Senior Project Supervisor

Mower is currently seeking a Senior Project Supervisor to help maintain a strong project management practice in our Syracuse Office. The Senior Project Supervisor mentors other Project Managers in the office to own and drive momentum for all day-to-day deliverables as well as defines and manages large scale, integrated projects for their own client assignments. They work closely with internal teams and clients to ensure that project goals are accomplished on time and on budget and that expectations are surpassed. They help establish best practices for project execution, workflow and resource utilization. The ideal candidate will have experience in B2B and B2C including both digital and traditional marketing and have a strong attention to detail, be flexible, comfortable with change, and able to oversee multiple projects while mentoring other project managers.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with Account, Creative, Technical, Strategy, Digital and Production teams to develop and maintain project plans, provide project status, manage client feedback and ensure deliverables are completed and accurate
  • Leading the development of SOWs to define and detail project scope, costs, and execution plans
  • Driving project team to achieve deadlines, milestones, and quality goals
  • Making daily decisions about how project tasks are executed: assignments, sequence, deadlines, dependencies, solving problems, resolving conflicts, and ensuring resources have what they need to execute projects
  • Acting as the team’s main point of contact and facilitating communications for all project related issues both internally and with clients and vendors
  • Communicating project status, requirements, changes, risks, and issues to appropriate stakeholders
  • Managing and growing a team of Project Managers

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong project management experience in an agency environment
  • Must be a dynamic team player and a strong communicator
  • Strong multi-tasking, writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with working/communicating effectively directly with clients and other key project stakeholders
  • Must be able to define scope, budgets and timelines for complex integrated programs
  • Comprehensive understanding of digital and interactive projects such as website development, online banner ads, email development, SEO/SEM, social and mobile media
  • Must be able to mentor project managers to navigate project changes, risks and issues and help communicate these issues to appropriate stakeholders, including clients
  • Must have ability to maintain multi-month projects, priorities and schedules
  • Must be a dynamic team player and strong communicator who can operate successfully within a fast-paced environment and in cross-functional / multi-discipline teams
  • Strong negotiation skills with a proven ability to communicate with a variety of audiences

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with focus on Project Management preferred
  • 8-10+ years of project management experience
  • Ad agency experience
  • Experience with digital and offline projects, including video, broadcast and print
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Project