Oracle Consulting Project Senior Consultant in Austin, Texas
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.
Create and manage an overall project plan (including budget, structure, schedule, and staffing needs) for one or more Oracle engagements. Monitor and report progress/changes against the plan. Drive implementation by providing motivation and direction.
Duties and tasks are standard with some variation. Completes own role largely independently within defined policies and procedures. A BS or BA in related fields. 3 - 6 years overall experience in functional or technical role.
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The Project Manager will primarily be responsible for managing the delivery of NetSuite’s Professional Services implementations of the on-demand NetSuite application. Under NetSuite’s SuiteSuccess Methodology guidance, the resource will drive the delivery of NetSuite’s Professional Services engagements according to the agreed-upon scope, time, and budget – all while ensuring the highest degree of customer satisfaction.
The Project Manager is a key player in managing, tracking, and communicating the progress of projects and ensuring the quality delivery of Oracle NetSuite’s Professional Services. From Initiation through to completion, the Project Manager will be responsible for planning customer-specific engagements, managing the business requirements development, review, and signoff process, managing the execution of deliverables while controlling scope, executing the change management process when needed, and ensuring timely resolution of discrepancies and project roadblocks. The Project Manager will manage multiple concurrent projects and work with several resources within a matrix environment.
From initiation through to completion, the Project Manager will be responsible for the construction, presentation, and signoffs of key deliverables such as Project Kickoffs, Project Plans, Change Orders, regular Status and Risk reports. They will also facilitate planning sessions at various stages of the project lifecycle. Critical to the success of this role will be the setting and management of customer expectations in regards to project scope, the NetSuite delivery model, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, timelines, escalation and change management processes, communication, and risk management plans.
Plan, manage and communicate the progress of the project, achieving project milestones and maintaining the momentum of the project
Facilitate resolution of issues and roadblocks
Provide pre-sales support
Communication to prospective and current customers the Oracle NetSuite Methodology
Preferred Qualifications include:
Strong Project Manager role experience, including a significant portfolio of full lifecycle ERP solutions or comparable software delivery implementations. Cloud platform experience is strongly preferred. NetSuite solution experience is a plus.
At least 5 years of cumulative relevant role experience, ideally with a software vendor and/or professional services practice.
Significant Software industry vertical domain solution experience.
Experience developing work-breakdown structures and project plans, ideally using Microsoft Project.
Excellent understanding of common industry-standard business practices as related to Accounting (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Invoicing), SalesForce Management (Opportunity, Proposal, Sales Orders, Forecasting, territory management, and Quotas), Inventory Management (Purchasing and Fulfillment) as well as support (Cases Management and Territory Management).
Strong client management skills and the ability to work with customers to develop and manage an implementation plan.
Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world-class software solutions.
Demonstrated experience working with Sales, Account Management, and Executive stakeholders.
Formal Project Management methodology training, with significant practical use. Certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) are a plus.
Ability to travel on a modest to moderate basis, as appropriate.
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