Jobs for Veterans, Veteran Job Board |

Post Jobs

Job Information

Oracle Utilities Consulting Services | Implementation Senior Program Director in Liberty Corner, New Jersey

As an acknowledged authority within Oracle, this senior-level program management position provides innovative solution leadership with significant industry-wide impact. Has wide latitude in guiding the successful implementation of an integrated business solution 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, minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure. As a position of professional influence, this individual frequently operates at the leading edge of technology. This role may manage multiple projects, tracks, or phases within the program often with international deployment activity. Recommends and justifies enhancements to Oracle products to meet highly complex customer needs. Exercises creativity and independent judgment in identifying and resolving significant and unique issues and risks impacting project success. Leads high performing consulting teams on very challenging projects. As a thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influences the most difficult customer decisions and business transformation. Ensures deliverables are acceptable, and works closely with the customer to understand and manage program expectations. This position works closely with all Oracle lines of business, partners and third-party vendors to ensure program delivery success. Enables business development efforts by providing domain expertise. Manages the scope of large-scale programs and accounts with high levels of complexity.

10 years of experience relevant to this position including 5 years of project management experience. Second-level management experience preferred; proficient at managing managers and large team. Demonstrated ability to successfully manage projects of increasing complexity with commensurate professional sophistication. Comfortable working in matrix management environment. Strong influencing and negotiation skills to deal with internal stakeholders, customers, and vendors. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the portfolio focus. Proficient in using selling and negotiation techniques and tools. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. PMI certification preferred. 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.

United States-/Remotebased role with up to 75% client travel requirement/

OracleUtilities provides the most comprehensive platform of leading-edge solutions toempower utility business transformationfrom asset operations to the customerexperience. These proven, innovative solutions enable today's electric, gas,and water utilities to improve the customer experience and enhance operationalefficiency. Add in the flexibility of the cloud, and utilities can more quicklyadapt to the changing landscape while reducing cost and workload

Our Consulting | Professional Services ProductImplementation team has an opening for a fully competent Senior Program Managementprofessional who has a broad understanding of solutions and industry bestpractices in the utilities industry. This Senior Program Management positionprovides consistent creative and high quality solution leadership. Employs independent judgment in guidinghighly complex activities involved in the successful implementation of anintegrated business solution, ensuring project quality and timely deliverywithin budget to the customer s satisfaction. Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle s solution meets thecustomer s objectives by combining industry best practices and productknowledge. Effectively applies Oracle smethodologies, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractualobligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure.

As a Senior Program Director you will assistproject teams with aspects of their roles. Effectively influences decisions atthe executive and management levels of customer organizations. Independently resolves escalations andmanages complex issues, risks and dependencies across multiple clientprojects. Provides oversight andstrategic guidance to project delivery, including mentoring and coaching of theproject manager(s). Ensures deliverablesare acceptable and works closely with the customer to understand and manageproject expectations. Supports business development efforts by pursuing newopportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domaincredibility. Ability to travel as required up to 75%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience relevant to this position including 5 years of full software project management experience as a Program Manager overseeing multiple projects.

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • Proven ability to deliver successful Program outcomes

  • Experience managing multiple project teams

  • Experience with Oracle Utilities CC&B system implementations highly desired or competing CIS systems.

  • Utilities industry domain experience is required.

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

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

  • Experience managing complex dependencies, risks and issues across multiple projects, client organizations and third parties.

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

  • Exceptional escalation management skills.

  • Experience developing cost estimates for Professional Services efforts, as well as presenting value propositions

  • Must have managed Program/Project Budgets in excess of $30 Million Dollars

  • Agile Methodology experience preferred

  • Experience creating and presenting SOW for new and existing customers

  • Excellent customer relationship acumen, including comfort interacting at the C level

  • Experience successfully delivering presentations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and negotiation skills

  • Consulting and project management experience in a SaaS environment is a plus

  • PMP or other Project Management certifications is a plus

  • Six Sigma certification is a plus

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Utilities Consulting Services | Implementation Senior Program Director

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 19000NLE