What This Position Is
The role holder is
responsible to lead and direct the QA team by defining strategy, approach and
execution in projects. The incumbent will lead a team of 75 resources across
various streams and seniority. Responsible for establishing and running the QA
department in Information Technology with the objective of ensuring all
projects are delivered using a ‘best-
Delivery Approach and are delivered within the agreed scope, time, cost and
Who You Are:
successful candidate should be a respected and proven professional with a
quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large
must have the ability to quickly assess a new environment and develop solutions
that support the business strategy, critical objectives, and cultural norms.
must be creative with a strategic mindset along with the ability to turn
concepts into action. He/she must have strong relationship building and
influence skills, strong verbal, written communication skills and strong
analytical and diagnostic skills.
ideal candidate should be able to work under pressure, manage multiple
priorities and stakeholders. The person should be an effective people manager,
having led large teams.
You also have:
16 years of work experience leading project delivery in IT having developed
delivery framework using project management methodologies
team of 100+ employees and contractors
across multiple projects, offshore and in-house.
technical skills, both functional and non-functional, manual and automation,
ideally in a continuous delivery environment.
of Quality Assurance, Continuous Improvement and industry recognized Best
managing testing departments or a testing function, managing large and complex
activities and processes.
experience in Retail in a GIC environment is highly desirable
As the Director
Information Technology, you will:
the portfolio of QA projects, providing expert knowledge and support and
monitoring progress and reporting on the portfolio status.
introduction and on-going iteration of the organization's Project Delivery
impactful and lasting relationships with various stakeholders across the
organization and providing valuable insights into the functioning of GICs in
leadership to strategically contribute to HBC's corporate goals.
How Often You May
Life and Career at HBC:
- Be part of a world-class
team; work with an adventurous
spirit; think and act like an owner-operator!
- Exposure to rewarding career advancement
opportunities from IT to Human Resources, Merchandising to Finance.
- A culture that promotes a
healthy, fulfilling work/life