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Test Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: Outside IR35 per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: 17.01.2022
  • Expiry Date: 25 December 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -112021-465953

Hydrogen are currently looking to recruit a Test Manager for a large Life and Pensions company based in Birmingham. The role is a hybrid role and will require the successful Test Manager to be onsite a couple of days per week. The role is a contract role for an initial 6 months but with potential extensions. The role sits outside IR35 and is paying up to £500 per day.

Ideally the candidate will have a background within the financial sector but this isn't essential.

Duties & 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), liaison with our client's test authority to ensure consistent interpretation of the company's 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 Test Leads