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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Oracle Corporation is an American multinational computer technology corporation headquartered in Redwood City, California, United States. The company specializes in developing and marketing computer hardware systems and enterprise software products - particularly its own brands of database management systems. As of 2011, Oracle is the second-largest software...
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    Technical Account Manager

    Reference No.: 200006H9
    Location: Lagos
    Job: Support
    Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

    Detailed Description

    • This position will be responsible for providing customers with the guidance and support needed throughout the full life cycle of implementation to ensure successful and most effective use of Oracle’s products.
    • In addition, this position will be a leader in ensuring overall customer satisfaction with Oracle’s products and related implementation services.
    • This position will provide customers with regular assessments on the domains of strategy, process, governance, people and technology accompanied by recommendations for improvement in each area.
    • The ATAM will act as the primary liaison between Oracle, the customer, and the system integrator with respect to the implementation.
    • He/she will serve as Oracle's support/services lead to the customer and provide business process, application functionality, technology, and implementation expertise by delivering a combination of business specifications analysis, technical consulting and project management skills.
    • The TAM is responsible for escalating issues across multiple business units within Oracle (e.g. Technical Support, Expert Services, Sales, Consulting, Product Development, etc.) and marshalling resources as necessary to resolve problems.
    • Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others.
    • The Technical Account Manager (TAM) establishes and maintains professional relationships with customer executives to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction.
    • The TAM aligns contracted services with customer goals and objectives, and provides advice and guidance to executives for maximum ROI and customer success.
    • Coordinates delivery of all Advanced Customer Services and liaises with other Oracle LOBs to meet customer goals and objectives, and ensure contract renewal and customer references.

    Overall Responsibilities
    Service Delivery & Account Management:

    • The TAM will be managing projects and service delivery for Advanced Customer Services (ACS) for customers operating both on premise and on various cloud deployments. Build and maintain C-Level relationships with customers' stakeholders, participate in Business Development, and act as trusted advisor for Oracle customers.
    • Works proactively with the customer to understand key customer projects and goals and aligns Oracle ACS Services to assist; manages all ACS aspects of the relationship between Oracle and the customer.

    Project P&L Management – Margin Management:

    • Manages flow and execution of work related to procured services. Optimizes margin through effective resource management
    • Customer Advocacy and advice on how customer works best with Oracle - Serves as the customer advocate within Oracle - across all lines of business - clearly articulating the customers’ position to the appropriate Oracle management while maintaining the integrity of an Oracle employee and the interest of the company. Includes reactive and escalation management.
    • Account Planning and Reviews - Conducts regular Status meetings and Account Review meetings with the customer.
    • Business Development, including identifying new service opportunities and works with sales on closing - Recognizes and solicits business opportunities within customer accounts and develops to the point where the sales organization can engage in deal pursuit.
    • Internal & External reporting, including communicating value of service and KPIs to customers. - Conducts regular internal Account Review meetings with Oracle Support management; Manages Account Documentation including Joint Contact & Escalation Guide, Service Delivery Plan, Account Review Documents, KBR/KPI data, and Scorecard data.
    •  The candidate will be responsible for managing complex Oracle projects, and interact with C-Level stakeholders.

    Job Requirements

    • The candidate would ideally have 5-10 years’ experience with Project Management, Account Management and IT Service Management.
    • Must have Cloud experience
    • Oracle experience advantageous
    • Experience from Implementation projects and Support Services is relevant.
    • Project Management or Service Management certification is desirable - ITIL, PMP, Prince2 or University equivalent.
    • Subject Matter expertise in industries such as Telco, Finance, Public Sector and Utilities can be useful.
    • The TAM should be capable of effectively communicating and engaging with senior executives.
    • Demonstrated expertise in large (multi-site or international) IT projects will be positive.  Understanding of Oracle and their products is advantageous.
    • The job may require international travel, and experience with working globally is desirable.
    • The ideal candidate displays authority, confidence, and a significant understanding of customers' business strategies and industry trends.
    • Develops strong executive relationships.
    • Superior interpersonal skills is necessary, as the job entails extensive customer face-to-face interaction at middle or executive levels.
    • Previous experience with managed services contracts is highly desirable.
    • Technical background with proven record of accomplishment of engaging in complex IT projects, especially application and database management projects.
    • Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization.
    • Demonstrated success at Oracle for at least 3 years and as a Technical Account Manager for at least 2 years, including involvement in at least 5 successful customer deployments.
    • Recommended 7-10 years of professional Information Systems implementation experience. Demonstrated experience in package systems implementation (CRM, ERP, Consulting experiences).
    • Understanding of various technical architectures and operating systems including web-based applications, networks, RDBMS (Oracle, DB2, MS SQL Server), etc.
    • Project Management (PMP) certification or extensive Project Management experience across global and diverse organizations. Industry experience is desired.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to ORACLE on to apply
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