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Oracle Cloud Insight and Strategy in United Kingdom

Job Identification : 106093

Job Category : Sales

Job Locations :

United Kingdom

Insight @ Oracle – Who we are

Oracle is the #1 worldwide provider of business software, with $39B revenues in FY20, and 430.000 customers in 175 countries use Oracle technologies to seize business opportunities and solve real, tangible challenges.

For more than four decades, Oracle has delivered innovation upon which entire industries have been built, spending $64B on R&D since FY04, accruing 18.000 patents worldwide, and acquiring more than 140 companies for $80B.

Today, by offering the broadest and deepest suite of Cloud solutions, Oracle is at a unique position to claim the throne of the Cloud realm. “SaaS and PaaS are large, rapidly growing businesses for us. Together SaaS and PaaS grew 85% this past quarter. But soon infrastructure as a service will be growing even faster and before long infrastructure as a service will become Oracle’s largest cloud business” said Oracle Executive Chairman and CTO Larry Ellison.

Insight @ Oracle works closely with customers and other Oracle teams to solve problems, gain executive consensus, and embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders. We maintain an independent perspective and create advocacy among clients and Oracle teams alike.

Our team consists of top-notch professionals that help our customers define and address their most complex technological and business challenges. We work as one EMEA-wide team leveraging skills, knowledge and diversity to deliver great engagements for our customers and to support Oracle sales. We share knowledge, enable and empower each other, We , challenge ideas and push ourselves to learn new things and stay at the front of the technology trends.

 

We are looking for an experienced business and strategy skills to join our Cloud Insight team. You will work in a collaborative and consultative approach with our customers and advise them on topics supporting them to improve or transform their businesses and achieve excellence.

Responsibilities

• Engage in multi-LOB project teams with senior experts from sales, pre-sales, consulting, and solution architecture to help shape, drive and close the largest technology opportunities in EMEA

• Participate in and/or ensure quality in customer engagements with the most strategic customers and deliver increased customer satisfaction and better opportunities for Oracle

• Provide direct deal support, notably to our sales team, by leveraging knowledge of IT specific challenges and solutions, management consulting skills and analytical abilities in identifying key strategic drivers for CIO’s, assessing process capabilities and developing business value propositions

• Integrate knowledge of best practices, latest technology trends (e.g. cloud, big data, digitalization), operational objectives and strategic IT objectives to define a clear strategy and roadmap with actionable value communication

• Contribute to the team’s thought leadership by constantly synthesizing the customer experiences into content and methodologies that can be leveraged

• Demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills; exceptional ability to structure complex problems, develop hypotheses, and present well-supported solutions

• Develop a cloud-focused skill set and stay on top of developments and innovations that are essential to succeed in the future knowledge economy

 

What you’ll bring (Experience and Qualifications)

• A minimum of five years of professional experience, with at least two years in consulting within a top-tier management consultancy with a strategy and/or technology focus

• Additional industry experience within a leading technology or cloud-based company in a lead functional / IT / strategy role or experience in a senior IT position will be of advantage

• Outstanding academic track record, coupled with an MBA (preference from a leading business school), MSc or PhD

• Action-oriented with passion for fast movement but understanding the need for exceptional quality

• Highly self-driven, well-structured yet flexible, able to think strategically / end-to-end

• Experience and credibility operating at CxO stakeholder levels

• Exceptional problem solving combined with strong interpersonal skills, proven by first-hand work experience

• Financial modelling, benchmarking and quantitative skills and experience developing and defending large-scale capital appropriation requests

• Excellent verbal and written presentation and communication skills

• High level of agility, eager to develop new skills and areas of expertise

• Passion for general digital / software / IT fields

• Fluency in English is a must. Fluency in a second native language is required in certain geographies and definitely a plus.

 

What can a career at Oracle Insight offer you?

• Take a new direction in your career and shape the future of businesses, public and social organizations, governments, and many more

• Develop new cloud-focused skill-set and technological knowledge of key topics (High performance computing, Data warehousing, Autonomous database, etc) that are essential to succeed in the future knowledge economy. Oracle provides you with access to a wide array of learning resources and world-class training anytime, anywhere and at your own pace

• Work with best-in-class experts of different backgrounds in a collaborative environment

• Work with and learn from an exceptional pool of peers, with many from top-tier consultancies and large technology firms, who will inspire you, support you and challenge you throughout your tenure

• Build on and apply the skill set you harnessed during your previous experiences to help our customers and stakeholders make distinctive, substantial and long-term improvements in their performance

• Connect top global companies with Oracle leading solutions. You’ll get an insider’s perspective on the issues our customers face and use your compelling negotiation skills to successfully close deals

• Get involved in large transformation projects for Oracle’s biggest customers and gain visibility to senior Oracle leaders across various businesses

• Manage your own schedule with a flexible and predictable working structure

Overlay sales personnel providing specialist product expertise to the sales force.

Partners with Account, Technology, and Application sales representatives to qualify and close new business on Oracle solutions. Provides specific industry or product expertise to facilitate the closing of deals within sales representatives territory. Interacts with sales team to architect the solution, and develop and execute solution strategies for market. Manages solution opportunities to obtain appropriate and necessary resources for all qualified opportunities. Leads teams in the sales process for establishing market visibility and deal visibility. Presents/demonstrates solution to high level clients and industry conference attendees. May provide training to field sales on industry/solutions. Builds and maintains a network and up to date specific industry or product knowledge.

Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. 8 years applicable experience preferred. Subject matter expertise in industry/product space. Knowledge of key industry leaders and management. Knowledge of Oracle competition. Presentation and product demonstration experience. Previous consultative selling experience preferred. Excellent communication, negotiating, and closing skills with prospects and customers. Travel may be needed. BA/BS degree in related field.

About Us

Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. It’s when everyone’s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. That’s why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

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