Project Director

  • Full-time

Company Description

Digitas Health London is the People-Powered Health agency: we exist to improve the experience of healthcare through connected engagement. We do this by relentlessly championing the needs of real people, designing for the behaviours we want to change and helping healthcare evolve to meet the needs of the future.

We are a generous, idealistic, straight-talking collection of creatives, strategists, analysts, social media experts, PMs, and client service leads. We work together to help people-centric health brands deliver new business value through new customer experiences. Whether delivering creative campaigns, connected content programmes, mobile apps, digital services, or social communities, we use digital and emerging technologies to help healthcare brands build loyalty, break habits, connect care ecosystems, and disrupt traditional markets.

As part of Publicis Health, our small-but-mighty team works to bring applied innovation to a range of global, EMEA and UK clients, working in collaboration with other DH offices in Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco and other sister agencies in London, Windsor and around the world. Learn more about DH at

Job Description

We are looking for a Project Director to step into a programme management role across an exciting multi-agency, multi-brand workstream. This is a client-dedicated role. The right candidate will have proven experience on a range of digital and strategic projects, will like to keep a finger on the pulse of everything that is happening on client projects, and will operate at a strategic level, whilst maintaining day to day responsibilities. Reporting, tracking, planning and workload management will come naturally to you, and you will enjoy client conversations, workflow diagrams, and digital project management platforms in equal measure.

As a Project Director, you will be part of a regional team, working on a cross agency integrated account, responsible for the intake and triage of projects across multiple brands, and support of the adaptation and implementation of centrally defined strategic initiatives, across multiple markets.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide integrated project management support for rollout of core initiatives across multiple client teams
  • Work with the Associate Delivery Director to plan, and lead the way on how to approach a given programme of work or project
  • Track and report on progress across a wide range of activities and initiatives using established templates and tools, and support on administration task
  • Coordinate key meetings, including scheduling, ensuring notes are aggregated, files shared in common locations, and actions noted 
  • Understand global governance models and help adapt them to local client needs, ensuring teams are working to clear R&Rs
  • Constantly highlight risks and provide solutions to mitigate them
  • Spearhead ways of working and suggest improvements whenever you see the opportunity
  • Support and mentor other team members ensuring they work in a consistent and effective manner


  • Extensive experience within project management in an agency setting
  • Proven ability to lead large multi-faceted clients and project teams
  • Experience creating production and project strategies for brands or clients
  • Capable of managing full project lifecycle ranging from client brief through strategy, creative, design, copywriting, asset creation, production, execution and delivery
  • Comfortable working with enterprise project management systems, specifically Workfront is a plus
  • Excellent communication, and facilitation skills, being capable of interacting directly with internal/external agency teams and clients, leading discussions with confidence and authority
  • Strong understanding of resource management, forecasting and capacity planning, both short term and longer term
  • Good commercial acumen and ability to manage, understand and report on financial health of projects
  • Digital transformation and integrated accounts experience is advantageous

Additional Information

About Publicis Health

At Publicis Health, we are united around one purpose: to create a world where people are equipped and motivated to take control of their health. We transform healthcare marketing and communications into healthcare engagement. We believe healthcare marketing is healthcare, fostering healthy conversations, healthy behaviours and healthy people. With 40 offices and 12 brands across the globe, Publicis Health’s worldwide staff is composed of more than 3,000 healthcare professionals who are experts in advertising and branding, data and analytics, strategic planning, service design, digital media and technology, science, and medicine. Publicis Health companies include: BBK Worldwide, Digitas Health, Heartbeat, insync, Langland, Payer Sciences, PlowShare Group, Publicis Health France, Publicis Health Media, Razorfish Health, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness, and Verilogue. For more information, visit us at

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