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IT Quality Assurance Manager

ID: #16476     Date: 08/02/18

Location England, North West, Manchester, Bradford
Company Yorkshire Water
Salary up to £58000.00 (per Year)
Job type Permanent

Up to £58,000 + car allowance + benefits + 25 days holiday

Sector(s): Accountancy jobs
IT & Telecoms jobs
IT Contractor jobs
Yorkshire Water

  • Extensive experience managing and leading a quality assurance or testing team, with a proven track record of driving sustainable performance
  • Strong knowledge around agile ways of working
  • Experience of managing, leading and motivating others, and a proven track record of driving sustainable performance against challenging business targets
  • Experience of driving delivery following project management principles adhering to project and programme governance
  • Excellent understanding and experience of procurement processes
  • Excellent ERP programme experience
  • Able to think strategically, establishing clear direction and implementing plans to deliver within an IT environment
  • Experience of business planning, resource management and financial management
  • Good understanding of Business Process Management, Risk Management and IT Governance (including ITIL principles)
  • Experience of leading and embedding change, able to influence and drive culture and behaviours within an IT environment
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Experience of developing and maintaining effective internal and external relationships to CIO level
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Highly motivated and self-starting with a personal drive for continuous development
  • Team player – supporting colleagues and management
  • Strong customer service ethos
  • Excellent understanding of Health, Safety and Wellbeing standards and practices

Job responsibilities

The IT Quality Assurance Manager is responsible for the design and delivery of our end to end IT quality processes, ensuring that IT deliverables meet functional and non-functional requirements. Reporting into the Software Solutions and Architecture Manager, the role will create and establish a Quality Assurance function from the ground up, establishing a new team and processes over both a large SAP ERP programme and BAU.

Aligned to the Digital Transformation Strategy the Quality Assurance function will seek new ways of working, such as test automation and agile governance to ensure that speed of delivery does not impact the quality of the deliverable.

As a senior leader within the organisation, the Quality Assurance Manager will design and implement appropriate levels of governance across all aspects of the IT delivery lifecycle, representing the relevant “gates” of agile and waterfall delivery.

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Name    Yorkshire Water

Phone  01274 692653

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