Project Manager-Oracle Retail

Location: Bloomington, MN, United States
Date Posted: 06-23-2017

Project Manager- Oracle Retail 

Summary

The Manager is responsible for performing a lead role in managing successful Oracle Retail software implementations by utilizing knowledge of the retail industry and Oracle software applications.   The Manager must maintain complete control of project schedule, budget and risk issues. Facilitate timely decisions to maintain project schedule and budget. Provide management with regular project updates, maintain trusting relationships, identify project risks early and assist by providing prudent and timely recommendations for risk avoidance. Mentor junior staff for both project and career growth and make staff development recommendations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the client relationship, including owning the overall client experience with Oracle Retail.
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Identifies resources needed and assigns individual responsibilities on the project team
  • Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope definition and control.
  • ​Manage all aspects of process including systems analysis, design, development, installation, implementation and maintenance.
  • Reviews deliverables prepared by team before passing to client
  • Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards
  • Prepares for engagement reviews and quality assurance procedures
  • Minimizes exposure and risk on project
  • Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately
  • Tracks and reports team hours and expenses on a weekly basis
  • Create, manage and implement high-level project planning and scheduling, including staffing, timeline and budget considerations.
  • Monitor and report to Logic, Oracle Retail and client user management on the status of project efforts; anticipate and identify issues that may prevent deliverables and develop and implement corrective actions.
  • Consult clients on implementation approach, project phasing and risk management strategies.
  • Executive level project status reporting (e.g. steering committee).
  • Ensure continuity of client experiences with Logic, including transition from project to ongoing support.
  • Assist in the definition and ongoing maintenance of Logic’s project methodology.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience managing enterprise software implementation
  • Excellent abilities in public communications and consensus building
  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well-organized presentations
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully.
  • Excellent understanding of retail processes and procedures
  • Ability to travel up to 75%
  • General understanding in the areas of application programming, database and system design
  • Genuine interest and takes pride in mentoring junior staff

Desirable

  • PMI or other project management experience and certifications are a plus 
 
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