Our client is seeking a Senior Digital Project Manager with a technology background. They will be responsible for overseeing the successful completion of projects focused on web and application development for a Fortune 100 brand. Key responsibilities include scoping and finance tracking, scheduling and creating timelines, internal resource management, requirements gathering, communicating with key internal stakeholders the state of the project, ensuring projects stay on track and within budget, and managing the QA process through completion.
This role is primarily internal but will have some client-facing responsibilities on a project-by-project basis. This role is embedded in the Account Management department and reports to the VP Client Leader.
What our client is looking for:
A senior candidate with experience in digital project management in an agency and/or technical setting. This candidate needs to be able to effectively manage time, prioritize work, work across multiple assignments, and work in a fast-paced environment. A positive attitude, passion for technology and innovation, and teamwork is key to thriving in this role.
Partner with the account team leads on overall expectations for projects in/entering the pipeline
Partner with the account team to develop project SOWs: develop a deep understanding of project requirements and desired outcomes and timelines
Estimate, develop and manage project schedules, scope and budgets
Effectively prioritize work and break down tasks into manageable design and development efforts
Work with department leads to assign resources and develop an understanding of resource limitations
Identify and manage project risks to mitigate project scope, roadblocks, and quality concerns
Manage and run internal planning and status calls with the internal teams
Communicate information in a clear and timely manner between the internal teams to ensure effective output
Define internal process and create documentation for the PM discipline
Initiative the QA process to make sure all items are in scope are functioning properly while meeting requirements.
5+ years of digital project management experience (agency experience is highly recommended)
Serving as the key point of contact for resourced teams as multiple projects are being assigned
Identifying and managing potential risks and shifting priorities for projects
Creating and adjusting schedules and targets on the projects, as needed
Experience operating in agile and waterfall project management styles
Strong knowledge of both design and development aspects of digital projects
Has an understanding of technology platforms, programming languages, and tools used in the production of large and medium sized digital projects
Ability to build and maintain trust and strong working relationships with internal teams
Strong communication and organizational skills
Open to new ways of working that lead the agency forward, maturing processes and improving efficiency
A background in business analysis
A background in development
Experience with GIT, Asana, Invision, Azure DevOps (TFS), or other enterprise project management and design tools
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