Associate Project Manager

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Okta Inc.
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Budget Hourly
Flexibility Full remote
Preferred timezone Central Europe Standard Time

About this job

Required experience: Middlenior experience
Minimal education: Bachelor degree
Employment type: Full time
Role: Project Manager
Category: Consulting Jobs

Job description

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 an associate 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 an Associate 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 commitment to assigned project goals.

Your success in this role requires ability to lead the delivery of projects in accordance to project deadlines, within budget, and demonstrated value of services. You have a strong technical project management background with excellent 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 high volume of 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.
  • 1-3 years of experience in project management.
  • Relevant combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform leading projects.
  • Track record in successfully leading the delivery of projects for multiple clients/customers.
  • Consulting services experience is preferred.
  • Expertise in project management, business analysis, software delivery lifecycle, and SaaS.
  • Desire to learn and lead both simple and complex projects.
  • Demonstrated skills in leadership, who is self-motivated, flexible, enthusiastic and organized.
  • Desired to obtain Project Management professional certification or another relevant accreditation preferred.
  • Applied understanding of SaaS delivery concepts and familiarity of IAM.
  • Ability to travel up to 30% at times

Okta’s Top 5 Core Leadership Competencies are part of the deeply ingrained principles that guide all of our company’s actions. They also align strongly to our cultural cornerstones, our Okta values: love our customers, empower our people, never stop innovating, act with integrity, and maintain transparency. It’s our expectation that our managers and leaders embody these core competencies:

Builds Effective Teams: Building strong-identity teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals.

Demonstrates Self-Awareness (EQ): Using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses.

Develops Talent: Developing people to meet both their career goals and the organization’s goals.

Drives Results: Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.

Strategic Mindset: Seeing ahead to future possibilities and translating them into breakthrough strategies.

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

 

We thank all the candidates who have shown interest in our company, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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About the Okta Inc.

Headquarters

San Francisco, United States

Employees

1,001-5,000 employees

Industry

Computer

Website

www.okta.com

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