Senior Bid/Programme Manager
Oracle is the world’s most complete, open and integrated business software and hardware systems company. With more than 100,000 professionals, working in over 150 countries around the world, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. Oracle has the best of breed technology at every layer of the stack. All the way from hardware to applications.
Oracle EMEA Consulting Overview
Oracle’s EMEA Consulting Business has an extremely high profile with customers. We understand and analyze their IT problems and opportunities, then provide the best Oracle technology solutions.
Oracle runs its EMEA Consulting Services organisation with a geographical and product focus. We have separate Applications and Technology businesses working jointly in Western Europe and, due to the different nature of that market, we run ECEMEA (Eastern & Central Europe, Middle East and Africa) with an integrated approach.
Oracle Consulting is the place for someone looking for a career, working with complex and rapidly evolving technologies and delivery projects, where they will be constantly challenged. You will have the opportunity to work at the front end of some of the world's leading organisations that use Oracle technology and be part of an organisation of smart, technically-minded people.
Bid Manager Role
As a Bid Manager within Oracle Consulting you will have the opportunity to work in a fast paced environment working with the leadership team and sales to convert identified strategic pursuits into wins. You will be responsible for the end to end bid process of these key bids, planning and managing activities across a range of disciplines, engaging with cross lines of business to develop and refine win strategies.
Education and Experience Required
· MUST have 20 years plus Oracle consulting related implementation PM / delivery experience
· MUST have Oracle GRM experience
· MUST have Oracle product knowledge
· MUST have Bid and proposal experience
· MUST have technical experience to be able to do quality assessment of scope of works and architectural soundness of deals
· Experience in managing large consulting or services engagements.
· You will thrive in an environment where your next engagement and challenge is not prescribed to you.
· Team player with excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills – as comfortable presenting as developing complex technical solutions based on input from domain experts.
· The ability to assimilate, evaluate and solve problems in a structured way at all times.
· Energetic and enthusiastic approach to technology, personal management and building customer relationships.
· Fluency in English language is a must.
As an acknowledged authority within Oracle, this senior-level project management position provides consistent high quality and innovative solution leadership with industry-wide impact. Responsible for guiding the successful implementation of an integrated business solution 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, minimizing Oracle’s risk and exposure. As a position of professional influence, this individual frequently operates at the leading edge of technology. Recommends and justifies enhancements to Oracle products to meet very complex customer needs. Exercises creativity and independent judgment in identifying and resolving major issues and risks impacting project success. Provides direction and mentoring to project teams. As a thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influences decisions at the leadership level of customer organizations. Ensures customer deliverables are acceptable, and works closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Enables business development efforts by providing subject matter expertise. Manages the scope of medium to large-scale projects, and accounts with varying levels of complexity.
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.
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