Oracle Project Manager - True Cloud Method (TCM) Transformation in Reston, Virginia
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.
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Global Business Units Business Services (GBU BuS) mandate is to enable the growth and success of GBUs with focus on Cloud Strategy, Portfolio Management, Field Enablement, Business Best Practices and Business Operations.
The Cloud Strategy team provides an integrated framework through which all cloud transformation initiatives, which span the GBUs, will be managed. There are currently five (5) active Cloud Strategy transformation Programs: True Cloud Methodology (TCM), Customer Success Management and Customer Experience (CSM / CX), GBU-2-OCI, Cloud Consulting 2.0, and One Oracle.
This position is in the Cloud Strategy team to assist the 8 GBUs in the planning, adoption, and transformation of TCM for 60 Cloud Services.
The TCM program and Center of Excellence (COE) focuses on the key components enabling GBUs success as part of our ongoing Cloud Consulting Transformation journey. TCM is an Oracle Consulting solution first approach, based on Oracle s recommended best practices, Oracle Consulting's pre-built solutions and a cloud adoption strategy which focuses on generating business value and early visualization to the customer.
Develop TCM related IP: TCM presentations, Rollout Plans, Governance Reporting, assist with queries
Conduct TCM workshops, Trainings sessions, and Working sessions
Assist in conducting TCM Solution Set Development and estimating workshops
Assist in development and review of TCM Accelerators
Assist projects throughout their lifecycle (kick-off, execution, closure) and then harvest best practice assets
Contribute to TCM (accelerators, templates, process enhancement, etc.)
Possesses deep project management and solution implementation experience.
Experience as a project manager and/or solution architect on Cloud implementation projects
Experience with Cloud implementation methodologies
Matrix leadership: inspire and collaborate with a blended team of Oracle, customers and partners to address customer challenges
Genuine passion, interest, willingness and ability to adjust to continuously changing priorities and needs
Executive-level communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively navigate and mediate conflict and foster honest dialog
Proven effectiveness at leading and facilitating meetings and workshops
Experience and comfort working in an environment of ambiguity where s/he can navigate ambiguous business situations and identify a path forward and develop new approaches to accomplish work while clarifying and creating transparency across multiple constituencies
Develop a trusted relationship with key stakeholders
Reconcile multiple viewpoints to establish a clear and deliverable map to successful deployments
Ability to publish and/or contribute to the creation and sharing of best practices, white papers, training, webinars and workshops.
Good technical & functional skills with a good understanding of business processes and end-to-end solution implementations
Self-starter, quick and independent learner
Exposure to Global Business experience
Ability to excel in multi-cultural, multi country teams
PMP certification preferred
Title: Project Manager - True Cloud Method (TCM) Transformation
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 19000P6Z
Other Locations: United Kingdom, Canada
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