Oracle Consulting own the delivery of Oracle cloud solutions for prospective and existing customers. These are critical roles in translating the customer business objectives into real, efficient and sustainable solutions to deliver business outcomes for the customer.
We have a need for talented Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) product specialists and architects across the EMEA region.
These roles architect, design and deliver innovative solutions and roadmaps based on the Oracle suite of EPM products.
It is a very exciting time in Oracle Consulting with our strong focus on delivery of cloud solutions using our highly advanced methods and tools across the EMEA region.
Industry experience is highly valuable to us and existing Oracle application knowledge is desirable but not essential.
Scope of the role
The EPM architect or specialist is responsible for designing, developing and supporting business solutions leveraging the latest versions of Oracle EPM Cloud.
This covers all areas of the EPM portfolio including Financial Close and Planning and Forecasting.
Works on client-billable and pre-sales assignments to lead the solution development
Works with sales and delivery to ensure solutions are both sellable and deliverable to a profit
We are looking for architects and specialists capable of leading compelling solution development with clients on their EPM cloud strategies, architectures and roadmaps.
To act as a trusted advisor to senior clients :
To develop compelling, profitable and deliverable customer solutions with Oracle and customers
To be commercially astute when engaging and advising a client
To act as ambassadors for Oracle application solutions throughout a customer engagement
Work closely with client, sales, pre-sales and delivery staff to develop a robust architecture
Take full ownership of best practice of your competency area, covering the whole strategic footprint
Develop strong relationships with the product lines and in co-operation with the delivery management teams, advise on competency requirements
Take full accountability for the solution during a pre-sales opportunity or project
Establish strong relationships with your counterparts in Oracle partners
Form and maintain strong relationships with colleagues in product development
Manage the re-use and knowledge management of your competency area
Provide sales awareness to the sales and delivery community within the Oracle Consulting
Engage profitably with your counterparts from other parts of the EMEA region
Knowledge and Competency Requirements
Degree educated or equivalent
Preferably holds a professional qualification (eg accountancy)
Able to travel and work throughout the EMEA region
Experience / Technical / Professional knowledge
10 years of relevant IT experience
Over 10 years of demonstrable experience with EPM solutions at a consultancy or customer including business process analysis, systems analysis and design, and technical / functional solutions delivery
Strong awareness of some of one or more EPM application products available in the market. Oracle product and solution knowledge is desirable but not essential
Detailed functional knowledge of major business processes and associated functionality in the EPM area
A creative and agile problem-solver
Excellent facilitation skills, including experience planning and participating in architecture and design sessions. Have been through at least 4 complete implementation cycles
Experience with interacting with third party resources, including offshore teams
Proven leadership in managing, governing and providing oversight of internal teams, 3rd party integrators, consultants and vendors through various initiatives
Strong team building skills, with ability to build quick and effective work rapport with distributed team members
Must be self-motivated in learning new concepts and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members
Outspoken and passionate about delivering well designed solutions that exceed business objectives and drive business success for our customers
Must have excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex solutions and ideas
Can demonstrate a strong awareness of the differences between cloud and on-premise solutions and their benefits
Deep, proven architecture experience of your competence area
Ability to present an argument : persuasive
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral with strong presentation ability
Willing and able to travel for project work throughout the EMEA region