Job Title:  Enterprise Platforms QA & Compliance Lead

Job Number:  18689

Country: Malaysia
Location:
Selangor
Function: Information Technology
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

This role involves the setting up and the continuous evolution/maintenance of an enterprise wide Quality Assurance service for the Global Centre for Excellence. The ultimate purpose of the role is to ensure the integrity of  BAT Global Assets (applications and documentation) and minimise the risk of production incidents via adherence to quality standards. The role also includes accountability for SOx compliance within the Program Development domain for all SOx relevant systems.

 

OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITIES v DAY TO DAY ACTIVITIES

  • Establishment of a Quality Assurance strategy tailored for individual projects, Business Releases, Solutions and Technologies.
  • Definition of Quality Plans and Criteria for solutions in scope.
  • Contracting with and managing outsourced Quality Assurance providers.
  • The reporting and escalation of quality standards to key stakeholders, including early notification of any risks and issues which might impact either project delivery or the stability of production environments. This also includes SOx control failures.
  • Provision of quality training to delivery partners and driving continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • Stakeholder engagement & management across all levels of the organisation both within and outside of IT and including Internal Audit.
  • Management of Quality Assurance team.

 

CORE RELATIONSHIPS

  • IDT Leadership Team
  • Enterprise CoE / C4E
  • Global, local, regional and functional projects including Solution Centres responsible for the delivery of applications solutions.
  • External delivery and quality assurance providers
  • Internal Audit

 

 

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

  • Experience of providing QA Services in a Solution Delivery Environment (using a 3rd party Systems Integrator to deliver the Solution) for SAP and non-SAP Applications using both Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Awareness of SOx
  • Proven track record in solution delivery process
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Strong stakeholder’s management skills
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills
  • Experience with Waterfall and Agile methodologies and their variations
  • Proven interpersonal skills

 

NICE TO HAVE EXPERIENCE

  • CMMI experience
  • IT Audit

 

 

British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT GSD (KL) Sdn Bhd (MY50)


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