Responsible for compliance and oversight of Quality Programs and Systems at the subsidiary or organizational level. Lead, organize and develop staff to promote quality management systems development and implementation.
THIS POSITION REQUIRES THE ABILITY TO OBTAIN A C2 CLEARANCE, WHICH REQUIES U.S. CITIZENSHIP.
30% Provides direction to staff for implementing and improving the Quality Management Systems (QMS) developing and maintaining a robust quality oversight program.
25% Responsible for engaging strong intradepartmental, cross-functional and organizational relationships to drive quality systems requirements. Interface with areas throughout the organization to implement quality system strategies and plans to facilitate continuous improvement of the QMS.
15% Interacts with external and internal auditors when needed and facilitates good conduct of audits by communicating effectively, effective preparation of documentation, training of staff, and providing accurate information, managing projects and deliverables with a high level of accuracy and completeness.
15% Directs, develops, evaluates , and motivates subordinates to achieve and maintain work with quality standards. Mentors and coaches team, employee development, addressing performance issues, resource planning and strategic objectives. Promotes professional growth providing guidance and leadership in staff and resource management, team building and training to ensure organizational effectiveness.
15% Provides oversight and direction to staff accountable for planning, scheduling, and tracking all external and internal audits.
Required Education Level and Degree Type:
Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology, or other job-related degree OR
Associate's Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Technology or other job- related degree and 2 years of directly related experience.
Required Specialized Training:
ISO9001 and CMMI Standards.
Required Work Experience:
Nine years of work experience in Quality Management methodologies, to include:
Five years of auditing with ISO9001 or CMMI standards.
Three years of prior management experience within an IT environment (supervisor or above).
One year of QMS experience in a regulated industry.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership techniques, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Able to identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implemented solutions.
Demonstrated flexibility for adapting to both changing business and client needs, and a changing technical environment.
Strong knowledge base in related area.
Strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills.
Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills.
Excellent and effective communication, customer service and time- management skills.
Ability to communicate complex information with understanding to a variety of audiences who have different levels of experience and knowledge.
Preferred Skills and Abilities:
Should have demonstrated strong leadership skills.
Must be able to collaborate across the organization to accomplish necessary results.
Must be able to work with external ISO and CMMI consultants and auditors.
Typical office environment.
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