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Sr. Project Manager

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Sep 08, 2019

Troy, MI

Freelance

Agent: Emily B.

Job #: 151790

Salary: based on experience

Job Description

A Senior Project Manager is responsible for the management of large scale projects from kick-off to completion. It’s the PM's job to ensure the project is delivered on-time, on budget, within scope and on brief.  The Senior PM facilitates “How” things get done. In partnership with all disciplines they craft the solutions to deliver innovative and profitable engagements.  They are the driving force behind a project and everyone’s “go-to” person. They are expected to know all of the ins and outs of a project, what happens next, where everyone needs to be and can anticipate what to expect.

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in MS Project, Excel & Power Point
  • Develop and manage project plans, resource plans, budgets & statements or work
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and projects
  • Client facing
  • Ability to work with client directly and lead client meetings
  • Ability to identify, communicate and resolve project issues
  • In depth understanding of what resources to pull into a project and when
  • Ability to work collaboratively with an Account partner
  • Create the conditions to develop great work without compromising budget or timing
  • Work collaboratively and lead cross-functional teams of various levels of seniority
  • Lead and organize efficient meetings and conference calls
  • Develop task lists, status reports & meeting notes

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience as a digital producer or project manager required
  • Must have digital agency experience
  • Must have experience delivering tech heavy projects
  • 5-7 years’ experience managing digital marketing, design and technology projects
  • Knowledge of strategy, requirements gathering, user experience, content strategy, information architecture, design, technology, analytics and quality assurance
  • Experience building and launching a website from requirements through deployment
  • Experience managing project budgets over $500,000
  • Background in design and technology preferred but not required
  • Experience in developing and managing project plans, budgets, resource plans and statements of work
  • Working understanding of front and back end development
  • Must be able to work and communicate with developers to break down tasks and facilitate the resolution of issues
  • Experience managing both internal and external clients on Delivery Management related items
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • PMI, SCRUM or AGILE certification a plus but not required

 

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