Test Manager needed £45-55k Heart Of London

City of London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
02 Apr 2013
30 Apr 2013
Annelisa Dinwoodie
Contract Type
Full Time

I have an exciting new role for a TEST MANAGER.

Based in the heart of London - Salary £45-55k

My client works in the financial sector and is very highly respected. They are looking for someone who will be holding test manager position managing a small test team of up to 4 staff.

Your role will be 60% management 40% hands on. Below is a list of your responsibilities:

  • Ensure all changes meet an acceptable quality standard before being implemented into the production environment
  • Define and agree test strategy at the planning stage across all projects
  • Manage and maintain efficient & effective testing procedures, templates & re-usable scripts
  • Manage test environments
  • Carry out testing activities (hands-on) on specific projects as allocated on the workplan
  • Ensure users are fully supported through the UAT process


* Ability to multi-task and balance this with the ability to consistently deliver work to schedule
* Good team player & mentor
* Proactive, hands-on approach, self starter that is able to taking the initiative
* Strong inter-personal skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels
* Highly structured, organised and meticulous approach to work, with strong analytical skills and a determined approach with an eye for detail.
* Flexible and adaptable e.g. to smaller working environments
* Strong self-motivation


* Knowledge of financial processes and applications would be an advantage
* Knowledge of trading systems preferred
* Knowledge of good practice testing methods


* Experience of working in a Lead Test/Manager role in an operational environment with time-critical activities (ideally finance - investment banking)
* Defining test strategies using a recognised structured approach
* Testing in-house developed application software as well as 3rd party products
* End to end testing of critical business processes

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