Project Manager

Recruiter
Guidemark Health
Location
Stamford
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 22, 2016
Closes
Sep 29, 2016
Role
Editorial
Industry
Advertising
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description:

Guidemark Health Inc. is a full service communications agency with a depth of talent and experience within critical core competencies: Patient Education, Strategy & Research, Branding, Digital Capabilities, Learning, Engagement and Medical Education. We are a new breed of agency with a fresh approach to healthcare marketing and communications combining inspiring, creative, innovative engagement strategies and extraordinary content.The Project Management department of Guidemark Health provides the tactical leadership and execution that exceeds client and internal expectations. Our Project Managers:- Ensure the quality of the output- Drive towards consistent delivery of all projects on time and on budget- Provide open and objective treatment of all issues- Identify trade-offs and facilitating changes to projects across all disciplines- Document processes and procedures that allow for more fluid movement of our people and on-going improvement Our Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that every project follows the agency process and meets all necessary deliverables. Expected to own/know status of every project, from project initiation to release/deployment in order to meet client deliverables on time and on budget. Our Project Manager leads his/her team as change agents; they take ownership of each project they are responsible for and use their skills and expertise to inspire a sense of shared purpose within the project team. Project Managers ONLY provide solutions - never saying that something is impossible but noting what can be done based on circumstances. Key Responsibilities:- Demonstrates significant understanding of the scope of all assigned projects- Proactively and efficiently manages details throughout project- Creates and manages timelines in WorkZone- Has a clear vision of next steps- Displays confidence and understanding of internal and client process, and workflow, including client-and-product specific nuances- Works closely with all members of the team across multiple departments/locations- Runs concurrent projects effectively- Demonstrates strong knowledge of agency procedures, issues faced, and contributes to problem resolution- Secondary (or in some cases, primary) point of contact on projects- Lead external status calls/meetings- Works with team to ensure proper freelancer Key Accountabilities:In addition, the Project Manager must be able to oversee approximately $1-3MM of agency business. Must be client facing at times, must be able to own the following:- Lead the planning and implementation of the project- Accountable for all project plans, job opening/start up meetings, scheduling resources, tracking, change management and overall quality- Facilitates the definition of the scope, goals and deliverables; creates and manages timelines- Defines tasks and resource requirements- Assembles and coordinates appropriate staff; manages resource workflow- Demonstrates excellent risk identification and mitigation skills- Manages budget, schedule, project resource allocation and track deliverables through our project management software, WorkZone Provides direction and support to the team- Ensures quality- Constantly monitors and reports on progress of the project to all stakeholders, including fiscal responsibility- Presents reports defining project progress, problems and solutions- Provides ongoing updates and recommendations including status updates, changes in scope and project-specific strategy- Monitors workflow and manages any issues that prevent the completion of the project- Maintains contact with supervisor and SAL to keep them informed on the status of all jobs and ensure awareness of issues as they arise- Evaluation and assessment of results - Pharma/Med Ed agency experience preferred Desired Skills and Experience:Bachelor's degree and/or 3+ years of work-related experienceFluent with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel; graphic programs a plusProject management experience; formal training, certification a plusMust be a team playerOutgoing, can do attitudeThe ability to work across locations including Guidemark's global delivery centerExcellent communication skills; ability to multitask

Company Description:

A New Breed Of Agency....Welcome to an agency that does everything on a different level.

It starts with digging deeper to uncover hidden truths that lead us to a more honest engagement with patients and customers. Then, from branding and advertising to social media and e-learning, we design and tailor tactics to help people learn about our client's messages in their own unique way. It's not an approach you see every day. We are deeply committed to what we do, and we are bringing a whole new approach to healthcare marketing and communications.

With Guidemark Health, be ready for a deeper engagement with your customers, your patients and your agency.

Guidemark Health is a mid-sized, full-service healthcare communications agency headquartered in Parsippany, NJ with multiple offices along the pharmaceutical corridor from Stamford, CT to Princeton, NJ.

No outside recruiters at this time, thanks!