Job posted12 FebTest Manager

  • Location: Preston
  • Salary: £450 / Day
  • Type: Contract
  • Posted: 12/02/2019
  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019

Job description

Test Manager

A Test Manager is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Test Manager contract role

The Test Manager is tasked with the overall responsibility for the full lifecycle of testing activities on the project.

This includes defining the testing and acceptance strategy for a project or programme, planning and coordinating the execution of these plans and managing the relationship with the client with regards to the testing, acceptance and test results.

Desirable Skills & Experience

  • Experience working in a fast-paced delivery centre environment managing both permanent staff and subcontractors.
  • ISTQB Foundation or Advanced, ISEB Practitioner or equivalent certification is highly desirable.
  • Relevant industry certification may also include PRINCE2 (OGC), PMP (Project Management Institute),
  • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) ITIL will be preferred.
  • Familiar with and uses standard test processes and analysis techniques such as described within IEE829 and BS7925-2 respectively

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

If you are a Test Manager looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other Engineering opportunities please contact Kris Foston on or phone 0161 694 9200

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