Senior Project Manager

Job ID
2020-19524
Location
US-NY-New York
Category
Project Management
Company
TBWA\WorldHealth

Overview

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SENIOR PROJECT MANAGER

 

YOU ARE THE TEAM CAPTAIN

You connect dots yet to be drawn. You see beyond your immediate circle and use that vision to bring people together. You share best practices with your peers over Friday bagels

 

You take pleasure in crossing things off of your to-do list, but seek the rush in doing things right the first time. You can see potential in others, and delight in helping them succeed. You’re a smart shopper who knows value when you see it. You have an innate ability to balance the needs of your team with the demands of the business. You’re a trusted agency expert on workflow and beyond. Just for fun, you seek out opportunities for increased efficiency. You ignite unity to enable “Wow!”

 

LEAD BY EXAMPLE - 20%

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Provide PM leadership across a brand or brands offering holistic view of the account, including SOW development, project planning and staff management
  • Facilitate a collaborative, steady environment to enable and encourage the best work
  • Motivate the PM team by displaying a high level of respect, positivity, accountability, and clear, proactive communication

YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

  • Inspiring the PM team to demonstrate strong leadership within your brands

MAKE IT HAPPEN - 25%

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Communicate objectives and priorities clearly, ensuring projects are completed on time, on budget, and error-free
  • Create and manage individual project estimates, flagging changes in direction or scope as early as possible, and working with Account plan
  • Partner with creative and account leadership to produce major brand initiatives— ensure proper planning and resourcing are in line (eg, new creative campaign, App development)

YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

  • Demonstrating business leadership outside of day-today project management

CREATE BALANCE - 25%

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Work closely with brand and agency leaders to determine resource allocation and ensure all jobs are completed on budget, on time, and within scope
  • Become the go-to person for your brands’ finances —both internally and with the client team
  • Exhibit strong decision-making skills during finance meetings, contributing towards the overall health of the business

YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

  • Partner with key stakeholders on the client side to create efficiencies within, or in addition to, established processe

ESTABLISH AGENCY PRESENCE - 15%

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Mentor APMs and Project Coordinators (partnering with Project Coordinators’ supervisor) to encourage engagement and completion of the Career Launcher Program

  • Assume accountability for the training and mentoring of junior PM staff, even those outside your brand assignment (example: become the Dynamics expert, or the go-to trainer for resourcing)

  • Participate in an agency initiative or cultural activity, allowing yourself to exercise skills and relationships not in your day-to-day

YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

  • Present a PM or agency initiative at a monthly agency meeting

STAY RESTLESS - 15%

 

YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO:

  • Contribute new ideas within the Project Management department, share best practices based on learnings, both past and present

  • Challenge yourself by identifying new areas of interest for personal career development

  • Encourage the PM team by creating new opportunities for junior level staff and recognizing individuals for igniting “Wow!” within the agency

YOU WILL EXCEL BY:

  • Embracing creative ways to challenge, inspire, enable, and encourage your agency peers

 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required or comparable work experience
  • 7–10 years of project management experience within the advertising industry across multichannel media projects
    •  Healthcare and/or pharmaceutical experience strongly desired
  • Strong computer skills including MRL submission software
  • A foundational skill set defined by
    • Excellent organization skills and a proactive nature
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to lead teams in highpressure situations
    • Quality decision making and problem solving
    • Stellar communication and presentation skills
    • Comfort in dealing with ambiguity

 

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