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Associate Director Project Management in Chicago, IL at Advantage Solutions

Date Posted: 4/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/27/2019

Job Description

Associate Director of Project Management 

At our Company, we grow People, Brands, and Businesses! We are seeking a highly dynamic Associate Director of Project Management whose role is to assist in department level planning, training and management as well as plan, execute, and finalize projects according to project deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of creative & technology team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Associate Director of Project Management will also assist in defining the department policies and procedures as well as assisting in identifying efficiencies in process and operational matters. They will also be tasked with enforcing adherence to process amongst the Project Management department as well as the entire agency. The Associate Director of Project Management will be responsible for assisting in developing scopes of work and retainers for new and current clients.

Take this opportunity to join North America’s leading business solutions provider and build your career working with amazing people in a growing industry! Apply today!

What we offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off 

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage a project from beginning to end.
  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with account management and stakeholders.
  • Define and manage resource allocation throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Present to key clients and stakeholders; Present to internal leadership teams.
  • Assist in driving departmental structure and goals.
  • Assist in supervising/mentoring junior team members; Lead agency onboarding and training.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience required
  • 8+ years of experience in Project Management in an agency environment
  • 3-5 years of experience in managing team members
  • Excellent written communication and verbal communication skills, communicate changes, recap meeting notes, create and ensure a smooth project flow
  • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments