The purpose of this role 

The Non-functional Test Manager role is responsible for assuring products meet all non-functional requirements including, but not limited to performance, scalability, usability and operability. This is a multi-faceted technical role. The Non-functional Test Manager will work collaboratively with clients to define, develop and deliver the non-functional aspects of the Test Strategy with a focus on delivery.  

The Person 

  • You have a vision for the future of testing and are not afraid to implement or voice it 

  • Delivers on commitments made to the client, demonstrating excellence and timeliness 

  • Displays strong project management skills. 

  • Brings new ideas to the team and is seen as a good problem solver 

  • Demonstrate the ability to grow and maintain trusted relationships with clients 

  • Displays influence over the client decisions and behaviours 

  • Displays leadership and mentoring skills  

The main accountabilities 

  • Creating or contributing to the creation of the Non-functional Test Strategy 

  • Delivering to agreed time, cost and quality standards 

  • Creating time and resource estimates 

  • Creating or overseeing the production of quality non-functional test artefacts 

  • Provide detailed status reports and MI tracking progress and logging and highlighting risks and issues 

  • Provide Test Completion reports (or equivalent) to Stakeholders 

  • Track progress of non-functional testing workstreams 

  • Work with stakeholders at all levels within the project and/or workstreams, and represent non-functional testing during project and/or workstream meetings 

  • Log and highlight risks and issues that may impact on the delivery schedule 

  • Provide information and input relating to non-functional testing into the Business signoff process 

Knowledge, skills and experience 

  • 5– 7 years’ experience in a non-functional testing role 
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation level certified 
  • In-depth knowledge of Non-functional test practices with a high level of experience defining and implementing performant software through the software development lifecycle 
  • Strong experience of evaluating and selecting non-functional test tools and technologies 
  • Experience of leading a team 
  • Strong stakeholder management skills    
  • Experience of delivering across various methodologies – Agile, Waterfall 
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