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Oracle Principal Program Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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Principal Program Manager - Demand Planning

Department Description: OCI Forecast & Demand Planning

At Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI), we build the future of the cloud for enterprises as a diverse team of fellow creators and inventors. We act with the speed and demeanor of a start-up, with the scale and customer focus of the top tier enterprise software company in the world. You are the builder here. You will be part of a team of hard-working, motivated, and a diverse group of people and given the autonomy and support to do your best work. It is a dynamic and flexible workplace where you’ll belong and be encouraged.OCI is actively recruiting for an experienced and skilled Demand Planner.

The Principal Program Manager - Demand Planning collaborates with the Sales and/or Service teams to collect accurate and timely demand signals for assigned Service segments. Drawing on extensive experience, this professional excels at crafting and driving forecast and demand planning strategies that align with the OCI’s goals and market dynamics. Using their expertise, the Demand Planner improves forecasting models, analyzes historical data, and incorporates market insights to produce accurate and valuable demand projections. They are also responsible for fostering effective communication and collaboration with Services teams, ensuring a coordinated approach to demand forecasting. This role demands a proactive and strategic demeanor, with the Demand Planner actively seeking opportunities to optimize processes and improve efficiency within the demand planning function. With a strong attention to detail and a shown understanding of the public cloud market, this individual helps drive the company's success by ensuring a well-coordinated and informed response to market demands.

Specific responsibilities include:• Comprehensive ownership for demand forecasting & planning in partnership with OCI Service & Sales teams, supporting organic & and inorganic requirements for both internal and external demand. • Proficient in analytics and data-driven decision-making, adept at 'What-if' analysis, and skilled in applying tools such as Excel, databases, and business intelligence systems.• Demonstrates a sense of urgency, takes ownership, drives action, possesses critical thinking abilities, and excels in anticipating and handling risks.• Strong communication skills, comfortable engaging with executives, with the ability to comprehend complex data, simplify it, and convey accurate stories. Collaborates closely with Service teams, Finance, Engineering, Operations, and Supply Chain.• Efficiently runs Product Lifecycle, being responsible for new product introductions, and driving end-of-life management for various SKUs.

Qualifications: • 7+ years in forecasting, analytics, supply chain, or operations.• Comfortable with deep data dives, strong verbal and written skills, quick adaptation.• Demonstrated use of data/metrics for decision-making.• Effective handling of multiple initiatives, prioritizing with precision.• Working knowledge of SQL; advanced skills a plus.• Advanced Excel modeling proficiency.• Program management expertise, influencing cross-team stakeholders.• Operational mindset: understand, execute, improve.• Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, computer science, or related field preferred.• Strategic thinker in a fast-paced, multitasking environment.

Preferred Qualifications• Experience with cloud-based products and/or technology• MBA

Career Level - IC4


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $87,800 to $199,500 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

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