Oracle Business Operations Director, International Applications (EMEA & JAPAC) in United Kingdom

Business Operations Director, International Applications (EMEA & JAPAC)

Preferred Qualifications

Business Operations Director, International Applications


Career level: IC5

Organization name: Applications Business Operations,

Reporting to : Carlo Caimi, Vice President, Business Operations, EMEA for Oracle.

Role Summary: This is a new role to support the International (EMEA and JAPAC) Applications business operations leader in centrally providing insight, providing and consolidating analysis, driving simplification, adoption, and support of processes and Tools and on other International applications central activities.

General Role description:

Reporting to and supporting the Business Operations leader for International Applications, this role will be responsible for designing, analyzing, supporting and consolidating most of the centrally run processes to provide insight and guidance to the Sales Leadership of Apps International as well as look at ways to improve efficiency within the International Apps business.

This role will work closely with Global and Regional business operations teams to Apps International in these forums. The role includes regular interaction with the sales and business development leadership (EVP, SVP, VP level), as well building relationships within the Business Operations team across EMEA and JAPAC to develop governance that addresses business needs at consolidated International level.

This is a critical to support the newly formed International Apps sales organization. Responsibilities may also include other activities to support International Apps priorities, as this is an evolving role.

This role can be located in any Western Europe country or UAE and may require 25-50% travel.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage the requirements for Apps International business analysis, across the whole customer lifecycle from lead to opportunity to booking / provisioning, go live, adoption, renewal (the infinite loop)

  • Analyse the data to support the VP, Internal Business Development for Application in providing the Sales EVP, Applications the right info at the right timing to spot risks and identify opportunities, discuss trends

  • Liaise with the different organization (Sales, Presales, Biz Dev, Marketing, CSM, …) to interpret the data add a qualitative element to it

  • Drive predictive analytics projects to build / leverage the right data / business intelligence infrastructure to enable planning and decision making

  • Drive business reporting automation projects jointly with the Reporting Automation team in Bucharest

  • Manage (initially dotted line) a small team of business analysts (junior data scientists) in the Central Business Ops team who will provide the candidate with support on Apps International projects

Preferred skills and experience


  • Ability to run strategic projects, engaging at the highest levels of the organisation

  • Outstanding communication and influencing skills

  • Excellent relationship and senior stakeholder management skills

  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to make fast and balanced recommendations

  • Solid Process and Project Management experience

  • International mind-set

  • Demonstrated leadership experience

  • Ability to structure problems and challenges and related solutions in an highly structured manner

  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, cross-functional and dynamic environment

  • Committed to deliver excellent service, developing contingencies as required.

  • Fluency in English. Second Language is a plus

Highly Desirable:

  • Experience in top tier consulting firm

  • Thorough knowledge of IT industry

  • Experience in an a subscription based sales organization

  • Knowledge of building Sales Organization enablement frameworks

  • Knowledge of the Oracle organization, products and services

  • Social selling savvy

  • MBA preferred or equivalent university qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 8/10 years of relevant work experience

  • Pst graduate Degree/Diploma in appropriate discipline (or equivalent)

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Provides programs to improve operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance in support of the organization

  • s financial and tactical business objectives. Provides business practices and processes. Develops, communicates, and trains the organization on business practices and processes.

Serve as a liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, Accounts Receivable, Purchasing, and Risk Management in an effort to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing. Collect, input, verify, correct, and analyze data to measure key performance indicator actual versus business objectives. Provide updates to management regarding budget to actual, informing them of deviations and opportunities. Provide management with economic impact and compliance issues surrounding key business decisions and/or deals. Communicate Oracle Business Practices to the organization and monitor process and approvals for full compliance. Drive implementation of new processes and procedures.

Acknowledged authority within the Corporation. Acts as a leader of large-scale company initiatives. Viewed by peers as a leader and top contributor and by line management as a key business partner. Ability to collect, organize, and display data in spreadsheet format. Follow-through skills necessary to get information from internal and third parties and have data errors/omissions corrected. For this, relationship management skills strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills . Ability to partner across functions. 10 plus years relevant work experience.

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, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

Job: Business Operations

Location: United Kingdom

Other Locations: United Arab Emirates

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle