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Consulting Project Technical Director - Energy and Water

Company: Oracle
Location: Olympia
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAs an acknowledged authority within Oracle, this senior-level project management position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership with industry-wide impact. Responsible for guiding the successful implementation of an integrated business solution ensuring high quality and timely delivery within budget to the customers satisfaction.Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracles solution meets the customers objectives by combining industry best practices and product knowledge. Effectively applies Oracles methodologies and policies while adhering to contractual obligations, minimizing Oracles risk and exposure. As a position of professional influence, this individual frequently operates at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies enhancements to Oracle products to meet very complex customer needs. Exercises creativity and independent judgment in identifying and resolving major issues and risks impacting project success. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams. As a thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influences decisions at the leadership level of customer organizations. Ensures customer deliverables are acceptable, and works closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Enables business development efforts by providing subject matter expertise. Manages the scope of medium to large-scale projects, and accounts with varying levels of complexity.10+ years of experience relevant to this position including 3 years of project 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. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. PMI certification preferred. Ability to travel as needed.ResponsibilitiesOracle Energy and Water provides the most comprehensive platform of leading-edge solutions to empower utility business transformationfrom 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 workloadOur 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 customers satisfaction. Analyzes business needs to help ensure Oracles solution meets the customers objectives by combining industry best practices and systems integration expertise. Effectively applies Oracles methodologies, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracles 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 Oracles 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.ResponsibilitiesPreferred 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 plusRange and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated location(s)New York City Pay Range: from $127,100 to $229,000 per annum; eligible for bonus and equity.Colorado Pay Range: from $113,800 to $216,900 per annum; eligible for bonus and equity.Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience and market conditions, as well as reflect Oracles differing products, industries and lines of business.Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.Oracle offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion
  • Short term disability and long term disability
  • Life insurance and AD&D
  • Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)
  • Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match
  • Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)
  • Paid parental leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Adoption assistance
  • Financial planning and group legal
  • Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insuranceAbout UsAs a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrows technology to tackle todays problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.When everyones voice is heard, were inspired to go beyond whats been done before. Its why were committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.Weve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sectorand continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.Were committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you would like accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know at +1.888.404.2494, Option 1.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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