* Manage the test teams’ throughout test plan development and test execution to ensure that testing is on time and within budget.
* Measure and monitor progress during each test to ensure that the application is tested, validated, and piloted on time and within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations.
* Review test, validation, and pilot results to ensure that they meet the entry and exit criteria.
* Assist testers in reporting defects as needed
* Facilitate defect meetings and coordinate defect resolution
* Create and report defect status