The Oracle Health Sciences Global Business Unit (HSGBU) is a specialized business unit focused solely on the software and service needs of the health sciences industry. By delivering software solutions aimed at adding value to Healthcare and life science organizations the HSGBU has opportunity to be at the forefront of enabling better patient outcomes within the industry.
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 customer satisfaction.
The individual will be responsible for the managing the overall project delivery and quality of engagement work products and solutions in the implementation of InForm suite for cloud and on-premise projects.
The Senior Project Consultant is expected to-
·Manage delivery of new InForm-based project processes within a customer consultative relationship.
·Assure that the work product and project deliverables are of the highest quality to satisfy client requests
·Organize, direct, & coordinate planning and implementation of all contracted project activities.
·Develop project plans, tasks, deliverables, dependencies and resource requests.
·Manage time, budget and quality project constraints.
·Track and communicate project status, plans, issues, timelines, action items, and budgets.
·Exercise scope management and control respecting the client, team, and Oracle needs developing contingency plans where necessary.
·Assemble Quality System Plan documents and records.
·Interact and communicate regularly with internal teams located globally and customer stakeholders.
·Identify and execute on opportunities for process improvement.
·Mentor more junior team members on project techniques and best practice.
The individual will also need to analyze business needs to help ensure Oracle’s solution meets the customer’s objectives by combining industry best practices and product knowledge.
·Effectively apply Oracle’s methodologies and policies while adhering to contractual obligations, minimizing Oracle’s risk and exposure.
·Professionally influence -frequently operating at the leading edge of technology.
·Recommend and justify enhancements to Oracle products to meet complex customer needs.
·Exercise creativity and independent judgment in identifying and resolving major issues and risks impacting project success.
·Provide direction and mentoring to project teams.
·Act as thought leader and trusted advisor, effectively influencing decisions at the leadership level of customer organizations.
·Ensure customer deliverables are acceptable, and work closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations.
·Enable business development efforts by providing subject matter expertise..The Individual should have-
·Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or equivalent experience.
·10+ years of experience relevant to this position including 5 years of project management experience.
·Demonstrate knowledge of Cloud technology and services
·Strong Experience and demonstrated understanding of computer systems and software application implementation including knowledge of SDLC.
·Experience of Software upgrade and/or migration processes
·Demonstrate ability to follow solid project management principles (for example PMP or Prince 2).
·Demonstrate knowledge of clinical research industry and practices and ICH/GCP Regulations
·Demonstrate ability to follow solid project management principles (preferably PMP or Prince 2).
·Possess strong communication skills to deal with internal stakeholders, customers, and vendors.
·Product, technology or industry expertise relevant to Electronic Data Capture would be beneficial but not mandatory.
·Proven track record of meeting project timeliness/deliverables and attention to detail, process, deadlines and quality results.
·Ability to work as part of a team, yet work independently on complex problems.
·Willing to travel 20% - 25% (typically day trips or 1 or 2 nights depending on client location).
Detailed Description and Job Requirements
As a recognized authority and leading contributor, this project management professional, provides consistent innovative and high quality solution leadership. Responsible for guiding the successful implementation of non-routine and complex business solutions 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, thereby minimizing Oracle’s risk and exposure. Exercises judgment and business acumen in selecting methods and techniques for effective project delivery on small to medium engagements. Provides direction and mentoring to project team. Effectively influences decisions at the management level of customer organizations. Ensures deliverables are acceptable and works closely with the customer to understand and manage project expectations. Supports business development efforts by pursuing new opportunities and extensions. Collaborates with the consulting sales team by providing domain credibility. Manages the scope of medium sized projects including the recovery of remedial projects.
8-10 years of experience relevant to this position. Prior project team leadership or management experience. Demonstrated ability to follow solid project management principles. Comfortable working in a matrix management environment. Strong communication 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. Ability to travel as needed.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment screening process, prior to an offer being made. This will involve identity and employment verification, salary verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).