Oracle Sr Project Manager - Software Vertical - NetSuite Services in Chicago, Illinois

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.

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.

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*Summary: *


The Senior Project Manager will primarily be responsible for managing the delivery of Oracle NetSuite s Professional Services implementations of the on-demand NetSuite application. Under the guidance of NetSuite s Suite Success Methodology, the resource will drive the delivery of NetSuite s Professional Services engagements according to the agreed upon scope, time and budget all while ensuring the highest degree of customer satisfaction. The successful candidate will be able to manage a large portfolio of projects that have compact timelines, teams that work on multiple projects concurrently and are generally fixed price.

The Senior Project Manager is a key player in managing, tracking and communicating the progress of projects, and in ensuring the quality delivery of Oracle NetSuite s Professional Services.

From initiation through to completion, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the construction, presentation and signoffs of key deliverables such as Project Kickoffs, Project Plans, Change Orders, regular Status and Risk reports. He/she will also facilitate planning sessions at various stages of the project lifecycle. Critical to the success of this role will be the setting and management of customer expectations, in regards to project scope, the NetSuite delivery model, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, timelines, escalation and change management processes, communication and risk management plans.


Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, manage and communicate the progress of the project, achieving project milestones and maintaining momentum of the project

  • Facilitate resolution of issues and roadblocks

  • Provide pre-sales support

  • Communication to prospective and current customers the Oracle NetSuite Suite Success Methodology

  • Manage, coach and mentor project team resources

Preferred Qualifications/Skills include:

8 years of cumulative experience in a systems applications solutions role, either internally via an IT organization or externally with a consulting firm or software provider.

A strong background in Project Management, including experience developing work-breakdown structures and project plans, most notably in Microsoft Project.

The ability to understand the unique needs of customers in the Software Industry, especially ones that are in a high-growth mode is critical.

Excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to Accounting (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Invoicing), Sales Force Management (Opportunity, Proposal, Sales Orders, Forecasting, territory management and Quotas), Inventory Management (Purchasing and Fulfillment) as well as support (Cases Management and Territory Management).

Excellent understanding of Software Industry standard business practices such as Contract Renewals, Advanced Revenue Management and Professional Services Automation strongly desired.

Strong client management skills and the ability to work with customers to develop and manage an implementation plan.

Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world class software solution.

Significant ERP software application implementation experience on the NetSuite and/or a competing Cloud platform.

Formal Project Management methodology training, with significant practical use. Certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) are a plus.

Software industry vertical solution experience is a plus.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Sr Project Manager - Software Vertical - NetSuite Services

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 180013HN

Other Locations: Canada