Oracle Nigeria Job for a Primavera Presales Consultant

Oracle provides the world’s most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems, with more than 370,000 customers including 100 of the Fortune 100 representing a variety of sizes and industries in more than 145 countries around the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the below position:

Job Title: Primavera Presales Consultant

Job Code: 1500101K
Location: Lagos

Preferred Qualifications

  • This is an opportunity to join the Primavera Global Business Unit of Oracle providing Pre-Sales support for Nigeria.
  • The successful candidate will join a newly formed office based team and must be a highly motivated, enthusiastic and self driven individual.
  • A solid knowledge of Portfolio and Project Management tools and a good understanding of PPM processes are required.
  • This role will report to the UK, Ireland & Sub Saharan ASC Manager. The role’s key objective is to support Primavera’s Sales Executives & Partner Network with revenue attainment and growth across Nigeria.
  • Subject to line manager approval, this role might also support the wider EMEA region on an ad hoc basis.
  • This role will involve frequent travel.

Primary Responsibilities include

  • Presales support for Nigeria;
  • Discussion with customers, VARs to validate customers’ pains and requirements via meetings, phone calls, webinars and/or emails;
  • Creation and monitoring of customer evaluation, pilots and proof of concepts;
  • Sourcing answers to technical questions regarding a defined sales opportunity;
  • Participating in EMEA PGBU executive marketing events;
  • Demonstration of Primavera solution based on clients’ requirements either derived from RFP or detailed requirement analysis;
  • RFP response from a functional and technical perspective;

Required Experience and Skills
The primary skills for this opportunity are as follows:

  • Business and technical level English language (written and spoken)
  • Pre-sales experience
  • Project Management industry knowledge
  • Engineering & Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Utilities
  • Project Management business consulting knowledge
  • Project Management software/tools experience
  • Experience in one or more of the following verticals:
  • Aerospace & Defense

Examples of PPM Experience

  • Be able to define the difference between TOC and CP scheduling techniques,
  • Capable of discussing which EVM techniques can be applied to different types of situations to support successful project completion.
  • Discuss how the Monte Carlo technique enables better planning.
  • Argue points for both quantitative and qualitative planning and risk assessment techniques.
  • Discuss Project Portfolio selection techniques, including the use of Boston charts to support visual portfolio analysis.
  • Talk in depth about top down planning and bottom up planning.

Examples of PPM Tools:

  • MSP, Asta, Clarity, Hydra, Planview, Change Point,  Artemis, Welcom, Safran, PowerSteering

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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