Version 1 Remote, United Kingdom

Oracle ERP & HCM Program Director

Department: Oracle Applications

Recruiter

Suzanne Whelan

Company Description

At Version 1 we deliver fully integrated ERP solutions using Oracle Cloud SaaS Solutions and Oracle Technology to deliver modern cloud-based solutions and ways of working to our customers increasing productivity through greater self-service, automation, and improved access to accurate real-time information across the Finance and HR domains. We work with customers across multiple sectors - Higher Education, Financial Services, Legal, Retail, Manufacturing, Banking, NHS, Police, Local and Central Government. We don’t just implement these solutions either – we build long-lasting relationships with our customers through award-winning ongoing support and managed services ensuring our customers achieve the long-term benefit of choosing Oracle Cloud.

You will join a 2,400+ strong business Career development opportunities abound, working in new geographies across new industry sectors and with new customers.

Job Description

The program Director will be responsible for:

  • Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
  • Aligning the customers expectations to the programs plan, and to ensure we meet the customers business outcomes
  • Management of the key performance indicators of scope, plan, budget, resources, quality and risks
  • Defining the programme's governance arrangements
  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme - focusing inwardly on the internal consistency of the programme, and outwardly on its coherence with infrastructure planning, interfaces with other programmes and corporate, technical and specialist standards
  • Managing the programme's budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses
  • Facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams
  • Ensuring the delivery of services is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan and programme governance arrangements
  • Ensuring there is allocation of common resources and skills within the programme's individual projects
  • Managing third party contributions to the programme
  • Managing communications with all stakeholders
  • Managing both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects
  • Managing risks to the programme's successful outcome
  • Working with the business change managers or equivalent on the transition to the new business as usual position
  • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise
  • Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Assisting in pre-sales opportunities as and when required.
Qualifications

The programme director should have:

  • Knowledge of Oracle E-Business Suite/Oracle Cloud SaaS or other ERP systems in ERP/HCM
  • Overall strong Project/Programme Management capabilities and proven experience in delivering complex projects with a budget of €/£1M+ is essential
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • The ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes
  • Sound business case development and approvals skills
  • Good understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties
  • Good knowledge of programme and project management methods including MSP and PRINCE2
  • Good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures
  • Sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme
  • The ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems
Additional Information
  • 6th Best Large Workplace in the UK
  • 2nd Best place to work in Ireland #GPTW2022
  • UK & Ireland’s premier Oracle partner
  • Market leader in Oracle ERP and HCM Applications
  • Consulting, implementation and support services
  • 2400 strong, €140m/£127m revenue business
  • ERP Partner of the Year
  • Won 7 Gold awards out of 7 nominations at this last year's virtually held OUG Partner awards.

What we give you

  • Quarterly profit share scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Pension Scheme
  • A Continual professional development pathway
  • Life assurance

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

We are open to both full-time permanent and contract applications.

Expenses will be covered.  UK or Ireland base but all Remote working / or hybrid if preferred.

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: 
https://www.version1.com/careers/culture/

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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Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
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Personal Commitment
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Customer First
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Excellence
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Drive
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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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