Director, Program Management

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: January 10, 2017
  • Reference ID: 16001AYZ
Manage and successfully execute projects handled by Fusion Applications central release team which can span across various Fusion Application and Infrastructure teams.
Interface with Fusion Development, Quality Assurance and Release team for logistics, planning and tracking.
Responsible for the coordination and administration of all aspects of an ongoing program/project including resource and change management. Proactively identify potential risks/issues and work with the team to develop mitigation strategies.
Drive multiple projects across different releases (internal and external) at any given time which can span from small to large scale
Supervise program team staff by providing direction, input and feedback
Work closely with Fusion central release management team and development teams to setup and document new processes
Develop and implement program management methodologies, ensuring alignment with overall organization strategy

8 to 10 years experience in project, program and change management
College degree in a technology related BS or MS/MBA
Experience working in a software development/IT organization
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast paced, quickly changing environment and take on multiple responsibilities and do what it takes to get things done
Excellent written and communication skills
Manage people for product development programs or projects focused on the delivery of a product through the design process, and into a finished state for external customers.

Manage people for product development programs or projects involving department or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of a product or computer-based system through the design process, and into a finished state for external customers. Plan and direct resource schedules as well as project budgets. Monitor the product/program/project from initiation through delivery, interfacing with customer on technical matters. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the product/program/project on schedule and within budget constraints. Assign and monitor work of systems analysis and program staff, providing technical support and direction. Select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. Ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area preferred. Prefer seven years of project management, product design or related experience.

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