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Senior Project Manager

Senior Project Manager

Job ID 
2017-9123
Location 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Project Management
Company  
Patients & Purpose

About this job

Overview

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Title: Senior Project Manager

 

Company/Location: Patients & Purpose / New York

 

Department/Discipline: Project Management

 

Core Competencies: Customer Focus, Interpersonal Savvy and Creativity

 

Overview: The Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for managing comprehensive project scopes and project plans while overseeing the execution of multiple digital projects on behalf of the client(s). He or She may work on multiple complex brands and will provide supervision and guidance to more junior team members.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with cross-functional team of Account Executives, Copywriters, Art Directors, Developers and Coordinators to fulfill client requests and expectations
  • Communicate regularly with clients on all key issues and project deliverables
  • Develop project estimates and project plans and oversee work produced by junior team
  • Prepare comprehensive project scopes (deliverables, schedules, budgets, etc.)
  • Develop critical issues documents; update and change as needed, communicate changes to the brand team
  • Ensure project status meetings happen regularly; conduct in place of Project Manager(s) as needed
  • Prepare billing and forecast income
  • Prepare functional specifications with project developers
  • Provide Clients with all production schedules and critical milestones
  • Mentor, coach and develop direct report(s) by creating individual development plans, providing on the job learning and ensuring attendance at relevant SSCGU courses
  • Participate in all management courses offered by SSCGU, as assigned
  • Support and/or lead team or agency initiatives as assigned

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 to 5 years of interactive project management experience in an advertising agency or similar environment
  • Pharmaceutical advertising agency experience preferred, not required
  • Minimum of 2 years experience working on digital projects or digitally focused accounts
  • Solid understanding of interactive mediums; websites, banners, kiosks, Tablet PCs, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Flash
  • Strong understanding of development technologies and quality assurance process
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Stong presentation skills; able to present ideas to brand teams
  • Previous experience managing one or more direct reports
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, MS Project and Vision