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EMEA Programme Director....


Posted on November 6, 2019

3 - 5 years Jeddah - Saudi Arabia

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Oracle Consulting delivers very large and complex business and IT delivery projects based on the Oracle product set. These can be highly challenging and at the leading edge of cloud projects and are therefore strategically important to the Oracle business. This can be across a wide variety of customers and industries. A need exists for highly talented senior program directors to deliver customer success against these challenging situations.
• The Program Director has responsibility for the successful delivery of the Oracle Consulting engagement at the customer. They are expected to operate at the senior stakeholder level typically a C-level executive but equally, they will need to manage their senior stakeholders in the Oracle organisation. This is a senior level role and candidates will be expected to take high levels of responsibility for customer and Oracle success.
• 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 and IT experience is highly valuable to us. Existing Oracle application knowledge is desirable but not essential.

IT - Software Services

Corporate Planning / Consulting / Strategy / M&A

Desired Candidate Profile

The Program Director is responsible for the successful and profitable delivery of our major business and IT programs. They will be expected to lead and drive all aspects of the program from staffing, budgetary control and stakeholder management both within the customer and Oracle:
To act as a trusted advisor to senior clients:
• To drive successful outcomes for our major customers using the Oracle product set and Oracle Consulting methods and tool
• To be commercially astute when delivering an engagement
• To act as ambassadors for Oracle solutions throughout a customer engagement
• Take full accountability for the successful delivery of a program or projects
• Develop a practical program delivery plan and deliver closely against it
• Manage the staff and resources to ensure optimum outcomes for the customer and Oracle Corporation
• Manage and mitigate program and project risks
• Both advise and challenge the customer throughout the program
• Take full ownership to drive best practice in delivering a program
• Develop strong relationships with the senior stakeholders within Oracle across our Licence and Consulting businesses
• Manage the re-use and feedback into the Oracle delivery organisation to enable constant improvement of our program delivery
• Build a strong personal community within Oracle by sharing and assisting colleagues from other regions and practices
• 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.


EMEA Programme Director....


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