Senior Project Manager


Reporting to the Global Digital Lead, the Senior Project Manager is responsible for co-ordinating a programme of digital media transformation projects across programmatic, partnerships and data science.

They will lead on delivering industry leading solutions and driving excellence in client performance, however that is measured, from direct response revenue to brand health.

They will work with the Global Digital Lead Director and contribute to project plans to deliver on time and to scope in line with GSK’s transformation vision.


  • Define responsibilities, set direction and allocate tasks within the project team
  • Create and own the plan, including estimation, tracking, updating
  • Weekly reporting/recording for company (including resource forecast & Tempo)
  • Develop project proposals and statements of work leveraging experience of key discipline leads
  • Manage and develop project change management process
  • Proven negotiation skills especially around project scope and finances
  • Working with Account Management team, contribute to business development efforts through project scoping, estimating and attending sales calls, and inputting into proposals
  • Supports business operational processes (e.g. facilitates end of project reviews, etc.)
  • Uncover your client’s hidden needs and issues by asking insightful questions and developing a good rapport
  • Monitor interactions between your team and the client, and follow up to demonstrate strong client management
  • Keep up to date with media trends and digital developments, sharing information and POVs with client and team
  • Maintain strong relationships with key media & technology partners
  • Support new business opportunities
  • Manage multi-disciplinary team of up to 10 people assisting in their development and supporting prioritisation of work load 




  • Project management experience – candidate should be able to demonstrate proven experience of this
  • Excellent task and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills
  • Deep hands-on experience of managing at least two media channels
  • Experience of commercial management of accounts from booking & invoicing to reconciliation
  • Proven track record of account optimization & performance improvement
  • Self-motivated and be able to work under their own initiative
  • Media agency background
  • Excellent Excel & PowerPoint skills to support media planning, forecasting & evaluation


  • Experience of offline and online media planning
  • Experience supporting the development of commercial proposals for media services
  • First hand analytical experience
  • Experience managing international accounts

About Digitas 

We have 40 offices in 25 countries, each one helping to upend and redefine the landscape of strategy, creativity, media and technology. We’re pumped about the accolades we’ve earned – cue Titanium Lions, Gold Pencils and making LinkedIn’s Most InDemand Employer List of 2014 – but what energizes us most is the people we work with, the clients we work for and the never-ending challenge that confronts us: Producing amazing creative, day after day. On top of great values, great people and great clients, we’re proud to offer many great perks – things like flex vacation days, tuition reimbursement, gym membership discounts and anniversary gifts for the many people who’ve been with us 5, 10, 20 years and more. And while we celebrate those who’ve stuck by us and shaped us into the creative force that we are today, we’re always looking for great new talent help us grow even stronger. If that’s you, well, come join us.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.