Senior Project Manager (up to £45k depending on experience)

Job description

We’re looking for an experienced project manager with senior resource management skills to take on a key role in the day-to-day operations of the agency. Reporting directly to the Operations Manager, you will be responsible for the project task management across multiple projects and campaigns from inception to completion, holding a granular and top line view of each project you’re responsible for. You’ll take creative briefs and specifications, break down the hours for projects and assign individuals to specific tasks, inputting all key information into our studio management system.


You’ll need to be sharp, analytical and multi-skilled, someone with fire in their belly and a real hunger to get stuff delivered on time and on budget. Your day-to-day responsibilities include leading the workflow internally, regular check-ins with multiple department heads and employees, getting status updates, pushing work through and keeping a close eye on hours. You’ll be a master juggler and communicator, cool calm and collected under pressure and a real force to be reckoned with.

Requirements

Main responsibilities

  • Monitor, record and report on the hours and daily tasks of the workforce

  • Book in and schedule studio department planners to move projects forward

  • Be responsible for collating briefs from the department heads and ensuring team members have everything they need to deliver a job

  • Follow up on hour creep, addressing any issues before they can escalate
    Experience

    'Traffic' management of the agency

  • A minimum of 5 years in a project management/senior administration role (agency experience preferred)

  • Familiarity with KANBAN processes

  • Solid Excel skills  

  • Experience in managing traffic of high volume of projects

  • In administration of studio including POs, contracts, invoices

Skills

  • Ability to manage & deliver multiple tasks to a high standard on time

  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • Highly motivated and self-disciplined

  • Commercially minded with a strong focus on efficiency

  • Clear and confident communicator

Benefits

  • 31 days holiday (including bank holidays)

  • Christmas shutdown