Oracle Director of Product Management- Utilities Work and Asset Management in Hato Rey, Puerto Rico

Manage a team that acts as the central resource and driving force for the design, process, manufacturing, test, quality and marketing of product(s) as they move from conception to distribution. Organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the project/product on schedule and within budget.

As a Director in the product development division, you will lead a team that defines product specifications and or strategy. Gather and analyze information to define product specifications and review design specifications. Envision and communicate product strategy and functionality. Initiate and foster relationships with other groups. Review product documentation and collateral. Ensure successful product releases based on corporate priorities.

Assists in the development of short, medium, and long term plans to achieve strategic objectives. Regularly interacts across functional areas with senior management or executives to ensure unit objectives are met. The ability to influence thinking or gain acceptance of others in sensitive situations is important. Demonstrated leadership and people management skills. Strong communication skills, analytical skills, thorough understanding of product development and product management. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 8 of software engineering or related experience preferred.

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 or any other characteristic protected by law.

The UGBU is the Global Business Unit responsible for the Utilities vertical. The Product Management department is responsible for managing and improving those products that are owned and managed by the UGBU, as well as assisting the sales force to achieve optimal results.

This position is to work as part of the overall Product Management team, specifically as Director of Product Management, responsible for the Utilities Work and Asset Management solution set (including both on-premise and SaaS based offerings). You will be required to work as part of a global team. Responsibilities will include planning for future product releases, engaging closely with Product Development to deliver quality products to the market, assisting in strategic sales scenarios, resourcing sales with better sales tools, interaction with customers and partners, and helping prepare the UGBU for the release of new product versions.

The successful candidate will be a self motivator, have a strong Work and Asset Management background (including working on competing market leading products like Maximo and/or Infor), be good at visualizing big picture solutions, very meticulous in their work and have very good written and verbal communication skills.

Utilities background and SCM knowledge will be very advantageous for this role.

Location: Can be home based but preference to San Francisco Bay Area

Position:

Director of Product Management, Utilities Work and Asset Management

Key Responsibilities:

Help define overall long term vision and strategy for the Utilities Work and Asset Management solution set

Define and own the near-mid term product roadmap to execute on the solution s strategy

Drive customer reference-ability

Drive solution innovation

Review and evaluate other competitive products

Research and document detailed business requirements

Transfer formal requirements to development teams

Review design blueprints and finished product for alignment with requirements

Provide sales and implementation enablement materials for field teams

Review other people s work and provide constructive criticism

Engaging with customers and implementation partners to help ensure their projects are successful

Provide assistance to sales for strategic efforts (helping respond to RFP's and involvement in sales demonstrations)

Presenting roadmap, solution strategy to external audiences

Follow emerging utility industry standards

Assist with product marketing work

Skills:

  • Ability to lead, drive change, and build excitement in an organization.

  • Strong project management/organizational skills.

  • Track record of innovating and working to improve on processes and solutions.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

  • Quick learner, self starter and self motivator.

  • Ability to work under pressure and juggle multiple tasks concurrently.

  • A fine eye for details (care with wording, document formatting, completeness of requirements, solidness of designs, etc).

  • Ability to present confidently in front of a group (internal or customer).

  • Proficient at use of Microsoft Office products including Word and PowerPoint.

  • Superior solution design skills.

  • Ability to accept constructive criticism, and learn from mistakes.

  • Knowledge of leading competitive enterprise Work and Asset Management software applications, such as those from Maximo or Infor

  • Knowledge of the following peripheral application areas and how they functionally integrate with Work and Asset Management is a benefit.

Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Resource Planning

Geographic Information Systems

Work Design

Mobility solutions

  • Experience in Utilities Industry (Electric, Gas and Water/Waste Water) is highly preferred

  • Knowledge of asset optimization strategies including RCM, AIP and APM highly preferred.

  • Some technical background (knowledge of systems architecture, databases, programming) highly preferred.

  • Global experience a benefit.

  • Experience with Agile development processes a benefit.

  • Experience working with remote teams a benefit.

  • Experience in sales situations (e.g. pre-sales) preferred.

Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Director of Product Management- Utilities Work and Asset Management

Location: United States

Requisition ID: 18000BBL