Project Manager

Recruitment #190828-UNCB-97


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  Supreme Court of Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts 
2100 N. Lincoln Blvd., Suite 3
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73105.

Project Manager
Salary commensurate with Education/Experience

The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is seeking a self-motivated person to assume the responsibilities of Project Manager.  Reporting to the Project Management Office (PMO) Manager, the Project Manager is responsible for the successful planning, development, execution, and completion of assigned projects. The Project Manager leads and develops project teams driving program execution in a collaborative environment. The Project Manager must ensure projects are organized and executed in a consistent manner utilizing Project Management Institute (PMI) and Organizational Project Management Maturity Model (OPM3) processes as established by the Oklahoma Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

Responsibilities and essential functions will include (but not be limited to) the following:
•Manages, monitors and forecasts project execution across all 9 knowledge areas as defined within the Project Management Institute’s Project Management Body of Knowledge: Integration Management, Scope Management, Time Management, Cost Management, Quality Management, Human Resource Management, Communications Management, Risk Management and Procurement Management
•Plan, schedule and track projects, with related cost estimation and scope control responsibilities
•Continually identify, prioritize and mitigate project risks
•Support the project-chartering process and setup
•Manage the project staff, driving motivation, collaboration and performance
•Implement 'rightsized' project management processes (especially supporting quality assurance)
•Track short-term project metrics (for example, schedule variances and customer satisfaction)
•Provide oversight and control of any external resources contracted to the project
•Review the project's medium-term benefits (for example, to support court-case process improvement)
•Adept at engaging with an array of Court Users, such as the projects' Court sponsors, Court process analysts, Information Technology (IT) enterprise architects, resource managers, contractor project managers and program managers
•Be confident and politically attuned to build relationships and encourage collaboration between individual court users and court staffing departments
•Ability to achieve a high level of satisfaction from court users through developed working relationships with all users involved in the projects they manage
•Be able to provide executive level status briefings as required
•Any other duties as assigned

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
•Knowledge of the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge and ability to teach each area to project team members;
•Knowledge of multiple project management methodologies, tools and techniques;
•Leadership and general management skills, including excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills;
•Stakeholder management capabilities including strong skills in communication, negotiation, conflict resolution, problem solving, persuasion and cost accounting;
•Must be motivated and a self-starter;
•Consistent professional behavior in all activities.

Education / Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree in a MIS field, Project Management, Engineering, or related industry;
•PMP certified by the Project Management Institute, preferred;
•Scrum Certification preferred;
•Azure experience preferred;
•Proven record of delivering successful projects for the most recent 5 years;
•Experience with Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server, SharePoint, TFS, and Microsoft Office;
•Significant work experience involving technical consulting, solution design, project activities and software development

Physical Demands:
•Occasional travel to remote office locations within the state of Oklahoma.

The State of Oklahoma has an excellent benefits package including 3 weeks of vacation, employee retirement and health benefit plans. Applicant must be willing to self-relocate if applicable.  Position open until filled.

Candidates who are eligible to work in the United States are encouraged to apply.   The Administrative Office of the Courts will not sponsor a work visa (H-1B, etc.) to fill this position.


As a condition of employment, any successful candidate who receives an offer of employment will be required to pass a background investigation.

The Oklahoma Supreme Court is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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