Test Manager

Functional Tester


Starting in March/April 2021


3 Month Contract


Milton Keynes


Outside of IR35


£400 p/d


This role is for a Tester to work on a number of projects.


A hybrid role insofar as the role will require test management and hands-on testing capability too.A number of the projects to be worked on will be from the Lifecycle Upgrade portfolio.

Typically these projects involve an upgrade of an application's operating system or software version and the tester's role will be to work with all involved parties to assess the testing required - usually including a functional regression test and co-ordination with the business users.



The Role of Tester


The activities that the person will be asked to conduct will be relevant to which project they will be working on but will include:



  • Preparing a Test Approach document for the project, if required, and the details of a Test Plan document

  • Produce and refine resource estimates necessary to deliver the agreed test activities in the approach and feed this back to the Project Manager and Test & Quality Manager

  • Analyse, write and then perform all test planning and execution activities

  • Managing other test resources and co-ordinate testing activities across all involved parties in the projects, also of 3rd parties.

  • In addition to the above, the role will require a level of Test Assurance activities of chosen suppliers.

    This will entail the review of specified supplier or project test activities, to provide confidence that a test process is being followed.

    In the event that gaps are found in the supplier testing activities recommendations will be proposed to mitigate the risks associated.



NADIN Functional Tester Role:



  • Review detailed Project requirements and design documentation to derive detailed test scope, ensuring review process is followed with business change team.

  • Draft Detailed Test Plans for test phases in Programme Test Approach,

  • Work with Test Manager for review and approval of the same while ensuring any RAID is documented and tracked.

  • Drive Test preparation activities including test scripting, environment and data readiness with Test Analysts.

  • Advocate 'Automation' where feasible and work closely with Automation analyst to drive regresison scripting during functional testing

  • Hands on exposure to Automation

  • Support execution with Test analysts, ensure JIRA / Zephyr is up to date while following test documentation standards.

  • Maintain test traceability in JIRA, while supporting Test Manager with test metrics required for each phase of testing.​




We aim to respond to all applicants within 15 days - to avoid missing out please apply today.





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