Test Manager - MRP SIT at MS Amlin, London, 6 Months, £Day Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Apr 28, 2021
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Posted Yesterday

Full time

MRP SIT Test Manager

6 month day rate





MS Amlin is part of a global top-10 insurance group MS&AD, with three main legal entities operating in the Lloyd’s, UK, Continental European and Bermudian markets. We have an enviable reputation for our customer knowledge, claims service and the specialist insurance and reinsurance expertise we apply. We provide the type of security leading organisations need to break new ground, innovate and offer life-changing services and amenities to some of the world’s most challenging regions. Our record extends back over 300 years and today we have more than 1800 people in more than 20 locations worldwide.


We are experts in underwriting, with both technical capability and deep knowledge of the areas we insure. Our claims service aims for equality, with efficient, fair and timely claims management.

We’re going through an exciting period of modernisation and transformation for which we need entrepreneurial thinkers to help execute our strategic vision for growth. We’re on a dynamic path and we need you to help shape it.


MS Amlin is committed to taking a flexible approach to working, with a Work Life Better scheme to allow our employees more control over when and where they work, while still continuing to meet our client demands. This flexible approach continues into our benefit scheme, with a competitive package and attractive lifestyle fund.




MS ABS is a Global organisation covering Legal, HR, Facilities management, Marketing, IT, Risk management, Compliance, Finance, Investments, Actuarial, BMI underwriting, Procurement, Claims and Outward insurance.

Our job is to build the best Business Service capability possible, by ensuring our experts have the tools and support they need to do their jobs to the best of their ability. 




Job purpose

This role is to deliver the testing of the MSABS IT work package(s) of the Modelling Review Programme (MRP). The MRP programme aims to replace the current systems and processes in the following areas to support the insurance entity operations;

•            Catastrophe modelling

•            Exposure management

•            Technical pricing

•            Portfolio Management


The MRP programme has previously been structured as a single group wide programme, but is now transitioning to three insurance entity led projects, supported by an ABS IT delivery work package.


This role will be responsible for the end-end testing of all the technology work packages as part  of a large programme costing tens of millions with multiple internal customers.


This is where you come in.

You can help MS ABS to achieve this by:

  • Creating a test approach for the MRP project covering
    • Test preparation
    • Unit testing
    • System testing
    • System integration testing
    • User Acceptance testing
    • Security testing
    • Migration testing
    • Non-functional testing (DR, OAT)
  • Creating a plan and being accountable for the delivery of system integration testing
  • Standard test management activities (e.g. monitoring, risk and issue management, test status reporting, defect management etc.)


What we are looking for:

We are looking for a strong IT test manager with;


  • Demonstrable multi-year (>5 year) track record in managing testing including custom development and package implementations
  • Experience of testing with 3rd parties
  • IT Testing experience (functional and non-functional)
  • A track record of delivering against tight timescales in an ambiguous, demanding and changing environment
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility, multi-tasking skills and a ‘can do attitude’
  • Excellent communicator
  • Experience of both waterfall and agile delivery methods