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Senior SAP S/4hana Test Architect (M/F)


07.12.2020 | Lisboa | Referência: 2013717


Senior Sap S/4hana Test Architect (M/F)


Your new company

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Ferring is opening an IT Center of Excellence (CoE) in Lisbon, Portugal, to build and operate a new global ERP platform and we are looking to attract qualified and motivated candidates. To enable Ferring to keep up with new demands, changes and business needs, we are now recruiting a professional team that will implement the new ERP in countries throughout the world as well as its central and support functions. The ERP program is expected to run for at least four years and the scope of the new team’s work will include global implementation, as well as on-going operation and maintenance. In addition, the IT CoE in Lisbon will be an integral part of Ferring’s Global IT Function.

Your new role 

Your primary role as SAP S/4HANA Test Architect is to manage the overall governance and plan of the testing phases. In this role, you will be in charge to implement and run the automated testing capability and you’ll report to the Integration Management Office.

You will be responsible to develop Program Test Strategy, Process, RACI, support the selection of Testing and Defect Management Tools and coordinate the definition of Global Test Scripts.

It is your responsibility to ensure the alignment among the other program teams on the strategy and plan the Solution Delivery Teams (for the Functional Test), the Deployment Teams (for UAT) and BAU Organization (for legacy and regression Testing), the Data team (for test data requirements) and Security (for business and technical roles).

Working with Deployment team, you’ll supervise the definition of the UAT approach and strategy, management and co-ordination.

Finally, you’ll define defect management process and governance and ensure adherence of testing processes to the compliance and validation rules as well as overall quality of testing.

What you'll need to suceed 

We are looking for a professional with 5 to 7 years of experience in ERP Test management for highly validated industries, ideally in Life Sciences. You need the ability to assist/drive discussions on defining the overall strategy, tool selection including integration points with other areas. Experience with test methodologies and tools, as well as with test automation is then required.

This professional will have to perform validation of computer systems in a Pharma environment, to perform risk and impact analysis, as well as business analysis and requirements engineering. Ferring is looking for an individual with experience in SAP architecture, integration and deployment processes, as well as with experience in planning and documentation procedures.

Good communication skills are essential and you need to be familiar with Agile Delivery principles and frameworks.

What you'll get in return

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organization. You will perform a key role in the development and implementation of the new ERP from scratch, on a global scale, which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

What you need to do 

If you're interested in this role, please apply now.