Senior Project Manager

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Updated: October 17, 2018
Location: Philadelphia, PA, United States
Job ID: KS9vyAXuUwC1

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The Senior Project Manager manages multidisciplinary teams to task and oversees the production of agency work across multichannel tactics. This role is accountable as a client-facing operations position in the agency, able to clearly articulate every facet of tactical delivery to clients and agency counterparts. Responsible for overall quality of work, deadlines and budgets for agency projects and accounts. Is a key strategic partner on all brand teams.

Description of Duties


Effectively manages on-time, on budget delivery of projects through use of appropriate resource and processes
Responsible for trafficking jobs through digital routing system to ensure that they stay on task

Ability to develop timelines and estimates of all levels of complexity working with supervisor as needed
Thoroughly understands digital and print process
Balances agency/client needs and consults appropriate team members for input/approvals of proposed timing and estimate
Facilitates communication between team members in all phases of project development by ensuring all disciplines are kept abreast of action items, feedback, next steps, client communications/conference reports, project developments/status and direction etc. Ensures right people are in the right meetings
May perform a client-facing role, taking the lead in walking internal stakeholders and clients through project schedules of critical dates, explaining and clearly articulating details embedded in estimates and statements of work. Proactively able to identify areas of risk associated with a project (learning risk mitigation)
Ensures team adherence to agency process. Identifies issues and leads problem resolution
Understands and is able to partner with Account Services counterpart to help manage client expectations in tandem with their agency counterparts
Develops strong relationships with cross functional leads
Mentors, trains and may directly supervise junior PM team members; review work product, estimates and timelines developed by junior team members
Provides weekly financial health reports and recommendations; support forecasting
Partners with Account team to track and report actual hours on a weekly basis
Partners with Account team & PM Sup to develop yearly SOW and associated staff plan
May mentor, train and directly supervise junior PM team members; review work product, estimates and timelines developed by junior team members

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus at least 5 years of relevant industry experience: Advertising or Interactive/Professional Services
Previous project management and project planning experience (3+ years)
Ability to collaborate closely with others in a team environment under tight deadlines
Outstanding communications skills
Superior organizational skills

EEO Statement

Syneos Health, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other protected status. If you require accommodation due to a disability in order to complete the application process, please contact our EEO Administrator at 781-425-4600 or by email at




Pennsylvania [PA]

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