Senior Project Manager (Wunderman Thompson Commerce)

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Project Management & Delivery

Expertise: Technology

Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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.

Wunderman Thompson Commerce

At Wunderman Thompson Commerce we inspire growth for ambitious brands. We are a full-service digital agency that enables organizations to deliver connected and personalized experiences across all digital channels. With our expertise in Marketing, Commerce, CRM, PXM and CX we deliver end-to-end solutions to our clients and create digital capabilities with impact.
Our clients include Bayer, CarNext, Häfele, Johnson & Johnson, Jumbo Supermarkten, MAC, Makro, Nestlé, Plus Retail, RTL, Scotch & Soda, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, SharkNinja, Staples, Xerox and many more global brands. Our offices are based in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Weesp, London, Barcelona, India and Poland. Being part of the wider Wunderman Thompson Network we have access to 180 offices around the globe. Want to learn more? Visit wundermanthompson.com

 

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for someone good at managing deadlines, risks, and dependencies. Do you have a result-oriented, professional, and customer-oriented attitude? Do you always keep a cool head and do you have an affinity with digital transformations? Then you are the right person we are looking for at Wunderman Commerce.

  • Deliver projects to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Be responsible from the beginning to the delivery of multiple projects.
  • Look for an optimal communication with the customer about the progress and implementation of the projects.
  • Coordinate progress based on detailed reporting.
  • Meet the set deadlines.
  • Monitoring the agreed project scope and budgets.
  • Managing changes regarding planning, scope, and budget (both with the customer and internally).
  • Continuously map and solve the project risks.
  • Provide frequent progress reports.
  • Create a strong team with different disciplines for every project.

What you'll need:

  • You are a self-starter with a 'can-do' mentality. Of course you are talented, enthusiastic, driven and focused. With your proactive, flexible, and open-minded attitude you can work effectively, and you are a team player.
  • You are a results driven is important to you and you treat all communication with quiet, tact, and a good mood. You have the ability to stay focused on what matters most in a fast-paced environment where priorities are constantly changing. You are flexible and you monitor the defined processes.
  • You can communicate and present effortlessly in English.
  • Have completed at least a college degree.
  • No fear of saying no (always offer an alternative solution).
  • You are well organized; you know how to plan, and you have a structured way of working.
  • You can be the link between stakeholders and are a good team player.
  • You are collegial, commercial, reliable and love a challenge.

 

Bonus points if you have:

  • Fluency in Dutch is preferred.
  • PMP / PRINCE II processes (preferably obtained certificate).
  • Agile software development (preferably obtained certificates).
  • DevOps way of working.
  • Project Tools like Jira and Confluence.
  • You live in the Netherlands.

 

What you'll get from us:

  • Good primary and secondary employment conditions.
  • Informal working atmosphere.
  • Social events type of organization.
  • Inspiring, international, and dynamic work environment where development and innovation are important.
  • Success in a fast-growing industry.
  • Room for further development, work-related training, and education.
  • A laptop and a company phone.
  • And if you perform as expected: lots of freedom to create your own career.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

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.  

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