Oracle Cloud Adoption Consulting Director - Finance and Supply Chain Transformation in Solna, Sweden

Cloud Adoption Consulting Director - Finance and Supply Chain Transformation

Preferred Qualifications

Company Overview

For more than 30 years, Oracle has been helping customers manage their information systems. With more than 130,000 professionals, working in over 150 countries around the world, Oracle is the only vendor able to offer a complete technology stack, from hardware to applications, in which every layer is engineered to work together as a single system. Oracle's industry-leading products give customers unmatched benefits including unbreakable security, high availability, scalability, energy efficiency, powerful performance, and low total cost of ownership. Oracle has the best of breed technology at every layer of the stack, including comprehensive portfolio of cloud solutions for business, IT, and development needs, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), and data as a service (DaaS).

Oracle SaaS application portfolio covers full spectrum of market leading business applications including ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, Sales Cloud, Services Cloud, CPQ, TOA, and EPM Cloud.

Context

“Oracle is now the second largest SaaS company in the world,” said Larry Ellison “We plan to increase our focus on the Cloud and become number one in both the SaaS and the PaaS businesses.”

EMEA represents 40% of the global Oracle business and therefore plays a big role in this challenge. In this context, EMEA Consulting focuses on supporting SaaS expansion by implementing fast and successfully the largest majority of the solutions. With more than 60m$ of SaaS revenue and about 90% licence attach rate in FY14, EMEA Consulting is now the number 1 consulting organization servicing Oracle Cloud.

We now want to further improve our leadership position on by innovating and expanding our service portfolio beyond implementation consulting, into business transformation and change, enabled by Oracle Cloud solutions.

The Oracle EMEA Customer Success Organisation – comprising Cloud Architects, Cloud Adoption Services, Customer Success Management, and Oracle Consulting teams – is positioned to offer customers new, broader end to end consulting service.

Purpose

EMEA Cloud Adoption Services help customers to understand the impact and realise the value of their investment in Oracle Cloud Solutions. Our team works across the lifecycle of the Oracle Cloud investment made by our customers; supporting analysis and assessment during the sales process to determine strategy and approach. During the implementation we provide business change and transformation management services. Through the duration of the Oracle Cloud subscription we provide services to measure and optimise our customers Cloud Adoption.

Roles and Responsibilities

Project delivery

  • Analysis and assessment of customers’ operating model and business drivers to identify approaches and priorities of Oracle Cloud solution delivery

  • Leading and managing the assessment of business impacts – people, process, technology - arising as a result of Oracle Cloud solution delivery

  • Development of Cloud Adoption Strategy; business transition, communications, training, user support approaches and plans

  • Support the development of Oracle Cloud governance across IT and business teams

  • Lead the mobilization of customer’s own Cloud Adoption capabilities and provide enablement support to business stakeholders; facilitation of workshops and training sessions

  • Provide assessments of Cloud Adoption and Value realisation; providing options and recommendations to further deliver value from the Oracle Cloud solutions

Practice Development

  • Support the development of assets and collateral for use across our project deliveries and sales support activities

  • Support the development of Cloud Adoption thought leadership and articles for marketing internally and externally

  • Support the development of cross business relationships and develop ways of working across the EMEA Customer Success Organisation

  • Support and business development and sales activities; providing contribution to proposals, development of solutions and customer presentations

Business D evelopment (Director Level Hires)

  • Provide lead on business development and sales activities; ensuring Cloud Adoption Services are effectively positioned in customer solutions and programme delivery

  • Ensure the development of relationships and provide support for the EMEA region/country Oracle Sales and Oracle Consulting leads

  • Lead the development and management of the Cloud Adoption Services team in the EMEA region/country

Profile

We are looking for candidates with the ability to bridge stakeholders discussion across functions – Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain, Technology, Business Operations

Candidates should have a background in business function transformation or a demonstrable interest and understanding of the Business Function and the use of Technology as a catalyst for change

Previous experience of Oracle Fusion Finance products is beneficial but not product a pre-requisite, product knowledge can be learnt

Requirements

  • 10 years’ experience in related role;

  • Prior transformation programme management experience including business and IT aspects

  • Demonstrable experience in business development and sales

  • Prior experience in Finance, Procurement, Supply Chain business operations and performance management

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for championing successful delivery of cloud solutions portfolio through effective project leadership and thought leadership to help Oracle's global clients navigate their journey to the cloud. Manage the development and implementation of the cloud solution and partner with clients to establish an operating model for success in the maintenance of the cloud solution as well as embedding a model for continued innovation in the Cloud.

Responsible for managing large, complex multi stream business transformations. Leads the development of a business plan in assessing the client's readiness to adopt their cloud solution. Leads the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget.. Leads needs assessment and requirements gathering process directly with clients on business impacts - people, process, technology arising as a result of Oracle Cloud solution implementation. Leads the development and delivery assets and collateral through coaching, training and facilitating workshops for business stakeholders on own Cloud Adoption capabilities and evangelism marketing. Provide guidance and coaching to business stakeholders on capabilities. Responsible for driving process improvements for highly complex solutions. Stakeholder management up to C-Suite and leading business change activities across multiple work streams within a project, with minimal oversight. Empowered to take actions required to keep project on time and quality. Establishes negotiation guidelines and leads very complex negotiations with internal and/or external clients. Participates in business development activities. Ensures the development of Oracle Cloud governance across IT and business teams.

Acknowledged authority within the Corporation. Provides leadership and expertise in the development of new products/services/processes, frequently operating at the leading edge of technology. Demonstrated ability to present convincing ideas, facilitate group sessions, influence decisions and interact with all levels of client personnel. Demonstrated success in driving changes in business operations. Fundamental business knowledge with any of the following areas: Financials, Supply Chain, HCM, Sales Automation and/or Service Automation required. Ability to communicate effectively, build rapport with team members and clients. Negotiation skills are essential. 10-12 years relevant experience, including 5-7 years of consulting (Big 4 preferred) or equivalent business unit experience. Experience in IT project delivery, SaaS experience preferred. Knowledge of system implementation lifecycle, ideally with a focus on business change, process adoption, UAT, training and post go live support ideal. Prior team lead/project management experience. BA/BS degree in relevant specialty (IT, Finance, HR, Procurement, Supply Chain, Business) preferred. Ability to travel as needed.

Job: Consulting

Location: SE-SE,Sweden-Solna

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle