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Project Management

Senior Integrated Project Manager – advertising agency, top brands, great people!

Post date: 10th April 2019

Location:Central London, London

Contract: Permanent


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Well known and well respected integrated global agency are looking for a seasoned Integrated  Senior Project Manager to work  on fully integrated work from digital to TV to OOH  to print on a couple of well known FMCG brands.  Previous experience within a fully integrated account a must.

You will have a killer ‘can do’ attitude to help deliver a complex and diverse account, this is a high profile account and needs a confident, assertive and positive Project Manager to run projects and manage a more junior PM.  

360 – Integrated Senior Project Manager 

What they are looking for:

They are looking for someone who:

  • has proven senior integrated project management experience (inception to completion).
  • has a broad background in producing digital, film, social content, TV and OOH work in a creative environment
  • has strong interpersonal skills and enjoys working with a cross discipline team to create great work
  • someone used to working with production companies and other suppliers
  • is calm, composed and emotionally intelligent
  • is client facing and comfortable working with clients independently of client services
  • has lots of energy and drive
  • is flexible and adaptable, and enjoys finding pragmatic, lean approaches to solving client and creative challenges
  • has a strong work ethic
  • confident working with creative and production teams

Key responsibilities of the role

  • Working closely with the creative team and  “own” the making of a range of work
  • solid project management rigour, adapting processes where necessary
  • owns multiple content work streams working with the client, internal team (creative, design etc.) and suppliers to produce great work on-time, on-budget .  This includes managing scope, process, deliverables, budget, resources, expectations, time-frames and the quality of the end product to the highest standards
  • understands the client brief, strategic approach and the creative idea and uses this understanding to identify the appropriate production options and approach
  • assess feasibility of concepts against proposed budget and time-frame
  • balances cost, time, creative ambition and production values and presents options, benefits and risks.  Finds production solutions to get creative work made
  • proactively identifying and solving issues and mitigating risks
  • ensures that statements of work with both clients and third parties are written with the appropriate level of rigor
  • works closely and collaboratively with the account manager to ensure efficient communication with the client at all points in the production process
  • champion the creative product whilst looking after the profitability of their work

Specific skills and experience required

  • strong experience delivering fully integrated projects for clients
  • experience in assessing integrated project requirements (social, digital, print, tv, video) and leading a team through discovery and scoping phase to define project deliverables, delivery timings and project cost
  • content production experience in a digital, creative or ATL agency or having a strong production company background
  • excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • able to understand profit and loss calculations and basic business finance and apply this to the work that they manage
  • proficient in managing all aspects of content development; Video – from hero pieces to Vines, comms, web content, social content
  • proven ability to manage project budget, scope, resourcing, deliver on time and on budget
  • proven supplier management skills – finding, engaging, managing suppliers and supplier finances
  • other creative production skills – design tools (e.g. Illustrator, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro etc.) etc. not essential but a distinct advantage

 Personal Attributes

  • calm and patient under pressure
  • thrives in a changing, dynamic environment
  • cares about creating quality work, not just getting it out of the door on time
  • critical thinker and problem solver. Is a “Fixer” who can find ways to get things done
  • assertive and proactive
  • able to see the big picture while paying attention to the smallest end details
  • anticipates and manages problems
  • has a “will not fail” attitude
  • very high degree of personal motivation and professionalism
  • has a positive mental attitude and able to get along with different personalities.  “Makes it fun”
  • sense of humour essential!

A great opportunity – do get in touch today!

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