Vice President/Group Director, Project Management

OVERVIEW

What You’ll Do

As a Vice President/Group Director on the Project Management Team, you will:

  • Lead efforts across cross-disciplinary team to deliver the estimated business value of an approved program
  • Facilitate, track and monitor programs, activities and roadmaps and scope
  • Define and adjust processes to meet project/business needs and look for ways to improve processes while coaching teams to do the same
  • Lead integrated account planning sessions
  • Ensure internal stakeholders are kept appraised of program status
  • Participate in new business RFI or RFP requests when necessary
  • Contribute to capability model definition and management
  • Demonstrate strong written and oral presentation skills
  • Develop and articulate compelling decks and lead trainings
  • Manage multiple direct reports and set career and capability goals with them
  • Enforce team compliance to high company standards and professionalism
  • Participate in team and cross-capability recruiting, interviewing and staffing
  • Attend training seminars and continuing education as offered

Day-to-day, your role includes:

  • Being responsible for the direction, oversight and outcome of multiple accounts, programs or processes
  • Problem-solving program and project issues; assisting teams in resolution and successfully leading large teams to develop risk mitigation plans
  • Working with capability leads to understand business needs and helping identify and solving staffing-mix issues to meet business goals
  • Working with clients to establish best practice processes that meet client business needs
  • Demonstrating the ability to deliver constructive feedback while outlining and facilitating development plans where needed
  • Experiencing something new every day

QUALIFICATIONS

We’re looking for strong, impactful work experience, which typically includes:

  • A four-year degree
  • 12-15 years of Project Management, Marketing or related experience
  • Mastery of large-level projects and programs
  • PMP and/or CSM Certification (or desire to get this)
  • Working knowledge of enterprise tools (JIRA, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Slack, Trello)

You are the right person if you:

  • Demonstrate grit and extreme ownership
  • Exude positivity
  • Aren’t afraid to share your ideas
  • Meet problems head-on and view them as opportunities
  • Are self-reliant and motivated
  • Communicate fearlessly

Got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Digitas is an equal opportunity employer.

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.

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