Responsible for championing successful delivery of cloud solutions portfolio through effective project leadership and thought leadership to help Oracle's global clients navigate their journey to the cloud. Manage the development and implementation of the cloud solution and partner with clients to establish an operating model for success in the maintenance of the cloud solution as well as embedding a model for continued innovation in the Cloud.
Leads mid-size, moderately complex projects with limited oversight. Responsible for gathering the data to develop a business plan in assessing the client's readiness to adopt their cloud solution. Defines approaches and priorities of Oracle Cloud solution delivery. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. Conducts complex needs assessment and requirements gathering directly with clients on business impacts - people, process, technology arising as a result of Oracle Cloud solution implementation. Support the development of cross business relationships. Support the development of Oracle Cloud governance across IT and business teams. Develop assets and collateral for purposes of coaching, training, facilitating workshops for business stakeholders on own Cloud Adoption capabilities and evangelism marketing. Participates in business development activities. Identifies and manages process improvements and program enhancements throughout the lifecycle of the project delivery. Assesses the cloud adoption and value realization and provide recommendation to further deliver value for the Oracle cloud solutions.
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Proactive with attitude to change. Ability to learn quickly and support the Cloud Adoption team in strategic consulting projects. Proven attitude to work in a virtual team environment. Experience using or implementing Oracle SaaS applications. Ability to communicate effectively, build rapport with team members and clients. 6-8 years relevant work experience in business and IT including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. BA/BS degree in relevant specialty (IT, Finance, HR, Procurement, Supply Chain, Business) preferred.
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EMEA Cloud Adoption Services / Finance
For more than 30 years, Oracle has been helping customers manage their information systems. With more than 130,000 professionals, working in over 150 countries around the world, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack, from hardware to applications, in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. Oracle has the best of breed technology at every layer of the stack, including comprehensive portfolio of cloud solutions for business, IT, and development needs, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and data as a service (DaaS).
Oracle SaaS application portfolio covers full spectrum of market leading business applications including ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, Services Cloud, CPQ, TOA, and EPM Cloud.
“Oracle is now the second largest SaaS company in the world,” said Larry Ellison “We plan to increase our focus on the Cloud and become number one in both the SaaS and the PaaS businesses.”
EMEA represents 40% of the global Oracle business and therefore plays a big role in this challenge. In this context, EMEA Consulting focuses on supporting SaaS expansion by implementing fast and successfully the largest majority of the solutions. With more than 60m $ of SaaS revenue and about 90% licence attach rate in FY14, EMEA Consulting is now the number 1 consulting organization servicing Oracle Cloud.
We now want to further improve our leadership position on by innovating and expanding our service portfolio beyond implementation consulting, into business transformation and change, enabled by Oracle Cloud solutions.
The Oracle EMEA Customer Success Organisation – comprising Cloud Architects, Cloud Adoption Services, Customer Success Management, and Oracle Consulting teams – is positioned to offer customers new, broader end to end consulting service.
EMEA Cloud Adoption Services help customers to understand the impact and realise the value of their investment in Oracle Cloud Solutions. Our team works across the lifecycle of the Oracle Cloud investment made by our customers; supporting analysis and assessment during the sales process to determine strategy and approach. During the implementation we provide business change and transformation management services. Through the duration of the Oracle Cloud subscription we provide services to measure and optimise our customers Cloud Adoption.
Roles and Responsibilities
· Analysis and assessment of customers’ operating model and business drivers to identify approaches and priorities of Oracle Cloud solution delivery
· Leading and managing the assessment of business impacts – people, process, technology - arising as a result of Oracle Cloud solution delivery
· Development of Cloud Adoption Strategy; business transition, communications, training, user support approaches and plans
· Support the development of Oracle Cloud governance across IT and business teams
· Lead the mobilization of customer’s own Cloud Adoption capabilities and provide enablement support to business stakeholders; facilitation of workshops and training sessions
· Provide assessments of Cloud Adoption and Value realisation; providing options and recommendations to further deliver value from the Oracle Cloud solutions
· Support the development of assets and collateral for use across our project deliveries and sales support activities
· Support the development of Cloud Adoption thought leadership and articles for marketing internally and externally
· Support the development of cross business relationships and develop ways of working across the EMEA Customer Success Organisation
We are looking for candidates with the ability to bridge stakeholders discussion across functions – Finance, Technology, Business Operations
Candidates should have a background in Finance transformation or a demonstrable interest and understanding of the Finance Function and the use of technology as a catalyst for change
Previous experience of Oracle Fusion Finance products is beneficial but not product a pre-requisite, product knowledge can be learnt.