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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Program Testing Lead (Athena 2) in Wroclaw, Poland

Job Description Summary

This role is part of the Athena 2 Program (a major ERP replacement program) and a key member of the Core PMO (Program Management Office) Team, working within the Program Management workstream.

The Program Testing Lead is responsible for leading and managing testing planning and delivery across the Athena 2 Program to deliver a robust and integrated testing strategy that is aligned to program resource planning, timelines and delivery requirements.

The Program Testing Lead will take responsibility within the Core PMO Team to ensure quality and test advocacy, resource planning and resolution of issues that impede the testing efforts, in collaboration with key members of the PMO Team and workstreams.

Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Owning and implementing an overall end to end testing strategy & master test plan for the Athena 2 program, in close partnership with the external system integration partner, Deloitte and the Core PMO Team

  • Has responsibility for the test scope including function testing, integration testing, stress and performance testing, regression testing and user acceptance testing

  • Defining the scope of testing within the context of each release / delivery

  • Manages all activities involved in the end to end testing process, including strategy, planning, execution, quality assessment and issue/defect resolution

  • Delivers the test requirements on time and within budget while meeting all quality objectives

  • Prepares and executes the different test levels, monitors the progress and reports the result of the test execution to relevant stakeholders (including test effort estimation and monitoring of actual spend)

  • Planning, Deploying and managing resources for testing, including associates assigned to internal / external testing teams

  • Review of supplier/customer testing and test deliverables

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Complies with confidentiality policies and procedures

  • Capability to handle confidential discussions

  • Provides information to others through various communication channels regarding program matters, processes and/or procedures

  • Applies knowledge/skills to complex problems; coordinates work beyond own area of expertise

  • Exercises judgment, based on previous experience, practices and precedents, to identify and solve problems that arise with little or no precedent

We are looking for a candidate with considerable experience working in project teams focused on complex, high value projects. Prior experience of software system testing and organizing testing cycles is highly desirable and a passion for Software and/or System Testing and Quality Assurance.

Additionally, we would be looking for:

  • Demonstrable experience with managing test management functions with Complex SAP programs

  • Experience with SAP solution manager is desirable

  • Deep understanding of all test cycles like unit testing, system integration testing, user acceptance testing, stress/performance testing, regression testing

  • Basic understanding of core processes like ATR, PTP and OTC

  • Experience in working with business and vendor teams with sufficient knowledge of the BD functions and their key processes

  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle within system implementation programs

  • Good diplomacy and interpersonal skills, with the ability to understand and communicate highly complex issues effectively.

  • Able to use initiative and work to tight deadlines under pressure, with a strong focus on efficiency and attention to detail

  • Strong stakeholder and supplier management and ability to resolve conflict

  • Knowledgeable in project management industry best practices. Project Management certification desirable (PMP, P2P, Agile)

  • Proven ability to work as part of a cross functional, cross business, virtual project teams, a desire and comfort working in a fast-pace environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (any other language would be a plus) and ability to communicate with people at all levels of the organization

  • Excellent quantitative and analytical skills, along with the ability to apply those skills across a variety of business processes.

  • In depth understanding of the detailed project planning processes and tools. (MS Project/SharePoint/etc.).

  • Proactive in surfacing risks and issues. Ability to engage project team and stakeholder community to resolve issues.

  • Ability to adapt to change and prioritize effectively, managing multiple demands and deadlines in a pragmatic and efficient manner

  • Ability to see the bigger picture and see risks on the critical path and proactively flag and mitigate them

We can offer you a great possibility to work in an international company (first-in-class in its business area), competitive compensation with great benefit package (e.g. health insurance, medical care, lunch vouchers, and sport /entertainment bonus), friendly work environment and healthy oriented culture (healthy food, sport activities, participation in pro-health actions and events, charity initiatives). An interesting scope of a role in Finance with a well-defined transition plan and knowledge sharing within the growing Team, training & courses. We are based in a new, modern office in the city center, developed to live healthy lives and to have a great opportunity for professional growth as well as challenging and rewarding work within a dynamic, international teams.

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To ensure the safety of our associates, BD supports remote work where possible. This position is based in the listed location but is temporarily remote-based due to Covid-19. We are continuing to monitor the situation and follow local governmental guidance to advise when is the right time and safe for our associates to return to their BD work location.

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Primary Work Location

POL Wroclaw - Legnicka

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