Team Leader – Test Analysts

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    Govt NZ Jobs
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    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 30-OCT-19
  • Job Reference: NZ/10210
  • Job Title: Team Leader – Test Analysts
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Team Leader – Test Analysts

Royal New Zealand Police College


Band J

Permanent, Fulltime

Police Employee

Job Requisition ID 10210



The NZ Police Test Practice are seeking a dynamic and motivated Team Leader – Test Analysts to inspire and develop our team of salaried test analysts. 


Reporting to the Manager Test Practice you will be working alongside our current Team Leader ensuring our people are enabled and empowered under the Police High Performance Framework.  The role is based at the NZ Police College in Porirua.


Contributing to the NZ Police mission to be the safest country, and a vision to have the trust and confidence of all, the Test Practice is part of the Police ICT Technology Development Group. 


While you will be an experienced test and quality practitioner, this role is about our people! In this role you’ll be:

  • Developing their capabilities (we want testing gurus)
  • A voice and cheer leader for our people
  • An influencer on testing best practice and how things should be done
  • Transforming and ensuring the testing services we provide are on point!
  • Fronting testing initiatives including presenting them to our people and beyond



Skills – you will be able to:

  • Foster a fabulous team culture
  • Effectively communicate and build positive partnerships with all members of Police and beyond
  • Be a role model, mentor and coach for the testing profession
  • Live and breathe the values of Police



Experience – you will have:

  • People management experience including the ability to manage conflict and deal with behaviours that sit outside our values
  • Test management experience across projects and ideally programmes of work
  • ISTQB or ICAgile certifications



Core Competencies – Level 2 Team Manager/Leader

  • Partner
  • Communicate
  • Lead
  • Develop


For more information about the above Core Competencies, visit “Our Values” on our website to view our Core Competency Framework: How We Do Things.



Additional information:

  • Successful applicant must reside in Wellington area
  • Transfer costs included



Special Requirements:

  • Must be a NZ or Australian citizen/NZ resident or have a valid NZ work visa



Panel Members:

  • Graeme Goulden, Manager – Test Practice (Panel Chair)
  • Elizabeth Kitching, Team Leader – Test Analysts
  • Christine Harris (external)



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If this position sounds like you, click apply now. You will be required to submit a Curriculum Vitae which provides a brief account of your relevant skills and experience. In addition, you must complete an application form telling us why you are interested in applying for the position, how you meet the Core Competencies of the role and addressing the above technical skills, using no more than 4000 characters (including spaces), approximately 600-650 words per section. For further assistance, please click here.


If you are an existing Contractor working for Police, you must apply through the NZ Police career site and create a profile as an external candidate. Please do not include your QID.


If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Graeme Goulden by email at


Applications close at 5pm, Wednesday 13th November 2019