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Sr. Oracle Project Manager

Location: US-Nationwide, CO, United States
Job # 1699337
Date Posted: 10-30-2012
Senior Oracle Project Manager


About KBACE

KBACE Technologies, Inc. is an Oracle Platinum Partner and one of the fastest growing Oracle Consulting companies in business today. In fact, KBACE was named Specialized Partner of the Year two years in a row (2013, 2014) by Oracle Corporation!  Since our founding in 1998, KBACE has set the standard for installations, upgrades, and services related to Oracle applications. Our success has been predicated on the consultants we hire and train.  The company utilizes its knowledge base and professional talent from dedicated practice areas to provide its clients and our consultants with value that makes a difference. KBACE’s business philosophy is based on a close working relationship with our clients. The success of this philosophy and the quality of our people, products, and services are proven by the satisfaction of our customers.

KBACE is making headlines. Our offerings are rapidly changing the way companies think about Oracle. We are shaping the future, and we need people who will continue to raise the bar. Our success depends on great people. If you are up to the challenge, find your next job here.

Job Summary:

Project Management positions require at least 2 years of project management experience, as a consulting project manager. PMI certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP) is preferred. At least 2 of the projects managed in the past must have been the implementation of the Oracle eBusiness suite and/or Oracle Cloud.

As a member of the Consulting Project Management team you will implement Oracle eBusiness Suite and Oracle Cloud solutions at project sites. You will have the opportunity to work with some of America's leading businesses as they implement Oracle’s eBusiness and Cloud Suite family of applications.

Responsibilities may include:
  • Create and manage an overall project plan (including budget, structure, schedule, and staffing requirements) for one or more KBACE engagements.
  • Monitor and report progress/changes against the plan.
  • Drive implementation by motivating and directing the project team, a team which may include cross functional departments at KBACE, third-party vendors, partners, and the client.
  • Act as primary interface with the client regarding deliverables, changes, and sign-off on status and requirements.
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for new business.
  • Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas or sections.
  • Ensure appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet Corporate requirements.
  • These positions may require 100% travel to customer sites Monday - Thursday/Friday. KBACE pays for all business travel expenses related to client projects. Candidates can live anywhere in the United States and travel to client locations as required. Easy access to a major airport is preferred.
     
Qualifications:
  • Typically holds a BS Degree and has or is in the process of obtaining PMI Certification.
  • Extensive Oracle eBusiness Suite implementation experience (8+ years). Oracle Cloud experience a plus.
  • Prior project management experience exhibiting ability to follow solid project management principles
  • Program Management skills and experience Bid and Proposal development experience is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills to deal with company, customers, and vendors
  • Experience with Oracle R12 and Oracle Cloud applications is desired.
  • Must be comfortable in matrix management environments and work effectively with others in managing complex projects
  • Experience managing offshore project resources and teams
  • Must have proven track record of successfully leading teams of consultants through entire project life cycle process
  • Expertise with Oracle AIM methodology
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate conceptual ideas clearly and effectively
  • Excellent analytical, written and oral communication and skills
  • Willing to travel.

Essential Job functions: 
 
"Essential job functions" refers to the fundamental job duties of this position which any employee (including those with a disability) can perform with or without reasonable accommodation which includes, but is not limited to, the following functions:
  • Duties consistent with Oracle consulting, including but not limited to:
    • Identifying business requirements and mapping them to Oracle Application functionality.
    • Identifying functionality gaps and developing solutions to them.
    • Configuring the Oracle Applications to meet client requirements.
    • Writing business requirement documents for reports, interfaces, data conversions and application extensions, and writing end-user documentation and training materials.
    • Interacting with the client and KBACE project team members.
    • Defining testing scenarios and developing test scripts.
    • Delivering end-user training.
    • Providing status and issue reports to the Project Manager on a regular basis.
  • Strong English written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work positively and effectively with clients and KBACE team members.
  • Self-motivated and able to plan work effort and manage priorities, including the ability to react to change productively and to handle additional tasks as assigned.
  • Ability to concentrate, perform work accurately, and display a keen attention to detail.
  • Must be willing to travel 70-75%, including ability to utilize various methods of transportation including personal car, airplanes, trains, rental cars, and local public transportation, as well as possess all required US and international travel documents as needed.
 
Physical Working Conditions and Elements:
 
The following table highlights the physical working aspects of this position, including the scope and frequency.
 
  Occasionally Frequently Constantly
Location Remote, from home KBACE or client office, as well as in transit: airports, train stations, subway, hotels, etc.  
Equipment Fax, copier, scanner, and other office equipment   Laptop/Computer, Telephone, Mobile Phone
Physical Movement Kneeling/crouching
  • Sitting
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds
  • Push/Pull – opening doors, cabinets, etc
  • Moving from one point to another, indoors and outdoors, over varying surfaces
Reaching (including forward and over shoulder), handling, grasping, fingering while using keyboard, telephone, office equipment and other duties
 
 
Sight     Using computers, reading fine print, interacting with the public and coworkers;  and for car rentals when traveling
Speech/hearing     Using telephones, communicating with peers, clients, customers while giving and receiving instructions/training
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