Test Manager - Clean Air Zone (Project Leader)

Portsmouth City Council

Reference: FEB20212576

Job details


Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type

Full Time, Contract


£29,577 - £32,233 Per Annum

Closing date

7 March 2021

Portsmouth City Council

At Portsmouth City Council we’re all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 7,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority’s main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

Your New Role

In this role you will provide fit for purpose customer solutions to time, quality and budget. You will manage stakeholder relationships and develop and manage testing strategies/plans. You will creatively use resources to deliver outcomes and you will be responsible for project admin. You will influence positive outcomes and complete tasks such as note taking and action tracking. You will lead by example to inspire staff and colleagues and identify and solve a wide variety of positive challenges.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have experience with developing test strategies and test plans, and experience with managing testing of business processes, applications, and infrastructure, governance and administration tasks. You will have experience with managing a virtual test team made up from larger team and an understanding of Testing processes. You will be Prince 2 Foundation qualified, or similar recognised methodology.

You will be responsible and accountable for deliver of your personal tasks and outcomes. You will be a creative individual who is able to bring new ideas that will set us apart from others. you will be committed with excellent negotiation skills to be able to bring all parties/stakeholders on board. You will be an excellent communicator with skills to be able to develop relationships with stakeholders and suppliers. You will be consistent, supportive, proactive and flexible in the way you deliver. You will be positive and take pride in your and our success.


What you’ll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you’ll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career. For those with families we have child care benefits as well as discounts with local businesses which can be enjoyed by all.

What next

To make sure your application is above the rest, please review the “Job Profile” to ensure you application matches the requirements of the role.

Please address the requirements listed in the job profile in the personal statement section of the application.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

Ideally candidates will be able to start immediately.