ICT Technical Specialist - Oracle

4 days left

Council House
£37,890 - £43,857
27 May 2021
16 Jun 2021
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Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern

37.0 Hours per Week


A challenging and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Oracle e-biz / Oracle Fusion applications support and development professional.

Solihull Council is undergoing a period of business transformation having embarked on a programme to transition from using its established on premise Oracle e-business system to the Oracle ERP, HCM and payroll cloud-based platform. To support this period of significant change, we require a technical specialist with Oracle HCM/payroll experience to strengthen our existing Oracle cloud implementation team and occasionally assist with business-as-usual activities such as system incidents and legislative enhancements on our premise Oracle e-business system.

Working on activities such as analysis, through design, implementation, testing and deployment - you will work closely with team members in Applications, wider ICT and business areas - to deliver programme activities and support the new platform once transitioned to the live environment. You will take an agile approach to system development and be highly focused on quality.

To be successful in the role you will bring extensive experience of the Oracle HCM/payroll e-business system; system development and support; demonstrable understanding of a business area(s) that the platform underpins and excellent communication skills.

You will also have:

  • A relevant qualification to degree level or equivalent experience;
  • Experience of change management;
  • A detailed understanding of PL/SQL, relational database concepts and technology;
  • Experience of working with and understanding related business areas such as HR, Payroll and Finance;
  • The ability to foster successful relationships with people at all levels of the organisation.

In return, we offer you the opportunity to further develop your experience and skills within a large, friendly supportive team, by having a key and influential role in business improvement and making a difference to the services we deliver. And working for Solihull means that we can offer employees a great working environment, attractive staff discounts, a career average pension scheme and a range of flexible working options. We are currently implementing our Smarter Ways of Working, as we recognise that work is what you do and not necessarily where you go.  Our aim is to balance the needs of our employees with service delivery and, for the majority of our roles, to enable our people to be able to work remotely wherever possible.

To apply, please click on the link below. If you have a specific question or require further information regarding this post, please contact John Burns, IT Applications Team Leader by email at jburns@solihull.gov.uk

The closing date for completed applications (CV and supporting statement) is 16th June 2021. Interviews will take place week commencing 28th June 2021.

Please be advised that due to current restrictions, video interviews via a secure platform may be required. Shortlisted candidates will be notified accordingly.

Solihull Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit.

Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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