Project Manager

  • Full-time

Company Description

With a history that dates back over 80 years, Starcom is a global communications planning and media leader. We are an agency still grounded in our founding principle that people are at the centre of all we do. Each day, we apply this belief to harness the transformative power of data and technology to inspire and move people and business forward. With more than 7,000 employees in over 100 offices around the world, we are the flagship Publicis Media agency that uses our ‘Power of One’ business model, with teams that span multiple disciplines across clients such as Aldi, P&G, P&O Ferries, Primark, Samsung, Stellantis, and Visa. 

We place a huge focus on our People and have driven flagship D&I and L&D programmes within Publicis Media; our goal is to help every individual reach their fullest potential and we encourage everyone to make “Brave Plays” in how they approach their work and their own career development. As a result, we have an exceptionally energised and committed talent base, all of us proud of our welcoming and supportive culture, as evidenced by our recognition as one of Campaign’s Best Places to Work for three years in a row (2021, 2022 and 2023) and most excitingly, Media Week's Agency of the Year 2023!

Job Description

Are you ready to work with one of the biggest clients in the world?  We’re a multi-disciplinary team with ambitions of transforming marketing by putting people (including our consumers) first, and we’re looking for new talent to work on one of Groupe’s most prized clients, a top-five-in-the-world company boasting an audience of over 1 billion people in 80 countries. It’s purposeful work that can be demanding, but our ideal candidate relishes a challenge. So, if you’re ready to join a world-class agency and a top-tier telco client, we’re ready for you.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join the team. This exciting opportunity for a technical project management professional encompasses all facets of digital capability delivery, working closely with the clients focused on driving global marketing innovation. Engaging with global and local teams, you will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring first class delivery of solutions.

  • Manage team delivery, including project scope, backlog of tasks, and client priorities
  • Create, maintain and review project plans and schedules, running weekly internal & client-facing progress updates & revising based to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Plan & manage team effort, communicating clear requirements & delivery timelines to all stakeholders
  • Develop project scope management plan used to define, manage, control, verify and communicate to the internal and external project teams. Involved in project estimates and budget tracking
  • Lead requirement gathering sessions, identifying project risks and issues and providing mitigation plans and proactively resolving roadblocks (platform and / or email limitations, data, etc)
  • Develop understanding of operational workflow of client’s business and how the software system supports the business workflows and data.


As our Project Manager, you ideally will have relevant project management experience in a global, matrixed organization. You will be a strong communicator and pride yourself on attention to detail. You will also be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Dedicated project management experience in managing complex data and analytics related projects, including creating project plans, managing communications and updates both internally and externally, tracking progress and problem solving
  • Excellent negotiation, time-management and listening skills
  • Detail-oriented, able to multi-task and prioritise activities
  • Understanding of remit / competencies of Developers and Business Analysts
  • Ability to manage risk, as we are likely to encounter challenges related to data quality, security, scalability, and integration in the process of the development stage.
  • Ability to demonstrate success in delivering high value projects above USD $1m

Additional Information

Publicis Groupe operates a hybrid working pattern with employees being office-based on Mondays and two other days during the working week.

If you have any adjustment needs arising from a disability or medical condition to fully participate in the recruitment process, please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you.


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