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Quality Center of Excellence (CoE) Lead

Remote - Quality Assurance

Hollstadt Overview

Hollstadt Consulting is a management and technology consulting firm dedicated to placing professionals at engagements where they will excel. When you work with us, you'll work with a refreshingly real company led and staffed by seasoned experts who are also down-to-earth, good people. We're committed to treating you with respect and helping you achieve your career aspirations.

Since 1990, Hollstadt has been a trusted partner to more than 150 domestic and global companies and has successfully completed over 2,000 projects. Our continued growth has created challenging and rewarding opportunities for accomplished IT and Business Consultants. Hollstadt Consulting is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Job Description

Hollstadt is looking for a Quality CoE Lead that is also the thought leader for the Quality community and identifies and advocates for improvements in business process transformation and redesign discipline. This includes defining the vision and priorities for improving CoE maturity, establishing methods for measuring value of the CoEs, and identifying training and knowledge content to improve skills and standardize consistent standards and tools across the entire Quality and Business Process Redesign CoE community.


Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree is required
  • Proven leadership and problem-solving expertise to effectively work with and influence teams of functional representatives in a large, matrixed environment
  • 5+ years mobilizing and leading business process redesign and transformational business design efforts for large, complex enterprises.
  • 5+ years implementing business improvement initiatives, analysis and process mapping to identify opportunities for improvement
  • 5+ years of consulting and organizational design experience.
  • 5+ years of experience ideating, designing and implementing business level transformation and optimization strategies
  • 5+ years experience in agile-based delivery of products or projects using Rally or similar tool.
  • Progressive experience in program management and value realization, inclusive of programs successfully delivering $50M or more of value.
  • Experience working in a blended Agile framework across product and project type work efforts.


Required Common Language of Leadership Traits:

  • Leading Change & Transitions – Anticipate, plan for and manage the change and transition process. Prepare and help people impacted using change planning tools.
  • Critical Thinking – Integrate and synthesize information in unique ways that provide a new perspective and leads to an evidence based consensus and effective judgment.
  • Uncertainty & Ambiguity comfort – Making decisions under time pressure with incomplete and questionable data.
  • Leveraging Innovation- Requires leaders to be restless: identify creative and useful ideas and then translate into new products, services or work processes for better outcomes.
  • Conflict Management & Agility – Facilitating differences in opinion, facts, goals, experience and strategies to achieve more robust problem solving and better decisions.
  • Organizational Agility – Understanding and flexing with organizational dynamics to get things done in a large diverse group.
  • Motivating & Influencing – Understanding the basis for what motivates people and aligning their energy and approach to the needs and style of each person, audience and team. 
  • Vision & Strategy Formation- Reading trends, disruptors, and competitors, and leverage these insights in the formation of a vision and strategy in the context of understanding the mission and core competencies of the enterprise.  


Benefits + Perks

Comprehensive Benefit Plan

Hollstadt offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Long Term/Short Term Disability, and Life Insurance. With three different medical plans to choose from, you can enroll in the coverage you need from single to family, or anywhere in between!

Remarketing Process

Hollstadt is based on retention and relationships. We get to know your strengths and career wishes throughout your assignment and then start remarket discussions 6-8 weeks prior to your end date. By being proactive, we are able to keep your down time between assignments as short as possible, unless you choose otherwise.

Professional Development

Hollstadt offers free bi-weekly training courses for our consultants as well as on-demand access to past sessions through our consultant portal. Trainings give our consultants the continuing education they need to excel on their projects.

401k + Matching

One popular benefit is our 401(k) match on the first 4% of your contributions. Hollstadt wants to help you reach your long-term financial goals and understands that planning for your future is critical. Consultants also have access to support from a Financial Advisor.

Bonus Opportunities

We appreciate and reward loyalty. Join Hollstadt, stay for 5 years, and we’ll give you a $5,000 Longevity Award bonus! Additionally, we know great talent knows other great talent. If you are on contract with Hollstadt and refer one of your connections who gets placed, we’ll pay you $1,000!

Ongoing Support & Networking

We have made a significant investment in building a support program for our consultant team - so you never have to feel like you are going it alone. We also have a Consultant Coach program which acts like a 'work buddy' to provide a safe ear for questions or concerns at your client site.