Test Manager – Manchester – Up to £60K

Adria Solutions Ltd have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Test Manager join our forward-thinking client in Manchester. Our client requires a Test Manager to lead and mentor a busy team working on a dynamic portfolio of projects in a fast-paced environment. The successful Test Manager should have financial industry experience, feel confident engaging with executive level stakeholders and possesses the imagination, focus and drive to deliver critical business projects on time.

The Test Manager’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

* Manage testing activity on large scale projects ensuring that all work is started, controlled and completed on time and to expected quality and report accurate MI regarding progress
* Mentor and coach the team, sharing industry knowledge & experience
* Produces the overall test delivery plan defining the business and IT test deliverable milestones, testing methods, tasks and activities
* Implements a well-structured approach to test defect management and incident reporting
* Deliver multiple large-scale projects on time, and within agreed cost and quality constraints
* Escalate and articulate critical risks to director level as required
* Implement clear test strategies and audit and risk control policies
* Own and resolve issues around the technical solution delivered into the business test environment

Essential skills:

* Commercially aware with excellent communication and problem-solving skills
* Working knowledge of different project management methodologies e.g. waterfall and agile
* Experience of best practice test tools and techniques in a digital environment
* Able to serve as a role model and challenge others to develop
* Ability to understand and interpret business information
* Enthusiastic approach to driving the business forward
* Able to drive creative thinking, beyond the boundaries of current knowledge base

Desirable skills:

* Some degree of people management
* Recognised testing qualification i.e. ISTQB Test Manager
* Experience managing testing activity on medium/large complex projects in a digital environment
* Financial Services experience
* Experience working with 3rd party providers

The company the successful Test Manager will be working for offers career longevity and development opportunities in a modern workplace and a generous package of health and wellness related benefits.

Test Manager – Manchester – Up to £60K

Adria Solutions Ltd are one of the leading IT Recruitment Agencies in the North West with some truly great opportunities for IT Professionals. For more information about this role and the company you will be working for, please contact Adria Solutions Ltd.

If this sounds like the perfect job for you, click apply without delay. If this is not quite what you are looking for, please visit the Adria Solutions website to view all the roles we currently have on offer. Or why not give us a call to discuss your next career move?

Test Manager – Manchester – Up to £60K

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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits listed in ad

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