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Global QA Lead

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00671916

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- Job description

The role is to manage a small team of multi-lingual team Quality Analysts to deliver quality assurance at the highest level. The QA Lead will represent the team in client communications and provide all levels of support and liaison for the client as necessary. Primary responsibilities are to be the delivery centre’s main point of contact and act as the single point for escalation on urgent issues. Responsible for team’s performance against quality SLA’s, quality of service, and will be required to work closely with global counterparts. There will be a strong element of new process incubation, induction and process improvement. You will be responsible for promoting and maintaining a high-performance culture and great place to work.


 


Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead root cause and other data analysis for the regional delivery centre
  • Drive and manage regional initiatives
  • Lead the QA team in problem prevention and continuous improvement projects
  • Identify improvement opportunities within the Risk Operation
  • Monitor and Measure teams’ quality performance against defined criteria as part of the quality framework
  • Work closely with the training team to highlight quality and performance areas for focus, to feed into their training program
  • Lead calibration exercises with other regional QA Leads
  • Performance management: career counselling, coaching, performance development, 1:1's, mentoring
  • Continuous improvement strategies and ideas, including new process incubation and induction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to express ideas and concepts both orally and in writing, recognizing the audience and communicating appropriately
  • Consistently drive quality and best practices at the highest level within the region
  • Act as client escalation point of contact for QA process questions, issues and resolution
  • Act as a senior Subject Matter Expert (SME) for QA evaluations
  • Contribute to the QA Team’s development and share knowledge within the team
  • Administer the QA issue repository and ensure all escalations are properly addressed

 

 Required Skills & Experience

  • BA or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years experience in leading small teams
  • 2+ years of work experience working within a QA capacity
  • 2+ years of work experience in a Service Desk or Call Centre
  • Fluent (C1 Level) in English and native in 1 other language


Additional Skills
  • Ability to identify operational opportunities for improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Ability to operate within a team environment, multi-tasking and prioritizing work across supported clients
  • Use appropriate mannerisms/behaviour when interacting with client groups and/or end-users
  • Communicate comfortably with Accenture management or client points of contact.
  • Escalate conflicts in a timely manner to appropriate personnel
  • Participate and lead in analysing operational opportunities for improvement and present findings and recommendations to the appropriate teams for action
  • Identify barriers to effective teamwork


Working Environment
  • Service Delivery and Target Driven environment
  • Willing to work across different shift hours – including weekend hours
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines with focus on quality, results and timely delivery. Candidate will need to stretch during peak / critical service delivery periods
  • Work with integrity, confidentiality and professionalism



Please also note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.


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