Ogilvy

Project Manager

Posted Date 1 month ago(30/06/2021 10:15 PM)
Job ID
2021-9616
# of Openings
1
Department
Production/Traffic

Overview

The Project Manager is responsible for working closely with the Project Director and Senior Project Managers to ensure that project plans are in support of client business objectives and are aligned with Ogilvy's human and financial resources. In addition, he/she is also responsible for creative workload assignment and schedule management across all involved teams in the agency.

Responsibilities

  • Works with Senior Project Managers and Account Managers to assign work to the creative teams.
  • Ensure timely delivery of day-to-day requirements to the Account Managers.
  • Manage the workload and coordinate the schedules of the cross functional teams
  • Maintain and update daily calendar schedules of the teams
  • Draft baseline timetables and get approval from Senior Project Manager
  • Assess requirements and make judgements regarding necessary workload reassignment and deadline negotiations with the account managers
  • Schedule briefings and internals and facilitate team meetings
  • Source and manage freelancers as needed
  • Proactively identify risks and develop and communicate solutions to contingency plans and manage to those plans
  • Keep track of client POs, preparing PRFs, and coordinating with the traffic manager for the necessary paperwork
  • Create and file copies of necessary internals paperwork needed to facilitate supplier payment
  • In charge of delivery of all internal requirements with the supervision of the Senior Project Manager, e.g. awards entries production and submission, internal AVPs, etc.
  • Prepare costings for internal production projects
  • Prepare costings for Agency Management Fees

Qualifications

  • Production background
  • 2-3 years experience working in an agency
  • Exceptional project management skills
  • Can manage multiple projects simultaneously

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