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Oracle Service Delivery Manager | Utilities Integrated Managed Services in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

The Service Delivery Manager (SDM) is the primary point of contact responsible for the overall delivery and customer satisfaction of managed services engagements for assigned accounts. The SDM develops a trusted advisor relationship with their partner Customer Operations Manager and develops and leads the overall on-going operational management for the Oracle Utilities applications at the Customer s site. This is a key role with both customer facing and internal management responsibilities. The Job duties are varied, complex and require exceptional judgement.

Key Objectives:

  • Develop an excellent working relationship with the client and become a trusted advisor .

  • Provide Service Delivery Governance to meet customer needs while using resources optimally and efficiently to deliver the required services

  • Ensure a single point of accountability for success of the Managed Services organization with our customers

  • Maintain a high level of client satisfaction with Oracle products and services.

  • Interface at the highest levels both internally and with Client teams.

  • Develop a product usage roadmap with the client to ensure that they achieve their business goals in the use of the Oracle Utilities product suite and derive maximum benefit from their investment in Oracle products and services.

  • Ensure client renews and extends their contractual relationship with Oracle.

  • Provide feedback and internal development support to grow the Managed Services practice within Oracle Utilities.

Summary of role:

While our customers Oracle Utilities Solutions cover the range from hosted on customer facilities through to private or public cloud hosted, they all look to Oracle as the product provider to deliver excellence in configuration, support and operational efficiency when running the Oracle product suite. While under managed services, many customers will undertake a technical upgrade or a hosting evolution from on premise to cloud. The SDM drives these value enhancing projects while still maintaining day to day excellence in operations.

You enjoy a fast paced dynamic environment. Ensuring that our customer s mission critical applications are continuously available is a key motivation. You are comfortable working within your team and as necessary, escalating within Oracle to drive for resolution of critical events.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Overall oversight of the managed services engagement at the client

  • Working with the Customer Operations Manager (COM), responsible for the overall health of the relationship with the customer.

  • Oversight of all operational activities under the Managed Services engagement.

  • Oversight of all functional support and development activities under the Managed Service engagement

  • Working with the Client, develop a roadmap for evolution the Clients use of the enterprise software aligning with their business needs and direction.

  • First point of contact in case of any dispute with the customer. It is the SDM/COM who are responsible for raising any escalation to management in either organisation.

  • Oversight of any sub-contracted Oracle organisations such as OMCS/ACS or Oracle Private Cloud

  • Oversight of all staff assigned to the managed services engagement including sub-contractors and offshore divisions.

  • Responsible for clarity of communication of expectations, obligations and requirements both across the Oracle team on-site and with the Oracle team offshore.

  • Responsibility for clarity of communications on expectations, obligations and deliverables to the customer.

  • Responsible for planning and scheduling short and medium term activities under the engagement including the use of standard project management tools and communication tools such as Word, Excel, Project and Visio.

  • Responsible for maintaining a staffing plan for the engagement and engaging resource managers as necessary.

  • Responsible for P&L targets on engagements to targets established.

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the Governance Plan.

  • This is typically an on-site role however it may be part time on-site; engagements may be medium to long term (1-5 years).

About you:

  • You have a Bachelor or Master s degree or equivalent experience.

  • You have at least 5 years professional experience in an operations management role supporting enterprise software.

  • You have at least 5 years professional experience in supporting enterprise software.

  • You have experience in delivery management of multiple concurrent and/or large accounts.

  • You are a skilled communicator with direct customer facing or consulting roles at a senior level.

  • You have demonstrated analytical ability and can present complex topics to a variety of audiences with a clarity appropriate to their seniority.

  • You are a critical and strategic thinker.

  • You have a demonstrated history of success in similar roles.

  • You have led internal teams, managed performance and aligned staffing to achieve results for both long term and short term goals.

  • Depending on assignment location, this role may require up to 80% travel.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Service Delivery Manager | Utilities Integrated Managed Services

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 19000HWI

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