Oracle Program Director

  • Capgemini
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Sep 30, 2020
Project Management, Functional, Executive ORACLE

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

Oracle Program Manager job description

Primary Focus is to manage large Oracle transformation engagements with annualized revenues of $10-20M+ in the role of a Program Director across any of the Oracle products

  • SaaS ERP, HCM, SCM, and CX applications
  • EBS On-Prem
  • Peoplesoft, JDE etc.

In addition, the candidate will also work closely with Capgemini’s Industry Sales teams in qualifying deals, and playing the Oracle Pursuit Lead role for the entire sales cycle from creating the pursuit strategy & win themes to driving discovery sessions, building proposal, participating in orals, and assisting with closing.

Required Expertise

The ideal candidate will have proven experience as Program Director for large, complex, global transformation programs in the areas of finance, human capital, customer experience, supply chain and technology on Oracle ERP (Oracle Cloud experience preferred). Candidates with 10+ years experience in project / program management

Additional Expertise Includes

Good knowledge of sales cycle for Information Technology SI. Experience in anchoring pursuits of $10M+

  • Qualifying opportunities
  • Defining the win themes, differentiation and solution strategy
  • Ability to assemble and guide the pursuit team while keeping control of the deal
  • Orchestrating discovery meetings and linking solutions to customer pain points (Consultative Selling / Value Selling)
  • Ability to structure a winning presentation
  • Sales presentation skills

    Assembling Complex deals
  • Must demonstrate experience defining and positioning complex, global, multi-pillar solutions
  • Experienced positioning “bold plays”, value propositions and Deal Hypothesis to the c-suite
  • Understanding of market conditions, client’s needs and how Capgemini services best meet those needs; propose appropriate solutions to meet those needs and secure new clients

Thorough understanding of project/program management techniques and methods

  • Good understanding of all Knowledge Areas in project management
    • Project Integration Management.
    • Project Scope Management.
    • Project Schedule Management.
    • Project Cost Management.
    • Project Quality Management.
    • Project Resource Management.
    • Project Communications Management.
    • Project Risk Management
  • Valid industry standard certification like PMP, PgMP will be preferred

Additional Requirements

  • Excellent Knowledge of change management principles and experience in managing diverse stakeholder groups
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills, ability to connect and establish rapport at CXO levels in client organization
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Self-guided and motivated individual capable of producing with minimal oversight
  • Results oriented
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Location – Preferably in Tier 1 cities E.g. Chicago / Houston / Atlanta / Newyork / San Francisco

Candidates should be flexible / willing to work across this delivery landscape which includes and not limited to Agile Applications Development, Support and Deployment.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Capgemini.



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Project Managers take full responsibility for managing a project or program. They normally manage a number of related streams or activities to achieve a desired business result, planned profitability levels, quality standards and highest-level client satisfaction. Project Managers are responsible for the project plan, budget, structure, schedule and staffing requirements for the delivery organization. A Project Manager usually has technical expertise in one or more other domains (e.g. a Project Manager with testing skills could perform a test manager function).

Required Skills And Experience

You operate at board level in multi-site engagements. You are fully responsible for providing deliverables or service to specification, within agreed cost and timescale, meeting the necessary quality standards and to customer satisfaction. You conduct client negotiations to agree terms for changes to the scope of the project or service, setting realistic expectations and ensuring commercial viability. You manage your project or service teams, plan activities and monitor progress. You ensure all project deliverables or services are provided using best practices and are of an appropriate quality. You provide factual analysis of the project or service portfolio and the team’s performance and compliance to standard tools and processes.

  • Qualification: Bachelor's Degree
  • Should be a master in Vendor Management, Transition Managment, Change Management, Risk Management, Continuous (Service) Improvement and Project Financials, KPI & Reporting.
  • Should have strong negotiation capabilities
  • Should be proficient in Quality Management

Capgemini is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender identity/expression, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetics, veteran status, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This is a general description of the Duties, Responsibilities and Qualifications required for this position. Physical, mental, sensory or environmental demands may be referenced in an attempt to communicate the manner in which this position traditionally is performed. Whenever necessary to provide individuals with disabilities an equal employment opportunity, Capgemini will consider reasonable accommodations that might involve varying job requirements and/or changing the way this job is performed, provided that such accommodations do not pose an undue hardship.