RH+A, a leading staffing and recruiting company, is seeking an experienced full-time Senior Project Manager to develop and manage the PM Department of an exciting, fast-pasted agency in downtown Minneapolis.
As Senior Project Manager you own the project process, effort needed, creation of project schedule with AS, raising red flags and ensuring adherence to the approval process including creating timelines, kick-offs and check-ins, approvals, vendor relationships, and organization of all assets throughout the project. Working closely with team members, your objective is to ensure that projects are completed on time, on budget and meet the quality standards of both the client and the agency. This position requires someone who is detailed oriented and extremely organized who can manage multiple projects for both print and interactive.
Responsible for the creation and dissemination of schedules.
Ensure essential information's present for the Art Directors (i.e. images, content, research, etc).
Secure necessary appropriate approvals from and, updates to, Account Services, Creative and QA.
Keep Account Services informed of any issues that would impact their client relationships.
Monitor daily expenditure of budgets and responsible for the approval of all client related invoices.
Meet with creatives daily to review progress and anticipate work flow issues.
Responsible for researching, monitoring, negotiating and securing all outside resources.
Compare client-related vendor invoices to issued purchase orders and negotiate differences.
Assign and monitor all client-related deliveries/shipments.
Work with account and creative to develop the scope of work based on functional and business requirements.
A BA degree or equivalent.
Minimum of seven years experience in project management with an advertising agencies.
Experience in the development and management of a department and team.
Excellent listening, written and, verbal communication skills.
Ability to quickly grasp the project objective and deliverables (what, where, when).
Ability to interact with staff at all levels.
Strong knowledge of Project management processes and tools
About Rae Harmel + Associates:
Rae Harmel + Associates is a leading creative, marketing and interactive talent agency in the Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN area.