The Global Financial Systems team is looking for a project manager to play a key role in managing projects and extending applications used at Amazon.com. This position will be primarily responsible for solutions and projects involving multiple applications within the Oracle e-Business suite. Core activities will include detailed planning, reporting project status, proactive recognition and resolution of issues across teams, and hands-on project guidance to ensure completion of assigned projects. Scope includes standard Oracle e-Business suite applications, modifications to standard forms and reports, development of capabilities and interfaces in and out of the e-business suite, and end user training and support for multiple applications in multiple geographies.
The successful candidate will have the proven ability to effectively manage multiple projects of medium to large size and handle business and technical complexity. The areas of focus for this position include project prioritization, planning, measurement and communication of status, and organizational process improvement.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
This individual will be responsible for tracking the status and health of Oracle projects and programs This individual will be responsible for all aspects of project management (managing, planning, organizing, scheduling, tracking of projects from initiation & planning, execution and delivery) across many teams within Amazon Engage and manage technical teams during the diligence and integration phases to ensure timely delivery of all aspects of projects by gaining knowledge and understanding of the business goals for each acquisition Additional duties:
Primary responsibility for project delivery on time and within budget Ensure a strong, team-oriented working relationship Establish, improve, and champion the use of formal project management tools and techniques across all assignments, in the areas of: Project and process plans Regular status reports and VP level reports Development and maintenance of accurate master schedules Creative and effective risk management, change management Management of issues and action items, tracking to timely resolution Successfully manage project expectations and clarify roles and responsibilities when needed
A minimum of five years of experience developing solutions for Oracle’s e-business suite. Experience with at least one of these e-business suite applications (Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Procurement, iProcurement, iExpense, General Ledger, Inventory, Fixed Assets) Experience engaging Oracle Support to research and resolve issues.
A strong desire to work in a fast paced dynamic environment. Must be able to work independently with limited general supervision. Experience prioritizing competing demands, scoping large efforts and negotiating timelines are necessary skills. A minimum of five years of experience developing solutions for Oracle’s e-business suite. Must have a strong functional knowledge of the Oracle e-Business suite in a multiple organization and multiple set of books environment Strong working knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL best practices.
Proactive – display energy and initiative in solving problems. Follow all possible avenues to get the job done. Adaptable – undertake a variety of tasks willingly. Ability to switch from complex to routine tasks when required. Adapt quickly to new technologies and products. Work effectively with a variety of personalities and work styles. Quality – demonstrate appropriate quality and thoroughness in your work. Decisive – ability to make decisions quickly when faced with multiple options. Ability to influence others in decided course of action. Integrity – act with personal integrity at all times. Professional – work within your team’s processes. Confront problems, propose solutions and take ownership through to resolution or ensure a clear hand-off. Have a positive can-do approach to work.
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