Back to Job Search

UAT Defect Manager

  • Location City of London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH134877
  • Salary £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits
  • Specialisation ERP
  • Posted June 16, 2022

User Acceptance Testing Defect Manager
Finance & Procurement Transformation
12 Month FTC - £75,000 + Bonus and Package

The role is to manage the resolution of defects arising from the UAT phase, testing our new processes, reports, and business controls for our transformed new Finance and Procurement Processes as part of the second major phase of our Finance and Procurement transformation programme, implementing S4/Hana and Ariba Guided Buying, reconcile its converted data as part of our global Finance and Procurement transformation programme.

The role will sit in our business deployment team and work across all workstreams and process towers as part of a multidisciplinary testing team (technology, testing, process & controls, data, org design, systems, change and communications).

This programme replaces a large part of our old Finance systems across the company. This transformation includes the implementation of an SAP/HANA platform. In order to move from our old systems to new, we need to ensure processes are thoroughly tested by end user and ready to be adopted on go live with minimum disruption

This role will, in conjunction with the Test Manager and Business Deployment Manager, manage the investigation, follow up and resolutions of defects within out UAT cycle, ensuring business requirement and technical effort are transparent and fully included in the assessment of resolution paths

The UAT Defect Manager will:

  • In conjunction with the Global Process Owners and wider test team, document defects, their proposed resolution and closure to acceptance criteria
  • Influence defect resolution based on previous experience of how different types of defects can be addressed in the most efficient and effective way, both pre and post go live
  • Have hands-on system and test experience and a willingness to collaborate by getting involved and solving problems.

Key Skills:

  • At least 3 years' experience in defect resolution within the context of UAT in a complex transformation programme.
  • Proven track record in facilitating defect resolution and all relevant agreement/document trail
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment (scrum), with comprehensive understanding of testing and quality assurance methodologies.
  • Ability to effectively engage with stakeholders in both written and verbal communications.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to work from home as well as office based, experience with remote access and tools.


  • Defect management experience in a large, complex, and multi-national organisation.
  • System enabled Functional change experience.
  • ERP UAT Lifecycle Exposure (SAP HANA Ideal)

UAT - ERP - Testing - Defect Manager - SAP - Oracle - D365

UAT - ERP - Testing - Defect Manager - SAP - Oracle - D365

UAT - ERP - Testing - Defect Manager - SAP - Oracle - D365