Oracle \ Taleo Functional Manager
PwC 1,562 reviews - Seattle, WA

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Line of Service: Advisory
Industry: Products & Services
State & City: WA-Seattle
NY-New York
NJ-Florham Park
MO-St. Louis
CA-San Jose
CA-San Francisco
CA-Los Angeles
Travel Requirements: 81-100%
Position Type: Full Time
Auto req ID: 34948BR-18

PwC/LoS Overview:
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services Fortune 500 companies, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career? If you are, then PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP ( is the firm for you. PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC US) is well placed to help clients meet the challenges and opportunities of the US marketplace in the areas of assurance, tax, and advisory. We offer the perspective of being part of a global network of firms combined with detailed knowledge of local, state and US national issues. More than 169,000 people in over 158 countries across the PwC network are committed to deliver quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. People across the PwC network share knowledge, experience and solutions to develop fresh perspectives and deliver practical advice.

At PwC US, you will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. We offer a flexible career progression model that allows for a variety of challenging opportunities throughout your career. We provide unparalleled coaching, mentoring, and career development programs; global opportunities; and state of the art technology-driven methodologies to help you provide quality service to our clients.

From strategy through execution, PwC Advisory helps clients build their next competitive advantage. As the world's second largest global consulting provider, we combine the breadth of knowledge of over 35,000 global professionals with deep industry knowledge to deliver custom solutions for our clients. A long history of working with many of the world's largest and most complex companies means we really understand the unique business challenges our clients face better than most consultancies.

Job Description:
The largest business unit within PwC's Advisory Services, Products & Services Industries (P&SI) provides specialized business and technology consulting services to clients across several sectors by combining functional expertise with deep industry knowledge. P&SI serves public and private companies in the Automotive, Energy, Entertainment, Media, and Communications, Industrial Products, Private Equity, Retail and Consumer, Technology, and Utilities sectors. P&SI professionals also work with our clients' economic buyers (CEO, CFO, CIO, M&A Buyer, and VP of Human Resources) in any industry sector to frame and address emerging issues. In so doing, P&SI serves as Advisory's incubator for complex problem-solving and new services, addressing changing business models that require the intricate integration of processes, technology and people across the clients' entire enterprise.

Oracle's suite of enterprise software applications lies at the heart of many companies' ability to realize a wide range of critical objectives — from improving day-to-day operations to realizing large-scale, enterprise-wide transformational change. To help companies achieve these business outcomes, PwC and Oracle commonly team together on engagements to provide our mutual clients with the valuable benefits inherent in an enterprise-wide approach to achieving speed of execution, greater efficiency and lower costs, with the appropriate level of internal controls.

As a member of the PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory team, you will join professionals with unparalleled financial and accounting expertise, industry insight, knowledge of business processes and technology, and customer relationship skills. Through our capabilities in these areas, we assist our clients in translating strategy into action.

PwC offers advice and support for key client issues, using technology, data services and change management effectiveness skills to provide you with the best solution. Enterprise application services we provide include the following:

• Architecture: Rationalizing a portfolio of applications from integrated systems, best-of-breed solutions, and other software implemented over the years or inherited with mergers and acquisitions
• Selection: Facilitating an objective, fact-based process to weigh the most viable options for integrated systems (e.g. ERP) and/or best-of-breed, point solutions
• Implementation: Assessing, designing, developing, testing, deploying, and supporting Oracle and SAP system components to meet business requirements
• Optimization: Assessing and redesigning processes in Oracle, SAP, or other leading ERP systems

Position/Program Requirements:Knowledge Preferred:
Thorough knowledge and understanding of Oracle application based solutions with thorough proficiency in multiple Oracle modules. Significant experience consulting, designing, implementing and leading significant tracks on larger project or leading medium sized consulting engagements within the Oracle product suite.

Thorough Oracle consulting knowledge with significant experience assisting clients in the implementation and support of Oracle packaged solutions and improving business processes.

Thorough knowledge and exposure to the common issues facing clients who provide products and services within one or more of the following sectors aerospace and defense, automotive, consumer and retail, energy, industrial products, technology or utilities.

Skills Preferred:
Thorough experience and subject matter expertise with the Oracle product suite leading or assisting with technical development efforts and off-shore development resources. Thorough experience designing, implementing and supporting complex business processes in an Oracle environment. Thorough experience designing, building, testing and deploying the technical components required for successful Oracle solutions. Areas of specialty include RICE (Reports, Interfaces, Conversions, Extensions) design and development or Oracle Applications DBA.

Considerable experience identifying and addressing client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and community involvement; communicating value propositions; managing resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written and verbal materials.

Considerable experience as a team leader: supervising teams to create an atmosphere of trust; seeking diverse views to encourage improvement and innovation; and coaching staff including providing timely meaningful written and verbal feedback.

Minimum Years of Experience Necessary:

Minimum Degree(s) and Certification(s) Required:
Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree required.

Travel requirements: 80%

Additional Information:
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader implementing Taleo solutions.

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