Version 1 Newcastle upon Tyne

Oracle ERP Presales Consultant

Department: Oracle Applications


Ashley Billington

Company Description

Version 1 is ranked as the 6th Best Large Workplace in Tech in the UK  & we have just ranked in the Top 10 Best places to work in Ireland for the 10th year running !

On top of this we won 2 specials awards: Version 1  was welcomed to the Great Place to Work Institution's 'Best Workplace Laureates'. & we won the  'Inspiring Award for 2021' for our #ShadowBoard initiative. 

We are 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/£138 mevenue business which is committed to Oracle ERP and HCM applications through both organic growth and strategic acquisitions. 

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 have won 7 Gold awards out of 7 nominations at this last year's virtually held OUG Partner awards.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Pre-Sales Consultant to join our successful ERP Practice team. You will liaise with the Sales team to support both small and large bids. Ensure bid project plan created and submitted by Account Manager. Identify and secure resources required to support the bid. Ensure timescales are achievable. Identify and secure all demonstration systems required (EBS, Cloud etc.)Respond to requirements in a timely manner. Report issues and concerns to the Bid Manager in a timely manner

In addition, you will provide input to the pre-qualification process to ensure all bids are fully qualified and identified as winnable Liaise with the Delivery team to identify and secure resources for bid preparation:

  • Managed Services
  • Functional resources
  • Project Management
  • Specialist skills

You will respond to detailed Requirements documents. Assist or lead in preparing Bid Documentation. Review Bid Documentation prepared by other Account Managers or Sales Support team. On occasion act as Bid Manager and/or Solution Architect for tenders. 

Prepare and deliver Client presentations for E-Business Suite

Preparation and delivery of presentations at various events including:

  • Version 1 Apps Day
  • Sales Meetings
  • Marketing campaigns
  • Key Version 1 and Oracle Customer events

Provide support to other Version 1 staff for delivery of Prospect and Client presentations

Liaise with Oracle Account Managers and Sales Support teams to ensure successful delivery of presentations to Prospects and Clients

Creation and maintenance of material to be utilised within the bid process and other areas of the Sales team such as:

  • Templated Bid documentation
  • Value Add documentation
  • Input to Case Studies and other Marketing material

Preferably prior experience in a Sales Support role and be commercially aware of the requirements of an ERP solution provider

Excellent knowledge of Oracle ERP Applications (E-Business Suite essential, some knowledge of Peoplesoft and JD Edwards would be great) for both Implementation and Managed Services

The ability to confidently present live product demonstrations of Oracle solutions.

Strong presentation skills and the ability to convey the benefits of the software being proposed

Strong written skills in order to complete tender and internal documentation to a high level

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to engage at all levels across an organisation from end-user to IT / Finance Directors

Ability to keep to tight deadlines in a bid situation

Ability to act as a Solution Architect at either pre or post-tender stages.

Strong MS office skills


Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more.

This is an opportunity to join one of the biggest Oracle ERP consultancies in the UK 

 Must have a work permit due to timeframes.  

Suzanne Whelan,
Version 1 Talent Acquisition Team Manager
Tel: 00353872200625

We are an equal opportunities employer. Please refer to our Diversity & Inclusion statement on the website.

Please note: Version 1 has 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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Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

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Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

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Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

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