Oracle SE Excellence Hub Leader in Austin, Texas
SE Excellence Hub Leader
The Solution Engineering (SE) Excellence Hub Leader is responsible for managing the development and execution of ongoing Solution Engineering (SE) programs within one of NAA’s core Hubs (Austin, Burlington, and Santa Monica). This person drives program execution, culture and the overall support for our North America Applications (NAA) SE teams within a hub.
The top candidate will have significant experience in defining and developing innovative programs focused on human centered design and optimized adult learning.
The SE Excellence Hub lead is a vital function within NAA with the key goal of improving overall productivity in a hub. This will be accomplished by equipping Oracle’s SE in the hubs with the ability to successfully sell, deliver, and support Oracle products, technologies, and solutions.
This position will collaborate with the Oracle Sales & Partner Academy (OSPA) team and other internal groups (e.g. Marketing, Operations, Business Development Team, HR, etc.) to support multiple Solution Engineering initiatives within the hubs.
The candidate needs to plan and refine programs, as well as lead and manage execution. This highly organized and programmatic professional has experience devising and running similar programs.
This person will serve as a hub champion, hub cheerleader, and cultural & fun ambassador in the hub.
The ideal candidate possesses outstanding intellect and interpersonal skills, and driven to succeed. This person will:
Be a strategic thinker with abundant analytical skills.
Have a constant sense of urgency and the entrepreneurial work ethic required to execute on multiple programs and drive business outcomes.
Have the ability to define needs, design solutions and execute on these programs with credibility and impact.
Have a detailed understanding of sales engagement models and selling methodologies, enablement and effectiveness tools in the industry.
Be a self-starter, able to quickly build a clear plan and execute against it
Perform detailed needs assessments in coordination with SE Leadership, Marketing, HR, Business Development, and Operations. Translate business needs into regular hub based SE offerings and programs
Create, develop, manage, and lead the successful execution of the cross-functional SE programs in conjunction with Sales Leadership, Product Management, Field Marketing, OSPA and HR.
Measure program outcomes based on defined objectives
Create a spirit of fun and volunteer service within the Hub.
Work with the NAA SE organization to improve the effectiveness and readiness of the Solution Engineering hub community to win deals
Understand product, sales skills, industry and competitive training needs and drive execution using all resources available (OSPA, SEs, Industry Team, Product Mgmt, Market Readiness Team, etc.)
Assist SE Hub managers with researching, reviewing and recommending new programs
Assist with organization communication
Track compliance in the hub for mandatory SE programs
Ensure alignment of OSPA to SE enablement activities with key internal and external events, such as new product releases, GTM campaigns
Connect the dots organizationally, network effortlessly and influence various roles, levels and profiles to drive collaboration and program excellence within the hub
Professional juggling skills - managing multiple concurrent programs
Stellar project management skills
Excellent presentation skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Get it done attitude with a strong sense of team
Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to maintain a high level of productivity in a fast-paced, team environment while managing multiple competing priorities
A love for making everything fun
A deep appreciation for “Service above Self” through volunteering
A fast-thinking, high-energy individual with a sense of humor and ability to work with a wide range of personalities will thrive in this role.
Determine opportunities for improving the SE learning experience, and identify innovative techniques for delivery and consumption
Measure and report on the effectiveness of SE program investments. KPIs should be measured monthly, quarterly, and annually with trending and analysis applied to the results
Solution Engineering Field Experience.
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
The primary focus of a Sales Consultant (Pre-sales) is to become an expert in a core set of Oracle products and solutions and to present the value proposition and benefits of our solutions to our partners, prospects and customers and internally to our sales force
As a Senior Sales Consultant you will be responsible for providing presales technical / functional support to prospective clients and customers while ensuring customer satisfaction with minimal supervision, through on-line/in person sales efforts. Acts as a technical resource for less experienced Internet Sales Consultants. Develop and deliver high quality standard Oracle presentations and demonstrations. Present and articulate advanced product features and benefits, product future direction and overall Oracle solutions. Design, validate, and present Oracle software solutions to include advanced product concepts, future direction, and 3rd party complimentary products. Develop and manage reference sites through high quality technical, professional client relationships. Support sales team in online/in-person selling efforts with minimal supervision. Develop and deliver proposed solution to customers. Approximate percentage of face to face interaction with customers to perform responsibilities is 10%
Job duties are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. May have project lead role. 5 years vendor (sales and marketing) experience. 5 years relevant computer applications or database/tools. Demonstrated proficiency in one multi-user operating system. Through knowledge of system and application design. Strong verbal and written communication skills: needs analysis, positioning, business justification, closing techniques. Demonstrated ability to solve complex technical problems with accounts in complex technical environments. Ability to travel as needed. BS degree or equivalent; advanced degree desirable.
Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job: Pre Sales
Location: United States
Other Locations: US-MA,Mass-Burlington, US-TX,Texas-Austin
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire