Project Management

UK

Tribal Worldwide London

London
12 Bishops Bridge Road
W2 6AA London

+44 (0) 20 7262 001

Freelance Digital Project Manager

The Role

We are looking for a strong Freelance Digital Project Manager to join a highly successful team to work as part of an account team on one of our prestigious clients. Working closely with design, development and account teams, you will be defining the solution to meet our clients’ requirements, delivery schedule and budgetary estimates through to successful delivery; ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

The role will mostly be working on digital platform delivery, web builds, maintenance and support of existing websites and social workstreams.

You will work with strategy, UX, conceptual design through to development on a new website build as part of the role.

This role will suit a self-motivated team-player with digital expertise and experience delivering huge digital platform projects!
 

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively manage project resource to ensure project timelines are adhered to.
  • Produce and manage all project budgetary estimates.
  • Proactively manage the scope, timings and priority of projects ensuring no work outside the agreed scope is undertaken.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes including techniques for digital solutions including requirements definition, sitemaps, schematics and wireframes, web analytics, etc.;
  • Proactively manage all financial aspects of projects, managing all cost implications, burn rates and taking remedial action where these have deviated from agreed budgets;
  • Own the client relationship and day-to-day stakeholder management in the context of delivery of your specific projects;
  • Proactively manage the financial reporting and projections and utilisation reporting on a project-by-project basis.
  • Maintain and develop Quality Assurance processes for your projects ensuring Tribal Worldwide procedures are consistently applied to manage project risk.
  • Oversee and maintain day-to-day project lifecycle processes.
  • Own the coordinating, tracking, and organising client handoff of all project work.
  • Coordinate production traffic.
  • Obtain timely signoff on Client deliverables, project phases and final project acceptance documents.
  • Take on any other responsibilities or tasks that are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

 

Essential Skills / Competencies

  • Proven experience in project management gained in a digital agency working on digital products and web builds;
  • Proven track record of experience delivering creative projects as well as managing technology/web projects of significant scale and complexity and identifying project risk;
  • Experience working in corporate environments with elevated level of rigour and communicational needs;
  • Experience working with a media buying agency;
  • Must have strong client-facing skills; experience managing clients at a variety of levels and across functions and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction, as our client is located within the same building;
  • Process orientated, with clear and proactive communication focus, with a sprinkle of commercial acumen thrown in;
  • Excellent communication skills; must deals well with conflict, work effectively under pressure with a solutions-based focus;
  • Experience and ability to communicate effectively with 3rd party suppliers and coordinate projects with an off-site team;
  • Ability to manage expectations of stakeholders both multi-tier internally and externally;
  • Experience implementing processes and ensuring quality of delivery for cross-channel projects;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong client facing, presentation and negotiation skills;
  • Impeccable attention to detail and a desire to produce the highest quality solutions;
  • Ability to bring team members from different disciplines together as a team;
  • Ability to lead team members to deliver on schedule and within budget constraints in a constructive manner;
  • Strong ‘can do’ attitude with an innate ability to take imitative and work by yourself as well as a team;
  • Technically literate; able to communicate complex digital solutions into layman’s language;
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes;
  • Social Strategy and Implementation experience would be a bonus;
  • PMP certification from PMI, or Prince 2 certification strongly desired, although not mandatory.
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Digital Project Manager (Web Design & Build)

The Role

We are looking for a strong Digital Project Manager to join a highly successful team to work, exclusively at first, as part of an account team on one of our prestigious clients. Working closely with design, development and account teams, you will be defining the solution to meet our clients’ requirements, delivery schedule and budgetary estimates through to successful delivery; ensuring projects are delivered on time and to budget.

The role will mostly be working on Digital Creative work, microsite builds, maintenance and support of existing websites and social workstreams. Strategy, UX, conceptual design through to development and, where required, may assist in the development of new website build production as part of the role. 

This role will suit a self-motivated team-player with digital expertise, great people skills and great attention to detail.

Key Responsibilities

  • Actively manage project resource to ensure project timelines are adhered to.
  • Produce and manage all project budgetary estimates.
  • Proactively manage the scope, timings and priority of projects ensuring no work outside the agreed scope is undertaken.
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes including techniques for digital solutions including requirements definition, sitemaps, schematics and wireframes, web analytics, etc.;
  • Proactively manage all financial aspects of projects, managing all cost implications, burn rates and taking remedial action where these have deviated from agreed budgets;
  • Own the client relationship and day-to-day stakeholder management in the context of delivery of your specific projects;
  • Proactively manage the financial reporting and projections and utilisation reporting on a project-by-project basis.
  • Maintain and develop Quality Assurance processes for your projects ensuring Tribal Worldwide procedures are consistently applied to manage project risk.
  • Oversee and maintain day-to-day project lifecycle processes.
  • Own the coordinating, tracking, and organising client handoff of all project work.
  • Coordinate production traffic.
  • Obtain timely signoff on Client deliverables, project phases and final project acceptance documents.
  • Take on any other responsibilities or tasks that are within the employee’s skills and abilities whenever reasonably instructed.

Essential Skills / Competencies

  • Proven experience in project management gained in a digital agency working on digital products and web builds;
  • Proven track record of experience delivering creative projects as well as managing technology/web projects of significant scale and complexity and identifying project risk;
  • Experience working in corporate environments with elevated level of rigour and communicational needs;
  • Experience working with a media buying agency;
  • Must have strong client-facing skills; experience managing clients at a variety of levels and across functions and ensuring high levels of client satisfaction, as our client is located within the same building;
  • Process orientated, with clear and proactive communication focus, with a sprinkle of commercial acumen thrown in;
  • Excellent communication skills; must deals well with conflict, work effectively under pressure with a solutions-based focus;
  • Experience and ability to communicate effectively with 3rd party suppliers and coordinate projects with an off-site team;
  • Ability to manage expectations of stakeholders both multi-tier internally and externally;
  • Experience implementing processes and ensuring quality of delivery for cross-channel projects;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills;
  • Strong client facing, presentation and negotiation skills;
  • Impeccable attention to detail and a desire to produce the highest quality solutions;
  • Ability to bring team members from different disciplines together as a team;
  • Ability to lead team members to deliver on schedule and within budget constraints in a constructive manner;
  • Strong ‘can do’ attitude with an innate ability to take imitative and work by yourself as well as a team;
  • Technically literate; able to communicate complex digital solutions into layman’s language;
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes;
  • Social Strategy and Implementation experience would be a bonus;
  • PMP certification from PMI, or Prince 2 certification strongly desired, although not mandatory.

 

Your Benefits

  • Competitive Salary.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Pension scheme, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance.
  • Progressive training and development initiatives.
  • Gym discounts, hobby fund, and lots more benefits to help you achieve a work-life balance.

 

About Tribal

Tribal is a Total Experience agency. Thinking beyond the established customer experience, we work with brands to consider the total experience – online, offline and internal engagement and processes – and create products, services and comms that people love.

Made up of six practices – Customer Experience, Creative and Social, Tech Engineering, Business Consulting, Data Science and Innovation – they can stand apart or snap together to help our clients create hard-working and loved digital experiences. Exploring the intersection between brands, technology and real life, we develop ideas that connect with culture and uncover compelling ways that technology can add value to real people’s lives while delivering returns to our clients.

At Tribal, our 20-year creative heritage stretches all the way back to the pioneers of modern advertising and connects us to one of the world’s largest creative networks. Since the day we opened our doors, we were shaped by a culture of constant progress. We are a digital agency that always stays one step ahead of where the traditional meets the contemporary.

Find out more at:www.tribalworldwide.co.uk

Follow us at: www.linkedin.com/company/tribal-worldwide-london

 

Equal Opportunities

An inclusive culture is at the heart of Tribal Worldwide London

We are a global Tribe and we believe diversity inspires creativity and change.

We welcome and respect diverse perspectives and are stronger for them.

We employ the best minds in our business and strive to ensure our environment is supportive and inclusive for all.
 

N.B This job description will not form part of the contract of employment unless specified otherwise.

Successful applicants will also be asked to confirm their eligibility to work in the UK and provide documentary evidence to support such status.

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USA

DDB Chicago

Chicago
225 N. Michigan Ave.,
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

+1.312.552.6000

ddbnorthamerica.com

Project Management - Client Delivery

Candidate Experience and Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to maintain focus under pressure, be thorough, and keep a positive attitude. Ability to understand the outcome, not just the process.
  • Extremely high standards for work and behavior; accountable, reliable, and dependable. Acute attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to break down complex information.
  • Proficient in project scoping, project planning, resource management, timeline creation, and risk management.
  • Experience managing medium-to-large scale projects with various disciplines and stakeholders, including multi-agency teams. Be comfortable managing and influencing people who are not direct reports, as well as director-level and management personnel.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects and streams of work concurrently while meeting deadlines and maintaining proper documentation and reporting.
  • Ability to interact with and represent the team to a range of people, from entry-level to upper management and Leadership, including clients.
  • Able to establish leadership on project with internal stakeholders and clients. Easily recognized as the person who can answer questions on projects, process, and everyday activities around the team and client. Gains trust to build productive and constructive relationships. Encourage an environment of teamwork and excellence. 
  • Ability to work independently to tackle problems and direct to solutions. Be highly adaptable, able to anticipate issues and needs before they arise and take the necessary steps to alleviate and/or mitigate.
  • Leverage project management tools (Smartsheets, Workfront, etc.) to manage day-to-day operations, automate tasks, ensure quality, and promote process efficiencies.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Suite, Smartsheets, Workfront, JIRA.

 

Day-to-Day Core Competencies:

  • Project Integration Management
    • Keen understanding of integrating multi-agency and -discipline team across a project.
    • Responsible for project communications and process adherence across multi-agency and -discipline teams.
  • Project Scope Management
    • Responsible for understanding project scope and preventing scope creep.
    • Identify shifts in timing, deliverables, and resources while communicating potential impacts.
  • Project Schedule Management
    • Develop and manage project timelines based on hour needed to complete the deliverables required.
    • Able to break project down into small pieces (stages) and understand the deliverables at each stage.
  • Project Cost Management
    • Determine and manage project burn reporting with finance team including tracking, mitigating, and reporting on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Partner with finance, account, creative, and production teams to ensure weekly and monthly tracking of budget and hours is accurate and within scope.
    • Ensure client billing is accurate by tracking, reporting, evaluating, and controlling projects.
  • Project Quality Management
    • Working with Quality Control lead, ensure process, documentation, reporting, and other enhancements are enacted as needed in order to ensure client satisfaction and optimal product delivery.
    • Capture lessons learned throughout a project and apply lessons to future projects, as well as develop and implement plans for best practice enhancements and improvements.
  • Project Resource Management
    • Engage and manage appropriate talent and resource allocation at all project stages.
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking for resourcing all projects.
  • Project Risk Management
    • Manage and communicate with risk management tools on a daily basis.
    • Ability to perform qualitative and quantitative risk management with skill and confidence. Ability to accurately articulate risk management/mitigation plans and escalate high risk issues with management.
    • Define, manage, and mitigate risks, including taking a proactive, approach to solve issues before they arise or manage as they come up.
  • Project Communication Management
    • Ensure involvement of the appropriate teams during each project phase.
    • Drive open and honest communications across all teams to ensure no roadblocks in projects.

 

Required Skills:

  • 3-6 years of project management experience within an advertising agency or with multi-agency teams across disciplines.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Solid track record of successfully leading projects from initiation to completion on time, on budget, and within scope, including resource management across disciplines.
  • Complete understanding of principles of marketing and communications planning, including strategy, creative, and production practices.
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