**Oracle Cloud Payroll Lead Consultant**
**Oracle Consulting** , the #1 Organisation for Oracle Cloud, is focused exclusively on Oracle Cloud solutions and staffed with the experts that others turn to for best practices. With our global scale of more than 13,000 experts serving more than 20 million users, we know how to get you up and running in the Oracle Cloud as quickly and cost effectively as possible.
Our experts deliver industry-leading solutions utilizing their experience and the most sophisticated Oracle product access, capabilities, methods, and tools across diverse industries and geographies. We help reduce customer’s implementation effort and time by up to 40 percent with our proven cloud methodology, unique automation toolkit, and flexible delivery options. Whether it’s optimizing for adoption, extending the customers’ cloud footprint, or identifying new opportunities, Oracle Consulting remains by their side throughout their entire journey. In fact, more than 70 percent of all global Oracle Cloud projects are delivered by Oracle Consulting.
The Cloud Payroll Workstream Lead must be able to cover the following task in their job function:
+ Identify the appropriate software architecture based on the requirements and design elements contained in a system specification.
+ Define implementation roadmap and produce project estimates with project managers
+ Contribute to high level planning and implementation methodology of the project.
+ Take the lead on understanding new products (integration, new features and cost of projects).
+ Analyse software requirements, define solution parameters and specifications.
+ Conduct formal workshops with the client together requirements, displaying knowledge of the business environment in defining the customer’s needs
+ Lead the function design process. Facilitate design workshops.
+ Manage the fact-finding, analysis and development of projects.
+ Assess business and technical impacts of solutions.
+ Assist software developers with the creation of detailed software design specifications.
+ Perform software version control and maintain periodic compilation schedule.
**Skills and Experience**
+ At least 8 years professional experience as a Functional/Solution Architect/Project Manager/Managing HCM Consultant with a focus on Payroll modules; especially:
+ Proven experience in one or more of the following; UK Payroll, Time and Labour, Absence, Core HCM, Fast Formula
+ Strong knowledge in HCM SaaS implementation selling and delivery
+ Able to apply professional mastery and industry-wide understanding of technology, tools and methodologies to develop solutions in leading edge or critical situations.
+ Expert in HCM business process area and integrations.
+ Superior ability to understand, articulate and address business issues, business drivers and needs.
+ Able to plan and facilitate design sessions. Able to influence direction of a senior management group in/outside design sessions.
+ Able to conceptualise a solution of significant scope, across multiple business processes.
+ Able to manage the client’s expectations so that the resultant system meets their budget and time constraints.
+ Good understanding of consulting processes.
+ Very good presentation and communication skills.
+ Viewed by customers as a trusted adviser.
+ Ideally security-cleared professional already based in the UK
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**Detailed Description and Job Requirements**
An experienced consulting professional who has a broad understanding of solutions, industry best practices, multiple business processes or technology designs within a product/technology family. Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices.
Operates independently to provide quality work products to an engagement. Performs varied and complex duties and tasks that need independent judgment, in order to implement Oracle products and technology to meet customer needs. Applies Oracle methodology, company procedures, and leading practices. Demonstrates expertise to deliver functional and technical solutions on moderately complex customer engagements. May lead the solution design and implementation aspects of engagement(s) ensuring high quality, integrated software solutions within constraints of time and budget. May act as the team lead on projects, providing coaching, guidance and feedback to develop skills of team members. Effectively consults with management of customer organizations. Participates in business development activities. Develops and leads detailed solutions for moderately complex projects.
6-8 years of experience relevant to this position including 3-4 years consulting experience preferred. Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience preferred. Product or technical expertise relevant to practice focus. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to build rapport with team members and clients. Ability to travel as needed.
**As part of Oracle’s employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).**
**Location:** GB-United Kingdom
**Other Locations:** GB-GB, UK-Reading, GB-GB, UK-London, GB-GB, UK-BLYTHE VALLEY PARK
**Job Type:** Regular Employee Hire