Consulting Project Technical Manager - Oracle - City of London - Wizbii

Consulting Project Technical Manager

  • By Oracle
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Management / Project Management
2018-09-05T00:54:35+0000

Job description

As a recognized authority and leading contributor, this project management professional, provides consistent innovative and high quality solution leadership. Responsible for guiding the successful implementation of non-routine and complex business solutions ensuring high quality and timely delivery within budget to the customer’s satisfaction.

Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle’s solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices and product knowledge. Effectively applies Oracle’s methodologies and policies while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle’s risk and exposure. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques for effective project delivery on small to medium engagements. Provides direction and mentoring to project team. Effectively influences decisions at the management level of customer organizations. Ensures deliverables are acceptable and works closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Supports business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain credibility. Manages the scope of medium sized projects including the recovery of remedial projects.

8-10 years of experience relevant to this position. Prior project team leadership or management experience. Demonstrated ability to follow solid project management principles. Comfortable working in a matrix management environment. Strong communication skills to deal with internal stakeholders, customers, and vendors. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the portfolio focus. Selling skills preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.

As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

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Qualifications :

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small team of dedicated customer facing consulting Project Managers within the Global Business Unit (GBU) Project Management Office (PMO).

As part of this team, you can expect to take on a variety of key and challenging projects from across the seven GBUs, as a billable, customer facing Project Manager. Any gaps between customer engagements, would be spent supporting internal GBU PMO projects and activities. As the majority of time is expected to be spent on customer engagements, you would be expected to spend 60-100% of you time travelling to customer locations.

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

- 8+ years of relevant experience, including +3 years of project manager experience

- Strong financial and scope management skills

- Ability to build strong working relationships with customers, while ensuring compliance with all contract terms

- Solid planning and tracking skills

- Understand what makes a project team tick and how to motivate them

- Able to communicate at all levels

A PMI credential or Project Manager Accreditation would be beneficial.

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