• Senior Program Associate (Project Management)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(08/05/2018 10:38 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3255
    # of Openings
    1
    Department
    Program Management
    Applicant Type
    No Restrictions
  • Overview

    Role Title: Senior Program Associate
    (Relevant experience: Account Executive, Account Assistant, Project Executive, Account Coordinator)


    Years of Experience: 1-4yrs, with client-facing experience


    Preferred background: Digital/ Technology Agency, Events, Project or Program Management, Consulting

    Responsibilities

    Focus of the Role

    • Scope management – Create, Manage & Track
    • Profitability management – Track/Measure, Report, Improve (in subsequent projects)
    • Project management – Plan, Schedule, Execute, Manage & Report on project progress.
    • Identify & Manage Risks, Identify & Manage Dependencies, Triage & Mitigate problems. Manage change control process.
    • Team management – Ensure excellent team & project communications; strive for efficient & effective utilization of limited resources.
    • Production Processes – Manage 360 production best practices
    • Acquiring advanced skills for future Program Management Leadership


    Responsibilities
    • Establishes and builds relationships internally, along with establishing relationships with junior level clients
    • Provides excellent project co-ordination & administrative support, including agenda setting, meeting preparation & scheduling, status reports/work-in-progress reports, documenting salient points of discussions & decisions, budget tracking, tracking & monitoring deadline, budgets, commitments, deadlines, etc, and monitoring & reporting on project progress.
    • Manages smaller projects and supports more senior PMO on larger projects
    • With supervision can write simple input briefs and SOWs
    • Communicates effectively with clients (with oversight)
    • Works to anticipate upcoming needs and hurdles; works to come up with ideas to mitigate; good instinct for when to ask for advice.
    • Recognizes scope change, and knows when to escalate.
    • Executes project management/ workflow system data entry and reporting

    Qualifications

    Qualities & experience we look for


    • Has nascent integrated, modern marketing experience (creative, digital, advertising, etc.) 

    • Has strong relationship building and communication skills 

    • Organized and dependable 

    • Able to understand how agencies work 

    • Understands and can begin to manage the making of communications assets. 

    • Thoughtful, organized and dependable
    • Good capacity for understanding the principles of project management, financial management and 360 production processes

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