Experienced Project Manager
Our client is looking for a Project Manager with 3-6 years of relevant work-experience to join this talented and growing organization. Ideal candidates seek challenging initiatives and exposure to market-leading clients in a fast-paced environment that fosters collaboration with industry veterans who expect consistent, repeatable success. The Project Manager leads interactive engagements; directs cross-functional teams that span Creative and Technology disciplines throughout the project life cycle; interfaces with clients; and is ultimately responsible for managing the successful execution and delivery of projects within published timeframes and defined budgets.
Reporting to Director of Project Management
Consistently aim to plan, execute, and otherwise manage profitable projects
Gather project requirements (business, functional, technical)
Plan projects by defining scope (based upon requirements and deliverables); creating work-based schedules; mapping out resource requirements; and developing comprehensive budgets
Serve as primary client interface on projects for tactical communications
Provide value-added input on business strategy, implementation approach options, and creative solutions to problems
Consistently manage against “living” project plans and defined budgets
Consistently monitor and report upon project progress and budget usage
Facilitate regular status meetings (internal and external); maintain periodic status reports
Manage cross-functional teams – i.e., user experience, visual design, and technology
Adopt, enforce, and otherwise contribute to overall improvement and quality of Ai’s processes
Interface directly with senior-level clients (when necessary and appropriate)
Actively manage project-related issues; plan contingencies for project-related risks
Maintain accuracy and timeliness of project financial reporting / project cost accounting
3-6 years of relevant work-experience
Some combination of professional experience that spans one or more of the following: Consulting firm as part of Implementation teams for a Technology Solutions group; Digital / interactive agency with exposure to website development projects involving data / systems integration; and/or Application / software development company specializing in web-based solutions
Proven organizational skills and meticulous attention-to-detail
Strong business writing skills (required); strong technical writing skills (nice-to-have)
Self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively with limited management oversight
Proficiency with general project management principles, methods, and tools
Proficiency with project planning and budget development
Familiarity with the SDLC
Ability to delegate tasks and responsibilities effectively and professionally
High proficiency with MS Office software including MS Project
Ability to embrace a data-driven culture to inform decision-making, planning, etc.
Additional Skills a plus:
Experience managing the development and delivery of transactional systems (e.g., ecommerce websites).
This is a full–time, on–site position at an award–winning company with a passion for smart design and fulfilling user experiences. The company is located in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, in a bright, cheerful office complete with game room and dog.
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