Oracle Consulting Project Snr Principal Consultant in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania

A fully competent project management professional who has a broad understanding of solutions and industry best practices. This first-level project management position provides consistent creative and high quality solution leadership ensuring project quality and timely delivery within budget to the customer s satisfaction.

Employs independent judgment in guiding moderately complex activities involved in the successful implementation of an integrated business solution, ensuring project 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, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure. As a project lead, assists project team with aspects of their roles. 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 small projects and sub-projects.

6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 0-5 years of project 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. Bachelor s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. 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.

As a recognized leader and manager of projects, the Consulting Project Manager will help further grow and develop the Consulting business by delivering successful CEGBU implementations in collaboration with all Primavera products. The Consulting Project Manager plays a vital role in implementing our products, growing sales and supporting the diverse needs of our customers.

Effectively applies Oracle s methodologies and policies while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure.

Provides direction and mentoring to directs and the overall practice

Effectively influences decisions at the management level of customer organizations.

Ensures deliverables are acceptable and works closely with the project manager to support and manage project expectations with the customer.

Supports business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions.

Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain credibility.

Travel approx. 75-100% of the time and as required on an ongoing basis.

Ability to work with customers at their customer site

Consulting skills ability to cope with deadlines

Consulting skills ability to synthesize information and act upon it

Qualifications:

Software implementation experience preferred

Experience using software to develop and manage a project schedule

Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a cross matrix team

Must be able to articulate complex concepts to audiences of varying perception levels.

The ability to follow-through and make sound decisions

Must demonstrate a strong ability to lead and initiative to learn

Quick Study, self-starter and motivated

Strong working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Word is required.

The candidate should also have a high level of attention to detail.

Must be able to "think on your feet"

Education:

PMP credential preferred

Prefer Bachelor s degree or higher

Experience:

4 to 6 years experience in a Client facing Project Management or Consulting role

Previous experience managing projects, people and customer relationships

Enterprise software implementation experience

Previous Oracle project management experience preferred

Experience managing metrics including project margin and financials

Customer Relationship Management

Work with customer leadership and customer project manager to manage scope, schedule and budget with quality and risk management

Interact with customer to discuss project status, and manage issues and risks

Promote customer loyalty and trust through open communication, problem resolution, and feedback

Support customer satisfaction and manage expectations

Business Planning Development and Planning

Proactively identify opportunities and leads and engage sales team to lead business pursuit

Coordinate with Practice Directors and sales team to pursue identified business prospects

Identify opportunities to up-sell or position consultants for project roles

Assess risk and assumptions on agreements and implement/manage contingency plans

Work with sales team to define scope and estimates on change orders

People Management

Identify staffing needs and coordinate the right staffing mix at the right time to meet the needs of the project and the overall consulting portfolio

Keep resource management system updated on a weekly basis

Communicate staffing changes and the subsequent revenue impacts to the Practice Director

Promote project team communication and cohesiveness, fostering a positive team environment

Support communication and adoption of new and existing policy/procedures in the consulting organization

Identify on-the-job training opportunities for team members to improve skills

Identify staff performance issues and discuss with consulting management

Assist with coaching recent hires and other consultants to facilitate their transition into the organization

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Consulting Project Snr Principal Consultant

Location: PA,Pennsylvania-West Conshohocken

Requisition ID: 18000QIC

Other Locations: United States