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Oracle ERP Cloud Architect

Our client is looking for an experienced Oracle ERP Cloud Architect to join one of the most exciting technology companies based in the UK. This role can be carried out remotley from the UK, or Ireland.

As the Chief Cloud Architect for Oracle Cloud SaaS Applications, youll be a senior leader within the Oracle Cloud Applications team and will provide both solution 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. Youll likely have held senior consulting roles in the past working directly with customers or with other systems integrators, and you will be passionate about defining and developing solutions which meet customer challenges and understand the commercial balance required to deliver these solutions. Youll be a high energy, high impact individual comfortable with balancing the demands of multiple assignments and working as both a lone contributor and also leading and developing a team.

Role Requirements:

The role will be divided across three areas of responsibility. For the role to be successful, we anticipate youll need to dedicate an equal amount of time to each. You will achieve objectives by delivering through and with others by constantly prioritising and ensuring that across the practice that we remain focused on the right areas.

Youll need to have deep knowledge of the Oracle Cloud Applications (ERPM & HCM) product set and the associated integration and analytics technologies required to deliver end to end SaaS solutions. It is likely that you will have a specialisation in one and broad knowledge of the others across ERP Financials, HCM and EPM.
Youll have a track record of designing enterprise-wide IT roadmaps for an ERP\HCM landscape, and likely experience in the development of roadmaps for enterprises.
Youll have delivered Oracle Cloud solutions within a multi-supplier, multi-year, multi-release environment.
Youll have knowledge of the business processes e.g. procure-to-pay, payroll, HCM.
Knowledge of business ecosystems across SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, SOA, API, data and analytics.
Strong influencing skills with the ability to land key decisions with C-Suite level senior leaders and key business stakeholders
You must have experience in a consulting System Integrator environment
Youll be able to point to examples where you have influenced additional pull-through business through your work with customers.
Post Covid-19, youll be happy to travel across the UK and Ireland to customer or prospective customer sites to spend time understanding their challenging and shaping their solutions.

Programme Architectures and Assurance:

Youll have overall accountability for the solution architectures for all customers engagements across Oracle ERP, EPM and HCM Cloud Applications, ensuring they will deliver the needs of the customers through a commercially viable approach. Youll be responsible for assuring all solutions.
Peer-review designs and solutions and provide constructive practical feedback to enhance the outcome for the customer from a quality, speed, effectiveness, and resilience perspective.
Identify and manage key risks relevant to the solutions or architectures of engagements
Be a leader in providing innovative solutions to customer problems. When our consultants have a complex requirement from a customer that they arent sure can be technically delivered, youll be the one to come up with a way of making it happen.
Practice Development:

Youll co-ordinate and develop key artefacts, methodologies and tools which form solution designs and standards for the delivery of Oracle ERP, EPM and HCM Cloud solutions. A primary objective of the role will be to enhance our ability to repeat effective approaches, best practices and delivery models.
Lead on continuously development and enhancement of new and existing tools or automated approaches which make our solutions compelling for customers.
Put governance and structure in place across all solutions, artefacts and knowledge management tools to maximise repeatability and effective sharing of solutions and resource.
Provide respected and innovative thought leadership for peers, practice and our customers.
Work with our innovation function to continuously look ahead at how we can stay ahead in delivering world-class solutions for customers.
Manage directly and indirectly a team of architects and senior consultants; developing the skills and careers of our people through effective mentoring and coaching is essential in the role.
Pre-Sales and business development:

Youll lead the technology solution for RFI, RFP and bid responses, delivering creative, engaging, winning bid collateral. Your insight will be one of the reasons we will win.
Bring knowledge of business models, operating models, financial models, budgeting processes and risk management to the creation of a compelling solution and approach for our customers.
Host customer meetings to understand and articulate business impact of particular technical strategies or approaches for the customer to guide them to the best way forward for their business.
Attend conferences, deliver webinars and work with Oracle to develop the Version 1 brand as a leading implementer of Oracle Fusion. Youll be sought out as a specialist in this space.