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Consulting Oracle - Projects PPM Consultant Manager

Posted: 22 Mar 2021 Closes: 21 Apr 2021
Leeds Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_47382BR

The PwC Technology Consulting (Oracle) practice is looking to recruit exceptional individuals with significant experience in Oracle ERP technology and/or process. As a Manager within our Oracle Technology Competency you'll work with the latest technologies and big-name companies on projects that are driving the future of those organisations. Our Managers are expected to play key roles on client engagements, assisting in creating new opportunities and contributing to knowledge sharing and the development of our people.

You'll be a part of PwC's Technology Consulting practice which has a breadth of capability across all of the Emerging Technologies, with our one Firm approach you'll be joining forces with like minded individuals to develop truly unique and differentiated solutions for our clients.

Being mobile is essential as you'll work on client projects that could be anywhere in the country - or even the world. The same goes for your skill set - intellectually curious, dynamic and the ability to challenge the traditional approaches to deliver real transformation.

Ultimately, an open mind to take advantage of all of the opportunities on offer is essential.
About the role

As part of PwC's Technology Consulting practice, we have the privilege of acting as trusted advisors to a diverse and expansive client base, spanning multiple geographies and industries. This means that we have a real opportunity to enhance and refine our clients' businesses through the use of ever evolving technology.

Of course, this will only be possible if we have the right people, with the right skills and the ability to push the boundaries of how new technologies can support future business models. That's where you come in.

As a Manager, you will blend a natural interest in technology and finance to help develop creative ideas into solutions. Your primary focus will be on finance and procurement ERP technology, therefore a proven understanding of these areas and the underlying Oracle technologies to support them is crucial.

Our industry leading methodologies play a major part in finance transformation programmes for our clients, and we're always looking to stay one step ahead. This means you'll be working alongside other experts in emerging technologies (e.g. Machine Learning, Robotic Process Automation, ChatBots) to deliver innovative solutions to solve important business problems for our clients.

You will be working with thought leaders combining deep industry expertise with a passion for Oracle and technology. Our team is made up of experts like you, focussed on Oracle technologies. As a consultant, you will blend technical skills with creativity to develop ideas into solutions. Through our industry leading methodologies you will work closely with our clients to transform their business. As you grow as a consultant in PwC you will be expected to perform additional responsibilities such as supporting proposals, business case development, requirements gathering, workshop delivery, business process design, functional and technical design, vendor selection, systems build, test and deploy, stakeholder management, change management, people/line management.

Whether you engage with our clients as an advisor, reviewer or resource on an Oracle project, you will strive to deliver quality, value and satisfaction to our clients.

Our Managers should aspire to be future leaders, care passionately about the development of themselves and others, and deliver exceptional client value.

The following experience and skills are required for this role;
Essential experience;
  • A minimum of 3 full lifecycle implementation projects covering ERP Projects modules
  • A minimum of 1 full lifecycle implementation on Oracle ERP Cloud
  • Project Portfolio Management Suite
  • Enterprise Contracts (for Project Billing)
  • Oracle Time and Labor
  • Subledger Accounting
  • Integration to other Cloud Modules
Demonstrable experience in several of the following activities on PPM projects;
  • Requirements gathering
  • Fit/gap analysis
  • Solution design
  • Functional configuration
  • Conference Room Pilots / Prototype demonstrations
  • Testing
  • Integration
  • Data Migration
  • Training
  • Post Go Live Support
Professional skills;
  • Ability to work independently, and as part of a team, with potentially multiple assignments
  • Commitment to personal development in relevant skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong Client relationship skills
  • Workshop and meeting facilitation skills
  • Understanding of Business Intelligence Reporting
Desirable skills / qualifications;
  • Broad functional skills across the Oracle ERP Modules
  • Oracle Specialism or Certification
  • Broad cross-industry experience
  • Understanding of the required data schemas to assist with migration of data from legacy systems
  • Understanding of the standard integration mechanisms to PPM modules, and experience of other non-standard approaches to integration related to PPM.
  • Experience of enabling and reporting from PPM using standard OTBI functionality
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