Oracle Consulting Project Manager | Retail POS in Jacksonville, Florida
As a member of the Consulting organization, you are responsible for ensuring that a quality, integrated software solution is delivered in a timely manner, at budget, and to our client*s satisfaction. This involves working closely with the client to understand and manage their expectations, as well as working closely with Oracle and third-party vendors to ensure delivery.
Creates and manages an overall project plan (including budget, structure, schedule, and staffing needs) for one or more Oracle engagements. Monitors and reports progress/changes against the plan. Drives implementation by providing motivation and direction.
Job duties are varied and complex, needing independent judgment. May have project lead role. A BS or BA in related fields. 5-7 year overall experience in functional or technical role. Two years experience in multi-dimensional issue resolution.
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 or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Code 12608
Consulting ProjectManager | Oracle Retail
Location: Solon, Ohio
Oracle is looking for aPrincipal level Consulting Project Manager to join the Oracle Retail GlobalBusiness Unit (RGBU) consulting organization. You will have the opportunity towork with many Oracle Retail Customers and will managethe implementation of Oracle industry leading retail software products forPoint of Sale, CRM, and Analytics etc.
Projects could requiremanaging global implementations of our retail products spanning manygeographical regions.
The Project Managers atOracle are the planners in an organization primarily comprised of hands-ontechnologists. They are the consultative peers of client project owners andteam managers. Project Managers have 5 years of experience managing theimplementation and delivery of software products. They can comfortably speakwith anyone about any aspect of a product implementation project at any stageand add value.
PM s are leaders of their projects. The individual with primary accountability in their hands. They influence and control the success of their specific customer engagement. They have the opportunity to become the trusted advisors.
Project managers must proactively look forward, anticipate issues and manage expectations, internally and externally.
Align with Oracle Processes and methodologies for managing their projects
PM is responsible for effectively organizing, tracking and reporting of Project KPI s
Effectively manage Projects to agreed margin, scope and deliver with high quality.
Provide Regular and reliable project reporting.
Manage Projects in compliance with Corporate processes
Lead and Motivate Oracle Project team.
Listen, learn and consult. This is a client facing services role where you will interact directly and frequently with outside business and technical stakeholders.
Lead a team of highly talented, senior, motivated and self-directed software professionals. This is not a job for a micro-manager; it s a job for a problem avoider / problem solver.
Conduct day-to-day client communications. Build credibility and trust. Promote transparency. Manage expectations.
Represent the team effectively by keeping things realistic. Avoid slippage. Mitigate risk.
Establish credibility by climbing the curve to understand anything - at any level of depth - related to the project.
Raise red flags and facilitate dialogue that transforms issues into actionable plans.
Oversee the entire software development life cycle: Gather Requirements. Review requirements. Author specifications. Write stories. Build task lists. Run status reviews. Prioritize. Manage scope. Track Velocity. Re-prioritize. Update the backlog. Stay a step or two ahead.
5 years managing software projects with at least 5 resources
Superlative interpersonal and communication skills, including polished presentation skills: you will regularly present project status / demo software to all levels client organizations.
Familiarity with Agile software development methodology (Scrum and/or XP). Experience taking proactive action to improve project velocity and code reliability.
A knack for herding business analysts, software engineers, QA resources, and customers and proactively micro-managing team members when needed to make sure stuff gets done.
The experience and maturity to communicate with customers and handle difficult conversations; to tackle problems head on.
Experience with understanding, tracking, and managing project financials.
PMP certification is preferable.
Retail Industry background is a plus.
Some domestic and international travel may be needed during project kick off, requirement gathering phase or during important project milestones.
Candidates must be able to commit to up to 75% travel if needed depending on Customer needs.
Title: Consulting Project Manager | Retail POS
Requisition ID: 19000693
Other Locations: United States
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