Project Manager

Company: Aston Carter
Location: London, England
Industry: Consultancy, Management Consultancy, Programme & Project Management
Rate: £85000 - £110000 per annum + benefits
Job Type: Permanent
ID: JF231211
Posted: 09 May 2019

Project Manager Job Description:

Project Manager

Our client, a global leading consultancy, are seeking a Project Manager with a strong background in Oracle.

Project Managers will typically have:

  • 8+ years' experience delivering full life cycle implementations.

  • Managed through to successful completion, at least 2 full life cycle implementations of Oracle Fusion and Cloud

  • Proven understanding of the core Oracle modules specifically in Financials, Supply Chain, and Manufacturing.

  • Proven knowledge or formal accreditation and implementation experience of a suitable methodology e.g. Agile, PMP, Prince2, Lean

  • Able to demonstrate capability and experience, inspiring confidence with Senior Stakeholders

  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organisation

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, must be a team player and able to work with and through others

  • Able to grasp and articulate the project vision and objectives quickly and efficiently and positively communicate this with the project team and its stakeholders.

  • As a team builder, the skills to be able to get the best from the team resource, which may be spread over many projects. They will be able to empathise with the team, while growing team spirit and increasing team performance.

  • Capable of being able to demonstrate full and detailed understanding of the project scope in terms of functionality, its finance and delivery plan

  • Subsequently be able to demonstrate control of the project, whilst being proactive with planning and RAID management, delivering management information as required

    The main areas of responsibility are:

  • Managing the implementation of complex enterprise scale Oracle package implementations, maintaining the overall project plan, prioritising tasks and assigning resources, in liaison with the Solution Manager

  • Leading the full project lifecycle including transition into support;

  • Financial management of projects to deliver agreed profitability including consolidating cost and revenue reporting and management of Change Controls

  • Leading teams consisting of Consulting Consultants in the UK, nearshore and offshore resources and management of third-party dependencies;

  • Reviewing and identifying resourcing requirements and liaising with Oracle practice management to ensure resources are available

  • Managing risk, protecting against scope creep through change control and taking accountability for the commercial relationship with customer.

  • Involvement in pre-sales activities; giving technical and delivery input to proposals, delivering presentations around Programme Management and Governance.

  • Stakeholder management and ability to communicate project progress to senior level clients

  • Ability to create Statements of Work and manage progress against such deliverables

    Essential Skills:

  • Prince 2 Practitioner or equivalent

  • Exposure of Stakeholder Management

  • Exposure of Financial Control

  • Exposure of Planning

  • Exposure of Implementing / Delivery

  • Exposure of managing in a matrix environment, across multiple locations

  • Exposure of Oracle eBusiness Suite and/or Oracle Cloud Solutions

  • MS Projects and MS Office skills

The successful Consulting Project Manager would have the responsibility for the successful delivery of assigned projects with a wide scope of delivery which encompasses project planning, financial tracking and reporting, project resourcing, deliverable management and delivery process integration.

For more information please send your CV.

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Required Skills:

project manager, programme manager, oracle, ebs, cloud, implementation

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

James Fernley
TEL : +44 20 7532 7924

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