Oracle Principle Business Application Consultant

Oracle Principle Business Application Consultant

Job Title: Oracle Principle Business Application Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: OPBAC_1597314156
Contact Name: Matt Byrne
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 13, 2020 11:22

Job Description

Oracle Principle Business Application Consultant - Boutique Consultancy - London - Up to £65k + Bonus of up to 15% (Sponsorship Available)

A market leading boutique consultancy is seeking an Oracle Principle Business Application Analyst to join their proven team during an exciting period of expansion. This role requires someone who is experienced with Oracle Sales and Service Cloud, also who is an expert from a technical and functional standpoint.

The company in question is one of the UK's leading Oracle consultancies and is well recognised by Oracle, who are always keen to invite them to attend their OpenWorld events.

Key Activities

  • To provide experienced, high quality technical consulting services to end-clients (in one or more technologies), including:
  • Taking architectural decisions and producing designs
  • Taking third party software decision
  • Technically leading/guiding technical delivery teams, acting as the expert
  • Managing technical teams - Configuring Oracle applications to support any requirements needed (core, non-core, integration, specialised modules)
  • Enforcing quality within the delivery team
  • Defining development, configuration management and deployment processes at clients
  • Being responsible for overall management of risks and issues, and defining and mitigating key project risks;
  • Providing accurate estimates for work being carried out by the delivery team
  • Managing hours so that delivery timelines for the client are achieved and in accordance with the quality standards of the company
  • Communicating technical solutions to both client and the company staff in a clear and concise manner both verbally and in written form
  • Interfacing with key client staff, including Business Analysts, Architects and Managers on a day-to-day basis
  • Managing clients and their expectations of the delivery team
  • Working in the company's HQ or at client sites across the UK and Europe (and possibly beyond)
  • Helping to drive technical innovation within the company. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Researching configuration approaches for applications in which we specialise and documenting short training documents as well as best-practice techniques
  • Researching and testing functionality provided by new application software patches and documenting for the purposes of internal knowledge and sales
  • Researching and testing functionality provided by future application upgrades, and documenting for the purposes of internal knowledge and sales
  • Production of internal "tools" to support consulting activities or new sales propositions
  • Technical research of new technologies in which we may subsequently specialise
  • Production of training courses on new technologies
  • Keeping abreast of announcements from, and engaging with, Oracle and communicating any that may affect the company or provide it with further opportunities
  • Act as a technology evangelist through:
  • Writing on the company blog
  • Providing regular technical communications to personnel within the organisation about technologies in which we specialise
  • Supporting Sales through:
  • Identification of further sales opportunities at existing clients
  • Delivery of pre-sales activities to support the sales process
  • Ensuring administration processes are followed by delivery teams;
  • Delivering training to less-experienced consultants
  • (Potential) Line Management:
  • Carry out probation reviews, QDRs, and appraisals
  • Providing continuous coaching and performance feedback to all reports
  • Managing the attendance of staff
  • Setting individual development objectives and motivating staff to ensure that these are met - Communicating and ensuring understanding of organisational values
  • Ensuring compliance with all internal processes and the Company Policies and Procedures
  • Liaising with other Line Managers, the Directors, and HR to ensure that employee issues or opportunities are escalated appropriately

Occasional Activities

  • Creating and maintaining project plans
  • Supporting the recruitment processes
  • Training new the company's personnel, or end-customer personnel
  • Making presentations to customers, either as part of a project or during the company's sales activities
  • Supporting day-to-day operational activities of the company
  • Investigation of technology areas to support the creation of new marketing offerings
  • Creation and maintenance of Best Practice Technical Notes, as well as internal training courses, covering modules of the Packaged Software
  • Creation of blog entries for the company blog
  • Assisting the Marketing Manager and Business Development personnel in producing technically accurate marketing offerings
  • Engaging with Oracle as part of understanding more about the products in which we specialise and their roadmaps
  • Training on, and implementation of, non-core technologies at clients or the company
  • Any other duties requested by management commensurate with the grading of the post. Core Organisational Activities
  • Maintaining their own levels of Continuing Professional Development relevant to the role and needs of the company
  • Reviewing, evaluating and developing their own contribution to the company
  • Ensuring compliance with quality systems

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