Project Manager

Recruitment #211013-UNCB-222

Introduction

A resume and cover letter must be submitted with your application.

The Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) is dedicated to providing excellent service, expert guidance, and continuous improvement in support of our partners’ goals. We are a highly-qualified workforce committed to serve those who serve Oklahomans and make government run in the most efficient, innovative manner possible. Achieving this mission takes a collaborative, agile, respectful team with humble leaders who make a difference and get things done. 

For more information about OMES, please visit our website.  

OMES is seeking a full time Project Manager for the Information Services Division. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City. OMES offers a comprehensive Benefits Package, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. For more information about the benefit allowance [click here]. The annual salary for this position is up to $85,000, based on education and experience.

The primary responsibilities of the successful candidate include, but are not limited to, the following:
• The ideal candidate has experience in leading enterprise level, large scale IT programs/projects.
• Provide best in class service
• Excellent, clear, and concise communications
• Plan, organize, and direct all operations and activities of the management information services program
• Indirect resource management, coordination, and estimation
• Serves as the liaison for an service team for program/project management, including prioritization and resource leveling, specifically within operations of service team
• Ensures service team projects are completed according to specifications, on time, on budget, and are properly estimated and documented
• Blend business and technical skills, assess, and manage risks, measure and report on progress, anticipate and resolve bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate issues and make trade-offs, and balance the business needs with the technical constraints.

The Successful Candidate
• This opportunity requires excellent technical, problem-solving, organization, and communication skills. Candidates should have experience defining projects, collecting requirements, writing detailed functional specifications, coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features sets; as well as analyzing cost/benefit of feature selection.
• The successful candidate will have a customer focus, a diverse work experience, and a business curiosity/strategic viewpoint. The candidate will have an attention to detail, excellent analytical skills, good judgment, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to self-start and self-motivate.
• The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously whilst being comfortable with ambiguity and having an ability to be flexible in a rapidly changing environment.
• It is critical that the candidate has a proven track record of continuous learning, earning trust, taking ownership, and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• Excellent leadership principles.
• Experience communicating with senior management (Director/VP-level decision-makers).
• Build financial models and analysis to assess operational impact of project(s).

Physical Demands and Work Environment
• This position works in a comfortable office setting with a computer for a large percentage of the workday. The noise level in the work environment is usually mild.  Occasional travel may be required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• 4 + years of experience in a Program Management, Project Management, or IT Management position.

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of Lean/Six Sigma to lead cross-functional process improvement projects
• Scrum, Kanban, Agile experience
• Recent operational or project infrastructure experience (on-prem/cloud, network, firewall, etc.)

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Conclusion

Veteran’s preference points apply only for initial appointment in the classified service.