Test Manager

Job Title: Test Manager
Job Reference: LH67203

Location: Leeds
Job Type: Contract

£450 - £500 per day, Benefits: Depending on experience
Sector: IT

Posted 26 days ago

Test Manager required to work for a leading consultancy company that specialise within Cyber Security.  This role is based in Leeds and will require someone with active SC clearance which has been used within the last 12 months. 

In this role the Test Manager will be able to plan and undertake the full lifecycle of testing activities on a project.  This includes defining the testing and acceptance strategy for a project, planning system and acceptance tests and co-ordinating the execution of these plans and managing the relationship with the client with regards to the testing, acceptance and test results. As well as technical skills, the Test Manager requires team leading skills and communication skills.

 Accountabilities include:
  • Collaboration with the wider development team to ensure a test-first approach to any development activities;
  • Planning, management and execution of tests using appropriate tools and techniques accepted within the company in line with industry best practice and relevant standards;
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies;
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating research on alternative technologies, tools and methods. 
  • Understand the testing effort by analysing the requirements of a development project;
  • Estimate and obtain management support for the time, resources and budget required to perform the testing;
  • Co-operate with stakeholders and senior staff as required to agree the testing strategy;
  • Arrange the hardware and software requirements for the testing;
  • Take responsibility for the management and reporting of the testing activities within a development project;
  • Plan or oversee the planning of the system and acceptance tests and co-ordinates the execution of these plans;
  • Apply available standards, methods and tools in an intelligent and effective way, and produce a consistently high standard of documentation of both a technical and a descriptive nature;
  • Successfully accelerate development by helping develop teams help themselves;
  • Work with the development teams to automate testing wherever possible.
Philip Fanthom


Philip Fanthom

Managing Director

I joined Jenrick in 1997, as a Junior Consultant working within both permanent and contract markets.

From 2000 I began to focus the majority of my efforts within The City, successfully developing relationships within the Banking & Financial Services Sector - most of whom are still clients today.

In May 2006, I made the move to become Jenrick Group's Sales Manager, before gaining the opportunity to return to Jenrick IT as Sales Director, before taking on the role of Managing Director.

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