Quality Assurance Test Lead - SC Cleared at Ministry of Defence, Corsham, 5 Months, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Corsham, UK
  • Oct 12, 2021
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

SC Cleared Quality Assurance Test Lead - Inside IR35

Contract Term: End of March 2022

Contracting Authority: MOD JFC

Location: Corsham

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The Ministry of Defence (MOD) is a central government department with a mission to protect our country and provide the ultimate guarantee of its security and independence, as well as helping to protect its values and interests abroad.

To do this we have an annual budget of almost £40 billion and a workforce comprising 193,000 people, almost 59,000 of whom are civilians. We currently manage more than £11 billion of spend every year.

Our work really matters; we offer engaging roles which have a direct impact on the quality of services we provide. We employ people in many different roles and in many locations across the UK and abroad. We have jobs in policy, finance, HR, IS/IT, commercial and project management and all the types of jobs you would expect to find in a government department, or indeed in the private sector. We also employ doctors, dentists, teachers, police, fire service, quantity surveyors, and engineers to name a few. There are many opportunities to develop and progress both within MOD and across the wider Civil Service, whether you’re a permanent appointee or an interim. 

As a QA Test Lead, your main responsibilities would be: 

  • To support the Core Test Service (CTS) team with the transition of the retirement and re-competition of the Test Service Partnership contract.
  • To Undertake and document quality knowledge transfer from the existing Test SMEs within the TSP core team.
  • To Undertake test related assessments informing RAIDO and other reporting.
  • To Prepare and execute contract transition activities with and for SDO Delivery Teams
  • To Prepare and execute contract transition activities with CTS core team.
  • To Attend team and other adhoc meetings representing CTS.
  • To Prepare and undertake knowledge transfer and handover to recruited Crown Servants.


You’ll have relevant experience in:

  • Hold Valid and Active SC Clearance
  • Assurance Testing
  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • MOD, Defence or Public Sector working

It will be great if you have the following Qualifications:

  • SFIA TEST level 5
  • SFIA BPTS level 5
  • SFIA PROF level 4
  • ITIL foundation