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Oracle ERP Specialist

AVEVA creates industrial software that inspires people to shape the future. From water and energy to food and infrastructure, our solutions turn opportunities into business value. We work with our customers and harness the power of our ecosystem to deliver solutions across the asset and operations lifecycles. We use collaborative innovation to empower people and industries, enabling the planet to thrive.

There are 4,500 of our people in more than 40 countries who challenge themselves and each other to create and improve the transformative technology our customers need. With our help, industries across the world can make a positive difference to the lives of people everywhere.

We take pride in our core values and the diversity of our people, valuing the unique experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business. At AVEVA, we’re all about Limitless possibilities. Are you?

The Oracle Specialist will ensure smooth operational support of the Oracle ERP suite while aligning inbound business requirements to the Oracle roadmap, adhering to the Global template and change controls.

This will require formation and maintenance of strong relationships with internal user and governance groups, process owners, and the operational support team including the 3rd party Application Managed Service (AMS) provider.

Responsibilities

Line Management and Staff development

• Create and actively maintain development plans for Oracle specialists
• Ensure functional and technical knowledge coverage across Oracle specialists and 3rd party AMS
• Championing AVEVA LIFE values eg maintaining integrity and encouraging excellence everyday
Advisory
• Present advice to Heads of Operations re Oracle ERP suite roadmap
• Identify and champion opportunities to add value, raise and pursue risks to manage
• Be a key contact point with Oracle and keep up to date with roadmap developments
• Driving a cadence of value & risk assessments with GPOs, RPOs and business stakeholders
• Introduce and drive knowledge sharing forums with business stakeholders
• Translation of business requirements into Global configuration changes
• Active participation and support of Data Governance initiatives
• Accountable for maintenance and delivery of a range of classroom, virtual and online Training material
• Supporting GIS PMs and BAs with information required for project initiation & delivery
• Monitor, review and drive continuous improvement of stakeholders satisfaction of advice

Control and oversight and technical steer of 3rd party AMS providers

• Maintenance of Global template
• Technical reviews of configuration (& code if any)
• Perform impact assessment of interface changes
• Participate and challenge in change control boards and approach to applying changes to environments
Support
• Co-review of escalated incidents to identify problems and recommending configuring changes
• Advise level 2 support and the 3rd party AMS on courses of action

Important Working Relationships

• Advance Operations Team colleagues
• Global Process Owners (GPOs)
• Regional Process Owners (RPOs)
• GIS Business Engagement (project managers and business analysts)
• Oracle specialists and related technology specialists
• 3rd Party Application Managed Service providers
• Suppliers including ERP suite vendors
• Data Governor
• Data and reporting analysts

Experience Required

The individual can demonstrate:

• Successful development and teaming of Oracle specialists whether in house or AMS
• Proactive and positive engagement of business stakeholders
• Successfully leveraging Oracle to achieve Global business requirements while controlling local requirements
• Delivery and maintenance of high impact training collateral
• Agenda writing, meeting facilitation and documentation

Technical Knowledge (essential):

Oracle Fusion module certification or demonstrable experience including
• Financials (General Ledger, Procurement, Payables, Receivables, Fixed Assets)
• Time and Labour
• Enterprise Contracts
• Order Management
• Project & Portfolio Management
• Subscription Management
• Data Encryption
• OTBI
• Revenue recognition algorithms
• Interfaces
Oracle Data structure
Oracle Roles
Financial concepts

Technical Knowledge (nice to have)

• Tax Engine knowledge
• Mulesoft
• Oracle HCM
• Oracle EPM / PBCS
• Oracle Hyperion

AVEVA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we take pride in the diversity of our employees, valuing the special experience and expertise that people from different backgrounds bring to our business. The ability to develop ground-breaking technologies is one of our key assets and our people make it happen.

Come and join AVEVA to create the transformative technology that enables our customers to engineer a better world.