Manager, Project Management

Agency OMD
ID 2021-3199
Location
US-CA-Los Angeles
Category
Planning/Strategy
Type
Full Time

Overview

MOST CREATIVE MEDIA AGENCY NETWORK | 11 TIMES IN A ROW BY THE GUNN REPORT

ADWEEK’S GLOBAL MEDIA AGENCY OF THE YEAR 2019 & 2020

 

OMD USA is a proud part of the global OMD network. In the US, we have 2,250+ people across 9 offices, dedicated to delivering insights that unlock demand potential, ideas that ignite consumer desire and results that accelerate business growth for our clients. We are a dynamic, creative and influential agency network that collectively combines to make OMD the most awarded agency network in the world.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field
  • Experience working with co-located and virtual teams
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience, preferably in an agency or consulting environment
  • Experience working with dynamic teams and within different disciplines
  • A proven track record of leading complex project and portfolios
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

Responsibilities

Project Management at OMD is the application of the discipline knowledge to assist teams in meeting project goals, identifying areas of improved efficiency, and enforcement of best practices. This role requires collaboration with a client team, working with other Project Managers and sharing of expertise and skills with the broader Project Management community.

  • Build project plans and manage progress of deliverables, reporting timelines and trackers​
  • Attend Global/Regional status meetings on agreed upon cadence as a Global representative
  • Liaise between Global and Regional team members
  • Mange through obstacles, addressing roadblocks and updating stakeholders and that regional team members are meeting deadlines
  • Update onboarding materials​
  • Develop and maintain team and client contact lists and org charts​
  • Manage team collaboration tools, i.e., MS Teams and SharePoint sites, including providing access, manage access list​
  • Schedule and confirm all team members at region and market level are trained in usage of required platform tools
  • Assist with utilization/burn reports on specified cadence​
  • Proactively identify opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies​
  • Assist with development of SOW and staffing plan​
  • Create checks and balances to assure all work disseminated externally is of the highest caliber

 

OMD is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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