Test Manager (CPT) - Parvana, Cape Town Northern Suburbs

  • Cape Town Northern Suburbs
  • Salary: Market Related (Negotiable)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: IT, Technology, Technical
  • Posted by Parvana on Friday, May 22, 2020
  • Reference: TA 1002688
  • Apply before Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 25 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: Parvana

About the Client:


Our client is a professional services company; specialising in advisory and consulting services in South Africa (currently Cape Town and Johannesburg only).

Advisory Services: They assist their customers with their Sales and Marketing strategy and function on how to improve their visibility, building their brand and creating a Marketing plan that supports their Business and Commercial Strategy of the Company.

Consulting Services: They assist their customers by deploying skilled and experienced professional contractors at their premises for periods ranging from 6 to 24 months.





*Please Note: This job spec is in the process of being updated

Main Role:


  • Our client is looking to add an experienced Test Manager to their team

  • This role is a 12 month contract




Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Test Management:

    • Progress improvements to the Test Policy and Master Test Strategy

    • Review testing documentation requirements

    • Test environment review

    • Ensure awareness of Project Delivery Framework and testing processes within the team

    • Educate within and outside of team - who can / should do testing

    • Provide test oversight to all projects and test resourcing to Programme and key Business-As-Usual (BAU) projects

    • Test team resource planning to support Programme and key BAU projects

    • Evangelise testing framework / process within Application Development and Programme Delivery

    • Define, encourage use and improve test metrics

    • Investigate test management tools to replace manual test management processes



  • Test Automation:

    • Manage the current automation project to completion

    • Identify, investigate and delivery test automation for key applications



  • People / Team Management:

    • Develop test management skills within the test team

    • Setup and run regular team meetings

    • Setup and adhere to one-to-one meetings with team members

    • Manage leave planning, performance reviews

    • Maintain job specifications and career progression for team members

    • Motivate for ongoing team training







Candidate Requirements

Skills/ Experience:

  • IT Diploma or relevant technical work experience (Required)

  • ISTQB Foundation (Required)

  • BCom / BSc degree (Desired)

  • ISTQB Advanced Test Analyst / Technical Test Analyst / Test Manager (Desired)

  • 5+ years’ experience in a Test Lead or Test Management Role

  • Experience in defining and executing organisation Test Policy and Test Strategy

  • Experience in Test Planning, Test Reporting, Progress Monitoring and Quality Gates measurement

  • Experience in tool-based test management

  • Experience in Waterfall, Agile / Iterative environment

  • Experience working with JIRA

  • Experience in managing test automation projects

  • Experience in implementing tool-based test management (Desired)


Apply before Saturday, June 20, 2020 - 25 Days left Companies may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful.
5 people have applied for this job. 14 people have viewed this job.

Similar Jobs

More Parvana Jobs

About Parvana

We are a recruitment company specialising in IT, telco & Finance with offices in South Africa and the United Kingdom. We are a highly skilled team that endeavours to provide a personal, efficient and value add service.

PARVANA is Persian for butterfly.

An unusual name for a recruitment agency perhaps, but we like to think it will stick with you next time you think about new opportunities.

At Parvana, we pride ourselves on our ability to not only assist our clients who are trying to find the best talent, but to guide and offer advice to our candidates who are looking for a new career.

That’s why when any executive or high profile employee is looking for a new career, they head directly to Parvana - and so should you.