User Acceptance Testing & Change Implementation Manager | NSW - Sydney

Job reference number: ALL/EXT/1406338

When you work at Allianz, you're part of a strong global insurer, helping to protect over 3 million Australians. We value diverse thinking, so your ideas and innovative mindset will be warmly welcomed. You'll experience a friendly environment working with talented people, where you'll be included and have your capabilities recognised. And you'll be supported to reach your full potential and enjoy an enriching career.

User Acceptance Testing & Change Implementation Manager

  • Dynamic and challenging role
  • Full-time permanent opportunity with work/life balance
  • Sydney CBD based

Allianz Australia, part of the global Allianz Group, is one of Australia's leading providers of insurance and risk management products and services. By ‎joining ‎Allianz, you are joining a company that offers a fast-paced, flexible ‎and ‎innovative ‎work environment, great work/life balance, and a rewarding career.

You will report to the Program Director within our Broker & Agency division, and will play a crucial role in developing and managing UAT strategy, execution and reporting for a range key projects and initiatives. If you are Test Manager or Senior Test Analyst this is a great opportunity for you.

Communication and influencing skills are essential to this role as the UAT will happen within the business; you will need to ensure that systems and business processes are aligned.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make a tangible and lasting impact working on system transformation projects. Ideally you will be courageous around your decision making, able to prioritise, keep a clear focus on the end goal, and a keen participant in a team-oriented culture.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define policies and processes to be used during the UAT phase.
  • Integrate and embed UAT processes into the IT development lifecycle.
  • Ensure appropriate engagement and oversight of testing quality.
  • Design and manage the processes and controls to ensure testing meets agreed quality standards and all relevant stakeholders have visibility of testing progress and quality.
  • Coordinate UAT resources, track progress and UAT issue management.
  • Liaise with work-stream team leads and key business stakeholders to gain issue resolution. Provide regular UAT progress statistics/reporting to senior stakeholders.

Knowledge & Experience

  • Experienced in test management.
  • Strong stakeholder and people management skills.
  • Background in supporting business testing and acceptance.
  • Experienced in IT delivery supporting business transformation programmes.
  • Ability to report and support communication to multiple levels of stakeholders.

At Allianz we value high performance. We recognise the contribution of our employees and reward our staff with a dedicated range of attractive benefits. If you are looking for a company that offers a variety of flexible leave options, salary packaging or substantial insurance discounts, Allianz has a range of benefits to suit you.

If this opportunity is of interest, please apply online with a current resume.

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