At n e t a, Senior Project Managers are cross-functional leaders who help project teams define and deliver the ideal digital experiences for our clients and their customers. We work collaboratively with internal teams, clients, third-party developers on ground-breaking digital projects throughout the entire product development lifecycle. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager experienced in the Software Development Lifecycle processing including assigned marketing technology projects to include enterprise website builds. The Senior Digital Project Manager plans, schedules and controls all project activities toward these objectives, applying technical, theoretical and managerial skills to satisfy project requirements. They will also serve as the ongoing connection between the client and n e t a and work to foster relationships, help with account grown, achieve performance/profitability targets of the n e t a + client team objectives.

To be successful in this role, you’ll need to be a self-starter and someone who’s comfortable working in an autonomous style. This person can understand and speak to technical concepts while foreseeing challenges and being proactive to mitigate risks. The Senior Project Manager will play a key role in driving the overall development efforts for clients’ websites, as well as, overseeing all marketing cloud efforts, and possesses a track record of thinking strategically about a client’s overall business objectives from both a high-level, as well as, tactical level. They have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into technical steps towards resolution. Successful Senior Project Managers must also creatively and strategically demonstrate problem solving skills while effectively supporting clients and projects to ensure delivery is on time, within budget and to the highest quality. Senior Project Managers are expected to help lead large and complex projects, and mentor their peers, as well as, the project management team to help grow and develop an already collaborative and dedicated team.

We are considered digital pioneers…we get excited by new technology, new ways to communicate and leading the ways that businesses captivate their audiences. We believe in the power of the group, and that an empowered, trusted and an open team format works better than one that’s constricted by hierarchy or the silho’ effect.  We work hard and play right, and counter to traditional digital agency culture, we prioritize healthy living within the hustle of delivering cutting edge digital platforms.  We are bound by our diversification of work subject matter, and the reality that at our core we are builders.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Report directly to the Project Management team lead and support as a day-to-day project manager, managing projects regarding client expectations, timing and risks associated to a project
  • Develop and take ownership of the project/implementation plan by working with discipline leads (UX, SEO and Technology) to determine required tasks, task groupings/sequence milestones, project approach and methodology (waterfall, agile)
  • Manage timelines and allocated budgets
  • Participate in writing Change Requests and Statement of Work
  • Accurately forecast resource utilization using n e t a processes and tools
  • Engage and support projects throughout the project life cycle including client/internal meetings, managing client expectations (and working to exceed them) and ensuring deliverables meet strategic objectives, timelines and budgets
  • Document all calls and meetings into minute reports for circulation and saving within appropriate project management software and respective folders
  • Follow up on all open project items with internal team, third party developers and client collaboration, tracking all open issues according to preferred software and timelines and informing all parties as necessary
  • Escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels; facilitates and organizes weekly team and client status calls
  • Manage tracking and resolution of defects, bugs and re-test/acceptance of client

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 6+ years project or product management experience
  • Experience with waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Proven track record of leading and delivery large and complex digital platforms and services
  • Experience in mapping business processes to new technologies
  • Ability to establish rapport with a diverse customer base, both internal and external
  • Organization, demonstrated thoroughness, follow-up and attention to detail
  • Proficient in MS Project, Asana or Excel
  • Familiar with website production process
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving meaningful results
  • Ability to work in a rapidly growing, fast paced and dynamic company
  • BA/BS in an Analytical Field, preferably in a technical field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Business

 

WHEN APPLYING:

  • Include a PDF of your Resume and Cover Letter (where we evaluate writing style)
  • Complete our questionnaire
  • A URL to your LinkedIn profile (if applicable)
  • We’re currently only soliciting candidates authorized to work in the U.S. at this time
  • Candidates must be able to work in the NY office
  • If selected to interview: Please be prepared to present at least 1-2 Excel examples that showcase your organizational and/or project management skills

 

Job Skills

Project management, product management, problem solving, communication, change requests, website production, project requirements, qualitative research, project coordination, content management systems (CMS), business development, asana, microsoft excel, microsoft office, asana, waterfall, agile

 

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