Oracle Senior Director Product Management – Data Acquisition and Management, in Quincy, Massachusetts

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 Senior 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.

Directs and ensures the implementation of operational policies through subordinate managers. Interacts internally and externally with executive management, providing negotiation of difficult matters to influence policy. Functional expertise and broad company knowledge 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 or more years 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.

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Position Summary:**

TheSr. Director Product Management Data Acquisition and Management HSGBU willhave accountability for leading a team which defines, specifies, and worksthrough the delivery of key products within the HSGBU eClinical portfolio. Specifically this leader will provide inputinto HSGBU products providing industry leading data acquisition and datamanagement capabilities to the life sciences marketplace. Key to the position is strong domainknowledge in clinical data management as well as strong product knowledge of electronicdata capture, and data management systems.

He/shewill ensure that the Oracle Health Sciences eClinical portfolio ofbest-in-class solutions services the current client base as well as new clientsand prospects. The ideal candidate willbe a true product evangelist with extensive experience in delivering data andapplication solutions to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device andclinical research organizations. He/shewill create passion and excitement for the Oracle solutions and be a product/industrythought leader. This individual will be able to clearly discuss andcommunicate solution value and benefits to internal stakeholders, as well as customers,prospects, and partners.

Critical Success Factors:

Strong leadership and executive presence inorder to evangelize the product roadmaps and value propositions to internal andexternal audiences, including sales, analysts, customers and prospects

Knowledge and experience in delivering cloudbased services and solutions. Act as asubject matter expert on cloud deployment and an evangelist of cloud computingand all the internal and external benefits.

Responsibility for all aspects of the solutiondelivery. Ability to keep an eye on the future while ensuring the currentsolutions are being sold and meeting client needs.

Knowledge of Agile for delivering software services. Specific familiarity with product owner roleand backlog management.

Excellent influencing and collaboration skillsto develop and deploy successful solutions by working with all departments andstakeholders facilitating successful delivery execution.

Keen business sense to assess and prioritizetradeoffs that affect features, schedule, budget and market positioning.

Proven track record of on time, on budgetproduct delivery


Directly and indirectly manage staff,contractors and budget required to complete a broad range of complex softwaredelivery and implementation projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Lead cross-functional, multi-cultural andgeographically diverse teams in the delivery of new and enhanced softwaresolutions serving the life sciences market.

Normalize and prioritize market requirementsfrom all stakeholders; including clients, sales, product strategy, engineering,consulting, services, support, marketing, business operations, and legal.

Decompose market requirements into productdelivery specifications. Effectivelycommunicate specifications across the entire product delivery team and ensuresuccessful fulfillment of market requirements.

Ensure regular updates to the product roadmapand constantly analyze new product requirements/opportunities.

Monitor the product life cycle from inceptionthrough operation and maintenance; ensure consistency with the strategic visionand market/customer requirements.

Work with Sales and Account Management teams towin new clients and retain existing clients with high satisfaction.

Lead and/or participate in Client Advisory BoardPrograms; lead an ongoing client feedback process and incorporate input intoproduct development process.

Transparently communicate product deliveryschedules to all stakeholders at appropriate levels of specificity and detailbased on the audience.

Key Competencies:

Collaboration: Candidate will be able to gatherrequirements from numerous internal and external stakeholders and build anextremely strong sense of collaboration in fulfilling presented needs.

Technical knowledge: Promotes cloud first model helping others understand, learn, share vision of deploying services on thecloud.

Work ethic: Candidate can reject setbacks andenthusiastically persists until ambitious goals are achieved. The successfulcandidate will be resourceful and innovative at tackling complex challenges ina timely matter.

Communication: Keeps others in the companyinformed and up to date on his or her priorities, current tasks and workcompleted. Encourages constructive criticism of his or her work

Image and presence: Candidate will havesignificant exposure to customers and industry partners alike. As such, he orshe must project the professional image of the company both internally andexternally.

Accountability: Candidate should be aresults-oriented team player who leads by example, holds self accountable forperformance, takes absolute ownership, and champions all aspects of customerand product initiatives.

Problem solver: Candidate should be a strong,analytical problem solver with a common sense and practical solutionsorientation

Customer Orientation: Candidate will demonstratepassionate commitment to the customer and to product quality. Champions theproduct and the customer's needs and implements a model of continuousimprovement in both company goals and project-related task.


BS or MS degree in public health, healthadministration, engineering, business, marketing, or a related field required. In addition, the individual must have demonstrated exceptionalperformance in a solution delivery and/or product management role and have aminimum of 12 years experience.

Clinical research, electronic data capture, anddata management software experience an absolute must.

Experienceand knowledge with InForm, DMW, and Oracle Clinical/RDC preferred.

Experiencedeveloping commercial software solutions using an Agile software developmentmethodology.

Workingknowledge of platform tools relational databases, and business intelligencetools.

Strongknowledge of cloud computing technologies and deployment models.

Ability to successfully collaborate internallywith professionals in the marketing, business development, sales, engineering,product strategy, and finance groups to lever the respective strengths andassets of the company to achieve business objectives.

Demonstratedexperience working with broad cross-functional teams with ability to sell ideasand plans to internal constituencies, executives, customers, analysts, andpartners.

Excellentoral and written communication skills and group presentation skills.

Mustbe able to effectively maintain/build relationship across business groups.

Ability and willingness to travelmodestly to support select team, sales and speaking opportunities

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Job: *Product Development

Organization: *Oracle

Title: Senior Director Product Management – Data Acquisition and Management,

Location: MA,Mass-Bedford

Requisition ID: 17000ULT

Other Locations: United States