Who we are looking for :
Wunderman Thompson is seeking a Project Manager. We are looking for an enthusiastic critical thinker and problem solver that thrives on being engaged at all levels of a project.
Our client is going through a largescale enterprise transformation, so a strong initial understanding of the current enterprise state will be key for the program's long-term success.
The Project Manager will acutely understand the opportunities and constraints of our product and take responsibility for setting and managing expectations internally and with clients.
You will ensure that project management standards such as tools, milestones and approvals are utilized and followed. You will understand how to manage and negotiate trade-offs to deliver on time, within budget, and against agreed objectives.
An effective problem-solver on a day-to-day basis, the Project Manager over product must be adept at anticipating problems and recognizing opportunities in a fast-paced environment.
What you’ll do :
Develop clear and detailed project timelines, dependencies, milestones and tasks for concurrent projects. Ensure requirements are synchronized within capabilities for given resources and roles are defined for each stakeholder.
Translate and communicate data into actionable items.
Lead effective client calls and internal meetings complete with agendas and documented next steps / key decisions. Ensure change orders are completed for unapproved work.
Manage all project financials from initial scoping to project burn, working closely with financial leads to ensure we remain on target.
Uphold quality control standards and process both for project management and for those set within the agency.
Actively engage the account team regarding deliverables and timing expectations to support a balanced workload for the agency.
Communicate status of project to the team and client on a regular basis. Ensure alignment for internal and external stakeholders.
Provide leadership to the account team in a matrix environment including conflict resolution and problem solving. Partner well with the Finance department to ensure strong understanding of budget and client revenue.
Who you are :
Understands digital technologies and trends.
A skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator. Experience partnering with finance leads in corresponding departments.
What you'll need :
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Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.