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Design Project Manager

Location:
NYC
Job Terms:
Temporary
Start date:
07/15/2019
Posted By:
Meghan Healy
Date:
06/07/2019

Job Description:

Our Leading Personal Care Client is looking for a Design Project Manager! 

You are focused and enthusiastic – with the analytical understanding that by taking a complicated problem you will identify key integration points to ensure collaboration across multiple activities or capabilities. 
You will engage with project teams to identify and address critical path or road block issues and develop mitigation plans accordingly. You will further create timelines and track project progress in order to deliver projects successfully 
and seamlessly, on time and on budget. 
You are a self-starter and a confident leader who can represent client on a cross-functional team, guiding them to deliver intelligent, people-centered solutions. You have a high level of purpose and will only deliver excellence in 
work quality. 

Primary Responsibilities 
o You are responsible for communicating project status to the team, including project meeting minutes and 
updates, performance-to-project plan, project risks and other critical details and data as warranted 
o You will coordinate scheduling and planning; communicating across all levels inclusive of the project team, 
stakeholders and external vendors 
o You will organize, coordinate and manage workshop production, including venue selection, logistics, 
planning, catering, back-of-house organization and documentation supervision 
o You have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time, and will coordinate research activities, 
including logistics, scheduling, planning and documentation coordination 
o You will bridge design and business disciplines, evaluating and gauging appropriate risks and future 
opportunities 
Qualifications 
o Bachelor’s degree required 
o 4 - 7 years of project management experience 
o Previous experience working in a creative / design environment highly preferred 
o Project management training, excellent planning and project management skills desirable 
o Project management certification a plus but not required 
o Strong experience using Microsoft Project required 
o Excellent written and verbal skills 
o Strong analytical aptitude with creative abilities 
o Ability to facilitate the generation of detailed and accurate, risk-adjusted project plans and track against them 
Above all else 
o Friendly, thoughtful and perpetually curious 
o Humble to your core with a sharp emotional intelligence 
o Able to build trust, even when communicating a dissenting point of view