Test Governance Lead

London (Greater)
09 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Test Governance Lead

Location - London (Travelling to other sites will be required)

Competitive Salary & Benefits

About Capita | DCC Smart Metering

Smart DCC Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capita plc. We are Capita, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. Through bespoke, quality solutions, we've helped countless organisations unlock value and maximise their potential. With access to our range of unique and diverse opportunities, offering real career advancement and progression, we can unlock your potential too.

Smart DCC (a licensed entity owned by Capita Plc) is the programme and service integrator working on behalf of the energy industry to establish and operate the data and communications infrastructure that will enable all UK homes to have a smart meter by 2020.

The Smart Data and Communications Company Ltd (Smart DCC) is delivering a once-in-a-generation programme to build a smart metering network for Great Britain.

The Testing Services team is responsible for managing customers testing activities as they integrate their devices and systems with the central DCC systems in support of their rollout plans following government 2020 direction.

What you will do:

The Test Governance Lead will work with other members of the Test Assurance team, the Programme teams, Service Users, Service Providers and regulatory bodies to produce key test assurance documents: including the test strategy and approach documents and test completion reports.

Key Accountabilities

To be the DCC expert in the DCC's test assurance obligations and the regulatory requirements that underpin them.

To create an obligations register for DCC Test Assurance and to monitor compliance with it.

To work with the DCC teams (including design authority and programmes); the DCC service providers; the DCC service users and regulatory bodies to draft the test strategy and approach for future DCC Releases.

To respond to comments received on syndicated documents.

To document the processes and templates used for producing test assurance artefacts, and to educate DCC staff in their use.

To support members of the DCC by reviewing test artefacts to ensure that they are clear and meet the regulatory needs. (Reviewing for technical content and coverage will be led by the Test Assurance Architect)

Your experience will include:

A skilled wordsmith that is experienced in producing regulatory documents and materials

Has worked in a pressurised project environment and produced documentation to time and quality

Experience in capturing diverse viewpoints and supporting their resolution

Experienced in the testing and assurance of complex systems and processes

Experienced in documenting processes and producing proforma documents

A strong communicator, skilled at listening and with an ability to explain and document needs clearly.

A skilled user of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

What's in it for you?

At Capita, training and development aren't optional extras: they're how we do our job. We will motivate you to perform at your peak, recognising your achievements and rewarding them appropriately. As well as a generous basic salary we also give you 23 day's holiday, discretionary annual bonus, company pension scheme and access to voluntary benefit options including; child care vouchers, share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle. All of this, in a professional but fun environment.

What we hope you will do next

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