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Senior Project Manager

at Wunderman Thompson
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is seeking a motivated and collaborative Senior Project Manager to join the team delivering impactful work for an automotive client. Working closely with a cross-functional team, this role will lead the development and translation of the client’s business requirements into formal agreements (SOW) establishing specific solutions, applications and processes culminating in customer acceptance of the results.

An advocate of process and methodology, you are comfortable and credible in front of clients, respected by project teams, able to stand your ground and defend your perspective all the while being fair and collaborative.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage | Create and maintain project plans throughout the project lifecycle and ensure all project documentation is kept up to date within Confluence. Track and report on project budget and status. Manage workload through Jira for internal and delivery teams. Lead project team meetings and communicate progress to internal and client teams. Manage and enforce delivery milestones. Proactively identify project conflicts and resource gaps and escalate or resolve accordingly.
  • People | Manage vendor, partner and third-party relationships on project level. Liaise with Resource Manager to secure internal resources.
  • Work |Apply and maintain best practice methodologies. Establish project communication processes and tools. Employing change management procedures.
  • Financials | Create estimations and scope of work. Perform project financials. Partner with finance team to manage WIP’s, freelancer budgets, and timesheets. Monitor actual vs estimated hours for each team member; proactively highlight when there is a discrepancy.

Who you are:

  • Leader | Influences without authority and fosters an environment of shared accountability. Comfortable communicating and partnering with department leads, tailoring communications based on audience and level.
  • Builder | Navigates strong collaboration between people, processes and systems. Drives projects and resource management from ambiguity to clarity.
  • Detail Oriented | Sharp attention to detail and a drive for perfection.
  • A Strong Communicator | Excellent communication and analytical skills.

What you’ll need: 

  • 7 to 9 years of project management experience, ideally in a creative agency environment.
  • Strong knowledge of digital advertising industry trends and website practices.
  • Experience managing all phases of digital campaigns and technical website builds.
  • Experience with managing multiple work streams.
  • Understanding of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) and CMS systems.
  • Proficient knowledge of Jira, Confluence, Microsoft Project/Smartsheet.
  • Previous automotive experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated creative and solutions-oriented approach to problem solving.
  • Proven ability to be flexible and highly adaptive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Solid track record of successfully delivering complex projects from start to completion.
  • Highly developed organizational, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Calm and patient under pressure. 

Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

We rely on legitimate interest as a legal basis for processing personal information under the GDPR for purposes of recruitment and applications for employment. 

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Established in 2019, Wunderman Thompson has a combined history of 150 years, setting the standard for marketing, communications and business innovation. We bring together over 20,000 creatives, analysts, strategists, customer experience designers and business consultants across 90 markets.

We’re always looking for the best talent to add to our diverse and talented mix that is Wunderman Thompson.

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