Senior Project Manager
at Mirum Minneapolis

Description

As a Senior Project Manager at Mirum, you will lead large interactive projects and will be responsible for their success relevant to timeline, budget, scope while meeting business requirements and strategy.

Moreover, you will maintain, strengthen, and grow relationships with key clients through thorough management of medium to large projects, excellent and constant communication and exceptional planning and organization. You will be accountable for leading and managing the efforts of cross-functional teams to effectively deliver upon contracted deliverables and client expectations.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning / Management
    • Develop and document project plans to include scope, schedules, timeline and budget; closely monitor and adapt plans throughout the lifetime of assigned projects
    • Define, plan, schedule and control project activities, applying creative and strategic thinking, technical and project management skills to satisfy project requirements
    • Closely monitor budgets, establish project plans and processes to avoid and/or resolve scope creep, budget overages, or efficiency issues
    • Responsible for the management of the operational health of assigned projects with special attention to resource utilization and forecast planning
    • Lead and inspire teams by communicating vision for the project
    • Early involvement/partnership with the Account team pre-SOW, assisting sales with gathering requirements, documenting statements of work, creating estimates and timelines
    • Accountable for the execution, management and quality control of assigned projects from concept to completion, ensuring client satisfaction, meeting all timeline milestones and delivering within the approved budgets
  • Client Communication / Management
    • Serve as a main client interface on projects (partnering with the Account team) to clarify strategic requirements, explain complex ideas clearly, and manage expectations
    • Conduct and lead status meetings regularly with clients and the internal team, ensure thorough communication with all stakeholders at all stages of every project
    • Proactively communicate with clients about production recommendations, risks, challenges and solutions
    • Serve as point of escalation both internally and with clients on specific, key projects or accounts
  • Mirum PMO Leadership
    • Contribute to ongoing improvement of internal processes to allow for smooth execution of projects and improved efficiency across departments and project team members
    • Assist Producers and Associate Producers on other accounts; provide mentoring, training and best practices recommendations

 Ideal Experience:

  • A Bachelor's degree and at least five (5) years of hands-on project management experience
  • Agency/client-facing experience highly preferred
  • Experience managing end-to-end software development projects, including UX/design and development
  • Experience with both agile and waterfall project methodologies/frameworks
  • Strong understanding of digital technologies and trends
  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Must be extremely organized, detail-oriented and capable of self-managing and multi-tasking in a fast-paced, demanding environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Extensive experience creating and managing project plans and expertise with MS Excel and Word
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills as a team leader and team player
  • Flexibility, initiative, dedication, and the ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience mentoring/coaching other project managers a plus
  • Willingness to travel on occasion for client meetings, trade shows and/or conferences
  • Have a sense of humor, be outgoing, articulate, well-informed, intelligent, confident, and possess common sense
  • Be a skilled, creative, confident presenter and negotiator

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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