Test Manager - Manchester -£50,000 - £60,000

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Testing & QA, Automation Testing, Manual Testing

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  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum + Additional Benefits

  • Contact:

    Sophie Binder

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sophie Binder

QA Test Manger - Manchester - £50,000 - £60,000 + Additional Benefits

Is this the role for you?

This successful and award winning team is looking for a Test manager to help develop a team of experienced, ensuring the whole team understands the goals of the projects and making sure all team members are utilising their skills to the best of their ability! Not only this they are looking for someone with a vision, someone who can implement change and have a focused vision of where the QA test team should be heading.

Ensure that the testing plans and strategy is understood by all members of the team and that the QA teams plans and enhancements are understood by the rest of the technical team.You will be part of the senior IT team, ensuring the universal technical strategy is understood by all and that all teams are focused on the same aims and goals and that these are completed to the high standard of the company.

The Role

  • present regularly to the wider team regarding the QA teams plans and stratergy
  • Defining QA strategy, approach and execution in development.
  • Responsible for leading and directing the QA leadership team
  • Provide leadership and technical expertise within Quality Assurance and Test Automation
  • Produces the overall test delivery plan defining the business and IT test deliverable milestones, test tasks and activities; tracking progress against this and implements strategies to recover slippage
  • Supports the team in determining which test phases will be automated and in selecting and implementing appropriate test tools
  • Implement a well-structured approach to test defect management and incident reporting
  • Be able to work on multiple projects and manage these projects efficiently and effectively
  • Work and communicate with senior stakeholders
  • Implement clear test strategies

Essential Skills

  • Experience with both automation and Manual testing processes
  • Experience in developing and writing Test Strategies and Approaches Demonstrates managing test teams both onshore and offshore
  • Experience leading a project team in tight timescales
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Experience with implementing and configuring a variety of leading testing tools and understanding how best to exploit them
  • Ability to be able to jump in and help the team with hands on testing if and when needed
  • Extensive experience of defining and implementing waterfall, agile and hybrid/custom testing approaches
  • Experience in a senior testing position, including leading a team
  • Experience of managing teams working on multiple projects


  • Flexible working
  • Generous starting salary
  • Bonus in place
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Free Lunches on a Friday
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Discounted gym
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Pension plan
  • Early Friday finishes

If you are passionate about the QA process, a natural leader and looking to work for a company who put their employees first- this is for you.

QA Test Manger - Manchester - £50,000 - £60,000 + Additional Benefits

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