Test Manager

  • Location
    Balerno, City Of Edinburgh
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Banking & Financial Services - Account Manager

A fantastic opportunity to join the Major Programmes team within Insurance & Wealth Value Stream. This role is part of the central testing capability and will be focused on defect management.

Behaviours & Competencies

  • Inspire the team with energy and passion with a focus on collaboration

  • Influence with and without authority, trusting and empowering the Team with responsibility; comfortable challenging stakeholders

  • Be data driven and bring evidence-based decision-making to explain 'why'

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to influence alignment up and down the Group

  • Intellectually curious, loves learning new skills & capabilities and role models the learning culture


  • Test lead and hands on experience with the Defect Management Lifecycle, with a strong understanding of testing phases and deliverables.

  • Ability to work with all relevant parties to ensure an effective defect management is maintained throughout the delivery life cycle.

  • Technical and practical usage skills in Jira/Confluence

Key Accountabilities

  • Owns and manages the overall defect management and support for the programme acting as a single point of engagement/SME.

  • Ownership of project defects throughout each engaged test phase and overall responsibility

  • Conduct daily defect calls to assess, review & triage, prioritize of new & open defects

  • Produce defect management MI and present to stakeholders up to director level including co-ordination of stakeholder sign-off for defect management.

  • Represent and present on behalf of Critical Systems and Business Testing where necessary

  • Liaise with IT DEV and Ops teams ensuring agreed SLA met for defect to fix.

If you're motivated by

  • Working within a diverse fast paced team with an appetite to learn new skills and grow

  • Working closely with a fantastic team to get great outcomes for our customer

  • Working in a fast pace growing business that supports the Groups strategic direction

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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