Creative Project Manager

San Diego, CA
Job Terms:
$55/hr W2 +Subsidized Benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Christina Clark

Job Description:

Seeking a Creative Project Manager to join a a major life sciences and diagnostics company in San Diego.  This is a great opportunity to join a major company in this space. ALL CANDIDATES MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ONSITE IN SAN DIEGO.

- Determine resource requirements based on project specifications. 
- Act as liaison between account services and individual contributors in the agency, clearly communicating expectations to each group. 
- Use sound judgment in all project communications and make sure that key stakeholders are apprised of project activities in a timely manner. 
- Identify the need to engage external vendors to augment internal resources when needed. 
- Use Workfront to track and report on program progress, risks, milestones, and other metrics. 
- Establish and maintain a usable and well-communicated schedule that identifies when each task will be performed, dependencies between tasks, and who will perform each task. 
- Resolve or escalate issues promptly to minimize impact to timeline, quality, and budget. If a project is in jeopardy, create contingency plans with input from key team members and implement a revised project schedule or scope. 
- Facilitate reviews and help hold the agency accountable for delivering on-strategy, on-brand, high-quality assets that will deliver intended business results. 
- Coordinate with other project managers at Illumina to develop consistent management practices and ensure effective support for marketing objectives. 

- Use Workfront to manage ~30 concurrent programs totaling ~250 multichannel assets 
- Assign internal or external resources appropriately and manage workloads 
- Adjust resources and projects to meet aggressive deadlines under changing conditions 
- Apply best practices for effective and efficient project management and reporting 
- Communicate clearly, promptly, and appropriately about projects and processes 
- Manage the review and approval process 
- Transfer and post files and toolkits for execution by partners in the regions and other areas of Illumina 
- Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to simplify internal processes 
- Extremely detailed oriented and organized 

- 5+ years project-management experience 
- Experience managing day-to-day operations for marketing deliverables 
- Expert-level knowledge of Workfront to set up projects and build reports and dashboards is a plus