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Senior Project Manager

Kenilworth, New Jersey | Job #314009

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We have your next position available! Our client is looking for a talented Senior Project Manager for an opportunity in Kenilworth, NJ. The Senior Project Manager will manage schedules, resourcing, budgets, assets and overall project organization to ensure the team meets project requirements and client expectations. They will work cross functionally with internal teams. 

Senior Project Manager Responsibilities: 
  • Manage schedules, resourcing, budgets, assets and overall project organization to ensure the team meets project requirements and client expectations
  • Ensure project requirements and key milestones are clearly communicated to and understood by clients, talent and key stakeholders
  • Ensure that creative staff understand their responsibilities and accountabilities and are properly executing their assignments
  • Function as the primary liaison between the client and the creative teams
  • Coordinate individual functional team’s work on large accounts/projects
  • Coordinate efforts of multiple functional teams working on large projects and campaigns
  • Work collaboratively with Account Managers (and/or designate appropriate resources to provide support) in development of proposals, presentations, statements of work, contracts, etc. to ensure projects are accurately scoped, estimated, priced, resourced, communicated, and aligned with services offered
  • Serve as the client’s primary point of contact for project and account management issues including establishment of client expectations, accountability and change orders
  • Manage all vendor relationships
  • Prepare bills, estimates, invoices, budgets and progress reports
  • Communicate regularly to Director and Account Managers the overall status of projects in progress and in the pipeline (including timelines, estimated efforts, health, resource needs, risks, issues, budgets, etc.)
  • Provide ongoing guidance and oversight on projects to ensure projects are being executed effectively according to approved strategies and in accordance with best practices including the management of project scope, risk, change, communications, resources, status, etc.
  • Work collaboratively with Account Managers and Project Managers to identify, document, and communicate contract staff resource needs to third party temporary staffing organization as appropriate
  • Drive development, coordination, communication, and adoption of creative operational processes and procedures related to the execution of deliverables and services offerings
  • Coach and develop Project Managers
  • Be the single point of contact for Associate Director, Account Managers
  • Step in and be as hands-on as necessary to help rescue at-risk projects
Senior Project Manager Requirements:
  • BA/BS preferred
  • 8+ years field experience in project management
  • 8+ years experience in creative production
  • Pharmaceutical experience preferred
  • Available to work evenings as needed
  • Familiar with SmartSheet software
  • Fluent in Microsoft PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook and Adobe Acrobat
  • Possess excellent written and oral, communication skills
  • Must be able to develop budgets, track time and expenses and submit invoice for services in a timely manner
  • Ability to apply strategic thinking to business challenges and opportunities
  • Possess excellent project management, organizational, administrative and time management skills - effectively manage and prioritize numerous projects with tight deadlines with little or no supervision, while maintaining a professional and appropriate demeanor
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and client and team management skills
  • Ability to create and maintain positive work environment for team
  • Must be detail oriented and able to apply quality control practices to all projects
  • Ability to partner and negotiate with vendors
  • Possess an understanding of print and interactive processes, procedures and technologies
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About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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