Consultant - Health Systems QA Specialist

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Position Title : Consultant - Health Systems QA Specialist

Duty Station : Manila (Global) Administrative Centre, Philippines

Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE

Type of Appointment : Consultant, Six Months

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 07 November 2019

 

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

 

Context:

IOM, created in 1951, is the main intergovernmental organization in the field of migration, and it works in close collaboration with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM’s mission is to guarantee an orderly and humane management of migrations, promote international cooperation on migratory issues, help find practical solutions to migratory problems and offer humanitarian aid to migrants in need.

 

Nature of the consultancy: Quality Assurance for MHD applications, web reports and other tools

Target: By the end of contract, MHD medical applications, web reports and other tools have been fully tested for bugs, issues are well documented, and quality testing documentations and reports have been submitted

IOM Project to which the Consultancy is contributing: Global Health Assessment Programme (GHAP)

 

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

 

Objective

To support the team in quality testing assurance of MHD specialized medical applications, web reports and other tools, review of technical documents, creation of comprehensive test plans and entire quality testing process documentation

 

Tasks to be performed under this contract:

  • Review functional requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Identify, investigate, record, track and document issues and bugs comprehensively
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Update the JIRA dashboard
  • Liaise with the Project Lead to perform other related duties as may be assigned
  •  

Tangible and Measurable Outputs of the Work Assignment

 

  • Comprehensive Software Test Plan of overall QA strategy including Test Scenarios and Test Cases and Test Metrics
  • Regular Software Test Documentations and Status Reports
  • Product Test Metrics for software product quality improvement initiatives and enhancements
  • Software Test Documentations and Reports
  • Final (Test Project Closure) Test Status Report
  • QA testing reports for web reports and tools requirements from field missions
  • Other related outputs as may be assigned

 

Realistic Delivery Dates and Details as to how the work must be delivered

Month 1: 950 USD

Software Test Plan
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 2: 950 USD

Updated Test Plan
Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 3: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 4: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 5: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated JIRA Dashboard
Month 6: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated JIRA Dashboard


Performance indicators for evaluation of results

Outputs are delivered on schedule.
Testing Documentation and reports are comprehensive
All bugs are tracked and recorded in JIRA with detailed description and complete information.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from an accredited academic institution; with four years of relevant professional experience;
Completed High School degree from an accredited academic institution, with six years of relevant professional experience.
 

Experience

Experience in quality assurance testing and analysis of health systems;


Languages

For this position, fluency in English is required. Working knowledge in Spanish or French is an advantage.

 

Note

The consultant must adhere to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Data

Protection Principles (IN/138) and maintain confidentiality.

The consultant will be responsible to follow IOM writing guidelines and latest glossaries in all given assignments for accurate translation.

IOM is an intergovernmental organization, and as such is exempted of all taxes in the Philippines. Therefore, it is not obligated to retain any taxes that should be owed to the Government of the Philippines as part of the execution of this contract. It is the sole responsibility of the contractor to comply with any fiscal obligations that might be applicable.

 

Copyright

The ownership of intellectual products developed during this project will be shared with the government entities partaking in its creation, as well as IOM’s regional office. Government agencies and the cooperating agency must be warranted visibility and recognition, through the use of their logos in every document and any other material that might be a result of these intellectual production. Applications received later or that do not specify the name of the call will not be considered.

This call is open only to Philippine Nationals legally authorized to work in the country.
1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

 

 

Required Competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

 

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

 

Other:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

No late applications will be accepted.

 

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to hrmanila@iom.int by 07 November 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

 

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

 

Requirements

  • Preferably Junior Associate (1-4 yrs experience) specializing in IT/Computer - QA or equivalent.

Additional Requirements

Position Title : Consultant - Health Systems QA Specialist

Duty Station : Manila (Global) Administrative Centre, Philippines

Classification : Consultant, Grade OTHE

Type of Appointment : Consultant, Six Months

Estimated Start Date : As soon as possible

Closing Date : 07 November 2019

 

Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading

UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and

non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

 

Context:

IOM, created in 1951, is the main intergovernmental organization in the field of migration, and it works in close collaboration with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM’s mission is to guarantee an orderly and humane management of migrations, promote international cooperation on migratory issues, help find practical solutions to migratory problems and offer humanitarian aid to migrants in need.

 

Nature of the consultancy: Quality Assurance for MHD applications, web reports and other tools

Target: By the end of contract, MHD medical applications, web reports and other tools have been fully tested for bugs, issues are well documented, and quality testing documentations and reports have been submitted

IOM Project to which the Consultancy is contributing: Global Health Assessment Programme (GHAP)

 

Core Functions / Responsibilities:

 

Objective

To support the team in quality testing assurance of MHD specialized medical applications, web reports and other tools, review of technical documents, creation of comprehensive test plans and entire quality testing process documentation

 

Tasks to be performed under this contract:

  • Review functional requirements, specifications and technical design documents to provide timely and meaningful feedback
  • Create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases
  • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
  • Identify, investigate, record, track and document issues and bugs comprehensively
  • Perform thorough regression testing when bugs are resolved
  • Update the JIRA dashboard
  • Liaise with the Project Lead to perform other related duties as may be assigned
  •  

Tangible and Measurable Outputs of the Work Assignment

 

  • Comprehensive Software Test Plan of overall QA strategy including Test Scenarios and Test Cases and Test Metrics
  • Regular Software Test Documentations and Status Reports
  • Product Test Metrics for software product quality improvement initiatives and enhancements
  • Software Test Documentations and Reports
  • Final (Test Project Closure) Test Status Report
  • QA testing reports for web reports and tools requirements from field missions
  • Other related outputs as may be assigned

 

Realistic Delivery Dates and Details as to how the work must be delivered

Month 1: 950 USD

Software Test Plan
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 2: 950 USD

Updated Test Plan
Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 3: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 4: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated user-guide
Updated JIRA dashboard
Month 5: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated JIRA Dashboard
Month 6: 950 USD

Software testing documentation and reports
Updated JIRA Dashboard


Performance indicators for evaluation of results

Outputs are delivered on schedule.
Testing Documentation and reports are comprehensive
All bugs are tracked and recorded in JIRA with detailed description and complete information.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

Education

University degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field from an accredited academic institution; with four years of relevant professional experience;
Completed High School degree from an accredited academic institution, with six years of relevant professional experience.
 

Experience

Experience in quality assurance testing and analysis of health systems;


Languages

For this position, fluency in English is required. Working knowledge in Spanish or French is an advantage.

 

Note

The consultant must adhere to the International Organization for Migration (IOM) Data

Protection Principles (IN/138) and maintain confidentiality.

The consultant will be responsible to follow IOM writing guidelines and latest glossaries in all given assignments for accurate translation.

IOM is an intergovernmental organization, and as such is exempted of all taxes in the Philippines. Therefore, it is not obligated to retain any taxes that should be owed to the Government of the Philippines as part of the execution of this contract. It is the sole responsibility of the contractor to comply with any fiscal obligations that might be applicable.

 

Copyright

The ownership of intellectual products developed during this project will be shared with the government entities partaking in its creation, as well as IOM’s regional office. Government agencies and the cooperating agency must be warranted visibility and recognition, through the use of their logos in every document and any other material that might be a result of these intellectual production. Applications received later or that do not specify the name of the call will not be considered.

This call is open only to Philippine Nationals legally authorized to work in the country.
1 Accredited Universities are the ones listed in the UNESCO World Higher Education Database

(https://whed.net/home.php).

 

 

Required Competencies:

Values - all IOM staff members must abide by and demonstrate these three values:

Inclusion and respect for diversity: respects and promotes individual and cultural differences; encourages diversity and inclusion wherever possible.
Integrity and transparency: maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct.
Professionalism: demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner and exercises careful judgment in meeting day-to-day challenges.

 

Core Competencies – behavioural indicators

Teamwork: develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to achieve shared goals and optimize results.
Delivering results: produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner; is action oriented and committed to achieving agreed outcomes.
Managing and sharing knowledge: continuously seeks to learn, share knowledge and innovate.
Accountability: takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work.
Communication: encourages and contributes to clear and open communication; explains complex matters in an informative, inspiring and motivational way.

 

Managerial Competencies – behavioural indicators

Leadership: provides a clear sense of direction, leads by example and demonstrates the ability to carry out the organization’s vision; assists others to realize and develop their potential.
Empowering others & building trust: creates an atmosphere of trust and an enabling environment where staff can contribute their best and develop their potential.
Strategic thinking and vision: works strategically to realize the Organization’s goals and communicates a clear strategic direction.
IOM’s competency framework can be found at this link. https://www.iom.int/sites/default/files/about-iom/iom_revised_competency_framework_external.pdf

Competencies will be assessed during a competency-based interview.

 

Other:

The appointment is subject to funding confirmation.

Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

No late applications will be accepted.

 

How to apply:

Interested candidates are invited to submit their applications to hrmanila@iom.int by 07 November 2019 at the latest, referring to this advertisement.

 

IOM only accepts duly completed applications submitted through the IOM e-Recruitment system. The online tool also allows candidates to track the status of their application.

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

For further information please refer to: www.iom.int/recruitment

 

Additional Information

  • Salary between PHP 48,600.00 and PHP 48,663.00
  • Location: Makati City, NCR.
  • Contract, Full Time position(s) are available.

Being a member of the IOM team requires the highest standards of efficiency, competence and integrity. As an international organization with a global mandate, IOM also aims to maintain an equitable geographical balance among its staff. As such, its recruitment efforts target, but are not necessarily limited to, nationals of its Member States. IOM is an equal opportunity employer and seeks committed professionals with a wide variety of skills in the field of migration. IOM staff work in multi-cultural environments, in which diversity and cultural sensitivity are valued.