Job Identification : 118243
Job Category : Consulting
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The Oracle Commerce Consulting Project Manager provides management and leadership focused on planning, staffing, and executing Oracle Commerce 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 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 hands-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
Project Delivery- direct project delivery through progress tracking, scope management, including change control management and risk assessment and management
Client Management - acting as a trusted advisor to customers on all aspects of project engagements within an account
Team Management - managing the full deployment team including internal resources as well as contractors
Functional Expertise - providing customers with Oracle Commerce functional expertise to drive the discovery/requirements phase of a project
Industry Knowledge - providing customers with Oracle Commerce industry best practices
Business Unit Growth- contributing to the growth of Oracle Retail Consulting business and improvement of service delivery through the creation and sharing of knowledge on project experiences
Pre-Sales Support - working with the Engagement Manager / Practice Manager to support additional opportunities within the customer and collaborating with Consulting Sales Representatives to provide sales support in customer meetings, response to RFPs, and other sales activities as needed
Essential Skills, Education and Work Experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, math, business, 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 preferred, where noted) to perform well in this position:
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Experience leading professional service/consulting teams remotely and internationally
Experience managing project stakeholders
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 preferred
Experience with Cloud/SaaS solution delivery to enterprise customers preferred
Excellent written and verbal 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 preferred
Ability to adjust communication content to a wide range of audiences (e.g. technical developers to C-level executives)
Background / Experience in technical delivery
Understanding of e-commerce eco-systems, integrations, verticals and online business principles preferred
Exposure and experience in B2B preferred
Proficiency with project-based tools such as Word, Excel, Project, as well as others
PMP or CSM certification is a plus
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An experienced consulting professional who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.
Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. May act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and leads detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.
6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Ability to travel as needed.
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