Sr. Project Manager

Posted 14 days ago
Main Location
San Francisco, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Okta, Inc. Has to Offer:

Okta is the leading independent provider of identity for the enterprise. The Okta Identity Cloud enables organizations to securely connect the right people to the right technologies at the right time. Over 7,400 organizations, including 20th Century Fox, JetBlue, Nordstrom, Slack, Teach for America, and Twilio, trust Okta to help protect the identities of their workforces and customers.They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible time off
  • Global offices + HQs in San Jose and San Francisco
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Volunteer events
  • Hackathons
  • Job Purpose:

    Okta’s projects, like our Identity services, connect people and technology and require the project
    manager to actively participate in setting a standard of excellence focused on time-to-value. As
    project manager at Okta, you will lead complex identity access management (IAM) projects
    using your professional services expertise. You will primarily be focused on initiating, planning,
    scheduling, forecasting, and providing oversight to the work of assigned professional services
    (PS) team members. This includes being a liaison between the customer and all other project
    stakeholders. You act as a leader for the project as you influence the best performance of the
    project team.


    As a Project Manager you are critical to the overall management of projects delivered by the
    services team. You will be collaborating effectively with multidisciplinary teams both internally
    and externally with our customers, while demonstrating a strong commitment to assigned project
    goals.


    Your success in this role requires strong leadership for leading the delivery of projects in
    accordance to strict project deadlines, within budget, and demonstrated value of services. You
    have a strong technical project management background with very strong communication and
    coordination skills.


    At Okta professional services our vision focuses on time-to-value for our customers with a key
    focus on customer success. Under the supervision of Delivery Managers and Regional Directors
    our Project Managers play a vital role in delivering the Okta services in a dynamic and high
    paced environment. We at Okta are Always On with a real passion for Customer Success and our
    Professional Services team ensures our customers achieve the best and the fastest value possible.


    Duties and responsibilities:
    ● Successfully leads the entire project delivery lifecycle while ensuring customer success.
    ● Manages several projects simultaneously in alignment with Okta’s professional services
    project portfolio.
    ● Demonstrated resilience, tact, influence, and problem-solving skills in a variety of
    complex situations.
    ● Administers formal change control in accordance to any changes in scope, time, and cost.
    ● Employ scope, time, cost, resource, communication, and risk management.
    ● Partners with cross-functional teams at Okta to ensure project and customer success.
    ● Identify customer opportunities to position the sale of other desired services.

    Qualifications:
    ● Bachelor’s degree in a work-related discipline/field from an accredited college or
    university.
    ● 7+ years of dynamically responsible experience in project management.
    ● Relevant combination of education and experience that would provide the required
    knowledge, skills and abilities to perform leading projects.
    ● Hands-on solid track record in successfully leading the delivery of projects for multiple
    clients/customers.
    ● Consulting services experience working with strong matrix management skills and ability
    to work collaboratively.
    ● Expertise in project management, business analysis, software delivery lifecycle, and
    SaaS.
    ● Demonstrated leader, who is self-motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and organized.
    ● Experience in risk identification, assessment of unintended effects of project changes,
    and risk avoidance or mitigation.
    ● Project Management professional (PMP) certification or another relevant accreditation
    strongly preferred.
    ● Applied understanding of SaaS delivery concepts and familiarity of IAM.
    ● Ability to travel up to 25% at times.

     

    Okta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Okta is rethinking the traditional work environment, providing our employees with the flexibility to be their most creative and successful versions of themselves, no matter where they are located.  We enable a flexible approach to work, meaning for roles where it makes sense, you can work from the office, or from home, regardless of where you live.  Okta invests in the best technologies and provides flexible benefits and collaborative work environments/experiences, empowering employees to work productively in a setting that best and uniquely suits their needs.  Find your place at Okta https://www.okta.com/company/careers/. 

    By submitting an application, you agree to the retention of your personal data for consideration for a future position at Okta.  More details about Okta’s privacy practices can be found at: https://www.okta.com/privacy-policy.

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