Oracle Consulting
Aconex
Johannesburg ZA
5d ago

Job Summary

Oracle Consulting - Program Manager-19000JWO

Preferred Qualifications

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a strong Program Manager / Program Director who will be responsible for working with business andtechnology teams across the Oracle organization to deliver customer valuethrough implementation of principles, processes, and methods.

The positionrequires an experienced Program Manager / Program Director with a strongunderstanding of hands-on experience with Project Management and Agile Methods,including Scrum.

This individual will be responsible for managing CloudApplication programs with high visibility throughout the Oracle and Customerorganization.

He or she will negotiate on highest management levels.

Profile / Qualification

  • An active, vocal partner indefining the strategic direction of a major product and / or product lineinvolving Cloud Application programs as well as several complex programsWork with all necessary departments tosecure and align cross-
  • functional delivery teams to deliver programs.

  • Oversee the direction ofmultiple programs and multiple teams aligned to those programs.
  • Attend and participate inagile ceremonies to manage programs.
  • Work on helping ProjectManagers develop and maintain value streams.
  • Facilitate program statusmeetings, track status of existing issues and identify new issues and risks.
  • Act as a central point ofcontact for all communication related to the programs and project(s).
  • Communicate program statusat all management levels.
  • Ensure that programs adhereto established standards and methodology practices.
  • Help define new developmentprocesses and industry best practices.
  • Assess impact of changerequests
  • Responsible for programbudget and time line
  • Make recommendations on howto best approach programs and projects keeping in mind the business goals.
  • Know at all time the healthof programs and projects, risks and impact to delivery of customer and businessvalue.
  • Ensure regular, activecommunication with adjacent programs and stakeholders.
  • Advocate of the methodology.
  • Maintain awareness of crossproduct / program synergies and actively communicate opportunities to simplifyor better align work across teams.
  • Requirements

  • 10+ years of programmanagement experience.
  • 18+ Years of Strong ITService Industry experience.
  • Proven experience of atleast 3 large implementations
  • Expert knowledge of projectmanagement tools (i.e. MS Project, etc.)
  • PM Certification (i.e. PMI,etc.)
  • Certified Scrum Master / Certified Scrum Practitioner.
  • Hands-on experience as aScrum Master, Agile Lead or Agile Coach, preferably within large organizations.
  • Strong application / businessbackground.
  • Prior experience working onapplication and infrastructure projects.
  • Strong understanding of andapplied experience with Agile development principles.
  • Extremely organized.
  • Ability to work effectivelyin a dynamic project environment
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership,with focus on proactively removing program obstacles, and willingness to goabove and beyond to chase down loose ends that lead to successful delivery.
  • Ability to communicate verballyand in writing clearly and succinctly, complex design and technical issues, aswell as business and product requirements.
  • Demonstrated leaderthroughout career.
  • Ability to thrive in ahighly ambiguous, fast-paced environment where priorities shift rapidly.
  • Strong problem-solvingskills and ability to identify win-win solutions.
  • Strong influence,collaboration, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to operateindependently within established methodologies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Someone who loves workingwith people and solving complex organizational and process problems.
  • Proven experience inmanaging a larger team
  • Experienced in managingoffshore teams
  • Languages : English
  • Willingness to travel
  • Detailed Description and Job Requirements

    As a recognized authority and leading contributor within their practice, this senior-level consulting position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership to a project team.

    Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.

    Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices, product knowledge, and business acumen.

    Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques to deliver functional and technical solutions on non-

    routine and very complex aspects of applications and technology installations. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams, and effectively influences customer leadership on key decisions.

    Supports the business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain expertise.

    Resolves complex customer issues by recommending and implementing solutions. Demonstrates expertise in multiple business processes across two or more product families or ability to architect and design technology solutions encompassing multiple products and make decisions based on impact across the stack.

    8-10 years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting experience. Prior team leadership or management 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. Strong influencing and negotiation skills. Ability to travel as needed.

    As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process.

    This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).

    Location

    ZA-ZA,South Africa-Johannesburg

    Oracle

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