VP, Director of Project Management


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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The Vice President, Director is a big picture, strategic thinker who is an account team s production lead (or multiple accounts depending on the scope and size of the accounts and agency). The VP Director is ultimately responsible for the delivery of high-quality deliverables that power client satisfaction, meet business requirements, and balance client and agency economics. The VP, Director leads a multi-skill (ie online and offline) team of project managers that may include people at the Associate Director level. This person is experienced, works independently, and is considered an expert in project management by peers in other capabilities.
Key Responsibilities
Problem solving: Skillfully identifies and removes barriers to project success
Corporate leader: Visible leader of high-profile corporate initiatives
Strategic: Has a firm grasp on the big picture
PM Approach: Ensures that the project management team utilizes a flexible project management approach
PM Technical Skills: Solid knowledge and experience in digital and traditional production processes. Leads large teams to drive complex programs/campaigns to completion based on scope and budget. Well-versed in production needs; considered an expert in multiple channels and understands other mediums well enough to be a strategic problem solver
Talent Selection: Demonstrates the ability to hire and retain highly capable people while fostering diversity and career development
SOWs: Reviews key team SOWs to ensure accuracy
Growing talent: Demonstrated ability to grow and develop mid to senior level producer talent
Client finances: Expert-level portfolio budget management skills
Technology: Continuously learning technology. Strong understanding of today s digital technologies
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Intellectual capital: Able to turn standard project materials into high-value intellectual capital
Resource allocation: Reviews all projects across account to determine resource and skill requirements; drives resource allocation management; ensures the right resources are cast to the need
Project Plans: Accountable for account-level master project plan creation and management.
Process improvement: Proactively identifies opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies
Quality Control: Structures and leads project status reviews; leads cross-team post-mortem sessions
Informing: Partners with account/ marketing team to provide appropriate and consistent communication directly to client(s) in an effort to clearly manage expectations
Risk Management: Leads large teams to develop and manage risk mitigation plans
Tactics and Execution
Resources: Able to roll up resource data on large multi-lane relationships and manage increasing and decreasing resource needs
Agency Cost management: Vigilantly seeks to optimize both agency services and internal resources
Internal Relationships and Team Leadership: Collaborative business partner to team capability leads
Management: Responsible for the career development of others
Execution: Prioritizes work in progress (WIP) with production and account teams to pull work forward and break bottlenecks
Vendors: Point of escalation for vendor management concerns
Scope Definition: Scopes and estimates complex, multi-channel engagements
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Client Relationship
Relationship: Establishes solid, direct relationships with clients
Team communication: Develops opportunities to expand/improve communication between clients, third parties, and internal team
Client knowledge: Understands the client s business and plans projects accordingly
Passion: Demonstrates passion for the brands and our work
Problem Solving: Able to drive difficult or complex production discussions with client and facilitate resolution
New Business: Production lead on new business pitches; identifies upsell opportunities
Communication and Writing: Uses excellent interpersonal and listening skills
Proficient level client facing skills
Expert negotiation and conflict management skills
Expert in Microsoft Office including Excel and Microsoft Project
Expert knowledge of digital
Knowledge of healthcare is required
Exhibits Integrity and Trust
Exhibits Self Development
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree required
Agency experience required
Healthcare experience preferred
Significant professional project management experience
Expert planning, coordination, management, and communication skills are required
Expert with risk management, change management, communications management

Associated topics: business, care, chief marketing officer, hospital, mba, media, product market, public, public relations, twitter * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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