Test Manager

Test Manager

Whitehall Resources currently require an experienced Test Manager to work with a key client

**Please note this role falls INSIDE IR35**

Role and task description –

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 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
* ISTQB Advanced Test Management certified would be preferred
* SC Clearance – have SC clearance or eligible and willing to apply

All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.