Partner has been successfully added to your Shortlist
Go to Shortlist or continue search
Shortlist 0
Other disciplines
Read more about levels here
Test Lead
Financial Services Financial Services Industrial Industrial Pharmaceutical Pharmaceutical
Sustainable Sustainable Technology Technology
BAU BAU Business and Process Optimisation Business and Process Optimisation Data Transformation and Warehousing Data Transformation and Warehousing
Digital Transformation Digital Transformation Financial Crime and Compliance Financial Crime and Compliance Property Change Property Change Regulatory Change Regulatory Change System and Cloud Development Testing System and Cloud Development Testing System Implementation System Implementation Target Operating Model Design Target Operating Model Design
See all
About me

I am a resourceful, hardworking and goal-oriented professional with decades of experience in software testing, project management and quality assurance. I promote the importance of software testing, developing industry best practices, encouraging research and developing exceptionally high standards and professionalism. I have experience as Agile Solution Manager, Delivery Manager, Software Test Engineer, Test Maturity Assessment Specialist, and End-to-End Traceability Specialist. I am now seeking the opportunity to share my experience and learn from colleagues in a new testing environment.

Test Planning Test Execution Program Management Quality Assurance
Agile MethodologiesCommunicationProcess ImprovementProgram ManagementProject ManagementQuality AssuranceRisk ManagementTest AutomationTest ExecutionTest Planning
Jan, 2018
Dec, 2022
residential construction project manager
Furniture Restoration
I have developed my skills into professional job roles, managing projects, scope, marketing and finances with a range of clients. I have planned and managed the construction process, handled schedules, staff, inspections and budgets. I have collaborated with architects and engineers, communicated with clients and contractors, and coordinated subcontractors and suppliers to deliver projects on time and budget. Additionally, I have also provided handyman services such as plumbing installation and upkeep, electrical repairs, interior decorating, general repairs and gardening. I have also provided furniture restoration services, liaising on requirements and providing quotes, sourcing materials, completing work and providing key advice for aftercare.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Manage projects
  • Communicate with clients
  • Coordinate subcontractors
  • Source materials
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Developed professional skills
  • Managed construction process
  • Negotiated scope of work
  • Attracted restoration clients
Jan, 2018
Dec, 2019
private sa
Healthcare Services
My key responsibilities include leading a comprehensive care plan, including transportation to appointments, administering medications, preparing meals and assisting with feeding, and the provision of general companionship. I have also utilised my strong communication skills and active listening, and delivered progress reports and constructive feedback.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Led comprehensive care plan
  • Transportation to appointments
  • Administering medications
  • Preparing meals
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Strong communication skills
  • Active listening
  • Progress reports
  • Constructive feedback
Jan, 2014
Dec, 2017
software test manager and test engineer
Software Solutions
I have facilitated CI/CD into the broader DevOps practices, implemented One Page Dashboards for advanced progress tracking and reporting, established end-to-end area testing strategy and approach for all applications, and identified business capability gaps. I have also handled CTPI Maturity Assessment, consulted and advised test managers, managed Agile methodology initiatives, aligned testing practices with automation needs and managed multiple software development projects. My goal is to improve test quality and deliver optimised solutions.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • CTPI Maturity Assessment
  • Project testing approach
  • Test reporting
  • Agile methodology
Key achievements Key achievements
  • CI/CD DevOps
  • One Page Dashboards
  • Test Process view
  • Business capability gaps
Jan, 2008
Dec, 2014
senior test engineer and delivery manager
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
Software Testing
I was a Senior Test Engineer and Delivery Manager in this role for 7 years. I have delivered projects for a wide range of organisations in banking, healthcare and insurance, established end-to-end area testing strategy, devised an effective tools strategy, handled testing for Calypso 10.2 upgrade, designed and implemented hardware and software test methodologies, handled CTPI, developed test strategy and planning activities, managed customer expectations, led training and mentoring of staff, drove traceability activities, and managed the relationship between MtoM, third-party and the client.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Devised tools strategy
  • Handled CTPI
  • Developed test strategy
  • Managed customer expectations
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Delivered projects
  • Established end-to-end testing
  • Devised tools strategy
  • Handled Calypso upgrade
Apr, 2014
Jul, 2014
agile solutions and testing consultant
Agile Solutions
As an Agile Solutions and Testing Consultant, I have successfully deployed adaptive governance and practices to substantially improve the development process. I have effectively managed projects, providing visibility and collaborating across the organisation, and have possessed a thorough command of contemporary Agile project management and team leadership practices. I have ideated and delivered methods for delivery/deployment, ensuring cross-organisational and stakeholder consensus, and have developed working agreements to ensure tough decisions, issue escalation, and change requests were well managed. Additionally, I have delivered test outsourcing, with client commitment extending across the scope of multiple projects.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Deployed governance
  • Managed projects
  • Delivered methods
  • Developed agreements
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Improved development
  • Provided visibility
  • Contemporary practices
  • Ensured consensus
Jan, 2007
Dec, 2008
test manager
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
I was a Test Manager in this role for two years. I was responsible for coordinating all work requests into one portfolio, defining scope and strategy, and implementing new Banking Products in Namibia. I created a master system test plan and processes, and managed the testing lifecycle, registering on Quality Centre, following test processes through SDLC, managing root cause analysis and delivering the defect management report. I also delivered comprehensive compliance for test cases and methodologies, and regular reporting and feedback.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Coordinating work requests
  • Creating test plan
  • Delivering compliance
  • Regular reporting
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Implementing new banking products
  • Managing test lifecycle
  • Root cause analysis
  • Defect management report
Jan, 2006
Dec, 2007
software quality assurance engineer
Software QA
I was a Software Quality Assurance Engineer in this role for 2 years. My main responsibilities include providing far-ranging assistance for Software Development Life Cycle Methodology implementation, implementing Quality Assurance concepts, guiding Quality Assurance Audits and performing Quality Audits on Projects and Reviews, and aiding CMMI Level 3 implementation. My achievements include defining and implementing effective testing strategies, implementing test methodology and conducting Test Assessments using TPI and TMAP models, as well as developing comprehensive test training material and courses to ensure best practices across staff.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • SDLC Methodology implementation
  • QA concepts implementation
  • QA Audit guidance
  • Quality Audits
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Testing strategies definition
  • Test methodology implementation
  • Test Assessment conduction
  • Test training material development
Jan, 2001
Dec, 2006
quality assurance specialist
Quality Assurance
I have 6 years of experience as a Quality Assurance specialist. My key responsibilities include implementing four-phase testing methodology, driving test process improvement, delivering Performance Enhancement Programme Assessment, and spearheading the design and maintenance of department's intranet. My key achievements include creating measurable, repeatable processes, instilling corporate understanding of best practices, handling scheduling and quality checks, and reporting results of assessment. I have also led the Metropolitan File and Data Management POC project.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Implemented four-phase testing
  • Drove test process improvement
  • Delivered Performance Assessment
  • Spearheaded intranet design
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Created measurable processes
  • Instilled corporate understanding
  • Handled scheduling and checks
  • Reported assessment results
Jan, 1997
Dec, 2001
system test manager
System Test
I was in this role for 5 years. I have implemented a four-phase testing methodology, driven test process improvement, delivered Performance Enhancement Programme Assessment, and spearhead the design and maintenance of the department's intranet. I have created measurable, repeatable processes, instilled corporate understanding of best practices, measured effectiveness, and provided a test organisation resource group for ongoing support.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Implemented testing methodology
  • Drove test process improvement
  • Delivered Performance Assessment
  • Spearheaded intranet design
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Created repeatable processes
  • Instilled best practices
  • Measured effectiveness
  • Provided ongoing support
Jan, 1987
Dec, 1997
internal auditor
Financial ServicesFinancial Services
I was an Internal Auditor for 11 years. I implemented a four-phase testing methodology, driven test process improvement, delivered Performance Enhancement Programme Assessment, and spearheaded the design and maintenance of the department's intranet. My achievements include creating measurable processes, instilling corporate understanding, handling scheduling and quality checks, and reporting assessment results.
Key responsibilities Key responsibilities
  • Implemented testing methodology
  • Driven test process improvement
  • Delivered Performance Enhancement Programme Assessment
  • Spearheaded intranet design and maintenance
Key achievements Key achievements
  • Created measurable processes
  • Instilled corporate understanding
  • Handled scheduling and quality checks
  • Reported assessment results