Senior Project Manager

Project Management Cedar Knolls, New Jersey


Position at Fingerpaint Marketing

Reset your expectations of a health and wellness agency. Independent by design and built on a foundation of empathy, Fingerpaint celebrates what you bring as both a professional and an individual. With talent across the United States and Europe launching more than 200 brands, we are committed to creating and executing meaningful experiences. In 2021, Fingerpaint was named Ad Age’s Best Places to Work and was awarded Agency of the Year by Med Ad News. Here, creativity happens naturally—we attract top talent and give them a space to grow and collaborate.  
Objectives of This Role:  
A senior project manager is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of an entire project through budgeting, hiring team members, sourcing suppliers, and planning the project release. All of this takes place within the framework of achieving Fingerpaint’s company goals and vision.  
Duties and Responsibilities:  
  • Lead and assist in development of projects and programs that will establish quality objectives 
  • Manage teams through all phases of life cycle development, including analysis, project design and development, testing periods, installation, and final delivery 
  • Oversee a department and team of project managers, including budget management, scheduling, and risk analysis 
  • Interface directly with managers, employees, vendors, and others to clearly define project requirements and expectations 
  • Create a work plan that includes a schedule, milestones, control, and risk factors 
  • Identify complex risks, lead reviews, create risk mitigation, and implement action plans 
  • Manage multiple projects individually and as a team, all simultaneously 
  • Protect confidential and sensitive information 
  • Enhance company and department reputation by accepting ownership, exploring new possibilities, and adding value to the organization 
  • Maintain a strong understanding of business strategies, goals, and missions 
Job Requirements:   
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical area of study 
  • 5+ years of project management experience 
  • PMP certification preferred, but not required  
  • 3+ years in a supervisory role 
  • Experience in planning projects with large data sets and making decisions for data-driven analytics 
  • Demonstrated communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate ideas 
  • Proven leadership skills 
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and priorities 
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices 
  • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle 
  • Excellent analytical skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful 
  • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline 
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, capable of maintaining strong relationships 
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills 
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities 
  • Team management and leadership skills
  • Documentation management and ability to use project management tools
  • Attention to details even under pressure
  • Time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines  

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. Fingerpaint Group 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.