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SAP Test Manager (SAP CoE)


Rotterdam, NL, 3013 AA

Req ID:  85491
Facility:  Rotterdam-548
Department:  SAP Development
Division:  Innovation

Embark on a transformative journey with LYB’s SAP Test Manager, the vanguard of quality for SAP S/4 Hana solutions. This pivotal role commands the helm of testing strategy, ensuring the highest standards of software integrity through meticulous planning and execution. At the core of business innovation, the SAP Test Manager fosters a culture of excellence, steering critical initiatives towards a sustainable and profitable future. With a seasoned hand, they lead a diverse team to elevate testing processes, driving efficiency and excellence across global projects. Welcome to Lyondellbasell...

This is Lyondellbasell

As a leader in the global chemical industry creating solutions for everyday sustainable living. Through advanced technology and focused investments, we are enabling a circular and low carbon economy. Across all we do, we aim to unlock value for our customers, investors and society. As one of the world’s largest producers of polymers and a leader in polyolefin technologies, we develop, manufacture and market high-quality and innovative products for applications ranging from sustainable transportation and food safety to clean water and quality healthcare. For more information, please visit or follow @LyondellBasell on LinkedIn.

This is the role

SAP Test Manager brings the breadth and depth of SAP S/4 Hana and testing (automation) expertise to LYB’s business transformation. He/ she will work as a Lead for some of the most strategic initiatives around growing & upgrading the core, building a profitable Circular & Low Carbon Solutions Business and stepping up performance and culture.
The SAP Test Manager would oversee the quality assurance of our SAP S4 Hana Solution. The Lead would be  responsible for planning, designing, executing, and reporting on testing activities. The role requires high degree of collaboration with developers, product managers, and customers to ensure that our software meets the highest standards of quality and usability.
This role will be responsible for drafting Unit, Integration and Regression testing strategies for our ECC & SAP S4 Hana solution. The SAP Test Manager will identify and drive new test automation through test case planning, and oversee the development, execution, and tracking of test activities across projects and releases. 

A key responsibility of the Testing Manager is to continuously identify and drive process and tool improvements to enhance the efficiency of the Testing organization. 

The SAP Test Manager manages the Testing Team, which includes Employee & Vendor onshore and offshore testing resources, and work with the Release Management Team to coordinate Regression Testing and Defect Management activities in conjunction with the periodic release of changes to the system.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Define Best Practice Testing Strategies for Unit, Integration and Regression testing for SAP S4 Hana solution;
  • Plan and Implement methodologies for Interface testing;
  • Define Entry and Exit criteria for System Integration and User Acceptance testing;
  • Manage a team comprised of Employee & Vendor off-shore and on-shore resources;
  • Identify and implement improvements to the testing process via operational improvements to the testing processes and tools;
  • Ensure the development & execution of a robust Automated Unit, Integration and Regression Test Suite which covers the testing of  identified key critical business processes;
  • Coordinate IT System and Functional Testing via interaction with Functional Developers and IT Business Analysts;
  • Manage the end-to-end defect management process in order to drive resolution of defects;
  • Manage new automation opportunities via interaction with IT and Business users;
  • Manage training programs on Testing tools and Test Management processes;
  • Manage a team of resources to ensure progress of all Testing Team initiatives;
  • Proactively identify and drive resolution of any Testing Team initiative issues;
  • Manage reporting of testing initiatives to all stakeholders;
  • Provide consulting in testing approaches and options for projects, releases, etc.

This is who you are

  • Strong “service provider” and “business partner” orientation. A visible, collaborative and accessible leader to both the IT organization and the rest of the company;
  • Drives for continuous improvement, cost reduction and productivity of current and future systems and releases;
  • Drives change and accountability. A leader with considerable experience leading transformational change within technology organizations and between IT and our business partners;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients as well as different global cultures;
  • International experience is a plus as this position conducts business globally and in areas/communities that have strong, unique ethnic/cultural traditions;
  • Enjoys problem solving and working in a team environment;
  • Has the interpersonal skills necessary to get buy-in for standards from users & management;
  • Attention to detail, process driven and highly organized;
  • Positive attitude and team player with the ability to self-motivate;
  • High level of integrity and strict adherence to protecting confidential information;
  • Good organizational and planning skills, with a proven ability to manage time well in a fast-paced, ever-changing, team-oriented environment.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information technology, Computer Science or related discipline;
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience with SAP Software Testing/Quality Assurance required;
  • 5 years’ experience in implementing test strategies for ECC, SAP S4 Hana Private Edition and Public Cloud;
  • 5 years’ experience in test management tools Tricentis TOSCA, Q-test;
  • 5 years’ experience in managing teams of testing resources;
  • Understanding of functional business process to test case mapping;
  • Understanding of SAP Activate Methodology;
  • Proven background in large scale SAP project delivery and maintenance and support;
  • Experience in developing test plans, test cases and test procedures for ECC, SAP S4 Hana, as well as, Web based functionality;
  • Experience with logging, reporting and managing defects from detection through resolution for software/application testing;
  • Experience with creation and publication of testing related metrics utilizing dashboards;
  • Experience interfacing with resources across the business and IT;
  • Experience with coordinating testing activities across multiple projects.

This is what we offer

We offer an environment where we encourage personal and professional growth and where you will be rewarded for your performance and results. You will have the possibility to work with specialist on all fields to develop innovative solutions and to extend your national and international network. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package. The Company's Global Remote Work Policy allows eligible employees the option to work up to three days a week from home. LyondellBasell is committed to advancing diversity, equity & inclusion (DEI) to ensure a positive experience for all employees.


Please feel free to contact our Senior Corporate Recruiter at leonie.mulder @ for more details. 

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