EY Advisory Services Senior Manager - Performance Improvement - Oracle in United States

Title: Advisory Services Senior Manager - Performance Improvement - Oracle

Location: United States

Job Number: UNI00AAY

Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. As an IT advisory professional, you’ll help businesses realize the value they can gain from their IT investments - supporting strategy and being a key growth driver. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service - providing advice on how technology enablement, digital transformation and enterprise intelligence contribute to performance improvement, as well as how IT can act as multiplying effect during major program transformations.

As organizations look to leverage the advantage IT offers, we’ll work with you to develop the consultancy and analytical skills that you’ll need in today’s environment. Working on projects that cross borders and sectors, the experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Qualifications:

Job Summary:

EY's Information Technology Enablement Practice is a Center of Excellence that assists our national advisory practices in planning, pursuing, delivering and managing large, complex full lifecycle initiatives along with providing experience in leading practices, methods, and resources in the space of Information Technology. Applications Advisory Services within Technology Enablement supports our area offices by providing resources that can design, architect, deliver and lead such initiatives. Application Advisory Services advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement the core applications required to run their business. Our focus will be on helping our clients to achieve following key benefits:

  • An optimal applications portfolio and governance structure that aligns with IT strategy and business architecture

  • Improvement in application performance driving higher customer (internal and external) satisfaction

  • Cost reduction and better investment decisions for applications infrastructure and services

  • Reduction in complexity and improvement in agility for applications to support changing business needs and risk mitigation

Application Advisory Services primarily focuses on the design and optimization of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) packages like SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, Cognos, Siebel and others. Our team typically works with Fortune 1000 clients across a variety of industries including Insurance, Banking and Capital Markets, Manufacturing, Pharma, Energy/Utilities, Transportation, Telecommunications and Entertainment/Media.

We currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager in Application Advisory Services. The successful Senior Manager will work with and through the EY area offices to assist clients with a variety of needs. The goal is to support our area offices as they build their individual practices and work to facilitate their clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient. To meet that objective, our service offering includes, among others, the analysis of specific business requirements that will translate into sound technology architecture, infrastructure designs and vendor selection.

The opportunity is now. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential - EY Advisory Services is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support Advisory Services by providing business development assistance, and as needed, managing project teams through agreed upon phases of the ERP project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing and training

  • Assist in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the ERP advisory market. These are shared with all EY market facing organizations to provide consistency and common platforms with which to go to market

  • Demonstrate strong technical ERP management, specifically able to support consolidation, merge and overall technical management of ERP activities. Through successful monitoring project/program team economics, performance against the engagement, and proactively adjust scope, timing, and resources as appropriate and if necessary

  • Be responsible for defining and translating customer business requirements for enterprise wide or large scale information systems supporting Oracle E-Business Suite into technical solutions and providing technical leadership and individual contribution to the architecture and design of these solutions

  • Be responsible for the overall architecture, design and technical oversight of complex business initiatives (centered around Oracle E-Business Suite) in customer advisory engagements

  • Interface with the account team, customer and customer executive management to define requirements, recommend solutions and ultimately implement per cost, scope and schedule

  • Provide advisory support on complex tasks and project supervision and direction of staff. Participate in customer engagement planning and supporting sales efforts. Review and influence existing customer strategic goals. Collect, prioritize and document customer requirements with the customer. Document the Architecture and Design of the Oracle E-Business Suite Solution and implement such within customer base

  • Articulate alternatives in terms of cost, benefit, and risk where multiple solutions exist. Assist the Project Manager in the creation of technical project plans, and assist in assembling teams for customer engagements. Perform technical quality assurance audits

  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Delegate work successfully. Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example

  • Manage and supervise a team of technology professionals through all phases of the technology lifecycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, and conversion and testing both internally and client facing. Please click here to refer a friend to this position

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience; or a master's degree and approximately 7 years of related work experience

  • a degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field (MBA or MS degree preferred)

  • prior consulting experience which includes selling ideas and recommendations to executive management

  • prefer 6-8 years of experience, working with Oracle E-Business Suite systems in business operations, corporate finance or enterprise technology

  • a minimum of 5 years spent in a managerial and IT/business integration role

  • strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise finance with technology skills

  • The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule

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