Oracle Consulting Project Manager | Retail POS in Charleston, South Carolina

A fully competent project management professional who has a broad understanding of solutions and industry best practices. This first-level project management position provides consistent creative and high quality solution leadership ensuring project quality and timely delivery within budget to the customer s satisfaction.

Employs independent judgment in guiding moderately 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 product knowledge. Effectively applies Oracle s methodologies, policies, and procedures while adhering to contractual obligations, thereby minimizing Oracle s risk and exposure. As a project lead, assists project team with aspects of their roles. 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 small projects and sub-projects.

6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 0-5 years of project 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. Bachelor s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience. Ability to travel as needed.

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.

This role can be based from our Solon, Ohio office or Remote Based (work from home) in the US only

Approximately 50% travel can be expected

Bilingual (Spanish and English) would be a big plus

As a Project Manager for Oracle | Xstore Store Systems you will be a key member of the Oracle Commerce leadership team, driving the development and management of Oracle s Store Systems Consulting Projects. The Project Manager plays a critical role in delivering solutions to our retail clients, providing overall direction on client projects. The Project Manager juggles the coordination of their projects and oversees the successful delivery of the projects by coordinating diverse resources including internal, client, and applicable third party resources. This is a client facing, Individual Contributor Role based in Solon, Ohio. 25-30% domestic travel is required for this role.

Responsibilities:

Listen, learn and consult. This is a client facing services role where you will interact directly and frequently with outside business and technical stakeholders.

Lead a team of highly talented, senior, motivated and self-directed software professionals. This is not a job for a micro-manager; it s a job for a problem avoider / problem solver.

Conduct day-to-day client communications. Build credibility and trust. Promote transparency. Manage expectations.

Represent the team effectively by keeping things realistic. Avoid slippage. Mitigate risk.

Manage Creative, User Experience Technical and QA resources.

Establish credibility by climbing the curve to understand anything - at any level of depth - related to the project.

Raise red flags and facilitate dialogue that transforms issues into actionable plans.

Oversee the entire software development life cycle: Gather Requirements. Review requirements. Author specifications. Write stories. Build task lists. Run status reviews. Prioritize. Manage scope. Track Velocity. Re-prioritize. Update the backlog. Stay a step or two ahead.

Requirements

5 years managing software projects with at least 5 resources

Superlative interpersonal and communication skills, including polished presentation skills: you will regularly present project status / demo software to all levels client organizations.

Familiarity with Agile software development methodology (Scrum and/or XP). Experience taking proactive action to improve project velocity and code reliability.

A knack for herding business analysts, engineers, QA resources, and customers and proactively micro-managing team members when needed to make sure stuff gets done.

The experience and maturity to communicate with customers and handle difficult conversations; to tackle problems head on.

Experience with understanding, tracking, and managing project financials.

Experience working in the professional services arm of an enterprise software vendor and 24x7 support environment or in a services oriented development organization inside a large enterprise.

Job: *Consulting

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Consulting Project Manager | Retail POS

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 180010DG

Other Locations: US-OH,Ohio-Solon