• Oracle Commerce Consulting Senior Project Manager

    OracleOverland Park, KS 66210

    Job #1422139771

  • 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 customeris 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 customeris satisfaction. Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracleis solution meets the customeris objectives by combining industry best practices and product knowledge. Effectively applies Oracleis methodologies, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracleis 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. Bacheloris degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.

    This is a remote/office based position which may be performed anywhere in the United States except for within the state of Colorado.

    Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Oracle Commerce Consulting | Project Manager

    US Remote / Home office based role and requires approximately 50% travel

    Role Description and Purpose

    The Oracle Commerce Cloud ("OCC") Consulting Project Manager provides management and leadership focused on planning, staffing, and executing Oracle Commerce Cloud Consulting engagements. The Project Manager works in conjunction with Consulting Sales Representatives and Practice Managers, to develop, estimate, scope plan and staff new business engagements while effectively managing the execution of multiple active projects.

    The Project Manager operates under minimal supervision and demonstrates proactive, results-oriented work habits with a track record of delivering high quality, profitable, on-time projects. In addition to exceptional project management and communications skills, this role requires deep subject matter expertise in eCommerce technology implementations and delivery of enterprise Cloud/SaaS projects and services. Knowledge of leading eCommerce and Order Management platforms is strongly desired, as is a track record of assisting with the development of new business. The ideal candidate will have a strong hand-on background in technology and consulting and will be able to provide consulting and expertise to clients in addition to fulfilling project management duties. The ability to communicate effectively with project team members and manage client stakeholder relationships are a must. The Project Manager will often advise customer or partner personnel on best practices and technical issues and is expected to be capable of delivering a tailored message to C-level customer or partner executives as required.

    *Essential Duties and Responsibilities *

    • Project Management - delivering what has been sold within the agreed time

    table, budget and quality metrics. Assisting customers to achieve the expected

    business benefits

    • Direct project delivery through progress tracking, scope management, and risk

    assessment and management

    • Contribute to the growth of Oracle Retail Consulting business and improvement of service delivery through the creation and sharing of knowledge on project experiences

    • Manage change control process, including project scope control, assessing impact of change requests, estimating work effort for change requests, etc.

    • Client Management - acting as a trusted advisor to customers on all

    aspects of OCC engagements within an account

    • Team Management - managing the full deployment team

    • Industry Knowledge - providing customers with Oracle Commerce industry best practices

    • Functional Expertise - providing customers with Oracle Commerce functional expertise to drive the discovery/requirements phase of a project

    • Pre-Sales Support - working with the Engagement Manager / Practice Manager to support follow-on opportunities within the customer

    • Collaborate with Consulting Sales Representatives to provide Sales support in customer meetings and in response to RFPs, etc.

    • Contribute to the growth of the Oracle Commerce Deployment competency center through the creation and sharing of knowledge on project experience

    • Create and/or provide final review of high-quality project deliverables, including Search Tuning or Audit documents

    Essential Skills, Education and Work Experience

    Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math or related field is preferred. A combination of 7 years of experience in relevant industry business practices, business consulting, and/or technical consulting is required; retail and telecommunications sectors are most desired. In addition, the following are critical skills required (or desired, where noted) to perform well in this position:

    • Experience leading professional service/consulting teams; experience as a Project Manager

    • Experience leading professional service/consulting teams internationally and remotely

    • Experience managing projects over $1M is required

    • Experience managing typical project stakeholder sizes between 20 and 40 individuals preferred

    • Proven track record delivering projects on time and on budget while achieving performance milestones and exceeding client expectations

    • Excellent problem-solving, research and analysis, technical, team building, and leadership skills

    • Experience utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies

    • Experience delivering with eCommerce and OMS platform implementations.

    • Experience with Cloud/SaaS solution delivery to enterprise customers

    • Ability to write and deliver technical documents to internal and external clients

    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

    • Excellent interpersonal skills, including customer-facing skills at all levels of a customer organization

    • Solid presentation skills, great at developing rapport with customers and partners

    • Ability to participate in Sales-pursuit meetings and provide technical commentary

    • Ability to adjust communication content to a wide range of audiences (e.g. technical developers to C-level executives)

    • Background / Experience in technical delivery will be beneficial

    • Understanding of e-commerce eco-systems, integrations, verticals and online business principles is desired;

    • Exposure and experience in B2B is preferred

    • Proficiency with project-based tools such as Word, Excel, Project, as well as others

    • PMP or CSM certification is a plus

    Additional Information

    Travel is required - up to 50%

    Job: *Consulting

    Organization: *Oracle

    Title: *Oracle Commerce Consulting | Senior Project Manager *

    Location: United States

    Requisition ID: 200014BG