• Industry Executive Director, Strategy and Transformation - Oil and Gas

    OracleAustin, TX 78703

    Job #1655912230

  • Job Identification : 111038

    Job Category : Sales

    Job Locations :

    United States

    Industry Executive Director, Strategy and Transformation - Oil & Gas

    The advent of cloud technology has kicked off the 4th Industrial Revolution. Oracleâ??s industry-leading Cloud is fueling enterprise digital innovation and transformation at many of the largest brands in world.

    The Oracle Cloud Applications organization has an immediate opening for an Executive Director of Oil & Gas in the Industry Services team. This new role is positioned to take the Oracle Cloud message into the Oil & Gas industry, directly to the C-suite like never before.

    As the Executive Director, you will have worked previously in a Oil & Gas organization and accumulated industry-leading experience and knowledge on key industry issues, including trends, regulations, and the industry landscape. You will understand industry regulation and government issues, particularly as it relates to organizational requirements to leverage cloud capabilities including data, privacy and compliance requirements. You will also have developed an understanding of the industry value chains in Oil & Gas environments, and the core processes.

    Additionally, you will have at least a capability-level knowledge of the information systems and technology capabilities typically used to drive the core business and organizational processes in Oil & Gas and have gained experience in a transformation program that involved in whole or in part, a technology transformation to the cloud.


    This person will act both individually and via influence-leadership to coordinate Oracle resources virtually and in-person across boundaries to shape Oracleâ??s voice to executive audiences at Oil & Gas organizations. This person engages with customers directly and regularly through sales opportunities to deliver industry-relevant messaging and ensure that our selling and technical teams capture and communicate the full value of enterprise Oracleâ??s Cloud business applications and effectively shape that value in terms that leaders in Oil & Gas recognize and understand.

    This person will be seen as credible by our Oil & Gas customer executives and seen internally as a thought leader who can bring industry-relevant and thought-provoking messaging in order to position institutional-relevant outcomes that will be powered by Oracleâ??s industry-leading cloud applications portfolio, including customer (student, alumni, network and community) engagement and experience, human capital management, ERP and financials, supply chain management, enterprise planning, etc.

    In addition to building close relationships with Oracle Sales leadership and sales teams, it will be the responsibility of this person to partner and engage with key internal Oracle stakeholder groups, such as Product Marketing, Product Development, Solution Engineering, and Oracle Consulting to shape our company messages, products, and delivery with an Oil & Gas point of view thatâ??s differentiated in the marketplace.

    This role should expect travel commensurate with approximately 50%-75% customer facing time.

    Role Requirements

    • Executive presence and presentation skills

    • Professionalism; This individual has a very high degree of confidentiality, maturity, tactfulness and business ethics

    • Listening; This individual has the ability to take in customer feedback, including sensitive inquiries, issues, and complaints, and respond diplomatically

    • Leading customer-facing teams in their pursuit to create shareholder/stakeholder value for our customers.

    • Challenging customer executivesâ?? status-quo thinking, introducing new concepts and ideas for digital transformation and disrupt standard business processes.

    • Facilitation and negotiation; This individual has the ability to express creative and action-oriented approaches to solve industry business problems using Cloud technology

    • Organization and communication; this individual is a self-starter that operates independently with little supervision, and has strong planning, organization, critical thinking, decision-making and communication (verbal and written) skills

    • Evangelism; This individual will be the standard bearer for Oracles Cloud applications

    • Flexibility and adaptability; This individual has the ability cope with a sometimes ambiguous and changing environment, and must have an unfailing sense of humor

    • Demonstrated Oil & Gas industry knowledge:

    • Industry-specific issues and current trends

    • Top management concerns

    • Industry-specific value chains and key business processes

    • Capability-level understanding of common industry-specific technology and information systems

    • Experience; 10+ years of direct experience in one or more Oil & Gas organizations. Additionally, we will consider candidates with management consulting experience and/or technology provider business development / sales experience serving Oil & Gas organizations at a strategic level.

    Oracle Supports Workforce Diversity

    Overlay sales personnel providing specialist product expertise to the sales force.

    Partners with Account, Technology, and Application sales representatives to qualify and close new business on Oracle solutions. Provides specific industry or product expertise to facilitate the closing of deals within sales representatives territory. Interacts with sales team to architect the solution, and develop and execute solution strategies for market. Manages solution opportunities to obtain appropriate and necessary resources for all qualified opportunities. Leads teams in the sales process for establishing market visibility and deal visibility. Presents/demonstrates solution to high level clients and industry conference attendees. May provide training to field sales on industry/solutions. Builds and maintains a network and up to date specific industry or product knowledge.

    Subject matter expertise in industry/product space. Knowledge of key industry leaders and management. Knowledge of Oracle competition. Presentation and product demonstration experience. Previous consultative selling experience preferred. Excellent communication, negotiating, and closing skills with prospects and customers. Travel may be needed. BA/BS degree in related ~~~ you are a Colorado resident, Please Contact us or Email us at ~~~ to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include this Job ID: 111038 in the subject line of the email.

    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. Itâ??s when everyoneâ??s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond whatâ??s been done before. Thatâ??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.