Oracle Senior Functional Consultant - ERP Supply Chain in Cinisello Balsamo, Italy

Senior Functional Consultant - ERP Supply Chain

Preferred Qualifications

Job Description

Oracle ERP Supply Chain Management - SENIOR Functional Consultant

Oracle Italy – Rome / Milano

Company Overview

For more than 35 years, Oracle has been helping customers manage their information systems. With more than 125,000 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’s 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 EMEA Consulting Overview

Oracle Consulting Services (OCS) is a more than $2b business with 18,000 professionals operating in 145 countries, working with Oracle customers to understand and analyze their IT problems and opportunities and provide the best Oracle technology solutions to address them.

Oracle EMEA Consulting Services organization operates in the following 4 geographical divisions: UK & Ireland, Western Continental Europe, Central (Eastern Europe, Russia & CIS) and Middle East & Africa, with each cluster responsible for its own P&L. Furthermore The Western Continental European Consulting division is based on 5 clusters: Nordics, Benelux, DECH (Germany & Switzerland), France and Iberia/Italy.

Job Summary

As a Financial Functional Consultant, you are primarily responsible for capturing, analyzing and estimating customer business requirements and translating them into ERP / Cloud ERP solution architecture that fit within the customer’s business environment and business objectives.

You will lead complex functional/process analysis and facilitates workshops with senior customer resources and subject matter experts. Captures and understands client’s business requirements and specifies system, application or process designs.

You should also be in involved in a bid process in mapping the client requirements to the base product functionality to present a product fit. You should lead the complex functional analysis and review the solution overview, functional designs, technical designs, configuration within the project. You are overall contributor to deliver a fully-functioning solution to the client.

You liaise with business analysts for the requirements, management for the estimations and high level planning, functional architects, technical architects, designers, developers, product team, and test teams for the solution implementation, during the entire phase of a project implementation.

Leads teams of designers and developers throughout the implementation life cycles to produce analysis and designs for new and ongoing projects demonstrating:

  • In depth knowledge of functional domains

  • In depth knowledge of the overall architecture of ERP and/or Cloud ERP.

  • Expertise in application of Oracle’s OUM methodology.

  • Expertise in supporting Testing, Defects Analysis and Fixing in sync with product development and support

  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Oracle solution, and keep abreast with the product roadmap.

  • Good understanding of Oracle technology


The ERP functional consultant must be able to cover the following tasks:

  • Participate and manage the delivery of a the Oracle Supply Chain Management suite during Oracle ERP implementation projects

  • Organize and Conduct formal workshops with the client displaying knowledge of the application and the business environment in defining the customer’s needs

  • Influence the design maximizing the adoption of the Oracle solution

  • Configure the application according to the design decision

  • Design and test the integration with other systems

  • Assist software developers with the creation of detailed design specifications for product extensions

  • Support the data migration process from a functional point of view

  • Take the lead on understanding new products or new features

  • Participate to sales phase and support customer qualification and project scope definition

  • Define implementation Roadmap and produce project estimates with project managers

Skills and Experience

  • Education level/Qualifications: University degree in relevant field.

  • At least 8-10 professional experience in ERP implementation projects as functional consultant.

  • Strong knowledge of Supply Chain Management Processes and ERP solution

  • Ability to understand, articulate and address business issues, business drivers and needs

  • Able to plan and conduct design sessions.

  • Able to influence direction of senior management in design sessions.

  • Very good presentation and communication skills.

  • Viewed by customers as a trusted adviser.

  • Fluent in English.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

An experienced consulting professional who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.

Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. May act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and leads detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.

6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. 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).

Job: Consulting

Location: IT-IT,Italy-Cinisello Balsamo

Other Locations: IT-IT,Italy-Rome

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle