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IT Test Manager 37938

  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £598.08 - 598.08 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Function: Software and IT
  • Contact: Rachel Meacham
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01384 446112
  • Duration: contract
  • Start Date: asap
  • Expiry Date: 10 June 2022
  • Job Ref: 61686

Title: Test Manager - 37938

Division: Information Technology

Contract Position based at: Whitley / Gaydon + Hybrid

Rate: up to £598.08/day Ltd umbrella rate

Position Description:

A Test Manager is required to join an exciting IT & Digital programme, transforming the Financial Service offerings in several key markets.  This exciting opportunity will require working in a multi-organisations landscape to provide oversight all aspects of the end to end application testing and business acceptance.

This role is ideally suited to a test manager with experience of operating in a complex eco-system such as a joint venture or system integration partner. The role will be undertaken following hybrid working practices, with attendance on site at Whitley to be expected 1 days a week, with potential for occasional European travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating a testing framework and standards for application testers to ensure visibility, traceability, and control of the testing process.
  • Ensures that the business processes and systems are tested both functionally and non-functionally to meet the design intent and validate the design intent is fit for purpose
  • Works with multiple teams to ensure unit, integration and UAT is conducted effectively. Working with a joint venture partner and internal technical teams to agree testing approach, responsibilities and execution.
  • Maintain alignment with the Delivery Manager to ensure effective resource use and delivery to agreed plans.
  • Liaise with other Test Managers on the program (vendor side) to ensure a unified test approach.
  • Develop and maintain a set of core test control products (e.g. Test Strategy and Approach, Test plans, Risk Assessment, Test log, Exit reports, etc)
  • Operating in a `hands on` approach performing some of the testing, understanding the result and drive defect resolutions through to closure.
  • Co-ordinate triage calls (with vendor teams) and the resolution of defects.
  • Prepare regular status reporting to all levels of the business (senior Director and Global Process Owners/Leads)
  • Builds relationships across multi-disciplinary work groups.
  • Conduct testing within a complex organisation landscape and evidence of working disparate teams, all of which have obligations to discharge as part of test testing life cycle.
  • Maintain alignment with the Delivery Manager to ensure effective resource use and delivery to agreed plans

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience working within Agile teams to deliver project and familiar with Atlassian tools, specifically Jira and Confluence.
  • Demonstrable approach to build relationships and influence partners and key stakeholders.

Additional Information:


Role can be undertaken under hybrid working practices, however attendance on site at either Gaydon or Whitley should be expected 1-2 days a week as a minimum

To apply please send your CV to

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.