Application Test Consultant

We have an exciting new opportunity for two Application Test Consultants in our Application Support team. You will be working with colleagues across IT and the Business Units to deliver quality IT solutions that have been proven to be robust and stable, across both large projects and smaller changes.  

Business Unit
Group Support Services
From 32,133
Type of role
Full-time or part-time
UK - London
Closing date
Vacancy ref



About the Role

Reporting to the Group Testing, Change and Transition Team Lead, you will be responsible for working with IT & business stakeholders to define & execute & clearly evidence project & business readiness test scripts & test scenarios, across a number of initiatives and projects. You will manage a bank of test data and ensuring it is up to date & working, and work with IT and business teams to ensure test coverage is correct.

You also want you be involved in driving & contributing to continual improvement in testing processes & best practice approach, including test automation coordination. You will monitor the analysis, implementation and execution of the test scripts as well as reporting on the testing status to the project stakeholders, including reporting on defects.

There will be aspects of support of the service transition/introduction activities, supporting projects through the latter stages of delivery and early life support. Alongside your responsibilities, you will have the opportunity to develop your project management skills, learn about testing automation solutions and gain great exposure to a range of SAP components such as ERP and CRM.


About You

You will have a keen eye for detail, and a relentless focus on quality. You will also possess strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to articulate and provide clear, concise guidance on risks, issues and benefits. 

You will also be proactive in your work, and take ownership for activities and tasks; being able to take the lead using your own initiative to really develop and drive the work to be as successful as it can be.

Your enthusiasm for the technology/IT field of expertise will be second to none and your passion will be evident in everything you do. This will drive your eagerness to learn and go above and beyond. Most importantly, we need your analytical skills to be able to challenge key processes and find more creative ways of testing.


What we Offer 

You’ll be based in a fantastic location in EC1A, surrounded by shops, bars and restaurants. We’re easily accessible with Farringdon, City Thameslink, Blackfriars and many more stations nearby. Offering the opportunity to work in a large, fast-paced, engaging environment with opportunities to develop your existing skills and explore new ones.

Working for us means working for an innovative, market-leading organisation. You’ll be entitled to an excellent Total Reward Package which typically includes – a great base salary, a defined pension scheme, life assurance, and much more that you can read about here


Our Story & Mission

The City & Guilds Group is a global leader in skills development. Our purpose is the same as it has always been, to enable people and organisations to develop their skills for personal and economic growth. What we do is about more than skills, or qualifications, or jobs. Backed by a Royal Charter, we have more than 135 years of experience in making sure that people can contribute to successful businesses and thriving economies. Made up of City & Guilds, ILM, Kineo, DigitalMe, The Oxford Group, e3Learning and Gen2; we work with education providers, businesses and governments in over 80 countries, to provide work-relevant education and training in 26 industries. 

At the City & Guilds Group our success is driven by the people we work with. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer an equal opportunity to all our staff and we value diversity within our inclusive culture. We recognise that a diverse workforce is the only way we will achieve our ambitious business goals, and therefore work in a very flexible way to accommodate everyone. 


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Next Steps

To find out more about the position, take a look at the Role Profile. If this sounds exciting and you think you’re just the person for the job, please submit your CV and complete our short application form. We can’t wait to hear from you, so apply now!