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Director of Quality Assurance Auckland

Navico Group

Navico Group Auckland New Zealand

1 month ago

These are exciting times in our organisation. We actively support innovation and sustainability, and we welcome conversations with inspired and thought leading individuals who want to make a difference.

About the Role

The Quality Assurance Director will lead the quality assurance global team covering software (firmware, apps and cloud).You will work with the Digital Systems Leadership team to deliver high quality products that our customers demand on the water.

With around 250 people in global Digital Systems sites this is a key role in the leadership team to deliver new to the world products to meet the seasonal demands with the quality our customer demand.

About You

You will be highly competent in leading a large global QA team in an agile environment and monitoring / reporting key measures for the wider engineering to improve against. You will take a holistic approach to quality using root cause analysis and have an agile mindset to create sustained improvements.

Key... responsibilities include:
• Leading the quality mission at Navico Group Digital Systems with support from the leadership team
• People development in the QA pathway, developing talent from interns to senior QA professionals.
• Coaching and mentoring in a QA mindset and practices.

To succeed in this role it will be helpful to have:
• 3-5 years’ experience in a global QA manager role
• 10+ years of experience in QA
• Knowledge of embedded software, SaaS, mobile, hardware, ML
• Proven leader of people that can get results and the best of our people
• Proven history of delivering results
• Strong analytical and critical problem-solving skills
• Implementing, evolving and reporting appropriate measurements and metrics
• Proven history of delivering results.

Your record of accomplishment is proven, and you carry the mana to inspire others and model the behaviour that our QA teams will follow. With a growth mind-set you research, analyse and adopt new principals and innovation in a way that fosters best practice in Quality. You practice self- awareness, courage and resiliency consciously, and you seek to see and optimise the whole.

We offer

A professional and flexible working environment with great employee benefits, including health insurance and a subsidised gym membership. We are family-friendly, with both regular active social and sporting events, including regular fishing expeditions and competitions. There is as much or as little as you’d like to get involved with.

About us

Navico Group is part of the Brunswick Corporation, the world’s largest recreational marine company. Navico Group is uncompromising when it comes to innovation, detail and quality. By unifying the most trusted products and brands into integrated solutions, we allow for simple, plug and play connections and a seamless user experience.

Our vision is to lead marine electronics with outstanding solutions for performance, safety, and enjoyment on the water. Our focus is on making boating safer, easier, more sustainable, and more rewarding for current and future generations.

At Navico Group, we believe that you can only have world-class products and leading brands with the right people behind them. As well as being passionate about our products, we are as passionate about our people. Our team all over the world demonstrate innovation, dedication, and commitment throughout different regions all over the world. Our people are the heart of our business, and they make the Navico Group the great company it is. They all play a fundamental part in enabling us to achieve sustainable growth, continue to enhance the boating experience, deliver an unrivalled ecosystem, and increase brand loyalty. We are committed to bringing great talent into our business, as well as retaining and developing our existing colleagues, with the potential to be tomorrow’s leaders of the Navico Group. We trust and empower our colleagues to be productive and offer a Hybrid way of working.

If you think you have what it takes to join our team and the thought of working for a fast paced, dynamic, and growing business excites you, then we would love to hear from you!

Apply now with resume and cover letter
Auckland New Zealand

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