Sr Project Manager - Advertising, Media and Publishing - NetSuite Services
Oracle | Herndon, VA
As a recognized authority and leading contributor, this project management professional, provides cons...
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.*Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.*Why Oracle NetSuite?One word- transformation.At Oracle NetSuite, webelieve the cloud is here to stay and so do our 20,000 customers. Webelieve businesses should not be bogged down by the overhead of bulky datacenters and expensive personnel to run it all. Businesses need to be lean,efficient and agile. NetSuite is literally transforming business aroundthe globe by providing a cloud-based, unified system that deliversunprecedented capabilities to drive business forward. Founded in 1998as THEcloud ERP pioneer, Oracle s NetSuite global business unit hastransformed the business operations of our customers without the high costs andinefficiency of on-premise systems.Transform your career atNetSuiteAt Oracle NetSuite wework hard and we work smart. We hire fierce competitors. We hire individualsthat are fearless trail blazers. Oracle NetSuite employees take the hill,we prefer action over inaction, we are tireless in our mission and we pauseonly to celebrate our success. And we DO celebrate, because if you don thave fun along the way, then what s the point?Summary:The Senior ProjectManager will primarily be responsible for managing the delivery of NetSuite sProfessional Services implementations of the on-demand NetSuite application.Under the guidance of NetSuite s One Methodology, the resource will drive thedelivery of NetSuite s Professional Services engagements according to theagreed upon scope, time and budget all while ensuring the highest degree ofcustomer satisfaction.The Senior ProjectManager is a key player in managing, tracking and communicating the progress ofprojects, and in ensuring the quality delivery of Oracle NetSuite sProfessional Services. From Initiation through to completion, the SeniorProject Manager will be responsible for planning customer specific engagements,managing the business requirements development, review and signoff process,managing the execution of deliverables while controlling scope, executing thechange management process when needed, and ensuring timely resolution ofdiscrepancies and project roadblocks. The Senior Project Manager will managemultiple concurrent projects and will work with a number of resources within amatrix environment.From initiation throughto completion, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for theconstruction, presentation and signoffs of key deliverables such as ProjectKickoffs, Project Plans, Change Orders, regular Status and Risk reports. He/shewill also facilitate planning sessions at various stages of the projectlifecycle. Critical to the success of this role will be the setting andmanagement of customer expectations, in regards to project scope, the NetSuitedelivery model, stakeholder roles and responsibilities, timelines, escalationand change management processes, communication and risk management plans.Responsibilitiesinclude:* Plan, manage and communicate the progress of the project, achieving project milestones and maintaining momentum of the project* Facilitate resolution of issues and roadblocks* Provide pre-sales support* Communication to prospective and current customers the Oracle NetSuite MethodologyPreferredQualifications/Skills include:* Strong Advertising, Media and/or Publishing industry application solution experience.* At least 8 years of cumulative experience in a systems applications solutions role, either internally via an IT organization or externally with a consulting firm or software provider.* A strong background in Project Management, including experience developing work-breakdown structures and project plans, most notably in Microsoft Project.* Excellent understanding of common industry standard business practices as related to Accounting (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Ledger, Invoicing), Sales Force Management (Opportunity, Proposal, Sales Orders, Forecasting, territory management and Quotas), Inventory Management (Purchasing and Fulfillment) as well as support (Cases Management and Territory Management).* Strong client management skills and the ability to work with customers to develop and manage an implementation plan.* Demonstrated experience in translating customer business requirements into workable world class software solution.* Significant ERP software application implementation experience on the NetSuite and/or a competing Cloud platform.* Formal Project Management methodology training, with significant practical use. Certifications such as the Project Management Professional (PMP) are a plus.**Job:** **Consulting***Organization:** **Oracle***Title:** *Sr Project Manager - Advertising, Media and Publishing - NetSuite Services***Location:** *United States***Requisition ID:** *18000MRX*