In short, a Project Director is responsible for overseeing the delivery of work for a portfolio of businesses or one very large piece of business. The Project Director position requires an exceptional breadth and depth of expertise in agency capabilities in order to lead large multi-disciplinary teams of people to successfully deliver integrated client solutions.. He/she must have a solid understanding of Project Management tools, and approaches to manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects, and the flexibility to lead diverse and dynamic teams. This includes familiarity with print, collateral, broadcast, and digital processes.. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:. Internal. Team Management:. Manage a team of integrated project managers in charge of multi-channel client programs. Mentor and coach project management team, as appropriate. Lead the development and tracking of integrated project plans, including training, standardization and application of best practices in project management capability. Set project quality and performance standards to help standardize approach and manage risk within, and across, multiple projects. Help integrate offline and online processes for maximum effectiveness. Ensure ongoing process-improvement to respond to changing business needs, capabilities and clients that enables reliable delivery of integrated projects in a dynamic environment. Resource Oversight:. Partner with Finance and Creative Services to architect the proper cast across each scope. Evaluate resourcing, processes and roles and responsibilities of integrated team to maximize resources within and between departments. Scope Management:. Ensure consistency and efficiency by overseeing project estimations, staffing and SOW requirements across the portfolio. Partner with other discipline leaders to enable appropriate tracking, workflow and team communication on deliverables. Client-facing. Main day-to-day Client contact. Responsible for the overall Client satisfaction with the work and the agency at large. Ownership of the project/account from start to finish. Manage peer-level client Ops Team relationships (expectations, communications, negotiations, escalation, feedback). Develop relationships with, and ensure the appropriate participation of, key client stakeholders and client executives in delivery of high quality, compliant materials. Consult on how agency process interfaces with client systems. Qualifications. Required Skills and Qualifications:. 10+ years agency operations and/or project management experience. Multi-disciplinary experience, including print, broadcast, digital, and other deliverables. Experience in managing multiple project life cycles from business development to final delivery. Comfort working in fast-paced environment with diverse cross-functional team. Experience and interest in supporting new business initiatives. Strong desire and ability to be a change-agent, providing experience-driven recommendations with team-building diplomacy. Roll-up your sleeves, can-do attitude. Grey provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.. We offer dynamic career opportunities with growth potential in a fun work environment! Workflow: Associated topics: care, demand, endowment, lead generation, media, medical center, newspaper, policies, product market, relationship
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