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Director, Project Management

Digitas Health
Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Description

Digitas Health is the Agency of Now: the first global connected-health agency, purpose-built for marketing today. Digitas Health specializes in helping health brands navigate a complex and shifting media environment to create deeper, more relevant connections with their consumer and professional customers.  With offices in Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco, and London, it is a member of the world’s largest healthcare communications network, Publicis Health. As a member of this elite network, Digitas Health is also a member of the Paris-based Publicis Groupe S.A. (Euronext Paris: FR0000130577), the world’s third-largest communications group, second-largest media counsel and buying group, and a leader in digital communications.


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Job Description


  • PM Approach: Ensures that the project management team utilizes a flexible project management approach 

  • PM Technical Skills: Leads large teams to drive complex programs/campaigns to completion based on scope and budget. Well-versed in production needs; considered a specialist in multiple channels and understands other mediums well enough to be a strategic problem solver 

  • Talent Selection: Demonstrates the ability to hire and retain highly capable people while cultivating diversity and career development 

  • SOWs: Accountable for the accuracy of all team SOWs 

  • Problem Solving: Team’s chief problem solver and talent choreographer 

  • Agency process: Develops key operational tools (i.e. team or brand specific processes) 

  • Growing Talent: Demonstrated ability to grow mid-level producer talent; able to effectively handle performance issues 

  • Client finances: Collaborates (with Business Manager if available) to provide accurate and realistic cost-to-complete estimates and forecasts for assigned projects 

  • Technology: Continuously learning technology. Advanced Microsoft Project and Excel ability. Solid understanding of today’s digital technologies 



  • Resource allocation: Reviews all projects across account to resolve resource and skill requirements; drives resource allocation management; ensures the right resources are cast to the need 

  • Project Plans: Accountable for account-level master project plan creation and management. 

  • Process improvement: Proactively sees opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies 

  • Quality Control: Structures and leads project status reviews; leads cross-team post-mortem sessions 

  • Advising: Partners with account/ marketing team to provide appropriate and consistent communication directly to client(s) in an effort to clearly manage expectations 

  • Risk Management: Leads large teams to develop and manage risk mitigation plans 


Tactics and Execution 

  • Agency Cost Management: Vigilantly seeks to optimize both agency services and internal resources 

  • Internal Relationships and Team Leadership: Collaborative business partner to team capability leads 

  • Management: Responsible for the career development of others 

  • Execution: Prioritizes work in progress (WIP) with production and account teams to pull work forward and break bottlenecks 

  • Vendors: Point of escalation for vendor management concerns 

  • Scope Definition: Scopes and estimates complex, multi-channel engagements 


Client Relationship 

  • Relationship: Client-facing lead on issues related to production and project management 

  • Client knowledge: Understands the client’s business and plans projects accordingly 

  • Passion: Demonstrates passion for the brands and our work 

  • Accountability: Owns vendor/partner relationships 

  • Problem Solving: Able to drive difficult or complex production discussions with client and facilitate resolution 

  • New Business: Production lead on new business pitches; identifies upsell opportunities 

  • Communication and Writing: Uses advanced interpersonal and listening skills. Solid written and presentation skills 


  • Professional presentation and client facing skills 

  • Dynamic negotiation and conflict management skills 

  • Advanced in Microsoft Office including Excel and Microsoft Project 

  • Wide-ranging knowledge of digital 

  • Knowledge of healthcare is a strong plus 

  • Exhibits Integrity and Trust 

  • Exhibits Self Development 


Education and Experience 

  • Bachelors degree required 

  • Demonstrates progression in level of responsibility within a professional project management environment 

  • Agency or digital project experience required 

  • Healthcare experience strongly preferred 

  • Outstanding planning, coordination, management, and communication skills are required 

  • Experience with risk management, change management, communications management 

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Digitas Health


Philadelphia, PA



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