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Consulting, Oracle - Solution Architect, Senior Manager

Posted: 8 Jun 2021 Closes: 9 Jul 2021
London Competitive
Permanent & Full-time PwC_200311WD-int

The PwC Technology Consulting (Oracle) practice is looking to recruit exceptional individuals with extensive experience in Oracle ERP technology and/or process. As a Senior 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 Senior Managers are expected to lead client engagements, create new opportunities and contribute to 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.

A career within PwC's Technology Practice, will provide you with the opportunity to help organizations use enterprise technology to achieve their digital technology goals and capitalize on business opportunities. We help our clients implement and effectively use Oracle offerings to solve their business problems and fuel success in the areas of finance operations, human capital management, supply chain management, reporting and analytics, and governance, risk and compliance.

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 Senior Manager, you will blend a natural interest in technology and finance to develop creative ideas into solutions. Your primary focus will be on ERP Financials and Procurement Suite.

As an Oracle Solution Architect, you will blend a breadth of functional and technical knowledge and experience with creativity to develop ideas into solutions. Through our industry leading methodologies, you will work closely with our clients to transform their business.

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) to deliver innovative solutions to solve important business problems for our clients.

Our Senior Managers are leaders, care passionately about the development of our people, and deliver exceptional client value.

In particular, you will be expected to be responsible for;

Delivery
  • Defining solution aspects of Finance Transformation projects/programmes as a key PwC member of mixed PwC / client teams
  • Accountability for the business benefits as well as the technology
  • Managing across workstreams such as data migration and integration
  • Liaising across other related projects
  • Identifying further service opportunities, while client side

Business Development
  • Pushing the boundaries of what is possible, creating and leading new ideas and concepts through to fruition
  • Building and maintaining deep and long-lasting relationships with senior stakeholders
  • Leading our continued Digital Finance thought leadership, working closely with colleagues in Strategy, Finance and Technology Consulting
  • Developing the careers of the teams working with and reporting to you

Requirements

The following experience and skills are required for this role;

Essential Experience;
  • Significant experience of implementing a range of Oracle Cloud SaaS and integrated solutions, with a primary focus on ERP Financials and Procurement
  • A strong understanding of best practices across a range of the business processes, cross-pillar dependencies and related application implementation design and configuration options within large scale multi-application implementation and business transformation programmes
  • Full lifecycle experience of a minimum of 5 large Oracle ERP implementations, at least one of which will include a functional or technical lead or solution architect role
  • Experience of how the technology solutions can enable the business transformation / benefits case
  • Awareness and understanding of the capabilities across a wide range of Oracle applications and platform components, including ERP, EPM, SCM, HCM, Analytics, Integration.

Demonstrable experience in several of the following activities;
  • Business development
  • Bid Management and pre-sales
  • Client stakeholder management
  • Solution blueprinting, including the presentation and articulation of this to the client
  • Development of phased programme delivery roadmaps
  • Enterprise structures design and implementation
  • Integration and Data Migration
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills

Professional skills;
  • Ability to lead a team in the design of a solution
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, potentially across multiple assignments
  • Commitment to personal development in relevant skills
  • Strong written, oral and presentation skills
  • Strong workshop / meeting facilitation skills

Desirable skills / qualifications;
  • Oracle Specialism or Certification
  • Professional Accountancy Qualification
  • Enterprise Architecture Certification (e.g. TOGAF)
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