Oracle Senior Program Director - Canberra in Canberra, Australia

Senior Program Director - Canberra

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle Consulting (OC) has an extremely high profile with customers. We understand and analyse their IT problems and opportunities, then provide the best Oracle technology solutions. Cloud, Technology and Applications consultants act as trusted advisors for customers, and do whatever it takes to deliver solutions that meet their business and value objectives.

As a consulting business, customer relationships are the heart of growing our business. We are ambassadors at the customer site both to create the right relationship and trust from the customers and to deliver high quality projects, services and advices. Our skills and capabilities are Oracle Consulting’s most important asset.

Oracle Consulting’s solutions lines are:

  • SaaS Solutions, including

  • ERP/EPM in the Cloud

  • HCM in the Cloud

  • CX in the Cloud including Sales and Service Cloud

  • Platform and Infrastructure as a Service (PaaS, IaaS)

  • Business Analytics (BI, EPM, Data Warehouse)

  • IDM/Security

  • Middleware (SOA & Integration, Content Management & User Experience)

  • Database & Platform (DB, Options, Hardware Infrastructure & Systems)

We are seeking an experienced Senior Program Director ideally with strong government public sector experience to join our rapidly growing team and essentially head up a 50 strong team of Senior Program Managers, Project Managers and Consultants .

The position will lead teams of talented, professional business and technology consultants in the delivery of business focused solutions for our clients utilising Oracle applications, tools and technology. Utilising sound commercial skills and experience, the successful applicant will manage projects to achieve both profitable outcomes and client reference ability.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Manage projects to deliver revenue and profit targets and customer reference ability

  • Manage complex bids and work with customers and the account management team to better understand client requirements and develop solutions to solve business problems

  • Define and manage scope and expectations for the project.

  • Develops and manages an effective risk mitigation strategy for the project which includes time and financial contingency to cover risk mitigation.

  • Build, motivate and challenge delivery teams

We are seeking a quality focused individual with the following skills / experience:

  • Must have Australian Citizenship and ideally government security clearance etc.

  • Experienced with the Project Management of Applications projects, ideally in the Cloud considered advantageous

  • Outstanding leadership experience as a Program Director with proven success leading program and project teams

  • Experience with Methodologies (ITIL, Prince2, PMBOK)

  • Skilled Communicator

  • Excellent commercial awareness, financial and analytical skills as well as the ability to build and maintain strong client relationships

  • Managing Time and Material and Fixed Priced Projects

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

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.

Job: Consulting

Location: AU-AU,Australia-Canberra

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle