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Recruiter: NGA Human Resources
Listed on: 17th May 2018
Location: United Kingdom
Salary/Rate: £40000 - £45000
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 000070 _expired
Contact Name: NGA Human Resources

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The Test Manager will be responsible for planning and managing all aspects of Testing for specific NGA projects, covering Static Testing, System Testing, & System Integration Testing including:

          Producing the Test Strategy to cover all aspects of Testing across the Project;
          Preparing, reviewing and where applicable, agreeing with the client detailed Test Plans and ensuring adherence of Test Plans with the Test Strategy;
          Preparing, reviewing and agreeing Test Scenarios, Test Scripts and Test Cases;
          Managing the preparation of Test Data
          Reviewing the scope of testing to ensure there is sufficient coverage to meet the testing objectives;
          Specifying and obtaining agreement from the client of the acceptance criteria for each testing phase and for scheduling sign off meetings;
          Managing the provision of appropriate resources and infrastructure for each phase of testing to ensure all pre-requisites are in place for each phase of testing;
          Managing and coordinating all testing activities so that they are undertaken in accordance with the relevant Test Plans;
          Managing Test Consultants involved in executing testing activities;
          Liaise with the client Test Manager to develop a "One Team" approach to testing and to ensure that the client delivers all testing activities in accordance with the relevant Test Plan;
          Managing the scheduling, preparation for and delivery of all test meetings and test reports to inform project stakeholders of testing progress;
          Managing and coordinating the Defect Management process;
          Managing Quality Gate Test Reviews to obtain the appropriate sign off for each phase of testing;
          Act as the Senior Point of Contact (SPOC) for all members of the NGA Test Team and be the main escalation point for any issues affecting the testing phases;
          Provide best practice expertise and advice to the NGA Project Manager and key stakeholders;
          Escalation to the Project Manager of all risks and issues that may affect the delivery of Testing in accordance with the Test Plan.

Required Skills

The Test Manager will need to have the following skills and experience:

          Experience as a Test Manager working on large scale Implementation/Transition projects (Required);
          Experience managing a team of Test Consultants (Required);
          Experience working in Payroll Industry (Required);
          Experience of NGA Resourcelink product (Preferred);
          Experience in HR & Payroll Outsourcing Industry (Preferred).