Oracle Oracle Hospitality | Opera PMS Project Specialist - COLUMBIA, MD in Richmond, Virginia
Oracle Hospitality | Opera PMS Project Specialist - COLUMBIA, MD
Oracle Hospitality | Opera PMS Project Specialist
LOCATION: COLUMBIA, MD
An Oracle Hospitality Project Specialist will have several years of professional experience working in the Hotel or Hospitality field coupled with some Project Management or IT implementation experience. Project Specialists do not have direct reports but they coordinate client site product installations and manage the day to day onsite activities during the product installation process.
- Management of Projects
Main point of contact through entire Installation process through go live
Review each sales order within their area of responsibility
Direct and ongoing Communication with Hotel client contact and staff throughout project
Coordinates project kick-off calls
Sets accurate expectations of Installation process from pre- Implementation process to post Installation
Creates project frame, schedules and blocks resources for onsite installation
Assists hotels with pre-requisites and ensures client fully understands the Implementation process.
Prepares project outline for field Implementation Specialists and provides detailed, specific information on projects and all deliverables
Ensure that licenses, hardware, software and all project specifications are accounted for
Monitors onsite Oracle Hospitality resources to ensure projects are on track as scheduled
Serves as first point of escalation for the onsite resources
Escalates issues to their Implementation Manager
Manages assigned projects from start to finish
This includes the following OPERA related projects:
OPERA New full installations
OPERA Brand to Brand conversions
Post follow up visits
OPERA added module projects- Sales & Catering, OVOS, etc.
Change of Ownerships
OPERA Hardware Migrations
Supplemental work- Interface integrations, billable customization requests, etc…
- Manages the assigned site level installation team (installers, senior installers and consultants)
Monitors site level installation process and ensures tasks remain on schedule
Makes recommendations to Implementation Manager on staff utilization
Review of daily communication from site level installers about project
Control and approve all travel requirements for installation team
Approve expenses on a weekly basis
Develop the relationship with the client, management company or/or corporate entity
Review and respond quickly to customer feedback and inquiries – escalate issues
Work with the sales/account management team
Attend project kick-off calls
Attend pre-sales calls
Commit and block appropriate resources for pending contracts and supplemental work
Research billing questions
Provide installation history
Provide backup for other Project Specialists as needed.
Review install work schedule for each individual project:
Escalate scheduling conflicts to Implementation Manager
Appropriate scheduling based on skill set for owned project
Review undelivered and un-invoiced backlog reports and take action as needed update PM and Oracle to move, bill or cancel work
Monitor the Deferral report to maximize revenue recognition
Verify project specialist billing for ASL billing report and PDT billing report on a project basis
Audit installs for customer satisfaction, communication, project information, sign-offs, billing, etc.
Manage data points in the PM scheduling system for accurate reporting
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
Intermediate-level implementation project professional who manages the relationship with client site during entire Implementation phase. Tracks and coordinates all moving pieces of the Implementation from start to end. 1st level of escalation for onsite installation team.
Manages Implementation Service deliverables throughout installation project including milestones and project schedule. Develops and maintains consistent standards for project delivery. Reviews project proposals. Confers with implementation team, management or account management to locate the appropriate parties to provide technical advice. Creates and communicates status reporting for both internal and external purposes. Manages project closure and handoff to Account Manager and Help Desk.
2-5 years of overall experience in relevant roles. Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with team members and clients. 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.
Other Locations: US-Virginia, US-District of Columbia
Job Type: Regular Employee Hire
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