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Senior online project manager

Panoramica

Senior Online Project Manager

General

The Senior Project Manager plays a central role in our online projects. To clients, he or she acts as the main point-of-contact throughout the project and for the teams he or she is the overall lead in the realization of the project.

The Senior Project Manager takes care of the delivery of our larger platform and eCommerce projects within agreed boundaries. By laying solid project foundations and keeping project control and crystal clear communication the Senior Project Manager ensures client expectations are clear, managed and exceeded, budgets and scope are kept and quality is assured. In doing so the Senior Project Manager works closely together with the Account Director, Technical lead, Creative lead, and of course the team members. In larger projects the Senior may manage one or more junior or medior project managers.

The Senior Project Manager ….

  • … is both a commercial thinker and the one that brings structure;
  • … is an experienced professional that knows where his/her potential lies;
  • … can convince others but is willing to learn;
  • … is always on “top of things”, both in internal and client-facing situations;
  • … helps the project management team grow and improve.
  • … Smoothens communication between strategy, creative, tech and client
  • … Identifies and closes gaps while keeping motivation high
  • … Is able to build a strong relationship with the client
  • … Has a thorough understanding of the client’s business
  • … Has a high level knowledge of technical architecture
  • … Understands creative processes

The Senior Project Manager reports to the Competence Lead Project Management.

Responsibilities

  • Managing several medium-sized online projects simultaneously;
  • Start-to-finish delivery responsible for your projects;
  • Managing internal and external stakeholders;
  • Managing client expectations;
  • Creating project plans and project planning;
  • Supporting Account Directors pitches and proposals;
  • Assuring efficient project start for all team members;
  • Clear daily communication with clients, making sure stakeholders are informed on the status of the projects. Reporting on the progress through documents and meetings;
  • Keeping an eye out for additional commercial opportunities;
  • Taking up an active role in improving the quality of the output of the project management team.

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master in Business Education, Communication or comparable.
  • At least 6 years of experience as a Project Manager for online projects;
  • Experience in managing large projects (campaigns, eCommerce, platforms);
  • Experience in project management methodologies such as SCRUM;
  • Great communication skills, both in Dutch and in English, both spoken and written;
  • Agency experience is a must.

Personal characteristics

  • Enthusiastic, energetic and self-starting;
  • A keen commercial sense;
  • Organized;
  • Problem solving nature;
  • Able to fend for oneself;
  • Great sense of humor.

About DigitasLBi 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

DigitasLBi is an equal opportunity employer.