Senior Project Manager

Canary Wharf
Negotiable - depending on experience
28 Feb 2014
28 Mar 2014
Full Time
Contract Type

Role: Senior Project Manager

Department: Contract Publishing 

Location: Main offices – Canary Wharf, London

Our client is seeking a driven and dynamic individual to join its rapidly growing media services division. Reporting directly to the Head of Projects, the applicant will be part of one of the most vibrant and profitable aspects of the business.

The successful applicant will demonstrate strong business acumen and awareness to help promote sustained growth and increased profitability. This role is about maintaining and developing relationships with key high profile clients and ensuring all work is delivered to the highest standards of quality, on time and in budget.

Highly organised, personable and commercially minded, the successful candidate will be an outstanding communicator and motivator on all levels, working in a small but expandingteam on a range of projects with a broad spectrum of clients. You will be encouraged and supported in exploring new opportunities in other sectors or specialisms, developingthe currentclient base and achieving professional development working in a varied and challenging role.

Required Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years media experience working in a relevant Account Manager role
  • Previous project management experience in managing multiple projects from start to finish – pitch, planning, budgets, strategy, execution
  • Background in managing high level corporate clients
  • Educated to A-level standard (degree preferred)
  • Highly proficient across MS Office (Adobe suite advantageous)

Required Skills

  • Strong business acumen with innovative approach to commercial development
  • Excellent problem solving and relationship management skills
  • Personable, consultative approach
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Highly organised with a meticulous eye for detail
  • A proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively on several active projects at any one time and ability to delegate effectively and intelligently