Senior Project Manager - Fully Remote

Posted 23 February 2023
Location Tulsa, United States of America
Job type Full Time

Job Description

Senior Project Manager

Location: Tulsa, OK or Remote


Vast is looking for a senior project manager to help create a well establish world-class PMO team, ensuring strong guardrail management, well-understood, effective PMO processes, and delivery of useful metrics to relevant stakeholders, providing updates and clear guidance based on quality data.

Essential Functions

  • Develop, socialize and operationalize project management and project governance frameworks, processes and enabling technologies across the organization

  • Manage projects from start to finish, including planning, organizing, leading and controlling activities to ensure successful completion of objectives.

  • Develop and maintain strong professional working relationships with stakeholders

  • Managing complex, multi-faceted projects that require extensive planning, coordination, and communication with multiple departments within an organization.

  • Responsible for portfolio/program/project objectives

  • Collaborate with leadership to make sure their specific use cases and gaps in knowledge are being resolved

  • Create and manage supporting project documents including but not limited to project plans, risk mitigation plans, communication plans, budgets, other project management-related documentation

  • Gather various elements of project performance data and routinely report such to the project team, stakeholders and leadership

  • Maintain constant oversight of project budgets through assimilation of actual cost data and re-forecasting of expected total costs

  • Ability to analyze data to identify problems and propose solutions

  • Developing and implementing processes and procedures to ensure efficiency and consistency in operations.


Job Qualifications

  • Results-oriented with demonstrated ability to deliver results in a timely fashion

  • Ability to apply creative and strategic solutions to solve business challenges, to develop new ideas and to gain buy-in

  • Creative thinker willing to consider various solutions to a problem

  • Flexibility to handle rapid change and multiple tasks at once

  • Exceptional communication and collaboration skills necessary for interacting with key stakeholders at all levels across the company to manage, inform, and influence outcomes


  • Exceptional leader who is articulate, has ability to navigate and direct ambiguity, and deliver customer centric results

  • 5+ years of management experience in an operations team or running a Program Management Office (PMO)

  • 7+ years of proven track record of Program Management leading large global technology initiatives

  • Extraordinary cross-functional collaborator; Inventive problem-solver who can lead and influence with a variety of partners

  • High attention to detail; Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written; ability to present at all levels

  • Highly resourceful, Self-Motivated and a Can-do demeanor

  • Must have the ability to prosper in a fast paced, dynamic, demanding and fluid environment and maintain a can-do demeanor

  • Experience leading a diverse group of individuals, with different experience and skillsets, and experience leading both full time employees and contingent staff

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

  • Certification in project/program management (e.g., Project Management Institute’s PMP) a plus

Interpersonal Skills

  • A significant level of trust and diplomacy is required to be an effective subject matter expert in the position. In-depth dialogues, conversations and explanations with customers, direct and indirect reports and outside vendors of a sensitive and/or highly confidential nature is a normal part of the day-to-day experience. Communications can involve motivating, influencing, educating and/or advising others on matters of significance.