Senior Test Manager - Permanent - Up to £70,000

  • Permanent
  • Wiltshire
  • Posted on July 1st, 2019

Senior Test Manager

Salary: Up to £70,000

Location: Corsham

Eligible for Security Clearance

Our client a global leading consultancy and systems integrator are looking for a Senior Test Manager to be a part of the TCT team which has been set up to support the integration of services from multiple providers into a live Defence network.

This role will see you being able to provide an independent Enterprise-wide Integration Test and Validation Service at a Senior Management level and to manage the transition of service providers in or out of the future MOD ‘defence as a platform’ supply chain model. 


 Essential Skills:

  • Deep Test Management ability and experience including:

        - Portfolio Test Management
        - Managing testing in a technically complex multi-supplier environment 

        - Setting Test Strategy 
        - Creation and maturity of a Test capability

  • Experience of functional and non-functional testing in a multi-sourcing environment, across a broad range of areas including:
    - Networks
    - Telephony
    - Cloud computing
    - Process and organizational change
    - Applications
  • Experience of Service and Technical Transition Planning and Support
  • Familiarity with Service Management in a multi-supplier environment (SIAM)
  • Experience delivering as a supplier into a challenging client environment
  • Risk management, using techniques to enable stakeholders to make informed decisions about testing
  • Strong influencing and excellent communication skills to provide effective stakeholder management
  • Valid SC clearance

Key Skills:

  • Responsible for making investment decisions and carrying out investment activities on behalf of vested individuals or institutions
  • Making decisions about investment mix and policy, matching investments to objectives, asset allocation for individuals and institutions, and balancing risk against performance.

Desirable Skills:

  • Defence/Public sector knowledge 
  • The role has two primary responsibilities:
  • Providing day to day management and leadership of the TCT team. Accountable to deliver an agreed Work Package which includes:
    - Implementation project management
    - Enterprise level testing
    - Embedded project test assurance and execution
    - Refreshment and enhancement of the ISS Test policy, SV&T process, procedures and work instructions
    - Test environment and tools implementation and management
    - Transition Planning and Support
    - Advising and guiding ISS management on the definition and implementation of the required governance, and operational frameworks required to on-board the TSP

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