Job Description

Role: Test Manager

Location: Cirencester (flexible home working)

Right to Work in UK (No sponsorship)Comp : 55-60k

Job Description

This role is to provide Test Management in a market leading Financial Services company, where you will be leading a test team and taking ownership of all testing related activities in a large Project or a Programme of work.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Test management accountable for team management, test strategy creation, 3rd party relationship management and successful management of the planning and execution of Test activities.
  • Clear and concise communication with the client is vital to succeeding in this role.
  • Driving to ensure the appropriate requirement or use cases are in place both functional and non-functional, defining data requirements, creating, agreeing, and then overseeing the successful executing of detailed test plans.
  • Actively input to analysis of client specifications to ensure the project is setup for success.
  • Fulfilling a Defect Manager role as part of your Test Manager responsibilities on smaller projects as appropriate.

Skills required:

  • Experience of Agile and Waterfall delivery approaches.
  • Financial services experience highly desirable (specifically Insurance and Life & Pensions)
  • Experience of creation of and execution against agreed Test Strategies adapting where required and calling out key risks and issues in a constructive manner.
  • Significant experience in leading a test team within a structured and fast paced project based environment through the full testing life cycle.
  • Experience of working with offshore teams and 3rd
  • Experience and proven track record of implementing and driving the business strategy through the testing phases.
  • Solid estimation experience.
  • Have good ALM/JIRA knowledge (requirements traceability, scripting, execution, defects & reports).
  • Demonstrable experience of successfully managing a client organisation to balance agility and speed against the need for an appropriate level of quality.
  • the Test Strategy /corporate goals

For more information please contact Liam Fahey on 01616949207/lfahey@outsource-uk.co.uk

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