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New York, NY

Project Manager

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Job Description

Operative’s Professional Services department is seeking a dynamic, hyper-organized, detail-driven individual to join our growing team as a Technology Project Manager. In this exciting client-facing role, the individual will oversee software implementations for the world’s largest media companies from project initiation to closure. As part of a growing project management team, the PM will help to develop best practices for the entire Professional Services department and will be responsible for managing multiple projects concurrently.

Responsibilities

  • Develop milestone documents and full-scale project plans using MS Project
  • Ensure projects meet internal and client expectations with respect to quality, scope, delivery timelines, and strategy
  • Identify, track, manage and mitigate project risk
  • Assemble, coordinate, direct and support the project team
  • Proactively document and manage project issues and problems as they arise
  • Be able to manage client expectations and communicate effectively to all stakeholders, from senior management to project team members
  • Consistently monitor and report on the progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Help to determine project management best practices and serve as a PM resource for internal department members

Skills and Experience

Required Skills

  • 3-5 years of experience in all aspects of project management practice, including a strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, and complex projects
  • Previous experience driving effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across disparate groups with competing priorities
  • Strong organizational ability and keen attention to detail, with strong prioritization skills
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills, very proficient with MS Office applications
  • Familiarity with JIRA desired
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree

Advantage if you have

  • Experience using MS Project and Excel a strong plus
  • Digital Media or Linear/Broadcast Advertising Industry experience; SaaS implementation experience/li>
  • Agile process experience

Additional Info

  • Location: New York, NY.  Applicants from other US cities with Operative branch offices will be considered.
  • Position Type: Regular business hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, hours may vary as dictated by project demands
  • Salary Level: Competitive
  • Travel: Availability to travel up to 25%

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