Test and Environment Manager

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.
Contract type
Working Pattern
Full time
Location based
United Kingdom
Hours per week
Dates that interviews will take place
week commencing 26th February 2024
Summary of vacancy

Are you an experienced Test Manager?

The Test and Environment Manager will define a testing practise, producing a testing framework that all testing cycles adhere to the guidelines within. Manages all testing activities and test environments for operational projects and business as usual. This role ensures thorough testing is conducted and defects are identified prior to release. The role will need to define and introduce best practice for SUEZ across the IT environments and mange teams to plan, measure and deliver quality tested solutions.

In return we offer a salary from £53,246 Plus Car/Allowance, up to 20% bonus, pension, healthcare, holidays, sick pay. 

About the role

What will I be doing?

  • Define a testing framework and toolset to be used within Suez Recycling and Recovery UK
  • Act as single point of contact for all test management, coordinating testing activities during each stage of the testing process
  • Work with managers, team leaders and business users on testing processes and strategies
  • Provide guidance and advice to project managers, testers and peers
  • Conduct risk assessments, maintain and proactively manage risk registers
  • Develop testing strategies and methodologies
  • Setting up and monitoring testing schedules
  • Documenting test plans and test results
  • Understand the testing requirements and work with technical and business users to estimate timescales, effort and cost
  • Run testing workshops with relevant teams, update meetings and send regular status reports and metrics dashboards
  • Ensure that all phases of the testing have agreed entry/exit criteria and monitor achievements to sign off testing phase
  • Escalate to senior or project management when there is a significant threat to delivery timescales
  • Deliver presentations with appropriate content to technical teams, end users and senior business stakeholders


What are the requirements?

  • Manage deployment of applications and solutions through the environment model
  • Implement and maintain version control on all environments
  • Monitor and guarantee uptime of pre-live environments
  • Communicate pre-live environment availability to project management and technical teams
  • Resolve conflicts between teams competing for limited test and dev environments
  • Forecast environment requirements based on anticipated future demand from multiple teams
  • Coordinate the refresh of data, updates and patches according to needs
  • Coordinate activities to automate the setup and configuration of test environments
  • Manage the end to end process for release of updates, patches and fixes through the environment model
  • Ensure up to date and accurate standard operating procedures are maintained
  • Ability to communicate strategy and focus to the team and ensure everyone has a full understanding of the function of the team
  • Expertise in software testing methodologies, techniques, and tools
  • Understanding of test environment setup and configuration
  • Knowledge of defect tracking processes
  • Familiarity with Agile development processes
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and compliance standards


Who we are

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is a forward-thinking company recognised as one of the top places in the UK to work. We are proud of the fantastic opportunities for personal growth and development we offer our people. As we continue to develop and grow, you can play an important part in the essential work we are doing to make businesses and communities more sustainable.

Working at SUEZ recycling and recovery UK is not like most jobs – it means striving to secure our planet’s resources and being part of the resource revolution. By joining us, you will help to safeguard the environment and the public through essential waste and water management services, contribute to the sustainable development of communities, businesses and regions, and promote the emerging low-carbon circular economy.

With a raft of benefits, family-friendly policies and excellent remuneration packages, there’s never been a better time to join SUEZ recycling and recovery UK. A friendly and supportive place that you will look to work in, we believe creativity, clear communication and our drive for excellence are the keys to our success. If you share our thinking – and have the qualities we’re looking for – you could play a big part in our dedicated team.
To find out more or apply, please complete the application form and attach your CV.
*No agencies please*

Closing Date
Once we have sufficient applicants we withhold the right to close job vacancies early.
This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.