Test Manager - Applications - NSW Government

Job Title: Test Manager - Applications - NSW Government
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Redfern, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 174597_1498105503
Contact Name: Nivy Sahoo
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2017 14:25

Job Description

Title- Test Manager - Applications - Government

Duration - 6 months' rolling contract
Rate- $650- 750/day maximum.
Hours - 8 hours/day and 5 days a week
Location - Sydney - Redfern


  • A minimum of 3- 5 years of experience as a Test Manager or Test Lead in both government and private sector.
  • Experience and ability to develop and deliver applications testing services within agreed time, cost, and quality expectations.
  • Develop detailed test plans and test cases from business process models and systems designs and providing status reporting against test plans for stakeholders.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Communication, negotiation, and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to lead a team and ensure timely and effective delivery of outcomes for the business.


  • Create test strategy and associated test plans
  • Develop testing schedule based on the test strategy
  • Communicate test schedule to the Project manager and agree on the appropriate level of detail.
  • Assign testing responsibilities to appropriate group members
  • Provide guidance and support to both testing team and projects team as required
  • Track testing activities
  • Document procedures and issues
  • Communicate testing status, procedures, and issues to the project manager in a timely manner
  • Ensure testing's core test methodology is followed & provide input to improvement methods
  • Integrate the test plan into the overall delivery plan
  • Implement testing methods and approaches into the project delivery and service delivery plans
  • Coordination with the Testing's Performance and Usability groups to incorporate non-functional testing into the overall test strategy.
  • Coordinate non-functional testing activities
  • Develop and track budget for testing
  • Manage a team of 4- 6 staff
  • Manage and prepare test data
  • Defect management activities
  • Change management activities