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Practice Director Quality Assurance

Full Time
SA, Adelaide
Posted on 08.11.2017
$115,028 - $136,794
  • Be at the forefront of public sector ICT
  • Join a highly skilled, industry certified workforce
  • Lead quality assurance staff and set quality and testing governance frameworks

The Chief Information Officer (CIO) Group is a key component and enabler of the Department of Human Services strategic vision. At the forefront of public sector Information and Communication Technology (ICT) transformation, the CIO Group's vision is to excel in the provision of reliable, accessible and personalised services. The department's technology infrastructure, combined with its deep understanding and experience in delivering complex customer-focused services enables the CIO Group to shape the next generation of community services and lead best practice in service delivery.

The Adelaide Delivery Centre operates under a Professional Services model and comprises three branches; Compliance, Social Services and Professional Services. Under the Professional Services Model our workforce is organised into Practices, with the Practices constructed to respond to the demands placed upon the delivery centre. The Practices are Project Management, Analysis, Design, Development and Quality Assurance.

The Compliance and Social Services branches are accountable for the delivery of ICT projects using resources provided from the relevant Practices within the Professional Services branch.

The Practice Director Quality Assurance is accountable for leading, building quality assurance and testing capability and the allocation of Test Managers and Test Engineers to projects across the Adelaide Delivery Centre. This position is also responsible for the CIO Group’s Test Centre of Excellence.

The Practice Director, Quality Assurance collaborates with peers, business counterparts and customers to ensure the Adelaide Delivery Centre products are delivered in compliance with documented standards. They provide input into programmes to improve the quality of services and products delivered enhancing business outcomes and customer experience. Through the Test Centre of Excellence, they are also responsible for test governance, processes, frameworks, test tools and test reporting and metrics across the CIO Group.

The Practice Director Quality Assurance operates with a high level of autonomy with decision-making highly dependent on their own judgement. In performing a leadership role, they identify and drive innovation, manage and lead change, and play an active role in contributing to and implementing the department’s strategic direction.

It is highly desirable for the successful applicant to have experience in leading software testing/quality assurance teams within a multidisciplinary team environment and that they hold Industry recognised ICT qualifications, including:
• A Bachelor’s degree; and
• International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB)

How to Apply?

https://www.humanservices.gov.au/corporate/careers/current-vacancies

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