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SAP Test Manager

Date:  Jul 16, 2024

Bangalore, IN

Company:  Bekaert NV


Be part of something bigger!


As the world and the way people live is changing, at Bekaert we believe it’s our responsibility to contribute to finding new solutions for the future. Our ambition is to be the leading partner for shaping the way we live and move. And to always do this the Bekaert Way – safe, smart, and sustainable.

With a heritage of more than 140 years, we continue to strengthen our core competencies that have made Bekaert a global market and technology leader in material science of steel wire transformation and coating technologies. Today, we also apply our expertise beyond steel to create new solutions with innovative materials and services for markets including new mobility, low-carbon construction, and green energy.

As a dynamic and growing company with over 27,000 employees worldwide, 75 nationalities, a retention rate above 90% and almost € 7 billion in combined revenue in 2022, we're looking for someone like you to join our team!


Why join us?

  • Personal Growth – Let us help you unlock your full potential

  • Pioneering – Join us to challenge the impossible

  • Creativity - Discover possibilities beyond steel

  • Purpose – Drive progress for our planet and people

  • Diversity – Together, we create change



SAP Test  Manager Bengaluru India

About the role

Your Impact




As SAP Test Manager at Bekaert, you will help the team to test software, integrated systems, to ensure that our systems and projects are working as designed. You will mentor and coach other QA engineers and engineering team members in quality assurance practices, skills, and tools!

The SAP QA Test Lead is responsible for end-to-end QA and testing delivery on an SAP Implementation project. This position owns:

  • Test planning.

  • Test design.

  • Test execution implementing SAP Activate methodology to ensure quality of delivery.




As SAP Test Manager, you help different teams and tracks in leading IT and Digital implementations for the QA Testing domain and be a crucial member of the delivery teams.



  • Implement standard processes demonstrating “Activate” methodology used by SAP in similar projects consistently and efficiently to implement SAP S/4Hana

  • Writing Testing documentation such as Test strategy, Test Scope, and Test plan documents

  • Efficient operation and continuous improvement of testing processes and practices

  • Familiar with testing tools such as Tricentis, UI Path.

  • Building and maintaining testing libraries to ensure libraries are kept up to date

  • Involvement in full SDLC to identify QA needs, constraints, and dependencies early on.

  • This role requires SAP S/4 HANA testing hands-on and leading responsibilities experience.

  • Solid understanding of agile methodologies and capability of supporting agile teams by providing advice and guidance on opportunities, impact, and risks, taking account of technical and architectural debt

  • Articulate complex technical issues, share ideas, participate in peer-reviews/design review boards, and exhibit strong listening skills.

  • Be able to collaborate with various cross functional teams, internal/external technical experts, Architects, other Technical Leads, Systems Analysts, and 3rd parties to drive technical solutions.

  • Assisting with coordination of QA resources across multiple workstreams.

  • Planning and delivery of testing landmarks for projects

  • Supervising onshore/offshore QA team and 3rd party vendors, by providing oversight and direction to the teams, coordination of testing activities, workload/delegation, timelines etc.


As a SAP Test  Manager :

  • 8+ years of relevant software development quality assurance experience and writing manual test case, test plans, and test execution in S4 HANA SAP implementation projects

  • At least 6+ years of SAP Testing experience across workstreams and minimum 4+ years of Test lead experience in ERP S/4 HANA implementation projects efficiently

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information-technology, system analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience

  • Highly Proficient in standard SAP processes w.r.t understanding the requirement documentations, process flows, RICEFWs

  • Build kick-off decks, plans- Build Test cases (OTC, PTP, RTR) working with Functional leads and Test Closure reports. Develop test plans, test cases, traceability and test scripts based on functional and technical specifications to ensure the quality and reliability of SAP modules.

  • Lead and guide the SAP testing team in planning, executing, and leading comprehensive testing strategies for SAP implementations, upgrades, and enhancements.

  • Work with other SAP/non-SAP application teams during Integration testing cycles into the final solution to accommodate activities needed for the successful delivery of the S/4 Hana Coordinate and plan UAT engaging business partners and SMEs during UAT preparation and execution.

  • Lead test data creation, maintenance, and validation to simulate real-world scenarios and accurately assess system performance.

  • Coordinate triage activities for sprints and SIT/UAT cycles with respective teams. Create and produce Test status reports for design, execution, and defects daily.

  • Conduct risk assessments and prioritize testing efforts to mitigate the risks which helps in testing all Business Processes and functionalities are thoroughly validated. Foresee any issue and call out to Project stakeholders in a timely manner.

  • Extensive experience in leading QA (and UAT) in fast paced S/4 implementations

  • As the test lead, work closely with the PMO and Program/Project Managers, QA manager, business analyst, QA analyst, SI (Implementation partner) Team and other collaborators to ensure all the test activities take place based on project / other needs to ensure critical work and timelines are met.

  • Guide and orchestrate the daily operational activities of the SAP ERP platform, including performance, reliability, availability, maintenance windows, upgrades, archiving and early watch monitoring.

  • Maintain an active engagement on the SAP support channel, following up on partners and on SAP.  

  • Work in collaboration with Solution Architects to define architecture design and review low level design and effort estimates.

  • Lead geographically distributed teams, monitor risks/mitigation strategies with stakeholders and strive for improving efficiency of the solutions

  • Keep IT & Digital solutions up to date with industry trends and developments, assuring backward compatibility, maintainability of applications on latest versions.


Will you dare to take the next step?


Join us to unlock your full potential AND have a true impact in pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

We're looking for individuals who are not afraid to take risks and explore new ideas. If you are passionate about personal growth and bringing your authentic self to work, we want you on our team!

At Bekaert, we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

To learn more about us and our exciting career opportunities, visit Bekaert Careers 


Our Digital Advanced Solutions (ADS) team is a mighty group of technologists from across the globe who continuously push the envelope in Digital, Cyber resilience, data science, intelligent automation, Cloud solutions and New (Agile) ways of working. Want to learn more about our digital opportunities?


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