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Manager, Service Management COE

Job Description

PostedDate: 4/24/2014
Division: IT
FlsaStatus: Exempt
EmploymentType: Regular


Create a COE for Quality Assurance in the IT-Shared Services division. This includes clarifying business objectives, building program structure, establishing program direction, working with cross-functional teams, influencing change and providing counsel to senior management. Will oversee the end-to-end program definition and governance. Manages professional employees and contract resources conducting Quality Assurance activities for IT projects and initiatives; may manage business support, technical or production staff.



1.     Works with Project Management and leadership to identify efficient and effective Quality Assurance solutions that are scoped appropriately for budget and schedule assumptions.

2.     Ensures that project staffing and resource needs for Quality Assurance tasks and activities are met.

3.     Ensures assigned project and operational tasks are completed on time and within budget.

4.     Sets priorities for the team to ensure task completion; coordinates work activities with other supervisors and facilitates resource allocation.

5.     Performs quality assurance activities as needed

6.     Establish and drive the management and communication strategy

7.     Identify critical risks and issues, drive issue resolution and demonstrate appropriate risk management.

8.     Develops and improves Quality Assurance methods and strategies for projects and IT Services.

9.     Establishes training and development of staff.

10. Interprets business issues and adapts work priorities with respect to Quality Assurance.

11. Has in-depth expertise in Quality Assurance discipline and knowledge of the related Service and Project Management disciplines.

12. Other duties as required.



Responsibilities include career development and coaching, performance management, and pay determination and communication.


Job Requirements


Requires 3-4 years of prior management/leadership experience.

Requires 4-6 years of prior technical experience in an IT-QA environment.

Demonstrated experience in initiating, managing and implementing complex business transformation projects / programs.

Experience in constructing actionable business and technical strategies and managing the implementation of new business and operational processes for the COE

Proven team player with the ability to partner, maintain and develop relationships.

Strong organization, analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Strong leadership skills required. Self-directed and ability to lead and motivate others in an extremely fast-paced environment

Undergraduate degree required in Information Technology/MIS or related field

PMP certification helpful

Job Snapshot

Post Date 8/25/2014
Location Cincinnati, OH
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Information Technology
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 140175
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