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Oracle Consulting Project Director | Energy and Water in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

This director position is responsible for managing business operations and resources of a given project portfolio which can be defined by industry, service line, technology center, specialty area or region. Responsibilities include people management, project oversight, and sales enablement. Accountable for fulfilling business goals, meeting budgets, maintaining project/portfolio profitability while ensuring quality of project delivery and maintaining customer referenceability.

Develops strategy and plans to successfully implement operational policies and achieve portfolio performance in support of strategic objectives. Responsible for solutions and pricing of proposals and supporting the sales process. Is accountable for managing a significant and profitable revenue stream. Typically manages multiple project/program managers and/or senior level individual contributors. May serve as advisor or project sponsor role for moderately complex engagements.

10+ years of experience relevant to this position, including 2 years of project or direct line management experience. Demonstrated ability to follow solid project management principles and successfully manage projects of increasing complexity. Comfortable working in a matrix management environment. Strong influencing and negotiation skills to deal with internal stakeholders, customers and vendors. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the portfolio focus. Selling skills preferred. Ability to travel as needed.

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Responsibilities

Oracle Energy and Water provides the most comprehensive platform of leading-edge solutions to empower utility business transformation—from asset operations to the customer experience. These proven, innovative solutions enable today's electric, gas, and water utilities to improve the customer experience and enhance operational efficiency. Add in the flexibility of the cloud, and utilities can more quickly adapt to the changing landscape while reducing cost and workload

Our Consulting | Professional Services Product Implementation team has an opening for a Senior Project / Program Director.

This Senior Project Management position provides consistent creative and high quality client-facing project leadership. Employs independent judgment in guiding highly complex activities involved in the successful implementation of an integrated business solution, ensuring project quality and timely delivery within budget to the customer’s satisfaction. Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracle’s solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices and systems integration expertise. Effectively applies Oracle’s methodologies, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle’s risk and exposure.

As a Senior Project Director, you will play a lead role in developing and maintaining the client relationship during all phases of a complex software systems integration project. You will provide executive level leadership and governance over the project and act as Oracle’s single point of contact for the project, leveraging your experience to convey global best practices and lessons learned and liaise with other Oracle Energy and Water customers or engagement teams.

The Senior Project Director effectively influences decisions at the executive and management levels of customer organizations. They resolve escalations and manage complex issues, risks and dependencies across the projects they manage. Project Directors provide oversight and strategic guidance to project delivery, including mentoring and coaching of other less experienced Project Manager(s). Project Directors ensure deliverables are acceptable and work closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Thy support will also support business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions.

Responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of experience relevant to this position including 5+ years of complex software systems integration project management experience with project consulting budgets in excess of $15M.

  • 5+ year of consulting experience in a professional services or systems integration organization

  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience

  • Proven ability to deliver successful Project outcomes

  • Experience managing multiple project teams

  • Software Project Management including experience developing work-breakdown structures and project plans, most notably in Microsoft Project.

  • Excellent client management skills and the ability to work with customers to develop and manage an implementation plan.

  • Experience managing complex dependencies, risks and issues across multiple projects, client organizations and third parties.

  • Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world class software solution.

  • Exceptional escalation management skills.

  • Experience developing cost estimates for Professional Services efforts, as well as presenting value propositions

  • Agile Methodology experience preferred

  • Experience creating and presenting SOW for new and existing customers

  • Excellent customer relationship acumen, including comfort interacting at the “C” level

  • Experience delivering presentations

  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and negotiation skills

  • Consulting and project management experience in a SaaS environment is a plus

  • PMP or other Project Management certifications is a plus

  • Six Sigma certification is a plus

  • Energy or Water Domain / industry experience is a strong plus

About Us

Diversity and Inclusion:

An Oracle career can span industries, roles, Countries and cultures, giving you the opportunity to flourish in new roles and innovate, while blending work life in. Oracle has thrived through 40+ years of change by innovating and operating with integrity while delivering for the top companies in almost every industry.

In order to nurture the talent that makes this happen, we are committed to an inclusive culture that celebrates and values diverse insights and perspectives, a workforce that inspires thought leadership and innovation. .

Oracle offers a highly competitive suite of Employee Benefits designed on the principles of parity, consistency, and affordability. The overall package includes certain core elements such as Medical, Life Insurance, access to Retirement Planning, and much more. We also encourage our employees to engage in the culture of giving back to the communities where we live and do business.

At Oracle, we believe that innovation starts with diversity and inclusion and to create the future we need talent from various backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to successfully participate in the job application, interview process, and in potential roles. to perform crucial job functions.

That’s why we’re committed to creating a workforce where all individuals can do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued that we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before.

Disclaimer:

Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

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. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer

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