Support activities include assessment activities related to the Quality Program, identification of risks and recommendations, draft QA documentation and conduct in depth quality assurance reviews
Lead / participate in maintenance of standard processes and new process releases and provide coaching for institutionalizing them
Conduct Root Cause Analysis for problem contracts
Perform as a "Recovery Resource" on problem contracts
Available to be leveraged as a resource (if available capacity) for Project / Program Management mobilization
Develop and mentor people, act as a career counselor and create a high performing organization (foster relationships, resolve conflicts, etc.)
Manage and participate in special projects as requested by Leadership
Manage Quality Assurance pool including certifications, re-certifications and the assignment process
Develop requirements for Quality Assurance capability development and the maintenance of Quality Assurance skills and expertise
Driving reporting and analytics requirements for Quality Assurance management
Facilitate and administer Quality Assurance performance / recognition feedback
Participate in program development and continuous improvement initiatives
Assist Project Management in process metrics definition / collection and maintenance and bringing in statistical analysis techniques for increasing predictability of the development process
Contribute and participate productivity improvement initiatives
Provide clear governance on quality tasks relative to insights generation and innovation
Ensure quality measures align with program outputs or SLAs
Create developmental road maps for Quality personnel
Proactively Communicate relevant observations or findings with all stakeholders
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Bachelor's Degree holder, but also open to undergraduates with strong related experience
Must have extensive work experience in QA. Training background is also an advantage.
Must have at least 12 years overall experience and 5 years solid leadership experience
Must have extensive experience in handling different levels of quality personnel; from frontline staff to management.
Can identify and assess complex problems for area of responsibility. Creates solutions in situations in which analysis requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
Requires adherence to strategic direction set by senior management when establishing near-term goals.
Can interact with senior management at a client and / or within Accenture, involving matters that may require acceptance of an alternate approach.
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