Senior Project Manager (Technical)

Groupm New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 weeks ago


GroupM will be rolling out the resource management tool "10,000ft" globally across our HR and Finance team and are searching for a Senior Technology Project Manager to manage the rollout. This position will be on a contract basis for 6-12 months.

Project Managers are expected to use GroupM's project and program management processes and toolset to consistently lead their teams through the Plan >> Manage >> Collaborate >> Track >> Report cycle.

They are expected to have strong knowledge & skills across core domains: Process Management; Scope / Change Management; Budget Management; Stakeholder / Engagement Management; Risk Management.


  • Drive collaboration and accountability at the most senior levels in the organization to achieve project deliverable goals

  • Interface with senior global and regional level executives in N. America, LATAM, EMEA and APAC.

  • Build and maintain overall roadmap planning and tracking


Establish a high-performance, cross-functional team via:

  • Conducting detailed project planning of schedules for phases, stages, steps and tasks including major and minor milestones, deliverables, dependencies, as well as parallel & critical paths

  • Managing progress and risk by ensuring that clear, current information about past / present / future activities & deliverables is understood and appropriately acted upon by internal stakeholders, 3rd parties and clients

  • Harnessing available data to track progress & risk associated with project development velocity and health


  • 10+ years of experience in relevant roles in a project or program management capacity

  • Highly organized, detail / process / problem-solving oriented with an ability to produce strong documentation, and perform under pressure in structured and unstructured environments

  • Able to collaborate with a variety of stakeholders in a professional, authoritative manner, bring clarity to ambiguous situations and drive progress

  • Experience managing multiple cross-functional teams in the application rollout realm

  • Knowledge of, and experience with "10,000ft" or similar SaaS based resource management tools

  • A certification in project management (eg PMP, Prince 2, Agile)

  • Strong skills with core project / process management and collaboration toolset (e.g. MS Project/Project Centre, SharePoint, MS Teams, MS Office, etc)

  • Ability to move, manage, inspire and/or influence others in the above areas


GroupM is the world's leading media investment company responsible for more than $113B in annual media investment through agencies including Mindshare, MediaCom, Wavemaker, Essence and m/SIX, as well as the outcomes-driven programmatic audience company, Xaxis. GroupM creates competitive advantage for advertisers via its worldwide organization of media experts who deliver powerful insights on consumers and media platforms, trading expertise, market-leading brand-safe media, technology solutions, addressable TV, content, sports and more.

GroupM embraces and celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the more great work we can create together.

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