Senior Project Manager

Company Name:
Resource
Reporting to the Associate Director, PMO, the Senior Project Manager (SrPM) is responsible for managing large projects for multiple brands. The SrPM is responsible for all aspects of the project including but not limited to the creation and maintaining of accurate project plans, budget tracking and reporting, Risk and Issue Management, accurate scoping and estimating and ensuring resources are allocated appropriately within the project plan. The SrPM will work with the Client
services
(CS) Domain and all other domains to effectively problem solve in order to ensure the appropriate resources are in place and that the work is conducted in timely fashion, within approved scope and budget while exceeding the clients' expectations.

Essential Job Functions
Practice Development
Ensures project team members are aware of and using Resource processes
Participates on at least one Resource offering team
Champions and consistently employs, improves and shares project management processes, standards, templates and best practices
Mentors others on Resource processes
Manage direct reports and perform annual performance reviews, guide and mentor staff
Assists the Associate Director, PMO in defining, creating and leading Resource project management processes, standards, templates and best practices
Shares great work and capabilities via brown bags internally
Assists in the domain offering development

Client Delivery
Takes ownership and ensures the client and project governance model is established, enforced and maintained for every project with client, CS and domains
Responsible for the consistent successful facilitation of a project from estimation through launch and maintenance
Takes ownership of the facilitation and creation of accurate project plans with clearly defined milestones, deliverables and tasks. Works with domain SME's to determine domain level deliverables and tasks
Partners with CS to prepare for and execute the kickoff meeting
Along with the domain leads, the SrPM is responsible for ensuring resources (staff) are assigned and allocated appropriately to the project plan throughout the life of the project; Works through resource issues as they arise with the domain leads; Ownership of the internal HAM 2.0 tool and process to ensure accuracy
Responsible for Risk Management and Analysis including the ability to proactively identify global project risks
Ownership and facilitation of internal and client facing project status meetings
Collaborate with the Domain Leads to identify and analyze risks and determine mitigation plans
Drive towards successful completion of the agreed upon project deliverables within scope, time and budget with quality while consistently exceeding client expectations
Owns the project change control process to facilitate all deliverables as defined in the change control process. Makes recommendations to CS on how to communicate the change control to the client. Partners with CS to present change control to the client, if needed
Accountable for budget tracking and reporting throughout the lifecycle of the project
Accountable for staying within agreed upon budget and informing CS of any changes to scope/assumptions/issues that arise on the project and makes recommendations on how to proceed
Responsible for the project deliverables and project completion signoff from the client
Partners with CS to ensure client needs are met
Manages utilization targets for team
Facilitates the project closure process

Business Development
Partners with CS in the creation of the SOW ensuring scope is clearly defined and costs match what is outlined in the project plan and SOW compliance throughout the project
Works on new business efforts to ensure proper estimating and assumptions are made throughout the proposal/SOW process. Ensures multiple approaches are presented if needed through brainstorming
Leads brainstorming and solution development efforts
Central point of contact regarding the estimation process. Utilizes the domain leads to determine estimate

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
5+ years of proven project leadership experience on medium to large size and moderately complex projects within an interactive agency, web, OMA, or Mobile Digital environment
Extensive knowledge of project management concepts, methodologies and tools
Extensive knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and various development methodologies
Ability to work collaboratively in a creative environment while keeping projects on schedule and within budgeted allowance
Ability to lead well under pressure and to lead a project team to ensure deadlines and budget are met while exceeding clients' expectations
Ability to effectively create project plans based on the needs of the project
Ability to tailor communications approach based on the situation
Must possess excellent decision-making skills for problem identification and solution recommendation
Strong communication skills with the ability to present information in verbal, written or visual form to a variety of audiences, from the internal team to client executives
Must be self-motivated and have strong effective problem-solving skills
Experience communicating directly with external clients
Experience with and working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Visio and Excel

Travel Requirements
This position may require up to 25% travel to and from current or potential client sites, conferences, seminars and/or training sessions.

Please Note: This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties or skills and due
to the changing nature of the job and is subject to review and change at any time, with or without notice. This position
is exempt based on the FLSA laws.


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