Practice Head – Oracle Cloud HCM

About de Novo | The Original Pioneers of Oracle SaaS Cloud   

de Novo is an exciting British technology company founded by the same entrepreneurs who created Certus Solutions, the original pioneers of Oracle SaaS Cloud in the UK & Ireland. de Novo is once again pioneering into the digital world of the experience economy pushing the boundaries of the art of the possible using both ServiceNow and Oracle SaaS Cloud technologies together, innovating by re-imagining the world of work by delivering personalised data-driven employee experiences over standardised processes, thereby driving employee empowerment, engagement, satisfaction and contributing directly to an organisation’s goals through its people. 

In alignment with the company’s unwavering commitment to growth and innovation, de Novo has launched its innovation hub in Chennai, India to help drive the development of its new industry cloud solutions and increase its delivery and support capabilities.

To see how we are different; please visit our careers page or email

Why work for us? 

  • We invest in you and offer first class training. 
  • We reward you for the commitment and effort you put in.  
  • We welcome new ideas and like you to make a difference.   
  • We are candid and straight talking. 
  • We pride ourselves in being a close supportive family unit with a strong team-working ethic. 
  • We aim to exceed expectations whilst, always putting the customers’ needs as our top priority. 
  • We aim to help you develop Consultancy skills by providing you with real life opportunities and experience to work on some of the most complex digital transformation projects across the UK, and internationally. 


We are looking for a seasoned Oracle Cloud HCM Solution Architect to join our team as Practice Head – Oracle Cloud HCM and play a key leadership role in shaping the practice. You will be responsible for delivering optimal architecture solutions in HCM whilst building the skills within the team and mentoring the team to deliver high quality consulting and technical solutions to our clients.

Roles and Responsibilities – Organizational:

  • Senior Leadership: You will be part of the senior leadership team in India, contributing to the development and implementation of the Company’s strategic objectives.
  • Practice Leadership: Coach and mentor high performing team members, ensuring the team shape up as well-rounded consultants, develop learning plans and be responsible the overall competency of the practice. You will ensure that the team adhere to best development standards and implementation.
  • Product Roadmap, Innovation and Leadership: Drive innovation and shape the vision, roadmap and lead the delivery for de Novo’s products, methodology, solutions and artefacts within Oracle HCM Cloud.
  • Pre-Sales Engagement: Play a key role in pre-sales and sales engagements and lead initiatives such as proof of concept development.
  • Go-To-Market Strategy: Support de Novo’s go to market propositions and strategies as we expand into wider markets.

Roles and Responsibilities – Client Delivery:

  • Programme Leadership:
    • Lead customers on HCM transformation / change programmes and play a key role in senior stakeholder engagement.
    • Engage and influence customer leadership and senior stakeholders in the adoption of HCM solutions.
  • Solution Architecture:
    • Exhibit in-depth knowledge across end-to-end HR processes and various Oracle HCM modules and their interdependencies.
    • Develop architectural designs, assessments, roadmaps and strategies for Oracle HCM Transformation programmes.
    • Lead multiple workstreams to support the design, build and test of the various solutions developed.

Skills and Experience (Mandatory) 

  • A minimum of 12+ years of experience in implementing Oracle Cloud HCM Solution.
  • At least 4 full end to end implementation experience of Oracle Cloud HCM Modules, working as a solution architect in at least 2 full cycle implementations.
  • Hands on experience in Oracle Global HR, Payroll and Absence Management.
  • Must have an in-depth understanding of fast formulae, approval workflows, data loader mechanisms and reporting tools.
  • Good working knowledge of the following Oracle Cloud HCM modules is required:
    • Oracle Recruiting Cloud
    • Oracle Learning Cloud
    • Oracle Workforce Compensation
    • Oracle Time and Labor
  • Must have a good understanding of inter-dependencies of HCM components with other modules such as finance, procurement, projects.
  • Must have good understanding of the technical implications of the solution, such as impact on data migration, interfaces and reports.
  • Must have experience working cross functionally, liaising with key stakeholders in other workstreams.
  • Must be able to recommend solutions independently, with a good understanding of the latest product and market trends.
  • Excellent Communication skills (written and oral) with good attention to detail.
  • Strong leadership skills and a dedication to achieving business outcomes and project deadlines.
  • Must have the mindset to mentor team members and set the learning paths for the team, to ensure that the practice achieves the collective outcomes.

Skills and Experience (Desirable) 

  • Experience in OCI, and tech components such as BI Publisher, OTBI, FAW.
  • Experience in developing rapid deployment methodologies.


B.Tech /BE /MCA /MSC in Computer Science or Information Technology or a background in Computer Science / Coding.


Chennai, INDIA.

Employment Type

Full-time Employment.

Compensation & Benefits 

Salary – Best in Industry.

Benefits – Term Life / Mediclaim / Accident insurance (Policy or Fixed Monetary Compensation).

Training – Certified training in ServiceNow and Oracle SaaS Cloud as required by your role.

Contact us 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their resumes to Please include the job title in the subject line of your email.

Equality Statement​

de Novo seeks to recruit the best person for each of our roles, based on merit alone and free from bias. We’re committed to treating all our job applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We recruit individuals who embody the de Novo core values of professionalism, expertise and trust which has given us a fantastic variety of people and cultures across our organisation.

We celebrate our diverse teams who make de Novo the inclusive, collaborative and rewarding place it is to work.

We hire the best in the industry, provide them the support to achieve their goals and challenge them to make a real impact on our business. If you want to join an organisation that truly sees and harnesses what makes you unique, apply to us today.