Job Summary :
As an Oracle PROJECTS Functional Consultant, you are primarily responsible forcapturing, analyzing and estimating customer business requirements andtranslating them into Oracle PROJECTS / Oracle PROJECTS solution architecture that fit withinthe customer’s business environment and business objectives.
You will lead complexfunctional/process analysis and facilitates workshops with senior customerresources and subject matter experts. Captures and understands client’sbusiness requirements and specifies system, application or processdesigns.
You should also be in involvedin a bid process in mapping the client requirements to the base productfunctionality to present a product fit. You should lead the complex functionalanalysis and review the solution overview, functional designs, technicaldesigns, configuration within the project. You are overall contributor todeliver a fully-functioning solution to the client.
You liaise with business analysts for the requirements, management for theestimations and high level planning, functional architects, technicalarchitects, designers, developers, product team, and test teams for thesolution implementation, during the entire phase of a project implementation.
Leads teams of designers anddevelopers throughout the implementation life cycles to produce analysis anddesigns for new and ongoing projects demonstrating: In depth knowledge of functional domains such as: Core HR, Organization development, Payroll & Fast Formulas, Self-Service HR, Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Goal Management, Performance Management, Learning Management, Time & Labor, Succession Planning and others In depth knowledge of the overall architecture of Oracle PROJECTS and/or Oracle PROJECT Expertise in application of Oracle’s OUM methodology. Expertise in supporting Testing, Defects Analysis and Fixing in sync with product development and support Demonstrate extensive knowledge of the Oracle solution, and keep abreast with the product roadmap. Good understanding of Oracle technology
Responsibilities : Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification Analyses software requirements, defines solution parameters and specifications. Conduct formal workshops with the client to gather requirements, displaying knowledge of the business environment in defining the customer’s needs Produce the estimations of the solution and involved in the high level planning and implementation methodology of the project. Able to be engaged in Pre-Sales activities and writing of technical proposals Leads the function design process. Facilitates design workshops. Negotiates and manages functional scope to reduce business and technical risks for both the client and Oracle Consulting Requires Software Development Lifecycle experience. Ramp up on methodology and approach Able to apply professional mastery and industry-wide understanding of technology, tools and methodologies to develop solutions in leading edge or critical situations. Viewed by customers as a trusted adviser Able to manage the customer and manage situations during the implementation process with the customer Assist software developers with the creation of detailed software design specifications. Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule. Should be able to review the technical solution designs, configuration aligned with the functional solution. Should be able to conduct trainings for clients and within oracle. Coordinate with the product team to provide inputs for the future enhancement of the product. Good team player and have strong analytical skills. Self-motivated with a lot of energy and drive Mentor junior consultants.
The Senior Functional Consultant must be able to do the following task in theirjob function:
Qualifications : Bachelors/Masters degree in Business Administration, HR or Engineering Fluent in English and/or French on top of the Arabic mother tong Excellent presentation and verbal/written communication skills 5+ years experience in software industry. Working in a consultancy capacity on customer sites Previous strong hands on implementation experience of Oracle eBusinsess Suite R12 , at least 3 full cycles of successful implementations Hands on implementation experience on Oracle PROJECTS Able to manage and develop PLSQL functions & procedures and writing down fast-formulas Business skills (HR, Recruitment, Performance Management, Training management, etc..) Flexible with travelling within the region (KSA, MEO and Africa)
Desirable Attributes : Working experience with global PROJECTS department. Ramp up on PROJECTS product line Techno-Functional Skills Project Management hands on