Oracle Consulting Practice Director in Pune, India
Consulting Practice Director
Lead Domain Expert
This position will be responsible for helping establish Oracle Payments COE as a the leading Solution Provider in the area of Payments. The core outcome desired form this role is to build a successful Payment Integration Practice both around Oracle Banking Payment Product & other 3rd Party Payment Engines/Products. While performing this role the person will also be a key asset to the Product Licensing team to front pre-sales discussions at senior levels of both the customer business & IT leadership.
This position requires a person with the following capabilities:
A Deep Understanding of end-to-end Payment Processing from Origination to Disposition. Deep understanding of Payments from a functional and technical perspective. Should be well tuned to the current & future trends in the Payments domain. Should be have hold meaningful discussions with customers on topics covering Payments Flows – High-value, Low-value, Cross-border/Payments Ecosystem in a typical large Bank Environment – Upstream, Downstream & Side-stream Systems/ Global Clearing and Settlement systems i.e. Target2, SEPA, DED, CHIPS, ZENGIN, CHATS, India RTGS, NEFT etc./ Real-time Payment Systems e.g. FPS, G#, NPP, IMPS/ Payment Digitization Trends i.e. Blockchain, API-fication, Payment Analytics, Mobile Payment s etc. (experience on real-life Customer POCs/ Implementations would be a major plus)
Should have had rich hands-on experience in building & leading a Payments COE either in the leadership position or one level below covering payments implementation in multiple geographies.
Should be well networked within the Payments ecosystem having credible relationships with atleast a few marquee customers, payment solution vendors, messaging/network service providers and other key constiuents of the Payments eco-system
Considering the role is customer facing the person must have strong customer interaction skills with the ability to win customer commitment to the proposed value proposition at Senior/ CXO levels of the customer organization
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
This director position is responsible for managing business operations and resources of a given practice that can be defined by industry, service line, technology center, specialty area or region. Responsible for managing the three main pillars of a practice: people management, portfolio/delivery management and sales enablement. Has profit and loss responsibility or financial/expense management of practice.
Accountable for operational/financial metrics and overall business results of practice. Responsible for maintaining strategic direction, ensuring profitable growth of the practice, quality of consulting delivery, and maintaining customer referenceability. Develops strategy and plans to successfully implement operational policies and achieve business objectives. Accountable for managing and growing a significant revenue stream and customer base. Typically manages multiple first line managers and/or senior level individual contributors. Resolves staffing issue in complex engagements. May serve as advisor or project sponsor role for moderately complex engagements.
10 years of experience relevant to this position including 5 years of consulting experience and 2 years of project management leadership experience. Direct line Management experience including project, people, customer, financial management preferred. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the practice focus. Ability to develop and maintain relationships at the executive level. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.
Other Locations: IN-IN,India-Bengaluru, IN-IN,India-Chennai, IN-IN,India-Bombay
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire