Job Description - Delivery Manager, EMEA Customer Solutions (19000HH0) Preferred Qualifications
CC&B Delivery Manager Oracle Utilities Global Business UnitLocations : United Kingdom / Ireland / Spain / Portugal / France / Italy / Belgium / Netherlands / Austria / Hungary / Czechia / Poland / Romania / Bulgaria / GreeceOracle Utilities Overview Oracle Utilities delivers proven software applications that help utility companies of all types and sizes achieve competitive advantage, business performance excellence and a lower total cost of technology ownership.
Oracle Utilities integrates industry-specific Customer Care & Billing, Customer Cloud Service, Network Management, Work and Asset management, and Meter Data Management applications with the capabilities of Oracle's industry-
leading enterprise applications, business intelligence tools, middleware, database technologies, as well as servers and storage.
The software enables customers to adapt more nimbly to market deregulation, meet ever-evolving customer demands and deliver on environmental conservation commitments.
The Oracle Utilities Global Business Unit (UGBU) enhances the Oracle brand by delivering best of breed business solutions and professional services to the Utility industries around the world.
Our customers value us above all other competitors because of our thought leadership, understanding of their needs, talents and superior ability to provide world-
class solutions for the challenges they face. Our customer relationships can be leveraged by all of Oracle to grow Oracle's relevance in our industries.
Role DescriptionDelivery Manager within EMEA organization focused on the Utilities Customer Technology applications. Responsible for solution delivery and oversight, resource management / enablement / utilization, delivery excellence and business development.
This resource will work directly with client’s core business team to ensure focus on business case objectives, leveraging best practice processes across the solution set, and scope management.
This role also involves developing practical and creative solutions in a way that solves business problem. Lead workshops with clients to deliver a clear specification of the customer’s business requirements and a business-
justified solution. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on complex customer engagements.
Lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.
Will act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to : Internal
Establishes business objectives and are achieved by alignment with the team’s development goals, and clear, concise and relevant communication
Create and implement operational policies and processes to drive utilization, team enablement, key skill / performer retention, deliverable & solution reusability, consistent results, and continuous improvement of delivery quality.
Monitoring and tracking key performance indicators (KPI), utilization metrics, resource forecasting, securing new and / or extension of existing assignments, and ensures their team achieves their target KPIs
Mentor, coach and develop industry experience, application skills, and consulting expertise amongst team members
Interview and onboard new staff, perform talent management activities including : obtaining performance feedback, conduct annual performance appraisals, create performance improvement plans, work with their direct reports to create individual development plans, and regular meetings with their direct reports
Provide complex solution delivery and solution oversight on active engagements
Partner with project managers to balance resource supply & demand, on active & bid engagements
Support consulting sales team with RFP responses, project estimation and resource planning, oral presentations, contract development and negotiation
Enhance and evolve business development and delivery tools / collateral, including methodology and estimating models
Partner with project managers to balance resource supply & demand, on active & bid engagementsProject engagements
Apply professional mastery and industry-wide understanding of technology, Oracle Utilities Solutions, tools, and methodologies to provide complex solution delivery on active engagements.
Lead the delivery team deployed in an engagement, by providing solution to business requirements, oversight of the activities performed by less experienced consultants, and supporting the Project Manager on team management, and scope management.
Guide clients towards solutions that leverage Oracle base system functionality and best practices in the industry.
Guide and facilitate system configuration.
Develop functional design specifications for complex requirements, and supports more junior resources on their assigned activities
Ability to review and understand multiple designs developed by other team members and ensure formation of a creative and cohesive solution.
Provide tangible and constructive feedback on how to improve the solution
Actively engage and maintain a collaborative working relationship with the client’s business team to ensure alignment of the solution to their business challenges and long-term goals
Anticipate future customer, industry and information technology trends.
Ability to review and understand multiple designs and ensure formation of a creative and cohesive solution.
Work closely with the client to understand and manage their expectations, as well as working closely with Oracle and third-
party vendors to ensure delivery.
Be responsible for ensuring that a quality, integrated software solution is delivered in a timely manner, at budget, and to our client's satisfaction.
Support the Oracle management team on escalation management Preferred qualifications include :
Possess B.S. or B.A. degree in either Management Information Systems / Technology, Computer Science, STEM subject, or equivalent.
Senior role experience on at least two implementation projects of Oracle Utilities products (CC&B, MDM, CSS, etc) throughout the complete lifecycle (Implementation to post go-live).
Full life cycle experience delivering COTS - as an individual contributor and preferably with project management or team lead experience
Experience on business process modelling using Oracle Utilities Reference models
Experience facilitating workshops, guiding the client to a recommended solution, and owning the delivery of it.
Ability to communicate effectively and build rapport with team members and clients
Hands on experience with Oracle Utilities Application Framework (OUAF) including Configuration Tools
Must have hands on SQL, and Java knowledge and experience
Knowledge of Design and Customizations of Java Based Applications
Working experience of the Design, Development, Testing and Release phases of the SDLC.
Oracle Utilities products Implementation Specialist certification
Good understanding of business processes and Business Process Modeling experience
10+ years overall relevant experience including at least 7 consulting background, preferably with Big x Consultancy (IBM, Accenture, PWC, etc)
5 + years people & team management experience
Strong written and spoken English communication skills are required heavy client facing role
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio)
Ability to travel to client locations throughout the EMEA region weekly
This job requires 100% travel
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Detailed Description and Job Requirements This manager-level position is responsible for people management and sales enablement.
May also be responsible for project oversight of staff augmentation projects. Ensures that operational policies are followed and that business objectives are achieved by focusing on best practices and process improvements.
Responsible for operational metrics and business results for assigned area of responsibility. Typically manages individual contributors and / or entry-
level managers. Monitors consultant activities and performance on projects (e.g. read status reports, respond to staffing and availability issues, pro-
actively seek out project performance reviews, etc.). May serve as project advisor for moderately complex engagements. 8+ years of experience relevant to this position including 4 years of consulting experience.
Management experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience. Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to the practice focus.
Ability to travel as needed.As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-
employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).