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    Primavera Presales Consultant


    Job description

    • This is an opportunity to join the Primavera Global Business Unit of Oracle providing Pre-Sales support for Nigeria.  
    • 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. 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.

    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;
    §  Demonstration of Primavera solution based on clients’ requirements either derived from RFP or detailed requirement analysis; §  RFP response from a functional and technical perspective;
    §  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;
    Desired Skills and Experience

    The primary skills for this opportunity are as follows:  

    Required experience and skills:  

    ·       Business and technical level English language (written and spoken)
    ·       Pre-sales experience
    ·       Project Management industry knowledge
    ·       Project Management business consulting knowledge
    ·       Project Management software/tools experience
    ·       Experience in one or more of the following verticals:

    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.
    • Talk in depth about top down planning and bottom up planning.
    • 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. 

    Examples of PPM Tools:  

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

    Method of Application

    To apply for this position, apply on Oracle's Career Page on LinkedIn

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