Director of Digital Assurance & Testing
Capgemini Denmark's QA & Testing department consist of +80 it professionals. It is the largest entity of its kind in Denmark and is a market leader, delivering capabilities and services to the public and private sector. Capgemini Denmark is looking for an experienced, people oriented and commercially driven Director of Digital (Quality) Assurance & Testing to lead the QA & Testing department, take it to its next level and further strengthen the market leading position. Driving 'your own business' with P&L; responsibility and as a member of the Danish Management Team.
As Head of this unit, you will oversee all matters regarding digital assurance and testing in the Danish affiliate of the company. You will be also be responsible for e.g. people management, business strategy, sales, solution design, proposal & bid management and the successful delivery of projects.
Capgemini globally has more than 14.500 QA & testing experts, 500 in the Nordics of which 80+ is in Denmark. This makes us 'Best at Test' in Denmark and a global leader. Capgemini hosts Denmark´s largest software testing conference, TestExpo?.
Purpose of job & Responsibilities
You head a team of 4 Managers each leading a team of professionals in Copenhagen and Jutland. The position has top management exposure.
The position reports directly to the CEO of Capgemini Denmark. However, you will be working together with international leaders from the global Digital Assurance & Testing organization, directors for other business units in Denmark and the Danish sales organization.
Main KPI´s will be within revenue growth, contribution margin, sales bookings, leadership and ability to shape Digital Assurance & Testing for the future.
Key responsibility areas
- Define, implement and execute strategy for Digital Assurance & Testing business in Denmark.
- Build, lead, coach and inspire your organization of currently 80+ test experts.
- P&L; responsibility for Digital Assurance & Testing Business Unit in Denmark.
- Responsible for offerings, solutions, deliveries and clients within digital assurance & test to ensure relevance and competitiveness in the market including Rightshore.
- Business Development leads creation and close deals in close collaboration with the rest of the organization.
- Member of and active participation in international Digital Assurance & Testing community of Capgemini to share best practices, create a best in class forum, drive standardization and improvement opportunities.
The ideal candidate has a Bachelor or preferably a Master's degree within IT, engineering, business or other relevant area.
Experience & professional competencies
The Director of Digital Assurance & Testing has at least 5-10 years of professional experience from similar practices (IT development).
Your recent role could be e.g. Director, Manager or Head of testing / software quality assurance or similar.
The candidate profile should hold the following features
- Solid skills and track record within testing, software quality assurance, software development and preferably consulting from an IT consulting company.
- Knows Testing & Quality management delivery models (time & material, solutions, projects, near shore and offshore).
- Good insight into various testing and automation tools and various development and testing life-cycles including waterfall and agile methodologies.
- Acquaintance with functional and non-functional testing such as usability, performance, security, etc.
- Understanding of the latest trends and ability to translate those to concrete offerings and services further developing test & quality portfolio in full awareness of digital transformation, customer experience, Service Virtualization, DevOps, Mobility, Cloud and other IT practices and in close cooperation with sales.
- People management experience and -skills within leading Business Units, Departments or teams.
- Understand and preferably experience in working with offshore test- or development teams.
- Excellent knowledge of English & Danish, both orally and in writing.
Personal characteristics and competencies are extremely important for this position. Some of the most important are:
- Ambitious with a clear focus on growth, with proven management experience and leadership skills.
- Strong communication skills, good people leader and motivator, team worker - you have a passion to motivate people, giving trust and supporting your personal visibility and leadership.
- A strong drive, self-propelled, humble and unpretentious and have strong coaching skills for both management & consultants.
- Good sales & solution push and client connect with demonstrated business development / pre-sales / sales capabilities.
- Strong analytical abilities and business acumen enabling you to build and lead the business unit and ensure right portfolio of testing offerings.
- An entrepreneur that inspires clients, sales, consultants, partners and subject matter experts.
- An operational 'doer', team worker with good ability to execute and hands-on follow-up - yet still with a strategic mindset with ideas, business development focus and aware of digital transformation.
Vi har mange fordele
- Eksperter i teknologi og innovation
- Stærkt fagligt netværk
- Sammenhold med kollegaer i hele verden
- Attraktiv lønpakke
- Fokus på din udvikling
- Forskellige opgaver og brancher
- Adgang til kurser og certificeringer
- Udfordrende projekter
Vi skaber resultater for vores danske kunder ved hjælp af markedsledende digitale services. Vores dygtige danske teams trækker på erfaring og ekspertise fra over 40 lande og mere end 200.000 medarbejdere.
Vi definerer, udvikler, kvalitetssikrer og eksekverer de digitale løsninger, der sikrer vores kunder optimal udnyttelse af den digitale teknologi. Vi leverer vores services gennem forskellige samarbejdsmodeller, men vi tager altid udgangspunkt i vores kunders behov og ønsker.
Vi kombinerer fleksibilitet og hurtig implementering med QA-metoder i verdensklasse, vores globale leveringsmodel, Rightshore® og stærke partnerskaber med førende teknologivirksomheder.
+45 52 18 92 48.