Oracle NetSuite PS Project Manager – Food & Beverage (Chicago, Denver, Austin Preferred) in Princeton, New Jersey

As a member of the Consulting organization, you are responsible for ensuring that a quality, integrated software solution is delivered in a timely manner, at budget, and to our client*s satisfaction. This involves working closely with the client to understand and manage their expectations, as well as working closely with Oracle and third-party vendors to ensure delivery.

Creates and manages an overall project plan (including budget, structure, schedule, and staffing needs) for one or more Oracle engagements. Monitors and reports progress/changes against the plan. Drives implementation by providing motivation and direction.

Job duties are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. May have project lead role. A BS or BA in related fields. 5-7 year overall experience in functional or technical role. Two years experience in multi-dimensional issue resolution.

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.

PROJECT MANAGER, F&B


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Summary:

The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for managing the delivery of Oracle NetSuite Professional Services implementations of the NetSuite applications. Under the guidance of the NetSuite s delivery 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 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 Project Manager will be responsible for planning customer specific engagements, managing the business requirements development, review and signoff process, managing the execution of deliverables while controlling scope, executing the change management process when needed, and ensuring timely resolution of discrepancies and project roadblocks. The Project Manager will manage multiple concurrent projects and work with a number of resources within a matrix environment.

From initiation through to completion, the Project Manager will be responsible for the construction, presentation and signoffs of key deliverables such as project kickoff presentations, project plans, regular status reports, risk and issue logs, and working with the appropriate teams on change orders when required. S/he 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 with regard to project scope, the NetSuite delivery model, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, timelines, escalation and change management processes, communication and risk management plans.




Responsibilities include:

  • Travel: 25%

  • Be passionately customer-focused; relentlessly pursue providing an excellent customer experience every time.

  • Establish, maintain and deepen client relationships by providing results and exceeding expectations.

  • Deliver 10 concurrent projects using the defined NetSuite delivery methodology.

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

  • Identify and effectively mitigate risks.

  • Facilitate resolution of issues and roadblocks, escalate when appropriate.

  • Communicate well with all stakeholders, internal and external, including project sponsors, project managers, and project team members.

  • Work collaboratively with project delivery leads and project resources.

  • Effectively manage scope, budget, timeline, resources, quality and customer satisfaction throughout the project.

  • Communicate effectively with and project-manage remote resources in a matrix environment, including offshore resources.

  • Forecast and deliver against committed hours for your project portfolio.

  • Deliver a diverse scope of services where project management requires analysis of numerous factors.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of and compliance with internal processes and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications/Skills include:

  • Outstanding client-facing skills. History of building extraordinary relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • Ability to handle a variety of different projects simultaneously; adapts quickly and easily manages multiple deadlines and multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including experience successfully delivering presentations and managing meetings via web conferencing.

  • Very strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Exceptional escalation management skills.

  • Demonstrates thoughtfulness and excellent judgement when selecting methods and techniques for achieving project success.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact well at the C level.

  • Independently organizes and performs work required with minimal guidance, direction and follow-up.

  • Ability to forecast work accurately, proactively manage workload and assist project teams with doing the same.

  • Excellent teamwork skills. Works effectively as part of multiple, varied project teams and demonstrates genuine commitment to team success.

  • Takes initiative and ownership. Proactive, results-oriented, with a can-do attitude in meeting critical deadlines.

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

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

  • Implementation experience with ERP and CRM applications, and a good understanding of integration, data, customization, and other ERP implementation related principles; experience with NetSuite, or competing solutions a plus.

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

  • Food/Beverage manufacturing or distribution industry experience is a plus.

Detailed Description and Job Requirements


A fully competent project management professional who has a broad understanding of solutions and industry best practices. This first-level project management position provides consistent creative and high quality solution leadership ensuring project quality and timely delivery within budget to the customer s satisfaction.

Employs independent judgment in guiding moderately complex activities involved in the successful implementation of an integrated business solution, ensuring project 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, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure. As a project lead, assists project team with aspects of their roles. 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 small projects and sub-projects.

6-8 years of experience relevant to this position. 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. Bachelor s degree in a relevant field 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.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: NetSuite PS Project Manager – Food & Beverage (Chicago, Denver, Austin Preferred)

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 180015SO

Other Locations: Canada