• Director, Sales Enablement Programs

    OracleAustin, TX 78703

    Job #1666175761

  • Job Identification : 111809

    Job Category : Business practice and Operations

    Job Locations :

    United States

    The Sales & Marketing Readiness team is part of Oracle's Global Marketing organization. The team has historically provided content strategy and management services to Product Marketing and other teams to help optimize the distribution of their sales enablement / engagement content and tools that enable Oracle's sales force to nurture and convert prospects into customers. Services are often delivered in a project-based manner.

    The team's charter is expanding to include broader project management services to the Sales and Marketing organization. We are seeking an experienced Program Manager who can put in place the foundational tools and processes for the team to operate efficiently and deliver well-managed project journeys and high quality output at scale for our internal clients in a consistent manner. Direct involvement in, and/or ownership of, projects is also expected. This is an individual contributor role with high potential to evolve into managing a team.

    The team is split across the U.S. (~25%) and India (~75%), while our internal clients reside mainly in the U.S. and Europe. The Program Manager will join the team in the U.S.

    Projects to-date include...

    • Interpreting and reorganizing info crucial for Competitive Intelligence win/loss analysis

    • Gathering customer info and using it to populate a new sales support tool

    • Creating and operationalizing an executive dashboard of top business goals

    • Migrating teams and their content across content platforms

    A steady flow of strategic projects critical to the success of Oracle Marketing teams is expected.

    Primary Accountabilities & Responsibilities

    • Define, document, and implement best practice processes for program management

    • Identify and implement necessary tools to support program management operations

    • Define, scale, and operationalize best practice project management processes

    • Manage / guide the allocation and utilization of team resources to projects

    • Manage a pipeline of widely varying projects

    • Maintain visibility into project portfolio status; ensure info is always "executive ready"

    • Collaborate closely with colleagues in India

    • Structure, manage, and lead individual projects

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree in an analytical field

    • PMP and/or PgMP or other professional certification

    • Sales Operations experience in a technology company

    Experience Needed to Succeed

    • 5+ years of managing a sizable portfolio of simultaneous projects and programs

    • 5+ years of managing a team of project managers of varying experience levels

    • 5+ years of working directly with internal clients and managing their expectations

    • 5+ years of working within a matrixed organization , with extensive executive and cross-org engagement

    • Experience using and administering Wrike or other enterprise-grade project management app

    • Experience with content management systems strongly preferred

    • Management consulting experience helpful

    Key Skills

    • Proficient in MS Office suite, especially Excel (inc. pivot tables) and PowerPoint

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; can switch style and depth of communication by type and seniority of audience; can produce well-structured executive summaries and reports in PowerPoint

    • Strong understanding of business numbers, analytics, and analysis

    • Solid business judgment based on gathering and processing facts and data , plus, asserting reasonable assumptions when data is not available

    Key Behaviors and Personal Attributes

    • Self-starter; works and solves problems independently

    • Comfortable working with, and presenting to, internal clients across a wide range of seniority, including Executive Leadership

    • Execution and results-oriented; works with a sense of urgency

    • Proactive; takes ownership of tasks and projects

    • Enjoys problem solving; formulates key relevant questions, gathers necessary info

    • Extremely well organized

    • Great attention to details and quality

    • Coachable; willing and able to learn quickly; welcomes feedback, does not take things personally

    • Adaptable; can quickly grasp and cover a breadth of business topics

    • Comfortable toggling between business strategy discussions and tactical details

    • Patient with collaborators; diplomatic

    If you want to apply your practical program management expertise to make a substantial impact on how strategic projects are managed and executed in a world-class marketing organization, this role may be for you! Come help us design and build the foundation for growing our team's impact within Oracle Marketing.

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    About Us

    Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It's when everyone's voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what's been done before. That's why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

    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, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.