As an IBM consultant, you directly help clients transform their business and solve complex problems. You will analyze, define, configure, implement, test and support projects that deliver customized solutions using your knowledge of Microsoft. You are a valued team member, serving as a liaison between IBM and our clients to deliver outstanding results.
Your Role and Responsibilities
The Oracle Cloud Finance and Grants Functional Consultant will work with project teams and client stakeholders to implement Cloud solutions using Oracle Cloud Financial and Oracle Cloud Grant products. They will facilitate full scale implementations for SaaS and PaaS platforms for Higher Education clients.
The individual must have experience managing multiple Higher Education projects using Oracle Cloud Finance & Grants, with hands-on configuration experience across the major processes. This will include, but is not limited to, workshop facilitation, deliverable generation, application configuration, application extensions, comprehensive testing to ensure successful go-live, business process best practice advice, deployment planning, deployment execution, and post go-live support.
In this role you will be exposed to and become familiar with clients in the Higher Education industry while achieving deep competences in Oracle Cloud Finance & Grants tools and services. Ability to work with geographically dispersed teams embracing time zone and cultural aspects is a key to the success of this position.
Your main responsibilities include:
Act as Oracle Cloud subject matter expert providing best-practice guidance on Finance & Grant business processes
Hands-on configuration working with functional set up manager across Cloud modules
Demonstrate experience and expertise in the design and execution of implementation and testing, executive and internal communications and the ability to work independently
Develop work plan, follow and deliver in line with Cloud Implementation Roadmap and Methodology
Lead groups in business process reengineering, best practices and customization issues.
Shares suggestions and knowledge capital to help optimize implementation methodology
Provide business consulting support and facilitate discovery workshops
Lead business process workshops/CRPs and requirements gathering sessions and support clients in defining relevant processes
Analyze business requirements and develop effective configuration solutions.
Drive and document business requirements and procedures, obtain sign off to ensure Client alignment of proposed solution
Provide inputs to the assigned Project Manager to ensure a comprehensive project plan developed and buy-in from key client stakeholders.
Support the implementation of the technical and functional work stream
Responsible for successful testing of developed solution including User Acceptance Testing and work with the users to validate the solution
Document and track customer product enhancement requests and discovered bugs
Able to coordinate with Oracle for SRs, new product releases, ability to coordinate upgrades/patches/fix
Prefer Project Management experience with PMP Certification as well as experience with Agile methods.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
At least 3 full life-cycle implementations in Oracle Cloud Finance and Grants for SaaS and PaaS platforms
At least 3 years of business experience in the Higher Education (University) sector
At least basic knowledge of university campus solutions
At least 3 years experience in building teams and training team members to build University Cloud experience
At least 3 years of Oracle Cloud Financial and Grants configuration experience
Experience with workflow diagrams using standard tools
Oracle cloud certification
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter businesses by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.
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Health Insurance. Paid time off. Corporate Holidays. Sick leave. Family planning. Financial Guidance. Competitive 401K. Training and Learning. We continue to expand our benefits and programs, offering some of the best support, guidance and coverage for a diverse employee population.
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