Senior Project Manager

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Project Management & Delivery

Location: München, Germany

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.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager (all genders) to work with one of the largest and most exciting brands in the world.

Your role at Wunderman Thompson:

  • Plan, document, and implement the optimal team structure (roles, people, expertise)
  • Lead remote teams to successfully deliver solutions leading to client business value
  • Identify and realize business outcomes by using the most suitable and effective project management approach, methods, processes, and tools
  • Support clients’ business objectives by delivering processual and organizational solutions
  • Enact lasting changes to the client’s ways of working by utilizing a consultative approach that focuses on defining and measuring customer value
  • Organize and lead ongoing team planning sessions to identify key risks, issues, and dependencies across workstreams 
  • Optimize delivery within a project or program through insights and mitigation strategies for project risk management
  • Guide internal leaders and external senior stakeholders on program delivery methods, ceremonies, and protocols to streamline and structure workflow
  • Articulate and manage engagement commercial metrics including client outcomes, leakage, burn rate, revenue, and margins, etc. to support account health and account-level planning within the industry vertical

What we'd like to see: 

  • 6-7+ Years of Experience in Project Management
  • (Network) Agency Experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with all levels of the organization
  • Capable of earning trust and influencing stakeholders without formal authority to required results
  • Proficient with collaboration tools including MSFT Teams, Atlassian Jira and Confluence, and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Flexible, collaborative, and able to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Experience managing and contributing to sales proposals by collaborating and negotiating with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Shape a cohesive delivery approach, team shape, and cost estimates to deliver transformative value-driven proposals
  • Bonus: Experience leading teams to implement digital technologies such as Salesforce Marketing solutions incl. Datorama, Sprinklr and/or other experience management platforms, cloud platforms, DevOps, AI, and Data Platforms
  • Bonus: Experience working with Agile delivery methods like Scrum and Kanban, waterfall and hybrid systems

Not all of these points apply to you? We are still looking forward to your application!  

What we offer you:

  • Exchange and inspiration in one of the leading global digital agency networks.
  • A creative and motivated team
  • Flexible working hours
  • Mobile working
  • Voluntary subsidy of the company pension fund
  • Capital-forming benefits
  • Continuing education in professional topics and personal development
  • Central location with first-class public transport connections

Curious? Then we look forward to hearing from you. 

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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