Test Manager

Premium Job From Intellectual Property Office


Intellectual Property Office

Listed on

23rd November 2023




£57583 - £68497

Salary Notes

Competitive + Benefits



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About this Role

An exciting opportunity to Lead a quality assurance team at the heart of our transformed services.

OneIPO services will provide the capability for IPO customers to apply for, manage and maintain their intellectual property from one single digital service regardless of the type of right they apply for e.g., a Trade Mark, Design or Patent.  It will also allow the IPO to support the application process, carry out assessments and granting of rights and manage these rights through the same single platform.

The Test Manager (Cross Service) leads a team of testers who have collective responsibility for all cross-service testing.  Owning the strategy, designing the approach and implementing the testing across this piece, the Test Manager will be working with multiple services, different disciplines and across our whole ecosystem.  

Your experience and professional skills will also lend themselves to your role as an integral part of our Quality and Testing Profession, helping set standards, working collaboratively on strategy and continuously improving the skills and capability of our engineers

If this sounds like your ideal role then we would love to hear from you.

Person Specification


Understanding of Enterprise scale systems and the roles of different types of testing play in ensuring they operate to an excellent standard

Line management experience leading technical teams

Demonstrable experience of working with mainstream test automation frameworks such as Serenity, Selenium, Cucumber/Gherkin

Demonstratable experience of working with large cross service programmes or Transformation programmes.

Experience with modern delivery models such as Scrum and Agile.

Experience of working within an iterative or DevOps environment.

Experience in identification and tracking of risks and issues.

Experience of knowledge sharing and mentoring junior members of the team.

Working Style

This role will be carried out in-line with IPO Hybrid working arrangements where staff are currently expected to spend at least 20% of their time working onsite from one of our offices. This role is based in our Newport office.

Please note that the frequency of workplace attendance for IPO staff is currently under review and may be subject to change.



Unlimited Pluralsight video learning access

Access to Microsoft's ESI training suite

Pension: 27.1% - 27.9%employer contributions

Hybrid working with no core hours

Substantial support for career progression

25 days annual leave moving to 30 days in annual increments

You will also get 8 days public leave and 1 day privilege leave

How to apply

Click the 'Apply now' button and complete the application form by uploading an anonymised copy of your current CV.

Your CV will be used to assess your suitability for the role therefore please ensure that you evidence the essential requirements listed in the person specification above.

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