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Senior Test Manager

ITech Consult

Posted on Mar 25, 2022 by ITech Consult

Kaiseraugst, Aargau, Switzerland
1 May 2022
Annual Salary

Senior Test Manager - Project management/Planning/SAP/CSV/ English/German


For our client in the Pharma industry based in Kaiseraugst, we are looking for a Build Master.

Roche has initiated a global Business Process and ERP Program, which will define, implement and deploy the Future ERP solutions based on SAP S/4HANA and other cloud and on-premise systems, supporting simplified, standardized and automated global business processes by leveraging SAP industry best practices. To support us on this journey, specifically in the area of a global procurement cloud-based solution, we are looking for an experienced and strategic test professional with relevant experience in the Life Science industry. The ideal candidate will support our implementation and deployment efforts regarding a sustainable test strategy and solution quality approach.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Define the approach for the test preparation, planning, execution and coordination in close collaboration with Test Manager/Coordinators, Project and Deployment Leads
  • Drive continuous improvements and efficiencies of the test management strategy, approaches, tools and foster integrated ways of working (eg with scrum and deployment teams) in close alignment with Project Leads, Program Test Lead and Implementation Partner
  • Enabling a team of Test Managers and Coordinators who execute the testing and report progress.
  • Define appropriate education needs/prerequisites for all teams involved in the testing,
  • Advocating the appropriate level of quality by defining and implementing a holistic test strategy incorporating all aspect of the solution and implementation (eg product development/enhancement, data and configuration, localization, regression and E2E Testing)
  • Define KPIs & SLAs for the test preparation, execution and defect management across all areas involved in the myBuy Program. (scrum and deployment teams)
  • Define template(s) to track the test readiness & progress (E2E) Plan & Forecast testing activities across the mid-level and deployment plans aligned with our partner systems.
  • Analyse and implement management improvement processes in alignment with the project leads.

Professional and technical requirements:
. 5+ years of experience as a Test Manager, including definition and implementation of a test strategy for a global solution
. Experience in a regulated environment, preferred in the pharmaceutical or medical device industry
. 10+ years of relevant experience in global and complex system implementation projects as a core team member
. Strong Project management and Planning skills in waterfall and agile approaches
. Experience in working with SAP Solution Manager and JIRA
. Familiar with CSV practices (no certification required)
. Business level fluency in English both written and verbal, German is an advantage
. Strong communication skills is a must
. Strategic and system thinking with a view to long-term sustainability
. Strong listening, facilitation and collaboration skills
. Requires excellent problem solving and analytical skills to resolve a variety of routine and complex issues and challenges
. Proven capability in negotiation, conflict resolution and stakeholder management
. Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours to support global projects

Reference no: 921170SKN

Role: Senior Test Manager

Industry: Pharmaceutical industry

Workload: 100%

Location: Kaiseraugst, Switzerland

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 12 months contract, with possible extension

About us:

ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed.

Reference: 1541632971

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