Project Manager

Recruiter
Jayne Watson Recruitment
Location
Basingstoke, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Oct 2019
Closes
17 Oct 2019
Ref
1283723389
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client, a creative healthcare advertising agency, part of a global network has a new opening for an integrated Project Manager.

You are the operational day-to-day delivery lead on large key pieces of agency business, becoming wholly trusted and relied upon by your agency team in the running of your account and the agency internal processes.

You manage projects through creative execution, studio and production. You are the glue between all departments and closely aligned to client service and clients. You understand how client departments work. You are interested in processes that lead to efficient client agency working relationships.
  • Passionate about creativity, production and technology
  • A proactive, positive 'can do' attitude
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage pressure and deadlines
  • Always demonstrates 'teamwork'

Overall project management
  • Own the organisation, leadership and delivery of the programme of work
  • Manage and oversee project scope, manage scope creep and drive updates
  • Upstream management of Agency/Client workflow including proactive creation of multichannel timing plans and maintenance of client status reports as necessary
  • Establish and maintain project and/or programme communications through project
  • Proactive stakeholder management throughout project lifecycle including running internal status meetings and maintenance and approval of all project documentation
  • Manage and document risks and slip logs for Client Service to manage with clients
  • Escalate concerns to client service team and department leads
  • Partner with production specialists as required, approve production decisions where necessary and maintain oversight of delivery
  • Drive maximum utilisation and recoverability of resource
  • Maintenance of file repositories and DAM systems and monitor version control
  • Set up post project review meetings, and gather feedback for internal and external measurement of KPIs

The role also involves financial administration, resource management and creative development input.

The agency offers excellent benefits and has a strong reputation for looking after their staff members.

If this summary appeals and you have integrated agency experience, please get in touch to receive further information about the agency and the role in more detail.

All successful applicants will receive a response within 24 hours.

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