Senior Project Manager

  • New York, NY, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Reporting to the US MD of Consumer Marketing and VP Delivery, the Senior Project Manager oversees all facets of project development and delivery at Citizen US.  The Project Manager provides leadership and direction to all internal teams, ensuring the smooth execution of planned projects.

Job Description

  • Manage projects from RFP stage through implementation and completion. Act as hub of information for creative, account team, media, strategy, production and corporate services.

  • Build strong rapport with members of the department you support, in addition to partnering with functional and operations leadership and/or key vendor contacts

  • Work with client services teams and finance to create and build Statement of Works and Estimates

  • Develop accurate project plan schedules to monitor and track progress

  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation

  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget

  • Manage project financials including percentage completion, contribution margins and revenue projections

  • Track and report team hours and expenses on a weekly basis

  • Communicate changes to plan and resulting implications to senior leaders

  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

  • Collaborate with Resource Manager to ensure efficient and effective use of project resources

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required 
  • 5-8 years of experience in a project management, business management, and/or client service/account management role within a traditional PR, or Integrated Communications and Marketing entity.
  • PR operational or financial experience strongly preferred
  • A comprehensive understanding and working knowledge of Client finance management including SOW pricing, value pricing, efficiency staffing, estimating out-of-pocket (hard costs), calculating CAC and client profitability, BCR tracking and revenue forecasting, capacity analysis and utilization/realization metrics
  • Comfortable managing projects that range into the unknown and have never been tried
  • Demonstrated ability to manage projects within strict deadlines and budgetary constraints
  • Proficient with MS Project and other tools
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to learn new systems and processes quickly and work in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Ability to reduce project risks and increase quality
  • Ability to predict and manages cost/timing overruns and can estimate the resulting impact
  • A dynamic team player and strong communicator within a fast-paced environment and in cross-functional/multidisciplinary teams
  • Able to communicate effectively on project status, requirement, changes, risks and issues to appropriate stakeholders, including clients if/as needed
  • Ability to maintain multi-month projects, priorities, budgets and schedules
  • Ability to drive a project profitability and manage all aspects of a project’s financial lifecycle 
  • PMP/PMI considered an asset but not an absolute necessity
  • Highly organized and able to perform in a fast-paced environment

Additional Information

We thank all who apply, but only those whose experience matches our requirements will be contacted for an interview.

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