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Project Manager
New York, NY

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Job Description

.Project Manager

The Project Manager plans, directs, and coordinates all tactical activities of client engagements to ensure that project goals are accomplished within the prescribed time frame, funding parameters, and scope under the oversight of the Senior Project Manager.


* Directs and manages project development from beginning to end with oversight
* Develops project plans and collaborates with Senior Project Manager to specify goals, schedule tasks, identify risks, develop contingency plans, and allocate resources
* Uses Waterflow and select Agile Project Management methodologies to promote rapid delivery of high-quality materials
* Champions agencywide integration of project management methodologies and terminology and maintains ongoing compliance with online routing systems and other workflow tools
* Communicates clear direction and information to ensure delivery teams understand project plans and requirements
* Conducts scrums and internal project status meetings with cross-functional internal teams
* Develops and maintains project documentation using agency project management tools
* Coordinates, motivates, and follows up with account managers, delivery teams, and client staff to ensure project progresses on schedule and goals and requirements are met
* Prepares daily project status and resource reports and keeps management, clients, and others informed of project status and related issues
* Confers with project team to resolve project- and delivery-related issues
* Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor


* Prepares accurate and timely estimates, project requirements, and builds project plans
* Discusses contingency planning and alignment to SOW with Senior Project Manager
* Manages project scope and discusses/prepares change orders
* Generates monthly output forecasts and makes suggestions on revenue/work escalations, change orders, and transfers, where appropriate. Reviews with Senior Project Manager
* Obtains vendor costs and timing when developing and finalizing client estimates
* Works with Senior Project Manager to clearly define project assumptions and scope parameters
* Works with account manager to address estimate constraints and monitor scope/assumptions
* Alerts Senior Project Manager when financial issues arise


* Minimum 3 years agency experience in project management (digital and/or offline)
* Experience in team leadership and needs assessment
* Excellent verbal/written communication skills
* Experience in digital, print, and audio/video production is desirable
* Knowledge of pharmaceutical promotion guidelines is highly desired
* Proficiency with Lotus Notes and MS Office applications, including Word and Excel, is required
* Proficiency with project management software is desired

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