Oracle Technical Project Manager in Reno, Nevada
As a recognized authority and leading contributor, this project management professional, provides consistent innovative and high quality solution leadership. Responsible for guiding the successful implementation of non-routine and complex business solutions ensuring high 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 product knowledge. Effectively applies Oracle s methodologies and policies while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques for effective project delivery on small to medium engagements. Provides direction and mentoring to project team. Effectively influences decisions at the management level of customer organizations. Ensures deliverables are acceptable and works closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Supports business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain credibility. Manages the scope of medium sized projects including the recovery of remedial projects.
8-10 years of experience relevant to this position. Prior project team leadership or management experience. Demonstrated ability to follow solid project management principles. Comfortable working in a matrix management environment. Strong communication skills to deal with internal stakeholders, customers, and vendors. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the portfolio focus. Selling skills preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.
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Technical Project Manager (TPM)
Oracle’s mission is to help people see data in new ways, discover insights, and unlock endless possibilities.
At Oracle North America Applications Consulting, we’re building the bridge between Oracle’s innovative technology and the people who use it to achieve incredible things.
Our team focuses on North American based clients using our back office cloud applications. Our resources are primarily located in North America and India. We’re growing fast, and we need consultants ready to bring their unique skills, energy, and creativity to help us continuously innovate how we deliver world-class client experiences on cloud applications projects.
The role of the Technical Project Manager (TPM) requires an experienced project management professional with strong business acumen, technical competency in SaaS-based software and leadership skills for successful delivery of Oracle Marketing Cloud digital marketing solutions (software services).
The TPM works closely with Oracle Marketing Cloud Digital Services delivery teams, Solution Architects, Sales, Customer Success Managers, and Services Operations to ensure customer technology deployments & projects are delivered on time, within budget and according to the project plan scope. The TPM will also identify and mitigate any risks throughout the project(s) s/he manages.
The TPM must be able to manage cross-functional teams from different Oracle departments and demonstrate diplomacy and the ability to manage demanding customers. They must demonstrate leadership and motivational skills and mentor other members of the PMO. The TPM actively contributes to continuous PMO process improvements and publishes contributions to the knowledge base.
Specifically, s/he will be responsible for deliverables at every phase of the software implementation lifecycle such as:
Works under the supervision of the PMO Director in cross-pillar solution deployment projects (campaign, creative, technical services, strategy, expert services) involving single or multiple work streams.
Understands customer requirements and helps translate them into project deliverables and milestones.
Responsible for project governance, stewardship, financial management and project planning.
Owns the creation and updating of relevant project documentation including:
Customer Project Plan
Change Management Process
Risk Mitigation Plan
Project Status Reporting (Core team and Steering Committee levels)
Project Schedules & Meeting Logistics
- Manages successful project closure and executes the hand-off processes and communication.
7 years of Program/Project Management experience in delivering SaaS-based solutions preferably in Digital Marketing, Customer Experience, CRM, ERP, and/or Advertising
Formal Program/Project Management training & certification required or in pursuit of CAPM/PMP certification.
Understanding of project financial and budgetary principals.
Bachelor's degree in a related field a plus.
Working knowledge of the Oracle Marketing Cloud platform with familiarity of other digital marketing platforms & customer experience cloud-based solutions.
Functionally astute in using project management software (MS project, Excel, Visio) other analytical and statistical software packages and tools.
The life of a Technical Project Manager
Our entire practice takes a “client first” approach to everything we do. You will design solutions for what the client needs—scaled to their business—nothing more, nothing less.
You will work as a trusted advisor for the client, delivering with quality, and predictability. You will strive to exceed the client’s expectations and maintain a culture of accountability by continuously soliciting client feedback—and acting on it.
You will lead, coach, and mentor junior employees on the Oracle team to confirm all team members are proactively completing tasks at hand. You will participate in shaping our team, recruiting, people development, and programs to engage and develop our people.
You will help imagine the art of the possible, dreaming up what we/aren’t/thinking about—new assets, better delivery approaches—and help our clients do the same.
At Oracle Consulting, we believe:
The attributes of modern cloud businesses demand new ways of thinking: more human-centered and experienced-based approaches.
Cloud technology should free people from bureaucracy and hierarchy and empower them to analyze and solve problems independently.
Aligning people, processes, and technology to the overall business strategy—with empathy and creativity—transforms industries.
Celebrating each employee’s contributions—not just their skills on paper, but who they really are—cultivates an environment where our people are engaged, believe in our vision, and are fiercely committed to creating game-changing results for our clients.
Operating with candor builds trust. We develop long-lasting client relationships and engage as a trusted adviser on whom our clients can depend.
People are the heart of every business. Developing and coaching the people to excel in their role, achieving great things for an individual’s career, the business, and our clients is paramount to our success.
Collaborating with your colleagues to create thought leadership improves the way we deliver in the market.
An out-of-the-box thinker always looking for new approaches and solutions. You enjoy rolling up your sleeves and tackling challenges with a hands-on approach. You’re interested in technology, but you recognize it’s not the only factor that determines success in the cloud. You have a passion for client success across the lifecycle-building relationships that blossom into trusted partnerships one decision at a time. You know the key to delivering exceptional customer experiences lies in your ability to apply industry knowledge, providing relevant and dynamic insights to each client you serve. You’d much rather listen, ask questions, and engage in candid conversations to design innovative solutions. Entrepreneurial-minded, you have sound judgement and can navigate complexity. You are a highly collaborative team-player who can navigate different personalities, work well with others, and share lessons learned and knowledge gained from project experience. You take ownership of your individual success as well as those around you, modeling integrity and accountability with colleagues and clients.You are a skilled utility industry practitioner who knows how to reinvent Energy Retail & Customer Services in the new digital world and provide our utility clients with industry solutions and services.
Title: Technical Project Manager
Location: United States
Requisition ID: 200015LQ