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Freelance Sr. Project Manager

Freelance Sr. Project Manager

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US-NY-New York
Project Management
DDB Health

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Job Description


Title: Freelance Senior Project Manager


Company/Location: DDB Health


Department/Discipline: Project Management




Overview: Project Managers have an important presence, not only in the department but also within the agency. This position demands the ability to prioritize, multi-task, and problem-solve as well as to continuously be proactive. Technical knowledge, as well as excellent communication skills, are needed to succeed.



  • Develop project estimates and project plans
  • Maintain regular client contact and be an integral part of the brand team, ensuring that the client is updated and briefed on all relevant project activity
  • Manage and meet all client deadlines
  • Partner with Account in developing SOWs and briefs
  • Manage weekly financial tracking and review of monthly financial reconciliations with internal team and client as needed, partnering with Account and Finance
  • Generate and maintain quarterly financial forecasting for all brands with supervision of senior level PM
  • Effectively lead internal meetings (eg, discovery, status meetings, job start-ups, etc.), making important, relevant contributions and generating workable conclusions
  • Proficient with spreadsheet applications and project management software
  • Ensure information exchange is occurring within the project management group
  • Drive process from a client and internal perspective
  • Expert in brand-specific Medical/Legal/Regulatory (MLR) systems
  • Contact/maintain relationships with outside vendors
  • Maintain knowledge of brand strategy, objective, and goals
  • Work directly with IA, QA team members, and development group
  • Work with clients’ preferred outsourced vendors
  • Models core values of Courage, Curiosity, Generosity, and Grit



  • College degree, preferably in marketing, advertising, communications, or science/medicine
  • 5+ years of agency or comparable experience
  • Demonstrates advanced listening and multitasking skills
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Financial acumen
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, MS Project or Smartsheet
  • Understanding of development technologies
  • Effective and professional communication, with both internal and external team members
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Leader both internally and externally; ability to convey confidence without overpromising
  • Team-oriented
  • Self-motivated
  • Familiarity with Site Maps and Functional Specification documents
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical terminology


DDB Health is an equal opportunity employer and offers a comprehensive benefits package to its employees.