POSTED 19 JAN 2021
IT & Technology • Regular
About the Role:
The Systems Technology team serves the agency to develop tools and platforms with the goal of improving data reporting. The Sr. Project Manager will serve as a key link between technology and client service, supporting primarily the Uber account. This role will have a critical part in ensuring consistent and quality outputs across multiple high-profile projects, with an emphasis on global reporting initially.
- Serve as key point of contact between internal and external stakeholders and remote Engineering team.
- Proactively manage and maintain positive relationships across diverse client list, focusing initially on Uber.
- Help establish consistent workflows with internal and external business stakeholders.
- Communicate priority/status/intent to all levels of the business, from C-Suite to entry level.
- Effectively and accurately translate business requirements into technical requirements.
- Work directly with engineers and project managers across multiple timezones to ensure all projects are delivered on time and to the highest quality.
- Work with team leadership to implement standardization and best practices to improve overall team structure.
- Work closely with analytics, client and planning teams to identify new opportunities for data reporting efficiencies and solutions.
- Troubleshoot and QA issues with reporting tools and platforms.
Your Knowledge & Abilities:
- Self-sufficiency – ability to learn quickly with minimal direction.
- Creativity – ability to develop concrete requirements from unclear situations.
- Strong critical thinking skills – the ability to infer and ‘read between the lines.’
- A team player who is willing to pitch in to get the job done.
- Ability to multi-task and juggle multiple projects simultaneously while maintaining high quality output.
- Experience working with and gaining buy-in from C-suite and executive leadership.
- Excellent communication skills and attention to detail.
- Willingness to work non-standard hours, working with both APAC and EMEA based stakeholders
- Experience with large-scale data projects
- 5+ years of digital media experience a plus
- Advanced Excel experience required
- Client Management or Client Success experience a plus
- Experience working with software developers and engineers required
- Experience with data visualization a plu
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