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Test Manager - 12 Month Fixed Term

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Information Technology (IT)
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  • Wellington based, Fixed term till 30 June 2022

With ACC, you’ll be supporting people in Aotearoa to stay safe by minimising the incidence and impact of injury, as well as helping them recover from injury if an accident does happen.  

ACC is an organisation that grew out of bold thinking and has an enduring commitment to care for others at work, home and play. The Test Manager role is the ideal opportunity for a forward thinking, ambitious and experienced professional to join ACC at a time of transformational change. 

As the Test Manager, you will be taking a lead role in maintaining and driving the maturity of the overall testing capability including, but not limited to, test automation, performance testing, policies & procedures, test tooling and methodologies.  The role is responsible for managing multiple large streams of work to the required quality standards.  This includes managing the overall test activities and workload of other test professionals as required. The Test Manager provides significant support and thought leadership to ensure that the Manager Enterprise Testing Capability can deliver on their accountabilities.

To be successful in this role you will need a strong background in Software testing and proven experience in Test Management working in large programmes of work as at Test Manager.  You will have a good understanding of and practical experience in testing techniques, coupled with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the full test life cycle, particularly as it fits with the overall solution development life cycle methods, tools, controls and techniques.  Your past experience will demonstrate a practiced and motivational professional who has strong customer focus and interpersonal skills, together with proven experience in mentoring and coaching others to fulfil their potential.  You will also have the ability to drive innovation and adopt new ways of working.

What we are looking for from you to be successful in this role:

  • Proven experience in Test Management
  • Has experience in working in large programmes of work as a Test Manager and has delivered a stream of work as part of this delivery
  • Good understanding of and practical experience in testing techniques
  • Understanding of the full test life cycle, particularly as it fits with the overall solution development life cycle methods, tools, controls and techniques (e.g. SAFe, agile, etc.)
  • Ability to make decisions at the appropriate time; taking into account the needs of the situation, priorities, constraints and the availability of necessary information
  • Experience in mentoring and coaching others to fulfil their potential
  • Ability to produce well-structured and easily understood documentation and make persuasive presentations that can be understood by stakeholders.
  • Problem-solving skills and able to confidently work through risks, issues or conflicts raised.
  • Ability to drive innovation and adopt new ways of working

Working at ACC:

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome candidates from every ethnicity, national origin, gender identity, age, and those with a disability or who have additional mental health needs. It is important to us that people are free to be themselves at work. Here are some ways we encourage that:

  • Employee networks to support our colleagues from diverse backgrounds.
  • The option to explore flexible working that suits your needs and ours.
  • Development opportunities in te reo Māori me ngā tikanga.

For a detailed position description click here. Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email emma.hodgson@acc.co.nz 

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