Project Manager - Mccann Health New Jersey

Worldgroup Careers MWT Parsippany , US-NJ 07054

Posted 2 months ago

POSITION SUMMARY:

As a Project Manager you will own and manage the full range of deliverables (print, direct mail, web banners, websites, iPAD apps, emails, etc) for an assigned brand from concept to final delivery, with regards to timing, quality and budget. This position requires meticulous record keeping, creative and flexible problem solving, and the skill set to provide direction and vision throughout a project lifecycle. As a Project Manager you are also responsible for a variety of documentation including meeting follow up and next steps to digital documentation needed for project execution.

A perfect match for us would be a great team player who loves the opportunity to collaborate with others to create fresh ideas, wants to play a key role in developing engaging digital solutions, and has the keen ability to become an asset to the assigned pharmaceutical brand and therapeutic category. This position requires previous project management experience within pharmaceutical advertising. Previous experience managing HCP project is highly preferred.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Own and manage (with the assistance of an Associate PM and PC) all projects for assigned brand from concept to deployment
  • Insure all deadlines are met, project budget is monitored, and stakeholders are informed of status at all stages
  • Understand, uphold and enforce internal procedures
  • Share the responsibility of facilitating all internal project meetings from kickoff through launch with the PCs and APMs
  • Support the PC/APM in the creation of detailed timelines for print and digital projects
  • Support the PC in recommendations for the most efficient way to circulate a job
  • Responsible for the creation of detailed project plans for all Digital projects
  • Responsible for internal meeting documentation and follow up with team
  • Solve project or client challenges in tight collaboration with internal stakeholders
  • Manage 3rd party vendor relationships and client IT, collaborating on timelines and identifying challenges and risks to keep on schedule
  • Escalate issues through the right channel that may impact delivery; escalated issue should including solution options prior to escalation
  • Work closely with agency technical resources to obtain and communicate technical specifications to internal and external development teams on digital projects
  • Collaborate on functional spec documents with appropriate technical/UX internal resources
  • Collaborate with Account team on SOW development and Creative Brief/Charter development
  • Create all project estimates in collaboration with internal stakeholders, tracking actuals against estimates for all active projects, and maintain budgets and burn reports with assistance from PC and APM
  • Responsible for impact analysis for scope change and collaborates with Account Team to determine next steps
  • Develop good relationships within the department and works as a team player
  • Interact in a professional manner with all employees of the Agency
  • Recognize problems and discusses it with supervisor for solutions
  • Prioritize work and completes the work in an accurate and timely manner. Reports to supervisor in case additional effort required for completing work that may impact client deliverables
  • Arrange for back-up coverage on assigned projects when unavailable

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Completed Bachelors Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or a related field
  • At least two years of Project Management or Account experience in an agency setting
  • Previous experience in pharmaceutical advertising agency managing HCP projects is highly preferred
  • Possess a strong foundation of agency operations
  • Excellent communication, organizational and multitasking skills
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help out in any way possible
  • Not afraid to speak up
  • Proven leadership skills
  • High attention-to-detail
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