Test Manager - SC Cleared / JIRA, JSP640 - Corsham

Test Manager - Corsham

+ Deemed outside IR35

+ SC Clearance

+ 3 month initial contract

+ £475-500.00 per day


The customer team require an experienced Non Functional Test Manager with a background of delivering to tight and pressurised timelines and is able to adapt to a challenging environment with multiple 3rd party stakeholders.

This is a delivery focussed, hands-on role that requires the ability to plan, manage and co-ordinate the non-functional testing. Specific activities include, but are not limited to:

Liaise with the delivery test leads;

Develop a non-functional test schedule working with the supplier and MSP test lead;

Participate in the preparation and execution of Authority non-functional E2E testing activities including supporting defect management;

Creation of non-functional TCRs for approval by the OSM Programme Test Manager and Authority;

Liaise with other relevant MOD Test, Transition and Assurance SMEs;

Attend Programme Meetings where required;

Assurance and approval of Supplier and MSPs Test Strategy(s), non-functional Test Plan(s) and NF Test Script(s) as complete, appropriate and credible;

Assurance of Supplier and MSPs internal non-functional Test Execution in accordance with the non-functional test plans for approval by the OSM Programme Test Manager and Authority.

Required Skills:

ISEB/ISTQB certified;

Hands-on experience of supplier non-functional test assurance

Good knowledge at management level of:

Non-functional test planning

Test Co-ordination

Experience testing tooling and business process change ;

Experience producing non-functional test reports to inform programme and senior management decision making;

Experience with defect management;

Effective at managing risk to ensure delivery timelines are maintained;

Familiar with change and release management processes;

A customer facing self-starter with good time management and communication skills;

Desirable Skills:

Experience of JSP604;

Non-functional hands on testing;

ITIL Foundation.


Good knowledge from a management perspective and a level of hands on ability of a broad range of tool categories:

Test management: Jira

Non-functional tools - NexThink, JMeter etc