• Project Manager

    Job ID
    US-NY-New York
    Project Management
    DDB Health
  • Overview


    Title: 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
    • Lead and manage a diverse team 
    • 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
    • 3-5 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.



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