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Senior Project Manager

Digitas

Digitas

Operations
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Company Description

What took you so long?! We've been waiting for you. Yep, you read that right. We are looking for you to bring your authentic self to work every day because we know that it's not what you do that makes you different; it's how you do it that makes you truly unique. And we're not just saying it, our people think that too—helping us to be named an Ad Age Best Place to Work in 2023.

We know you are not your resume; we understand you are not your work, and we respect that you are so much more than a job description. You are you.

We're interested in you—are you interested in us? Keep reading, and let us know.

At Razorfish Health, we are fueling the practice of modern medicine. RFH is built for the modern age of medicine. We have a deep commitment to science, technology, and innovation to help health care providers and patients make better connections for better outcomes. Our focus is on future trends and disruptors that will shape how medicine is practiced today, creating a healthier tomorrow.

We support that promise with 300+employees across three office locations in New York City // Philadelphia // Chicago and many remote employees. We want our talent to be comfortable while they are connected, so we have instituted a Connect From Anywhere (CFA) policy. We empower our employees to choose a work environment that is the best fit for them: working remotely, in the office, or a combination of both. We have 12 team members with MDs, PharmDs, or PhDs, and 5 of the top 8 pharma companies on our roster.

Job Description

Razorfish Health is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join a robust team who are leading our clients to new innovations. The ideal candidate is a project management expert, mentor, and advocate. They are a trusted partner able to align internal teams with a mutual understanding of all deliverables and drive them to execution. The Senior Project Manager will understand agency work products to oversee a team delivering work for at least one significant client book of business. They will partner with other departments to resolve project-level issues and advocate for process improvements. Be responsible for the accurate financial management of the portfolio of projects to which they are assigned.

The Senior Project Manager's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Act as the project lead across projects and be ultimately responsible for the delivery of high-quality deliverables that power client satisfaction, meet business requirements, and balance client and agency economics
  • Define project scope, draft statements of work (SOWs), create staff plans, estimate budgets, and produce timelines that align to client and business needs
  • Interface heavily with marketing, technical, and creative senior leads to assure that the solution is understood and addresses the customer's business requirements
  • Manage the execution of work, which includes tracking team progress, routing deliverables for approval, monitoring scope, and analyzing financial performance
  • Actively monitor project risks/issues, escalate in a timely manner, and drive teams to effective solutions
  • Be responsible for the accurate financial management of the portfolio of projects to which they are assigned
  • In addition to the project responsibilities, may support pre-sales planning and scoping activities
  • Managing and mentoring junior staff

Qualifications

  • 5-7+ years applicable experience as a Project Manager in an agency setting
  • Fully integrated (marketing, technical, digital, etc) delivery experience is required
  • Healthcare or pharma experience is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, MIS, Business Administration, or related field is preferred but not required
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology, including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, and develop detailed work plans and specifications
  • Comfort managing multidisciplinary teams, which may consist of creatives, technologists, media experts, etc
  • Experience interfacing with clients and partner vendors on technical delivery projects