Developer (Oracle Financials) (2 Posts Available)

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University of Manchester

Listed on

29th February


Oxford Road, Manchester


£36,024 - £44,263

Salary Notes

Salary depending on relevant experience



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The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester is a truly global institution with a reputation for education and innovation that resonates across the world, offering a wide range of courses and boasting outstanding facilities in the centre of Manchester. The University is committed to world-class research, outstanding learning and student experience and social responsibility in everything it does.  Its goal is to become one of the world's leading Universities.


About IT Services

IT Services at the University of Manchester is a vibrant and fast-moving department, we focus on delivering excellent customer service and quality services for our staff, students, and researchers. 


The role

An opening has arisen for an Oracle Developer to join the Applications Support and Development team within IT Services.   The role is a Fixed Term Contract until 31st January 2025, providing both Business As Usual support and crucial systems upgrade work as we transition the Oracle Finance system from 12.1.3 to 12.1.12.

The team is responsible for the development, maintenance & continuous improvement of critical business systems including Oracle eBusiness Suite (R12) Financials. The support and maintenance of the reporting platform, ancillary systems, and interfaces between them are also part of this role.

We are seeking a candidate with a detailed technical foundation of the eBusiness suite platform. PLSQL skills will form a key part of the role.  A good working knowledge of AP, AR, GL, Projects, iProcurement, Purchasing, Inventory & EAM modules would be helpful.  Knowledge and experience of Oracle Workflow Builder, Forms, Reports, reporting skills such as XML Publisher or Excel4Apps and interface/error handling are desirable. A successful candidate will join our established team of functional analysts and developers supporting our core applications.

The Developer role involves working with business users and IT colleagues to understand, define and develop fixes and solutions to business issues.


Essential Experience:

  • Oracle eBusiness Suite Financials (12.1.x).
  • Experience supporting a core Finance system.
  • Excellent Oracle PL/SQL skills.


Desirable Experience:

  • Resolution of incidents and change requests/working with customers.
  • Understanding or experience of full software implementation cycle.
  • Experience working with interfaces.
  • Experience of CEMLIs/Oracle Application Extensions/Personalisation's.
  • Working with any of the following tools: Oracle Forms and Reports, Workflow Builder, XML Publisher, Excel4Apps, GitHub/TortoiseGit or other version control software, TOAD/SQL Developer.
  • Working with Oracle documentation (OUM/AIM methodology).
  • Experience working within a team.
  • Ability to analyse and solve problems.
  • Excellent communication skills.

When addressing the person specification criteria in your application for this role, please ensure you reference the specific role requirements above.


What can you expect in return

Our diverse job opportunities all include a top benefits package that includes many features that are hard to find in the private sector:

  • Generous annual leave allowance, including Christmas/New Year closure
  • Pension scheme membership to provide benefits for you and your family
  • Well-being programme with counselling, fitness and leading sports facilities
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Season ticket loans for public transport
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Workplace nursery scheme
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Staff discounts on a range of products and services including travel and high street savings.

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