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SAP Test Consultant

SAP Test Lead


NTT DATA Business Solutions –


NTT DATA Business Solutions Group is part of the NTT DATA Corporate Group a top 10 global IT services provider, headquartered in Tokyo, operating in more than 50 countries. We combine a global reach with local intimacy to provide premier professional SAP services from deep industry expertise consulting to applied innovations in digital, cloud, automation, and system development to business IT outsourcing.

As a global SAP Platinum Partner, NTT DATA Business Solutions Group leverages its global expertise to deliver quality outcomes whether you are a multi-national or operate in a single country. With over 12,000 SAP experts across 30 countries, we have the capability and reach to help you solve real problems and seize the next opportunity for growth around your SAP strategy and operations.

Our global award winning SAP practice, differentiated by innovation is the undisputed leader in SAP S/4HANA. With about 500 SAP HANA clients and more than 300 SAP S/4HANA clients.

Our clients trust our deep experience and proven approaches - all around the world.



NTT Business Solutions UK are creating a new test-focused SAP practice, delivering a standard core of SAP test practice processes across the group based on SAP Success Factors and S4Hana. This is also an opportunity to modernise the testing approach for SAP projects through the use of standard test execution and automation tools


As part of this programme, we are recruiting an experienced SAP Test Lead.  The role will principally be based on client sites across the UK, with some home working opportunities, where the project can accommodate such flexibility


This successful person will be the on-site testing lead for clients during the course of projects. The role will start with ensuring that we enter and exit the various test phases with a fit for purpose functional build end product.  This will include working with the business to ensure that the testing requirements are met and developing the high level testing scenarios and the test execution plans. 


You will be working closely with other 3rd party suppliers and key project SME’s. The successful candidate will also responsible for ensuring that the appropriate testing tools are in place and set up correctly. The successfully candidate will use these tools to manage the test execution cycle and the management of defects and progress status reporting.  Good defect management experience is essential to the role. 


Overall objectives for this role are: 

    • Be a hands-on test lead with good project management skills 
    • Responsible for the testing workstream on behalf of the project 
    • Manage the execution of all the key testing cycles for the client 
    • Liaise with 3rd party suppliers and the business to ensure that the testing expectation are met
    • Ensure that the entry criteria into each test phase is complete 
    • Manage the successful exit from test phases 
    • Create a strategy document, high level test scenarios and test execution plans for each test phase
    • Ensuring that the testing tools are in place 
    • Ensuring that the test scripts are complete and fit for purpose 
    • Provide daily / weekly status reports
    • Manage project test resources
    • Be the point of escalation for testing related issues 


Experience & Background ideally required: 

    • Knowledge and experience of testing gained from a large ERP transformation project ideally SAP / Successfactors 
    • Knowledge of Solution Manager, Tricentis toolset, ALM, Jira
    • Experience of working with a system integrator 
    • Experience with working through various testing cycles e.g. SIT, UAT and OAT
    • A number of years of testing experience, ideally from a strong SAP background 
    • At least 3 full ERP project lifecycles. 
    • Experience of leading triage meetings and creating daily / weekly reports  
    • Understanding of SAP ACTIVATE methodology
    • Managing project test resources
    • Experience of working with an SI with an offshore functional team. 
    • Good customer facing skills with attention to detail
    • Stakeholder management




•Career opportunities exist along multiple route maps from people and leadership, products and expertise and project management.  Which route you take is up to you and we are on hand to provide guidance and support.  Join us to start the journey that is your career path.

•You will be expected to follow relevant policies, procedures and work instructions, and report to the appropriate superior if objectives cannot be met or a problem occurs, the resolution of which is outside the scope of his/her authority.

•The jobholder is empowered with the necessary authority to make decisions appropriate to the execution of the responsibilities and tasks outlined. The above Job Description does not limit the employee in executing his job in concurrence with his main area of responsibility or other relevant jobs that they may be required to do.

•NTT DATA is an equal opportunities employer.  

Please advise us should you require special arrangements for the interview process.

You must be eligible to work in the UK and prepared to undergo high level security clearance


NTT Data Business Solutions is an equal opportunities employer.   Please advise us should you require special arrangements for the interview process. 


You must be eligible to work in the UK and prepared to undergo high-level security clearance.



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Jul 22, 2022

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