Director of Project Management Mirum San Diego

Project Management San Diego, California


Position at Mirum

The Director of Project Management is responsible for overseeing multiple accounts across a portfolio of client businesses; mentoring, training and managing direct-report project managers; leading and developing new business; and participating in the operations of the production departments and the interactive discipline. The Director works in cooperation with Account Management to plan for, staff and scope project, and is accountable for the quality of the project delivery.

This person is required to have significant interactive/software development process expertise, and will be responsible for the ongoing performance management and training of direct-report producers. In addition to planning, staffing and scoping, Directors will often lead the more complex digital/online marketing programs and Web development projects.

The Director will work with the Account Team and Discipline Leads (Creative, User Experience, Strategy, Technology, etc.) to set up project processes and define scope, cost and time parameters. The Director will have significant client contact, and will be responsible for ensuring that deliverables across multiple projects meet time and specifications and quality goals. Excellent presentation skills are required.

What you do:     

  • Oversight and direct management of client business portfolio
  • Management and training of direct report Project Managers
  • Ensure on-time on-budget delivery of digital projects to the highest quality across client portfolio
  • Create and manage project related documents across client portfolio
  • Estimates, scope of work documents, requirements, risk assessments, specifications, schedules and budgets
  • Financial management and communication of project budget status across client portfolio
  • Senor level client and internal relationship management
  • Issue identification and resolution management
  • Define appropriate client team structures, project approaches and resource needs with discipline leads
  • Independent management of complex digital projects
  • Participate in new business efforts
  • Plan and oversee the project management of multiple accounts ensuring that the projects are set up for success and that all deliverables have been completed and schedule and within specification and budget parameters
  • Leads interactive production process planning to ensure efficiencies across multiple client brands/projects and cross-channel campaigns
  • Works with Account Team and Discipline leads to establish interactive process and yearly account planning and staffing
  • Ensures consistency and efficiencies across multiple client projects, as well as opportunities for delivery process improvements
  • Interfaces with Account and Discipline leads to resolve project-related issues; escalates larger project issues and risk as needed for resolution
  • Authors or oversees the creation of project schedule, project brief, Statements of Work, change control procedures and cost estimates, with input from team members, as needed
  • Reports project status to management, project team and client on a regular basis
  • Performance management and training of direct-report Producers
  • Resource allocation and load-leveling of direct-report Producers/Project Managers

What you need:

  • Expert knowledge and Web development processes including waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Expert knowledge of interactive processes including strategy, user experience, visual design, technology, development, QA and analytics tasks and deliverables
  • Team leadership and management experience
  • Detail-oriented and take-ownership attitude
  • Must be highly skilled in time management to facilitate involvement in multiple projects
  • Must have the ability to work independently and manage communications in all organizational levels
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Excel, Word and MS Project
  • Agency experience required

Mirum provides competitive salaries, excellent benefits, 401k, and is headquartered in San Diego. This position is located in our San Diego office and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to San Diego. .

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.