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Seeking Project Managers, PMP for Contract roles in Marketing or I.T.

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Aquent is seeking contract Project Managers in Orange County, CA. Experience working in a Marketing / or Information Technology Team preferred. PMP Certification highly preferred.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Candidate will be responsible for efficiently running the operations of large-scale integrated campaigns to drive business results.

The project manager will drive operational excellence for a multifunctional creative team, partnering closely with creative directors, account managers, and creative talent across multiple offices. Additionally, the project manager must confidently adapt to a dynamic work environment, prioritizing dozens of large projects at any given time while ensuring project deliverables are on schedule and within budget. This is a client facing role that requires an individual to be confident, resourceful, professional, and take initiative.

Key responsibilities:
• Identify project requirements, constraints and deadlines to develop statements of work, project schedules, and estimates. Obtain business partner approval on statements of work, schedules and estimates.
• Develop project plans for integrated campaigns with multiple deliverables including graphic design, multimedia, web, photo, video, exhibits, writing and editing.
• Tracking project schedules, estimates to actual costs, documenting and communicating change requests to project scope, budget and schedule.
• Assist in resource management.
• Close out completed projects, and archive deliverables.
• Generate reports using the organization’s resource management system.
• Coordinate final production and vendor support as needed.
• Advise on process improvements and lead lessons learned meetings.
• Serve as the team point of contact for questions regarding project process, estimates statement of work and deadlines.
• Communicate effectively in writing and verbally with peers, leadership, business partners and external partners.

This is a 9 month assignment with the potential for an extension based on the candidate’s contributions to the organization.


REQUIREMENTS:
PMP certification preferred. Bachelor's degree and typically 10 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 8 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Onboarding Requirements:
Background Screen, Drug Screen, Education Verification



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Industry
Marketing and Advertising
Employment type
Contract
Experience
Mid-Senior level
Job function
Marketing

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