HCM Cloud Senior Project Manager

January 12, 2024

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Job Description

Position: HCM Cloud Senior Project Manager

Location: Remote

Hiring Type: Contract

Core Skills:

• PMI Certification or any equivalent Project Management Certification

• Extensive Project Manager implementation experience (12+ years)

• Expertise with Oracle OUM, AIM or equivalent methodology

• Prior project management experience exhibiting ability to follow solid project management principles

• Client Relationship Management

Job Description

• Big-picture thinker & Influencing IT Leader – Industry thought leader and experience of presenting in Business and Technology forums

• Change Practitioner with excellence in outlining company’s technological vision, implementing technology strategies, and ensuring that the technological resources are aligned with the company’s business needs

• People Builder & Leader with the competency in forming & leading globally distributed diverse technical teams of industry experts by being a magnet for talent, and developing their core skills to deliver world-class performance in implementations around the globe

• Create and manage an overall project plan (including budget, structure, schedule, and staffing requirements) for one or more COGNIZANT engagements.

• Monitor and report progress/changes against the plan. Monitor project finance plan and report on financial health

• Effective Stakeholder engagement

• Drive implementation by motivating and directing the project team, a team that may include cross-functional departments, third-party vendors, partners, and the client.

• Focus on approval of Deliverables in a timely manner

• Proficient communication and presentation skills

• Proper project status reporting and identification and escalation of project related risks and/or issues as required

• Act as primary interface with the client regarding deliverables, changes, and sign-off on status and requirements.

• Communicate and drive the project team to go go-live on time and on budget

• Identify and communicate opportunities for new business

• Manages and controls activities in multi-functional areas or sections

• Ensure appropriate operational planning is effectively executed to meet corporate requirements.

• Must have proven track record of successfully leading teams of consultants through entire project life cycle process

• Experience in successful implementation of Oracle Cloud multi-pillar projects (HCM, ERP, SCM and EPM

• Must be comfortable in matrix management environments and work effectively with others in managing complex projects

• Experience managing offshore project resources and teams

• These positions may require travel to customer sites.

Desired Skills:

• Program Management skills and experience Bid and Proposal development experience is a plus

• Strong interpersonal skills to deal with company, customers, and vendors

• Experience with Oracle Cloud applications is desired

• Demonstrated ability to communicate conceptual ideas clearly and effectively

• Excellent analytical, written and oral communication and skills

• Strong written and oral communication skills

• Ability to work well in a highly qualified team environment

• Self-motivated and able to plan work effort and manage priorities

• Keen attention to detail