The Hired Guns are seeking an ambitious Lead Project Manager to lead a large, complex site redesign for a big-name client at a highly esteemed digital agency. Trust us, this one is a gem.
The Nitty Gritty
The backstory on the company and why they need to hire you!
Are you a Senior Project Manager looking to step things up and move into a Lead Project Manager role and eventually transition into a Program Director position? Have you been waiting for the opportunity to own a high-profile account and program from end-to-end? Do you want to work under – and be mentored by – one of the best Directors of Program Management in the business? If you answered a resounding “yes” to all of these questions, read on!
This groundbreaking creative agency is moving ambitious brands into new worlds. Working alongside emerging and established companies, they can barely keep up with their client volume. As a result, they’re looking for an efficient and highly organized Lead Project Manager to join them for the next year and manage a large-scale project for one of their celebrated, global clients.
As Lead Project Manager you will spearhead an end-to-end site rebuild from conception and design, to development and implementation within a highly complex client structure. You will efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources, coordinating different departments across multiple projects. You will become the key point person for both client and internal contact, keeping the project on-track and within the budget margin/timeline. You will also hold accountability for all parties and collaborate in risk mitigation. If you do this job right, you’ll become the center of the account and be known as the key problem solver on the team.
How you’ll know if you’re a fit…
The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of demonstrated experience planning, scheduling, and producing successful projects for high-profile clients. You apply creative and strategic thinking at every step. Your expert project-management skills satisfy all project requirements. You’re insanely organized and live for complex problem-solving. Plus, you’re deeply digitally curious by nature, with an insatiable passion for the latest news, events, products, and trends. You’re a world-class multitasker who can juggle and consistently manage client expectations, schedules, budgets, assets, and scopes. You must have a large degree of comfort when it comes to providing solutions to challenges raised by the agency team and the client. Ability to create detailed creative project requirements, including functional specifications and creative briefs, is a must. You are second to none when it comes to conducting and leading successful kick-off and status meetings with clients, vendors, and the internal team. You have an uncanny ability to manage both short- and long-term creative-driven marketing projects with aggressive, fixed timelines and very high expectations. No biggie for you.
The Inside Skinny
Why you should quit your job right now and join this organization!
If you want to work for a top global agency as they embark on an ambitious project for a globally renowned brand, then this is definitely the job for you. Plus, growth opportunities will be knocking at the door, and you’ll get to catapult your Project Management career, while working with a best-in-class creative team and having access to best-in-class mentorship. If this sounds like your dream opportunity, we want to hear from you today.
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