Group IT Test Manager (Medior/Senior)

Full-time, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands) or Mertzwiller (France) Are you an experienced professional with an expertise in Test Strategy implementation/Coordination? Can you drive change…

Full-time, Apeldoorn (The Netherlands) or Mertzwiller (France)

Are you an experienced professional with an expertise in Test Strategy implementation/Coordination? Can you drive change throughout the organization, and are you comfortable communicating at various levels of the organization? Are you an enthusiastic professional who enjoys the challenges and rewards of working in a multi-cultural and fast changing environment while contributing towards supporting an organization through an energy transition? If this description appeals to you, then you might be interested in joining BDR Thermea Group as our Group IT Test Manager !   

This is what we see as your role

In your role as Test Manager, your scope will be defining the right test strategy to support implementation of new Kernel Features and rolling-out key business application (SAP S/4+IBP, Microsoft CRM Dynamics & Siemens TeamcCenter) all across the Group (including retrofitting). This requires you to work in close partnership with business stakeholders, IT partners and BDR Group IT to design a framework of test scenarios to be managed by IT & business experts. You will work with agile methodology, continuously bringing innovation of the IT solutions and rolling out the Kernel across the Group. This role will deliver a significant return to the business through performance improvement and stability of the IT applications. Along with the primary responsibility you will also be successful in the following:

  • Deep-dive in the way to setup Product Test, SIT, UAT and Regression Test
  • Take maximum advantage of the Tricentis application for manual testing + test automation
  • Support delivery of scripts (manual & automated) at Group & Local level
  • Support and potentially manage golden test datas required for the different project phases
  • Support coordination or coordinate test campaigns during different project phases (Build, Mock, SIT, UAT, day-in-life …) including exit criterias review
  • Bring day-to-day support to test platform Key Users (IT+Business)
  • Support RFP process related to IT software implementation in his area
  • Innovate by looking at IT software market analysis to bring value to business requirements

Your knowledge, skills, experience and character include

  • You have significant experience in supporting test strategy/campains related to implementation of ERP, CRM and/or PLM solutions for at least 2-5 years, ISTQB and/or SAFe certification would be an advantage for the position.
  • Knowledge of SAP business transactions/process would be positive
  • Work experience in a relevant industry is highly desired
  • You are able to build productive working relationships and influence decision-making essential
  • You have exemplary influencing skills
  • You work effectively in a multifunctional, multicultural environment: The role requires close cooperation with Finance, in Europe, Asia and North America
  • You preferably have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • You are willing to travel when required up-to 20% of your time (mainly UAT, key regression test phases) but will also take advantage of BDR home office policy (2-3d a week)

What’s it like to work at BDR Thermea Group?

You will work in a motivated, technical organization with a high level of ambition. You’ll receive an attractive remuneration package, flexible working hours, and many opportunities to remain up-to-date with the latest sector developments through training and courses.

In addition to this, we also offer you:

  • An international career in a challenging environment
  • Passionate and professional colleagues who love what they do
  • Working closely along our Strategic Initiatives contributing towards the energy transition
  • Being part of BDR Thermea Group and contributing to this

Are you ready to dedicate your career to winning the energy transition?

Apply by clicking the button below and submitting your CV and motivation. If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Herve Cusse: Herve.Cusse@bdrthermea.fr.

About BDR Thermea Group

We are a leading manufacturer and distributor of sustainable climate and sanitary hot water solutions and services around the world. We provide smart thermal comfort solutions for residential and commercial buildings with near-zero carbon footprint. With over 6,700 employees across Europe, North America, Turkey, Russia and China and annual sales close to €1.8 billion, we operate in over 102 countries worldwide. We own and sell many of the leading brands for heating products, including Baxi, De Dietrich, Remeha and Chappee.

At BDR Thermea Group, we prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) to foster a workplace where all employees feel valued and empowered. We embrace various forms of diversity, including race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, sexual orientation, and abilities. Our commitment to equity ensures equal opportunities and support for everyone, regardless of their background. Inclusion is vital to us, promoting a sense of belonging where all employees can freely share their ideas. Our dedication to DE&I is not only a moral responsibility but also essential for our business success, as it enables every employee to thrive and reach their full potential.

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