Senior Project Manager

MedThink Communications United States Cary, North Carolina


MedThink, a Fingerpaint company, offers extensive medical communications through two distinct divisions: MedThink SciCom, which harnesses deep scientific knowledge and extensive industry experience to develop solutions for medical affairs, medical communications and publication groups, and MedThink Communications, which provides healthcare communications and marketing services to commercial teams that leverages performance-driven medical education to enhance HCP beliefs and understanding.

 Moving Minds. Moving Markets. Moving Medicine.

 Our Uniqueness and Expectations of Future THINKERS…

Take Ownership

Help Colleagues Do Their Best

Infuse Optimism and Fun

Nurture Innovation

Keep an Open Mind

Exceed Expectations

Respect Others

Objectives of this role:

 The Senior Project Manager has responsibility for multichannel projects of large-scale, size or complexity, potentially managing multiple client brands. In this role, the Senior Project Manager (SPM) is responsible for the delivery of high-quality campaigns/projects that drive client satisfaction and meet business requirements. This SPM works to ensure the execution of high-priority work, optimal resource management, executional excellence, timeline management, and project-level financials. This individual does not compromise on the cost/quality/speed equation!

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Presents complex data or messages in clear, succinct, compelling manner (internal/external)
  • Complex problem-solver
  • Manages resource expectations; escalate issues to appropriate department lead along with potential solutions
  • Leads internal and external meetings and drives teams to resolutions, conclusions, and action
  • Competency in presentation skills as well as excellent written and oral communication

 Project Management

  • Leads multichannel projects of large-scale size or complexity; potentially multiple client brands
  • Responsible for the delivery of high-quality campaigns/projects that drive client satisfaction, meet business requirements
  • Creates and manages all project documentation (project plans/road maps, scopes and change orders, requirements, financial reporting)
  • Mitigates risk by working with the team to identify plan integrity, budget and timeline impact, scenario planning; communicates to internal team
  • Proactively identifies, proposes, and/or collaborates on opportunities to adjust processes for efficiencies
  • Supports PM and/or operations leadership as needed 


  • Responsible for financial health of brand or assigned projects; actively manages scopes, including all change management requirements
  • Collaborates with account on future scoping/planning exercises
  • Contributes to complex statement of work documentation quickly and efficiently
  • Collaborates, as needed, with account and finance in the reconciliation and billing process


  • Mastery of Ziflow, Workamajig; MS Office Suite (intermediate-level Excel)
  • Mastery of the brand’s regulatory process and client submission systems, as it relates to project planning
  • Work with account during new client onboarding to understand and execute planning based on client needs and expectations
  • Conflict resolution training

 Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in related field


  • 5-7+ years project management experience, of which a subset has been spent managing direct reports
  • Previous experience at a promotional medical education or medical advertising agency. Digital/Interactive agency experience required with strong understanding of web technology and infrastructure

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess leadership qualities and command authority naturally. Be an optimistic and supportive leader viewed in a favorable light and valued by the organization
  • Simultaneously possess both soft people skills and strong, hands-on project management skills
  • Professional presentation and polished client management skills
  • Proficient in Workamajig time management tool, MS Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio

 MedThink, a Fingerpaint Group company, provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to all applicants and employees. We are proud to recruit qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status. 

 Don’t meet every single requirement? That’s okay! Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Fingerpaint, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles! Our team of qualified recruiters can match you with the right opportunity.