Project Manager (Brand Experience)

Discipline: Creative Agencies
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £45k DOE plus benefits
Contact name: Steve

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Job ref: SS657
Published: 19 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Project Manager (Brand), Remote / Central London – £45-55k DOE plus benefits

This is an independent brand and design agency that engineers a meaningful difference for their customers. Through their experience engineering approach, they harness technology to create extraordinary experiences that will improve their clients’ customers’ lives in meaningful ways. They need a Project Manager with brand experience to join their team.

The Project Manager would not only have a thorough understanding of Brand Experience must also have / or be able develop an exceptional understanding of the digital arena and how new and emerging developments can be exploited to add value to a client’s business.

Primary tasks and responsibilities of this Project Manager:

-          Lead the scoping and planning of projects: create and own proposals, statements of work and project plans; including estimation, tracking and updating documentation through the project life cycle.

-          Responsible for ensuring that projects are delivered to time and budget.

-          Mobilise the project team (lead kick-offs and follow internal resourcing processes)

-          Identify, manage and monitor project risks, issues and assumptions.

-          Own client communication through the course of the project delivery

-          Be a strong collaborator and negotiator through the project.

-          Communicate project requirements clearly to ensure unity and understanding between the team.

-          Weekly status reporting to both internal and external stakeholders e.g., team, client, line manager, Account Director

-          Track the project actual time and expenses incurred.

-          Accurate understanding of revenue forecast across all your projects to help Account Director accurately complete the Financial Forecast.

-          Attend line management and departmental meetings.

-          Keep a close eye on your projects ensuring that you’re aware of all activity and approvals.

-          Ability to juggle multiple projects.

-          Be a great leader by getting the most out of your teams, be it creative, strategy, user experience and technology.

-          Quality assurance – Project Managers are responsible for making sure the right resources have reviewed and signed off work before it is sent to the Client.

-          Project Managers are to make sure that all projects are kicked off as per the process.

-          Your role will also see you involved in client presentations

-          Responsible for managing clear client feedback, team comm’s and implementation.

-          Responsible for Client sign-off on key project deliverables

Skills and experience we’re looking for in this Senior Project Manager:

-          Management of creative and development teams of up to 5 people

-          Good project planning and documentation skills

-          Skilled in supporting the team in gathering project requirements.

-          Impeccable attention to detail

-          Good problem solving skills.

-          Exposure to agile / iterative methodologies

-          Experience in managing third party suppliers.

-          Experience with brand and design work – it’s really important that this candidate has experience of brand

-          Entrepreneurial skills, continuously on the lookout for new business opportunities and ways to pre-empt client opportunities.

-          Comfortable working in a mixed creative and technical environment

-          Demonstrable experience of successful delivery of project budgets valued £200k+

-          Confident with Client management and able to effectively represent the company in Client interactions