Finance Systems Test Manager

JOB TITLE:  Finance Systems Test Manager

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Contractor, 1 year FTC

LOCATION:  London HQ 

BUSINESS UNIT: Finance

REPORTING TO: Finance Projects

 

Company Intro

Deliveroo is on a mission to be the definitive food company. We solve complex problems in real time, connecting millions of customers with thousands of restaurants and riders to deliver food in more than 200 cities in 12 countries. All in under 30 minutes.

 

We constantly innovate: whether that means investing in bespoke super-kitchens to host our restaurant partners in new areas, launching a Marketplace+ model to allow restaurant partners to use their own fleet of riders, or setting up a food purchasing ecosystem to allow our partners to leverage purchasing scale.

 

Out-of-the-box thinking is actively encouraged and we move quickly to make great ideas happen. We’re energetic, fast-paced, and on a mission to change the way people eat. It’s ambitious, but so are we. And we need more people like you.

 

About the Department 

Deliveroo Finance is delivering a transformation programme to ensure the teams, processes and systems across Finance are optimally configured to best support the company in the execution of its strategy to achieve growth and profitability.  The role will report into the Finance Projects Team and will be tasked with delivering the testing activities for a major project transforming our Finance systems and processes.

 

About the Role

The Test Manager is primarily responsible for delivering the Testing activities across a number of Finance implementation and improvement initiatives. The Test Manager will need to coordinate activity between our Information Systems team, third party provider and business users, interfacing into the Project team.  The job will involve:

  • Test Strategy - Estimating the testing effort by analysing the requirements and objectives of the project and defining the project testing strategy/approach. 
  • Test Planning and Test Script Definition - Developing the test plan and test scripts for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and ensure requirements are met.  Working with the Project Manager to build a testing team of key business contacts with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation to execute test scripts.
  • Test Execution - Arranging test environment, access for all resources involved and ensuring appropriate data for test script execution is available.   Ensuring content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.  Keeping track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project and ensuring the timely delivery of all testing milestones.
  • Testing Monitoring and Reporting - Track and prepare the reporting of testing activities like test, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc providing Testing Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Project Manager.  Preparing and maintaining the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase and at the completion of the project.
  • Test Moderator - Filtering UAT feedback from the business users and raising on the supplier’s BugTracker system, facilitating the feedback loop between the supplier and the business for issue resolution.

 

Role Requirements

 

Key competencies/skills: 

  • Applying Structured Testing Approach - able to build an appropriate but robust testing programme and ensuring best practice approach, bringing a ‘toolkit’ of templates.
  • Big Picture Vision - to zoom out from what is currently done and see why it is we need to do it. Able to quickly draw parallels and consolidate activities from diverse activities.  
  • Analytical Mindset - to break down monolithic problems into clearly distinct and digestible issues and then identify options to resolve them
  • Stakeholder Partnership - to engage, influence and excite a varied team from across multiple business units and help instil a joint feeling of ownership and pride in any transformations 
  • Effective Communicator - to build and sustain effective communications with the project team and end-users.  Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Flexible Approach - tailor expert knowledge to meet specific circumstances.

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • 6+ years in a Test Management role
  • Experience managing testing programmes across ERP/finance systems
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of project lifecycles
  • Proven experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools

About the Department 

Deliveroo Finance is delivering a transformation programme to ensure the teams, processes and systems across Finance are optimally configured to best support the company in the execution of its strategy to achieve growth and profitability.  The role will report into the Finance Projects Team and will be tasked with delivering the testing activities for a major project transforming our Finance systems and processes.

About the Role

The Test Manager is primarily responsible for delivering the Testing activities across a number of Finance implementation and improvement initiatives. The Test Manager will need to coordinate activity between our Information Systems team, third party provider and business users, interfacing into the Project team.  The job will involve:

  • Test Strategy - Estimating the testing effort by analysing the requirements and objectives of the project and defining the project testing strategy/approach. 
  • Test Planning and Test Script Definition - Developing the test plan and test scripts for the tasks, dependencies and participants required to mitigate the risks to system quality and ensure requirements are met.  Working with the Project Manager to build a testing team of key business contacts with appropriate skills, attitudes and motivation to execute test scripts.
  • Test Execution - Arranging test environment, access for all resources involved and ensuring appropriate data for test script execution is available.   Ensuring content and structure of all Testing documents / artifacts is documented and maintained.  Keeping track of the new requirements / change in requirements of the Project and ensuring the timely delivery of all testing milestones.
  • Testing Monitoring and Reporting - Track and prepare the reporting of testing activities like test, test case coverage, required resources, defects discovered and their status, performance baselines etc providing Testing Status Report (Daily, Weekly etc.) to the Project Manager.  Preparing and maintaining the metrics dashboard at the end of a phase and at the completion of the project.
  • Test Moderator - Filtering UAT feedback from the business users and raising on the supplier’s BugTracker system, facilitating the feedback loop between the supplier and the business for issue resolution.

 

Role Requirements

 

Key competencies/skills: 

  • Applying Structured Testing Approach - able to build an appropriate but robust testing programme and ensuring best practice approach, bringing a ‘toolkit’ of templates.
  • Big Picture Vision - to zoom out from what is currently done and see why it is we need to do it. Able to quickly draw parallels and consolidate activities from diverse activities.  
  • Analytical Mindset - to break down monolithic problems into clearly distinct and digestible issues and then identify options to resolve them
  • Stakeholder Partnership - to engage, influence and excite a varied team from across multiple business units and help instil a joint feeling of ownership and pride in any transformations 
  • Effective Communicator - to build and sustain effective communications with the project team and end-users.  Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences.
  • Flexible Approach - tailor expert knowledge to meet specific circumstances.

Qualifications and Experience: 

  • 6+ years in a Test Management role
  • Experience managing testing programmes across ERP/finance systems
  • Familiarity with project management approaches, tools and phases of project lifecycles
  • Proven experience in a wide variety of testing efforts, techniques and tools

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