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Senior Project Manager

Overland Park Full-Time
$160,000.00 - $190,000.00 / year
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Our global client is searching for a seasoned and experienced Senior Project Manager.  The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of large-scale client engagements and/or multiple smaller engagements across multiple accounts. This will include establishing a consistent delivery methodology on accounts to which he/she is assigned, implementing industry accepted best practices, and overall helping to shape the direction and tenor of accounts to which he/she is assigned from a delivery standpoint. This role will grow as the needs of the business grow.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills, with ability to sell solutions to senior management within a client organization


  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills (able to lead client meetings with senior personnel; able to create and deliver persuasive presentations, etc.)


  • Able to effectively lead and motivate large multi-disciplinary project teams


  • Able to effectively manage project/program P&L (which requires a comprehensive understanding of financial and operational metrics and levers)


  • Work with the Group Director, Project Management and other Interactive delivery team members on process improvements, and other initiatives designed to improve the effectiveness and quality of Interactive delivery within the agency


  • Able to build strong relationships within client organizations through quality work and thought leadership


  • Able to manage multiple projects as one cohesive client program; creating efficiencies and economies for both client and Agency


  • Able to effectively balance client s needs and priorities with Agency needs and priorities; able to influence client decisions


  • Able to work effectively with partners to deliver an overall solution to the client

  • Strong project management skills and experience, including: Budget/schedule development and management/oversight, Resource management and forecasting, Task and delivery management, Risk identification and management, leadership, teambuilding, and team management

  • Demonstrated ability to apply concepts in strategy, marketing, advertising, e-business, media, and brand management


  • Strong Negotiation skills (especially contract negotiations) with both clients and partners

  • Experience with process definition and the ability to define solutions that will generate measurable results for the client

  • Experience in internet development and/or software and system development

  • Bachelor's degree required

Specific knowledge and skills include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage client expectations and communications flow as it relates to production and internal project team

  • Clearly represent the team's consensus in all client communications

  • Define and manage team expectations regarding scope of work and responsibilities

  • Review drafts of deliverables with team

  • Ensure client approvals and sign-offs on all major deliverables

  • Directing delivery team members, developing and managing project/program schedules, scope and budgets (including project P&Ls)

  • Manage scope including identifying issues and notifying clients

  • Managing resource allocation and utilizations

  • Identifying and mitigating project/program risks

  • Thought leadership, advocating our clients 's philosophy both internally and externally

  • Leadership in developing new agency processes

  • Negotiating and resolving high level client issues

  • Foster cross disciplinary communications on all levels

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Process Improvements (Business)
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Communication
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Leadership

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