• Senior Technical Project Manager

    ID
    2018-2946
    Category
    Project Management
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location
    US-NY-New York
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    Attention challengers of normal. We need curious people. The kind of people who know that ideas sometimes have to be wrestled to the ground and other times taken out for dinner. We need people to make ideas that move people. Is it fun? Yep. Is it hard work? Yep. We have good coffee. We will pay you. You will grow. Come on in, the water is fine.

    Summary

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    As our team continues to expand, we are seeking a Senior Project Manager with a good understanding of Software product development who can lead a team of developers, designers, and architects to deliver custom solutions for our clients.

     

    Your primary role will be to manage multiple projects with cross-functional teams while ensuring they remain in scope, on budget and on time. You will be a confident problem solver and key contact for internal stakeholders. Must be a quick learner and work efficiently and effectively with teams from multiple offices and time zones. The ability to communicate consistently and accurately across various project channels are key requirements. 

    What You'll Do

     

    • Responsible for full life-cycle of projects, including project planning, quality, scheduling, and resource management
    • Decipher through ambiguity to clearly define and communicate deliverables, timing and scope information internally and externally, as needed
    • Key contact for all internal stakeholders with the ability to manage needs and expectations, responding promptly where required
    • Partner with finance lead to manage all annual financial planning and delivery of project based pricing and scopes
    • Create detailed project timelines to clearly identify all steps leading up to major project milestones and final deadline(s)
    • Manage and track budgets both internal and external
    • Lead and schedule all internal meetings, and take meeting notes – Kick Off, Internal Reviews
    • Create and update any internally required project documents
    • Create and update Work Forecast documents, job numbers, estimates, etc.
    • Analysis of burn reports and track usage of hours against the afforded hours and % completion, as applicable
    • Monitor team progress and needs closely to keep the project on track and on schedule. Adjust project timings / deliverables as appropriate. Supplying Change orders if applicable
    • Escalate issues / concerns relating to the project
    • Ensure changing resources and project requirements are communicated to all members of the project team
    • Identify ways to improve processes

    Must Haves

    • 5-7 years of project management experience preferably in an advertising and marketing communications agency
    • Familiarity with waterfall, agile and kanban methodologies
    • Understanding phases of the software development lifecycle
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with peers and senior agency team members
    • Base understanding of web, mobile and related technologies including user experience, web development, web services, integration, and hosting preferred. 
    •  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
    • Demonstrated track record of successfully planning and managing small and medium scale project implementations from start to finish
    • Understanding phases of the software development lifecycle
    • Base understanding of web, mobile and related technologies including user experience, web development, web services, integration, and hosting preferred.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with peers and senior agency team members
    • Pro-active – foreseeing and addressing potential issues before they become problems
    • Effectively communicate with all internal teams
    • MS Office experience and knowledge of Project Management software tools and techniques (MS Project/Smartsheet)
    • This position description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this category. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of people in these positions and is subject to change at the company’s discretion at any time

    Who We Are

    We make inspiring creative. It’s not always the kind of work that hangs in a gallery, but it’s the kind that inspires people to buy well. We are an enterprise of thinkers and tinkerers armed with tools you won’t find anywhere else. We work hard. We play hard. We make rules. We break rules. We win awards that make our clients happy and your friends jealous. We will help move your career forward. We will challenge you, and we will celebrate successes with you. 
     
    Geometry Global, the world’s largest and most international brand activation agency, drives conversion, action and purchase through award-winning programs that change behavior and inspire people to buy well. With teams in 56 markets, Geometry Global has expertise in shopper, digital, experiential, relationship, promotional and trade marketing. Some of our clients are big hitters like Unilever, Kimberly-Clark, and Mondelez. Geometry Global is a WPP company. (NASDAQ: WPPGY). www.geometry.com 

    Geometry Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer that offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and great training programs. With the high volume of replies, we receive, it is not possible for us to personally respond to all prospective candidates. Please be assured that your resume will be reviewed and you will be contacted if there is an interest in your background and experience.

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