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Digital Project Managers - Midweight to Senior

You will be working for Vitamin T as Digital Project Managers - Midweight to Senior

Mid-weight to Senior Digital Project Managers required for our agency client based in Central London, with several teams based onsite with clients in various locations London wide. This company is a global marketing and advertising implementation agency, working with large clients in a huge range of sectors. The current project management vacancies are either working with gaming and pharmaceutical clients or a combination of various clients - MUST have agency experience.

The role of the Project Manager is to plan, document, execute and finalise projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

In addition to this all Project Manager’s will need to be self-sufficient and must possess a solid understanding of both the Project Lifecycle and Project Management best practices. Those at a more senior level will also be required to buddy-up and mentor more inexperienced Junior Project Managers within the dedicated Project Management Team.

Digital Project Managers will need to work closely with all departments within the practice. This means that they will need to be able to communicate intelligently and effectively with Creative, Technical, Account Management and Senior Leaders. As such, Project Managers must have good written and verbal communication skills as well as some experience of project delivery.

  • Supporting & mentoring Jnr Project Managers
  • Emphasis on learning project management techniques and best practices
  • Management of projects with up to 100K budget
  • Be an internal source of expertise in the digital field and respond swiftly and concisely to any questions or queries
  • Support the digital production operators through regular one on ones and performance review and feedback to guide their progress within the company
  • Attend internal meetings as a representative of the Digital production team as and when required
  • Manage and optimise internal workflow to ensure/increase productivity
  • Initiating projects including scope, budget and schedule
  • Planning projects including resources, gathering requirements and reporting
  • Project execution including scope change, briefing and progress tracking
  • Project closure documentation

The Requirements:

All Project Managers must have proven experience of the following competencies:

  • Scope Management: The ability to control the work included in a project, ensuring that all the work that has been scoped and budgeted can be delivered
  • Time Management: The ability to ensure timely completion of projects, including activity (task) definition and sequencing processes
  • Cost Management: The ability to plan, estimate and controlling costs so that the project can be completed within the approved budget. This includes resource planning and cost budgeting
  • Quality Management: The ability to ensure that project delivery meets the quality needs for which the project as defined by both best practice and client expectations
  • Human Resource Management: The ability to task manage project teams; this includes aligning on project objectives and goals, defining roles in the project and assigning project team members to those roles
  • Communications Management: The ability to link people (including team members and stakeholders), ideas, and information throughout a project life cycle
  • Risk Management: The ability to identify, analyse, and properly responding to project risks (opportunities and threats)
  • SCRUM: The ability to use the methods of Scrum in management projects
  • Client Servicing: The ability to manage client needs through the whole of a project lifecycle
  • Eagerness to Learn: The desire and ability to learn new skills and to develop one’s personal knowledge of Project Management
  • PM Tools: Understanding of how to use Omniplan, MS Project or Visio to effectively manage projects
  • Stress Management: The ability to remain calm and keep a reassuring presence in pressurised situations
  • Can Do Attitude: A positive 'can do' solution focused mentality
  • Administration: The ability to set meeting agenda's and take comprehensive minutes. Also the ability to track and manage actions
  • Organisation: The ability to juggle a varied workload and to prioritise ones time effectively

Required experience

  • Commercial Project Management Experience
  • Experience of working in (preferably large) digital/ creative agencies on large global accounts
  • Demonstrable experience in managing the production and distribution of digital marketing
  • Delivery Experience for the following types of projects: Banners, Microsites, Emails, App Build, Websites (CMS driven), Experience working with audio visual materials
  • Passion for and understanding of internet technologies is as must

Desirable Skills (not a pre-requisite but would be advantageous):

  • Cross-office and international project management
  • CMS
  • Adobe CS - InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere, Illustrator
  • Code - HTML, CSS, XML
  • Languages - Knowledge of a foreign language
  • Copy Writing - Copy Writing/ Editing
  • Test Management & Execution – Understanding of QC practices

Please indicate your level and expected salary in your application.

The Job

Team/Dept:

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: £35k - £45k

Location

This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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