JOB

Quality Assurance Manager

Apply before 6PM (AEDT) on: Monday, January 17, 2022

Australian Capital Territory

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Agency / Department

Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Experience Level

Senior

Employment Type

Contract

Expected Rate (inc. Super)

$100 per hour***

Overview and Responsibilities

VET Data Streamlining – Quality Assurance Manager DESE is leading the development of a new vocational education and training (VET) data collection and reporting system. The VET Data Streamlining (VDS) program will transform the national VET data system to increase the timeliness and quality of data collection and use. DESE is working with partner state and territory governments and the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) to deliver this initiative through several strands of work over the next few years. We are looking for a Quality Assurance manager to assist with the technology aspects of the VDS build. The Key deliverables of the roles include:
•Plan organise and monitor deliverables to ensure quality program outcomes
•conduct quality assurance audits of complex project activities, compliance, security, software standards, documents and artefacts
•Evaluate and identify non-compliances with relevant standards, guidelines and specifications and determine whether appropriate quality controls have been applied
•Report QA findings and determines the risks associated with those findings and ensures that corrective actions are carried out

Essential Criteria

1. Work with the Delivery team and build vendor to advise on, communicate and implement an appropriate quality management process for system development in a hybrid project management environment
2. Plan, organise and conduct quality assurance audits of complex project activities, compliance, security, software standards, documents and artefacts, system testing, build and release QA
3. Evaluate and identify non-compliances with relevant standards, guidelines and specifications and determine the underlying reasons for non-compliance and whether appropriate quality controls have been applied
4. Prepare and report QA findings, determine the risks associated with those findings, identify appropriate owners for corrective actions, and ensure that corrective actions are carried out

Desired Criteria

Not Applicable for this opportunity

Security Clearance

Must Have current baseline clearance

Contract Extensions

2x 12 month extension options