Project Manager

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Job Status: Expired
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: April 27, 2018
Expiry Date: May 08, 2018
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Any
Years of Experience: 4
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Mindshare is a global media agency network with billings in excess of US$34.5 billion (source: RECMA). The network consists of more than 7000 employees, in 116 offices across 86 countries spread throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific

This position offers a massive opportunity to build and be a part of largest performance marketing setup. This role assumes responsibility of planning, budgeting, oversee and document all aspects of specific projects.


Reporting of the role This role reports to the Head - Performance Marketing 3 best things about the job:
  1. Opportunity to grow with a global organisation with the largest digital footprint
  2. Exposure with the some of largest clients across categories.
  3. Diverse team and culture
Measures of success – In three months:
  • Manage existing Global projects across teams
  • Understand the work flow eco system.
  • Exposure to cutting edge technologies across verticals
  In six months:
  • Become proficient is escalation handling and resolve conflicts.
  • Recommend and implement best practice across all projects.
  • In depth knowledge of Jira and its maintenance and governance
  • Facilitate/Participate in generating process/projects and manage the business requirements.
  In 12 months:
  • Independent thinker, strong decision-making capabilities
  • Highly organised, excellent planning skills with strong project management & change background
  • Proactively identify possible areas of improvement within the eco system and improve service delivery
  Responsibilities of the role:
  • You will have to ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • You will manage communication platforms (SharePoint + Jira)
  • You will have to closely work with Finance team ensuring that signed SOWs and PAFs are captured and invoices raised to ensure inter-company payment
  • You will be responsible for developing and managing a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress of each client
  • Capture all action items and send agenda prior to calls and meeting notes following calls. Ensure project plans are updated accordingly
  • Ensuring adherence to all GDS and client standards and best practices
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • You will need to perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation.
  • Closely manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • You will be responsible for measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Correcting and educating the teams to abide by set processes
  • Working with functional leads to periodically review existing best practices and update them when needed

Desired Skills:

What you will need:
  • With over 4 years as project manager, managing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Very good educational background
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project Plan and MS Office
  • Exposure and understanding of all digital media channels
  • Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in performance media
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Project Plan and MS Office
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification is a plus
  • The candidate would be expected to accommodate PST calls since s/he would be working closely with US/UK/AUS teams
  • Working knowledge of Jira and SharePoint