Test Manager (London)

London Service Delivery

We exist to offer innovation, collaboration and service delivery to our clients, whilst the employees of ROQ benefit from knowledge sharing and the chance to work across a number of different projects and really make a difference. 

To support our growth plans, we are now looking for a Security Cleared Test Manager with excellent experience, based in London.

As a Test Manager at ROQ, you will provide regular, accurate, and concise progress reports to the delivery teams and also be capable of thinking innovatively about how best to test the solution and what may be required in order to facilitate testing.

What ROQ can offer you

In return ROQ can offer a highly competitive starting salary, company pension, Fitbit, life assurance, staff discounts, buy and sell holidays, on-going training and superb career development whilst working in an innovative environment and working amongst skilled professionals.

We also encourage our employee's to have fun, so we have regular nights out – either as a project team or as a group – along with our annual events such as our summer conference (involving fun team-building activities!) and our Black Tie Christmas Party.

And there's more....We also have a charity matching scheme which allows you to raise funds for a local charity of your choice and the company will match your donation of up to £200 per year. To encourage CSR activity, we are also proud to be able to offer an additional paid days leave for the purposes of charity work.


Key responsibilities

  • Definition of the high-level Test Approach for Programmes/Projects, including advising on the test phases needed to support the Programme/Project
  • Definition and maintenance of the Test Strategy documents
  • Provide input to the Programme/Project management on the needs of Test project
  • Provide estimates, with a good level of accuracy, of the time required to complete test activities
  • Manage Test progress, including assigning work, monitoring progress and providing feedback
  • Work collaboratively with business personnel, particularly around defining requirements and supporting execution for testing phases such as UAT and Live Proving
  • Define and maintain Test Plan documents
  • Identify, document and manage all significant Programme/Project Risks and Issues regarding testing

Key Skills

  • Experience in a senior testing position, including leading a team
  • Experience with implementing and configuring a variety of leading testing tools and understanding how best to exploit them
  • Extensive experience of defining and implementing agile and hybrid/custom testing approaches
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Experience leading a project team in tight timescales
  • Experience of managing teams working on multiple projects
  • Experience across a broad range of Testing phases, including UAT, OAT and Live Proving
  • Experience of engaging and building strong relationships with Business sponsors/personnel to ensure business value is a primary deliverable
  • Must have valid SC clearance
  • Understanding the needs/mindset of a range of roles from key senior business stakeholders through to technical individuals
  • Your personal data will only be used solely for the purpose of ROQ supporting and responding to your request and will never be shared to a third party, nor do we transfer any such information outside of the EU.
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