Oracle Project Manager 3 in Tucson, Arizona

Coordinates all aspects of internal information system-specific projects from initiation to delivery. Projects often involve network, server, or software implementation and upgrades, PC deployment and the like.

Coordinates work performed by IT staff and internal customers/partners by defining project specifications, performing feasibility and needs/impact assessments. Develops detailed project plans and manages all implementation processes including resource allocation, progress tracking, monitoring change control process, testing, documentation, training and on-time delivery within budget constraints.

Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing 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. Typically 5 years of project management, product design or related experience 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.

Retail Global Business Unit Customer Management Office Project Manager

Department Description:

The Oracle Retail Customer Management Office (CMO) is focused on providing guidance to our Oracle Retail customers throughout their relationship and partnership with our organization, and then providing visibility of our customers' needs back into Oracle. The core competencies of the group focus on cloud service customer engagements, escalation management, and customer communities with an objective to enable our customers to remain successful and realize the full value of their investment with Oracle.

Role Description:

The objective of the CMO Project Manager is to deliver strategic cloud solutions in a timely, scalable, predictable, secure manner decreasing cost and increasing flexibility to capitalize on new opportunities and hit aggressive business revenue targets.

Join Oracle Retail as a CMO Project Manager to leverage technology and value added processes and tools to provide project portfolio management, resource management, best practices and process, analysis and reporting, and knowledge sharing.

Coordinates work performed by IT staff and internal customers/partners related to cloud service environment provisioning, upgrading, migrating, and eventually decommissioning of old environments. Defines project specifications, develops and updates project plans, tracks progress to mitigate risks that could impact an on-time delivery. Projects often involve network, server, database, and application build phases.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of project management, product design or related experience needed.

Responsibilities:

Plan and deliver cloud service projects consistently on-time and on-budget

Provide project leadership through all phases of the project lifecycle

Effectively manage project scope, timelines, budgets and customer expectations

Determine resource needs and communicate requests for personnel

Anticipate and proactively remediate project issues internally and with customers

Act as a point of escalation for internal stakeholders related to your project when there are critical issues impacting project delivery

Partner with Cloud Operations to ensure successful transition from delivery to day-to-day operations

Strive to consistently improve customer satisfaction, delivery times and service levels while reducing costs

Prepares internal status reports for Oracle management outlining key metrics

Contribute to an environment that is geared to innovation, high productivity, high quality and customer service

Candidate Attributes:

Bachelor s degree in a business or computer related field 3 years related experience in a best-in-class project management organization

Successfully completed multiple infrastructure and managed application deliveries

Must have a broad, strong technical knowledge which encompasses data center technologies including hardware & design, LAN/WAN networking, database, platform and application

Skills in high-level relationship building are important. The candidate needs to be able to interact with individuals from all levels of an organization from engineers to executives to deliver results within a matrix business environment

Comfortable discussing technical concepts with business people and business concepts with technical people able to express complex concepts in plain language to reach broader audiences

Strong communicator and comfortable presenting both in public and online formats to business and technical executives

Strong leadership capabilities and strong interpersonal skills required

Ability to learn quickly and adjust to changing priorities while maintaining a positive, can-do attitude

ITIL and/or Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification is a plus

Related experience from consulting services, product support, SaaS and cloud based environment management, data center environment management, or product development is preferred

Previous experience with Oracle Retail applications and/or Software-as-a-Service solutions is preferred

A good understanding of an implementation cycle is preferred

Strong verbal and written language skills will be well-utilized in this role, and efficient decision-making ability is essential

Occasional travel may be needed (less than 5%)

Primary work location is flexible within the U.S. based in an Oracle or home office. Preference towards city locations near where Oracle Retail has offices: Atlanta GA, Austin TX, Boston MA, Cleveland OH, Columbia MD, Minneapolis MN.

/ 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. /

/ As part of Oracle s employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable). /

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Job: *Information Technology

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Project Manager 3

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 180018SD