Version 1 United Kingdom

Cloud Applications Portfolio Director (Oracle Cloud SaaS Applications)

Department: ERP


Suzanne Whelan

Company Description


Version 1 is the UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle partner with a track record that extends back to our formation in 1996. Our expert team has unrivalled specialisation across the entire stack delivered through an expert team of Oracle Certified Professionals.

We are a market leader in Oracle ERP and HCM Applications consulting, implementation and support services across all industry verticals, on-premise and Software as a Service in the Cloud. You will join a 1500 strong, €160m/£138m revenue business which is committed to Oracle ERP and HCM applications through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions. Our Cloud Applications practice is growing at a rapid pace driven by the needs of our customers to embrace SaaS solutions to modernise and digitise the back office to provide greater agility and value in complex and ever-changing environments. Career development opportunities abound, working not just with new technologies but in new geographies across new industry sectors and with new customers.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our rapidly expanding ERP Practice. We are currently, ERP Partner of the Year and we are proud to be nominated for 7 awards at this year’s UKOUG Partner Awards.  

Job Description

As the Cloud Applications Portfolio Director, you’ll be a leader within the Oracle Cloud Applications practice and will provide commercial, delivery and people leadership in your role. You will report directly to the Practice Head and work with senior colleagues across the delivery and commercial sections of the practice.

You’ll be a highly ambitious leader and will likely have held portfolio or programme management roles management roles in the past with responsibility for budgets in the region of €/£1 to €/£5m.. You will have extensive experience in the ERP, EPM or HCM domains and will understand the challenges in delivering transformational change using SaaS solutions as a cornerstone across the Finance and HR domains. You will be seen as a central in the shaping and delivery of key proposals and will be recognised by customers and colleagues as an authority in your domain and a solution-oriented leader.



You will have experience in managing and growing a portfolio or large, and you will be passionate about defining and developing solutions which meet customer challenges and understand the commercial balance required to deliver these solutions between top and bottom line growth. You’ll be a high energy, high impact individual who enjoys customer engagement and is comfortable with balancing multiple competing demands whilst leading and developing a diverse and highly talented team and promoting our core values right across the delivery team.

Role Requirements:

The role will be divided across three areas of responsibility – Customer Delivery, Commercial Growth and People Leadership.

Customer Delivery

-        You will have full accountability for the delivery of end to end Customer engagements ensuring our Customer is at the heart of everything we do and that we deliver successfully for them.

-        You will likely spend a considerable amount of time at Customer sites (subject to Covid-19 restrictions) or engaged in Customer forums.

Commercial Growth

-        You will work closely with Commercial colleagues to build and support compelling proposals and customer offerings which will enable and support our continued growth ambition for the practice, and deliver profitable outcomes

People Leadership

-        You will lead a team of diverse professionals across our ERP, EPM and HCM teams located across the UK, Ireland and India. You will ensure that we continue to have world class levels of engagement and that we are ensuring that our teams are suitably skilled and informed in line with the continuously changing nature of the Oracle SaaS products

Additional Information

his is an opportunity to join one of the fastest-growing ERP Consultancies in the UK. 

This is a full-time permanent role with travel (when possible). Expenses will be covered.  Birmingham office or London office base but all remote working currently

Permanent applications only. Must have work permit due to timeframes. 

Suzanne Whelan,
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Manager UK & Ireland
Tel: 00353 87 220 0625

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement located at:

Please note: We have an internal recruitment team and does not accept agency candidates. If you want to join the team here at Version 1, get in touch with us directly!

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