Digital Project Manager

Product & Project Management

Major Players are looking for a Digital Project Manager who is based in APAC. This is for a 6 month Fixed Term Contract, starting ASAP until end of August/early September. The right candidate will have experience on enterprise web build projects using Wordpress (other softwares are helpful, but they have to be in addition to, not instead of).

Responsibilities



* Craft strategic project plans and task breakdowns with input from team members and discipline leadership. Project plans should incorporate iterative milestones, illuminate project risks, align delivery with set timelines and budgets, and account for resourcing availability. All task breakdowns should have discrete estimates.
* Successfully execute project plans by exhibiting ownership of task assignments to assigned project personnel, proactively removing blockers, and ensuring alignment of production output with expected milestones.
* Deliver fixed price, retainer, and T&M projects within expected timelines and budgets.
* Act as the day-to-day Project Manager for 4 - 7 active client projects, exhibiting senior-level ownership over all client meetings, written status updates, demos, and iterative scope / expectation management.
* Possess superior project awareness at all times, proactively tracking project budget and scope, identifying risks and mitigation paths, and delivering thoughtful, routine, comprehensive client updates.
* Ensure superior quality deliverables by engaging cross-discipline leadership, enforcing rigorous QA processes and standards, and taking senior-level ownership of end to end delivery and client satisfaction.
* Leverage tools, standards, and processes in all client work. Maintain highly collaborative relationships with discipline directors to achieve elite project outcomes.
* Lead discovery engagements (onsite and remotely) that expertly define cross-discipline project requirements. Translate requirements into comprehensive project approaches / plans that align with established timelines and budgets and can be executed successfully by project teams. Collaborate with Accounts to develop scopes of work following discovery.
* Demonstrate an expert understanding of underlying client business goals and objectives. Consistently identify strategic opportunities to engage with the Account Management Team and collaborate towards building strong, long-term client relationships.
* Demonstrate a senior-level consultative, client-focused approach that emanates expertise, professionalism, and transparency.
* Maintain project forecasts established resource forecasting tool, collaborating with Team Leads to adjust resourcing plans as necessary.
* Deliver verbal and written project-centric feedback to personnel, celebrating successes and identifying any misalignments with expectations. Consistently provide visibility to the Team Lead when delivering this feedback.
* Collaborate with Financial Manager to prepare invoices for all assigned project work.
* Maintain an average minimum of 34 hours / week (85%) of billable work.

Requirements



* An understanding of core services and ability to leverage these disciplines to deliver successful client outcomes.
* A practical understanding of the WordPress platform.
* Excellent application of processes, standards, and tools across projects.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills, both internally and externally.

Nice to have



* 3+ years of project management experience delivering full scope web projects for enterprise clients, ideally in an agency environment.
* PMI, scrum certification, or equivalent experience.
* Familiarity with Google Apps, Teamwork, 10,000ft, and Harvest.
* Remote working experience.
Contact: Karina Warburton
 

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