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Oracle Business Intelligence Director-Ops in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Provides programs to improve operational efficiency, consistency. Provides business practices and processes. Drives policies and procedures that monitor and support the organization*s operational and financial business objectives. Provides analysis and advice to management in the areas of operations, resource management, finance, revenue accounting, pricing, and/or contracts. May also be responsible for administration, knowledge management, and/or communications.

Develops and monitor P&L forecasts. Develops and monitor metrics to measure other key performance indicators and group performance. Performs competitive analysis. Creates pricing strategy and cost accounting (business modeling) for projects. Reviews contracts for terms, pricing and approvals. Work with account team to close deals. Interfaces with client to resolve contract/delivery disputes. May be responsible for directing resource management staff, ensuring maximum utilization. May be involved with compensation and bonus process. Manage at least two direct reports.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to collect, organize, and display data in spreadsheet format. Follow-through skills necessary to get information from internal and third parties and have data errors/omissions corrected. For this, relationship management skills strongly desired. Strong written and verbal communication skills to interact with management and possible clients desired.

Oracle is an Affirmative Action-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, protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We will soon be implementing a cloud based reporting/analytics platform as a replacement for the current OBIEE solution. This shift will require a redesign of the architecture in order to adapt to the cloud product (Oracle Analytics Cloud) and the changing complexities of the business. As part of this transition, we are seeking to create a leadership role within the BI team who will assume ownership of setting the application architecture, lead the transition to the cloud and act as the main point of contact for the LOB.

This role requires a unique set of skills and experience that will need to be strongly aligned to our business model and the applications we use. The ideal candidate would need to have experience implementing BI solution (preferably cloud based) across a large organization. This role requires he/she be a hybrid that is familiar with the details of business processes as well as a deep understanding of the platform capabilities. Lastly, this role requires experience leading change management through a major system transition.

Initially this role would take on a leadership role of the BI team, become familiar with the business drivers and design/implement the new OU reporting platform on OAC. The overall goal of this new platform is deliver the reporting customers receive today on the cloud system. Longer term this individual will collaborate with partners to map out the future of analytics to match the direction of the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Portfolio manage key strategic analytics projects

  • Analyze processes, prioritize areas of improvement, and work alongside key stakeholders to drive change

  • Coach team members as needed, including resolving conflict

  • Communicate status, project risks, etc. to senior management

  • Facilitate meetings

  • Produce documentation including status reports, requirements, analysis, etc.

  • Work with business groups to translate business needs into technical requirements

  • Utilize PM tools(JIRA, Primavera and Confluence) and provide software training to team members as needed

  • Foster and model a collaborative team environment driven to build great software while having fun

Qualifications:

  • 10 years of Product/Project management experience

  • Proven experience with BI solution design / architecture

  • Track record of managing the rollout of an analytics solution

  • Experience in the learning/education industry is a plus

  • Experience with a cloud based BI product would be ideal but not required

  • Experience using Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement

  • Experience with Oracle ERP, Database and other products would be a plus

  • Proven leadership and motivation skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills a must; can present formally or informally

  • Can maintain a high level of energy and engagement

Job: *Business Operations

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Business Intelligence Director-Ops

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 19001JIB

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