Project Manager (6 Month Contract)

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Job Description

Key responsibilities:

  • Supports Client Director to deliver innovative and creative solutions to client briefs
  • Works collaboratively across Dentsu and across network as needed – uses good knowledge of products and services to drive business value for clients and Dentsu
  • Project manages clients’ communications plans including timelines and budget
  • Reviews plans to drive greater margin and value through innovation and better and different ways of working
  • Allocates team resources to ensure delivery of data and information required for pitches
  • Provides accurate plan details and updates to clients

Quality Control and Accountability

  • Ensure all activities are in line with guidelines and objectives
  • Review all plans and recommendations before they are presented to the clients
  • Review all post buys before presenting to clients
  • Specifically for digital, ensure optimization reports and post buys delivery are delivered on time and accurately.
  • Instill regular WIPs (i.e. internal and external)
  • Seek improvements on work process efficiencies
  • Seek improvements on quality of documents delivery

Person specifications:

  • University graduate
  • 5 – 7 years of media planning/ digital experience
  • Thrives in a fast pace, constantly changing environment, can adapt plans due to changes in client objectives, priorities or budgets while minimizing impact on project momentum
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to relate results to client business objectives
  • Balanced ability to perform analytically and creatively
  • Well organized multi-tasker and able to work independently
  • Good English and interpersonal communication, secondary language skills a plus
  • Good team player
  • Attention to detail and able to work under pressure
  • Ability and willingness to participate in calls/meetings with global clients early or late during workdays
  • Ability to work with numbers, and good analytical skills
  • Comfortable working on Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

*Please include an updated CV in your application.

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