Oracle Program Manager in Melbourne, Australia

Program Manager

Preferred Qualifications

The purpose of this role is to deliver business critical projects to significantly change the way Oracle Aconex currently runs many of its business systems and processes. As the Program Manager, this role will have the vision for what the end game looks like and will be able to develop and execute on the plans to move from the “as-is” to the desired future state.

Taking a proactive approach, this is a hands-on role that will be involved in gathering requirements, conducting workshops, developing plans, liaising with 3rd party vendors and co-ordinating a large cross-functional team to deliver the business outcomes.

Responsibilities

Project Delivery:

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables

  • Contribute to the planning, tracking and implementation of project.

  • Identify project tasks and resource requirements

  • Ensure that external vendors are delivering according to pre-defined and agreed schedules and escalate internally and within the Vendor’s management team when milestones are not being met.

  • Provide direction and support to project team

  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to Program heads

  • Initiate and participate in Post Implementation Reviews (PIRs)

  • Provide adequate support, including removing roadblocks, both from a process and system perspective to ensure that the team is able to deliver the required outcomes within the defined timelines

  • Support and improve work products (including templates & documentation).

  • Contribute to team building.

  • Provide constructive feedback to team and workmates

  • Develop user stories & scenarios

  • Liaise closely with mission critical areas of the business including HR, Finance, Sales, COPS and Corporate IT to ensure that deliverables meets the needs of each of the constituents.

Required Skills & Experience

Essential:

  • Experience in delivering complex projects involving engineering, operations and compliance.

  • Knowledge of the standard practises and process involved in engineering and operations.

  • Experience in establishing and embedding systems and practices and willingness to proactively engage in continuous process improvement

  • Creative, proactive, with solid problem solving skills.

  • Effective leader who contributes as a team player. Takes and gives direction well and works well with others.

  • Ability to listen and communicate clearly with different areas of the business and customers

  • Strong communication skills for presenting and selling ideas. Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to manage a diverse team to deliver desired outcomes. Ability to mentor and develop team members

  • Strong attention to detail and meet deadlines and manage time effectively

  • Requires minimal supervision and effectively guides others

  • Demonstrate commitment to excellence and initiative for process improvement

  • Work comfortably with all levels of management and be approachable to team members

Desirable:

  • Familiarity with Agile approaches

  • Previous experience working on compliance and security projects

  • Tertiary qualifications in Business or similar

Oracle Aconex is a Global Business Unit of Oracle. Together, Oracle and Aconex provides an end-to-end offering for project management and deliverythat enables customers to effectively plan, build, and operate construction projects.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product.

Manage the development and implementation process of a specific company product involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products. Plan and direct schedules and monitor budget/spending. Monitor the project from initiation through delivery. Organize the interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget constraints. Assign and monitor work of systems analysis and program staff, providing technical support and direction.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 5 years of project management, product design or related experience preferred.

Job: Product Development

Location: AU-AU,Australia-Melbourne

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle