testing process and escalate.
- Using documented business requirements, develop test strategies and plans for IT projects
- Manage risks and issues associated with the testing process and escalate where necessary
- Own and manage and IT testing tools and processes
- Respond to project requests in a timely fashion
- Report regularly on progress to relevant governance forums and bodies

What you'll need

- Extensive experience within test management
- Exposure to IT project delivery processes and best practice
- A career history showing progression within IT testing roles within a challenging, changeable environment comprising multiple business systems and with a need for synergy
- A track record of delivering world class testing solutions within a large, complex commercial operation where flexibility and value for money are key success factors
- Ability to deliver optimal testing approaches, based on a balanced view of cost and risk to the organisation
- Strong planning and organisational skills including the ability to manage several work streams simultaneously
- Excellent documentation skills with the ability to explain outcomes to a variety of stakeholders
- Excellent communication skills with a capacity to present, discuss and explain issues coherently and logically, both in writing and verbally
- Able to resolve differences professionally and effectively when projects are intent on a certain direction that may conflict with IT strategy and direction
- Pragmatic in approach and highly delivery focused

What they're offering

In return, the successful candidate will get the opportunity to develop their career in a fast-paced, vibrant environment with excellent package and progression opportunities.

If this sounds like the career move for you then apply today for immediate consideration.