Test Manager at KPMG, UK/Remote, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Hybrid (UK)
  • May 09, 2024
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Test Manager


Role Title: Test Manager

Contract Length:  6 months
Engagement Type:  Umbrella or PAYE
Location:  Hybrid – requirement to travel to London, Leeds, Manchester or Glasgow - up to 2 days per week



  • Work collaboratively with client business, IT team and SI to develop a suitable test strategy and plans for the project
  • Build test strategies and detailed test plans for the delivery of testing on projects.
  • Manage teams in designing and continuously developing test scripts / suites for functional & technical testing of applications
  • Manage the execution of tests / suites and report results, capture run & key metrics over time
  • Ensure application acceptance criteria for tests are fit for purpose
  • Work collaboratively with client business and IT teams to record and analyse requirements for testing in the most optimum manner
  • Manage the process of raising and resolving test defects in a structured manner and provide solutions
  • Lead and manage testing on project methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and other hybrid methods alongside helping with the budgeting of testing workstreams
  • Develop the Test Strategy document in line with the KPMG Quality Standard
  • Developing a deep understanding of the end-to-end solution
  • Definition of testing requirements for the project based on solution
  • Delivering testing for the project in line to test strategy
  • Lead and manage the project using various project methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and other hybrid methods alongside helping with the budgeting of testing projects, where appropriate
  • Assess testing risks and estimate, plan and prioritise tasks accordingly
  • Management of stakeholders
  • Reporting of progress on testing activities
  • Management and delivery of test preparation activities
    • Test scope per test phase
    • Test script development
    • Test data sourcing
  • Management and delivery of testing
    • Test scripting
    • Test execution
    • Defect management
    • Test reporting



  • Project Test Strategy
  • Test Scope
  • Detailed Test plan
  • Test phase plans
  • Defect Management Process
  • Test phase execution schedules
  • Completion reports


Key skills and experience background:

  • ERP Test Management
  • ERP system functional knowledge (Oracle, SAP, WorkDay, MS Dynamics)
  • Finance Business Processes knowledge – AP, AR, GL, Asset Accounting, Project Accounting
  • Supply Chain Management Business Process knowledge (Procurement, Distribution, Warehousing)
  • Customer Relationship Management Business process knowledge
  • Azure DevOps (ADO) experience
  • Finance process knowledge