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Business Integrations - Project Manager

Location: Columbia, MARYLAND.
Company Description:

Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency’s heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined the Dentsu Aegis Network. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.

Job Description:

Role Purpose

The Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing, and evaluating projects according to predetermine timelines and budgets. Building and managing project teams, reporting to the Project Sponsor, and ensuring quality control throughout project life cycles are central to this position. The Project Manager will utilize industry standard project management methodologies to manage the Project Management lifecycle. Candidates will work in a team setting, sharing information, collaborating, and assisting other team members. Candidate must possess a strong dedication to quality customer service, excellent follow through, attention to detail, and a drive to be part of a larger team and engage with broad Corporate challenges and initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

• Manage project development from initiation to closure.

• Be accountable for project results along with project sponsor.

• Work with project sponsor and stakeholders to complete project charter outlining scope, goals, deliverables, required resources, budget, and timing.

• Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task.

• Provide a project schedule to identify when each task will be performed.

• Clearly communicate expectations to team members and stakeholders.

• Act as a mediator between stakeholders and team members.

• Resolve any issues and solve problems throughout project life cycle.

• Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request forms

• Determine if external consultants or contractors will be required to complete project plan. If required, recruit and manage appropriate staffing resources.

• Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to sponsor.

• Lead, coach, and motivate project team members on a proactive basis.

• Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved.

• Leverage industry best practices for project management and execution.

• Ensure all project documents are safely archived following project completion.

• Determine how results will be measured and complete a post-project evaluation to determine how well results were achieved.

• Leverage industry best practices for project management and execution.

• Ensure all project documents are safely archived following project completion.

Qualifications:

• University degree or college diploma in business or a related field

• 5 - 7 years’ work experience in project management

PMI Certification is a major asset

• Familiarity with project management tools and/or software packages

• Demonstrated leadership managing people.

• Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

• Strategic, operational, and technical marketing & management skills

• Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities

• Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving, and analytical skills

• Ability to elicit cooperation from senior management and other departments

Additional Information:

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

More Information:

Graduate Opportunities: Whether you're still studying, recently graduated or are already working and fancy a career hop, we could have a perfect opportunity for you.
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