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Old Mutual Jobs in Mthatha – QA Capability Manager

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

The IT Capability Manager is responsible for building, leading and motivating QA capability specialists, ensuring that they have the appropriate skills and competencies available within their respective teams and fosters a multi-disciplinary delivery team culture.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the ongoing professional development of the capability specialists and the promotion of best practice within these teams.
  • Plan and track progress against strategic road maps whilst challenging and providing direction.
  • Contribute to the performance management for team members actively managing both strong and poor performance.
  • In conjunction with the Service Delivery Managers, ensure the staffing levels, skills and capabilities meet demand.
  • Contribute to the building of a strategically agile culture alongside the senior management team.
  • Communicate with the capability specialists to ensure they have the support and understanding they need to work at maximum effectiveness.
  • Identify capability training and development requirement, ensuring employee knowledge and skills are appropriate to their current and future roles.
  • Actively demonstrate the importance of collaboration by working closely with all stakeholders to resolve resource issues and blockers across delivery teams.
  • In conjunction with the Service Delivery Managers, identify and organise additional resources based on skill capability and the requirements of the flexible delivery teams.
  • Establish and formalise governance, disciplines and controls for a specialist function.
  • In conjunction with the Service Delivery Managers, understand the pipeline of work. Strategically plan for future business needs and direct the timely deployment of appropriate resources.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years extensive experience in a quality assurance capacity.
  • Relevant ISTQB/ISEB certificate in Software and Agile Testing.
  • A cooperative and outcome focused approach to employee and peer interactions with proven ability to coach and mentor employees through change, harnessing strengths and abilities to affect positive change outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability, managing the capabilities needed to deliver in a complex operational environment.
  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Information Technology.
  • High level of technology awareness and experience of recruiting and /or procuring a wide range of technical expertise.
  • Exceptional knowledge and understanding of tools and methods for delivering IT Solutions.
  • Ability to guide and prioritise the diverse human resources needs of a specialist team of indirect reports with management experience.

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: N/A

Job Location: Pinelands, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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