Senior Test Manager


50% Antwerpen en 50% brussel (na Covid-19)


IT Testing

Project description:

The test coordinator manages the test team within the project. He is responsible for the budgeting (estimation), planning, and organization of all test activities (from unit testing till user acceptance testing, functional and non-functional tests) within the project. Drawing up test plans, progress reports, final reports, directing and executing the test process. In addition, he is responsible for reporting on the quality of the ‘test object’. The Test coordinator reports to the IT Service Transition Manager.


  • Reaching agreement with the project leader and product owner about the test assignment and expectations
  • Ensuring test means are available on time
  • Communication about all test matters within the project team and towards IT Release Management
  • Transfer of the testware to the product owner after release to production
  • Allowing use of all agreed test methodologies
  • Creating and maintaining of test plans
  • Planning and follow-up of both IT and Business Tests (Resources)
  • Managing the project test team for test preparation and execution, including test automation, security and performance testing
  • Overseeing the planning, budget and execution of the test plans
  • Reporting on the progress, quality of the test process and defects

Technical skills:

General Knowledge

  • Higher education or equivalent by experience
  • IT Related study or equivalent by experience
  • ICT Knowledge:
    • Familiar with development methods (Agile and Waterfall)
    • Knowledge of system design techniques (Functional & Technical Design)
    • Knowledge of ISTQB, Tmap®, test automation and test tools
    • Knowledge of ITIL® Processes
    • Experience with Prince2™ as a project management method
    • Experience with Test Support Roles
    • Familiar with Quality Assurance, Risk Management and prototyping
    • Familiar with Jira, Zephyr Enterprise, Test Automation Tooling and Performance Test Tooling

Technical Knowledge

  • Detailed knowledge of and experience with test methods, test techniques and support tools
  • Ability to combine theory and pragmatism
  • Practical experience in the use of planning and budgeting (estimating) techniques and support tools
  • Practical experience in providing leadership to the different test roles
  • Experience with the application of test process improvement
  • Experience with moderating group inspections
  • Familiar with the execution of test plan audit
  • Familiar with the automated test concepts
  • Familiar with the use of automated test support tools


  • Flexibility
  • Very good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Group directed leadership
  • Individual directed leadership and delegation
  • Persuasive skills
  • Communication skills
  • Planning & organization
  • Problem analysis and judgement forming
  • Ability to listen and be sensitive to the organization
  • Takes initiative
  • Pragmatic
  • Performance driven

Work experience

  • Experienced in, or is eager to gain knowledge about, the insurance business processes and the insurance sector
  • At least 5-year experience as test analyst / tester
  • At least 2-year experience as test coordinator/manager within multiple simultaneous small projects or one large project
  • Experienced with project related leadership (min. 2 years)
  • Experience in Testing of Insurance products

Contact person:

Contact name: Hatim Daoudi