Test Delivery Manager

Forces Recruitment Services
£50k - 55k per year + Company Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

EB4869: Test Delivery Manager

Salary: £50,000 to £55,000

Location: Basildon, Essex

Position: Permanent

Benefits: Various Company Benefits

An exciting requirement for a Test Delivery Manager has arisen to work with a world class, independent engineering consultancy, operating in multiple locations around the world, to support vehicle manufacturers and their supply chain with cutting-edge engineering and testing expertise.

This Client is looking to employ a Test Delivery Manager who will be responsible to manage day to day activities of test operations within the area designated. The Test Delivery Manager must have at least 5 years managing at a senior level with day to day operational experience in a complex environment.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely delivery of Customer projects at highest level of quality
  • Manage staff to ensure maximum utilisation of resource and capacity of equipment
  • Support development & implementation of technical capability roadmaps
  • Identify capital needs and input as necessary to business case
  • Ensure best working practices are followed and create a world class test environment for our customers and employees
  • To provide analysis of KPI data and agree and where appropriate lead improvement activities.
  • To provide data and support as needed for budget preparation and monthly reporting
  • To be a part of test ops team inputting into development future direction and strategy
  • Delivering cost reduction and quality improvement activity on an ongoing basis
  • Take full responsibility for H&S and Quality within their areas of responsibility utilising the services of the support team to ensure compliance and delivery to the agreed standards
  • Ensure Customer journey complies with Mira best practice
  • Coach and Mentor potential successors for the role
  • Ensure delivery on-time in full to client
  • Support creation and maintenance of all quality health & safety documentation across facility
  • Promote and introduce as appropriate standard processes and best practice across all of test operations
  • Manage staff and facilities to leverage maximum output at lowest cost
  • Create a responsive and flexible work environment with high levels of client and employee satisfaction

Skills & Qualifications:


  • Degree Educated with good leadership skills


  • MBA, MSc, Degree in a business studies or engineering discipline. Maybe further professional qualifications



  • Have managed directly or been responsible for the areas reporting to the role
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Ability to work and thrive in a Matrix Organisation


  • Preferably from a test background but not essential
  • Must have good demonstrated leadership skills
  • Able to manage in a cross functional organisation and demonstrate good negotiating skills
  • Be able to demonstrate clearly delivery of significant improved performance in past roles
  • Good people management and motivational skills

Interested applicants will be expected to complete and return by email a simple application form to which CVs must be pasted.

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