Project Manager

Description

Overview:

Systems Tech are MediaCom’s Data and Technology experts, transforming MediaCom into the agency of the future. Data and technology are key enablers for MediaCom, helping reduce costs and create new products and insights that drive revenue and business growth. Systems Tech helps to drive this innovative emphasis forward, providing excellence through consultancy, project management, business analysis, data visualization and data engineering.

 

The System Tech mission is to: ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

  • Deliver specialist technology products that enhance our Client’s business
  • Transform data into meaningful information to enable Clients and staff to make informed decisions.
  • Implement technology to improve the way MediaCom works for our staff and Clients.

 

Systems Tech provide technology expertise and project management to create solutions for MediaCom.  The team’s responsibilities range from automating small-scale data transformation processes focused strictly on time savings to building large scale strategic platform and product implementations enabling media planning optimisation, creative analytics, ecommerce auditing and others.

 

The Systems Tech team drive data platform innovation to create exceptional global, regional and local market dashboards to enable our staff and our Clients to have the data needed to make the right decisions at the right time.

 

The team also work in partnership with GroupM and WPP, participating in and leading steering groups centered around the technology strategy to provide the MediaCom voice to steer the new Planning, Audience, Activation and Reporting platforms planned for 2022 and the future.

 

Your Impact:

The Project Manager is experienced in delivering complex projects with a depth of knowledge in data and technology solutions in the media and marketing space. You enjoy bringing new ideas to solve old and new problems, working with a variety of people across the business. You have a good grasp of media and an excellent understanding and depth of experience across data and technology.

 

You are collaborative by nature and understand that success in a global organisation is a group effort across geographies, business functions and operating companies. You are an exceptional listener and you seek to deeply understand business challenges and empathise with our people’s day to day experience and challenges. You excel at bringing new innovative ideas to life and making these a reality by providing technology thought leadership in the business. You are a leader, love being part of a team and enjoy working and sharing knowledge with business stakeholders and technology colleagues across the globe.

 

Deliver best practice on ‘MediaCom first’ data and technology projects, supporting all stakeholders through the process:  

  • Lead the planning and implementation of projects assigned by Project Director 
  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables alongside client stakeholders
  • Accurately translate business requirements into project requirements 
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff across the Tech PMO, bringing in and aligning with wider stakeholders within ST, MediaCom, GroupM and 3rd party suppliers 
  • Establish consistent workflows with internal and external business stakeholders 
  • Manage project resource allocation 
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools 
  • Provide direction and support to project team, applying agile methodologies 
  • Work with delivery team and stakeholders to ensure overall end product quality 
  • Steer meetings involving internal and external resources, of all functions and levels of seniority 
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions  
  • Define and evolve the functioning of PMO, professionalizing and refining scope
  • Promote visibility of Systems Tech work and win credibility across the business
  • Along with Project Director, act as point of contact for incoming new business requests – supporting in pitches, scoping discovery and costing of new opportunities
  • Create content to support promotion of activity – case studies, testimonials and product descriptions to share business wide in newsletters, the ST website and Global Product Hub, amongst others
  • Build and evolve new business collateral to support growth across Systems Tech broadly

 

Your Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science, related technical field; OR equivalent professional work experience
  • Project management experience required
  • Leadership skills
  • Client Management or Client Success experience
  • Experience working with Software developers and engineers
  • Proven success in managing 3rd parties in data and technology development projects
  • Proven success in building and rolling out technology projects

 

Our Culture:

  • We’re a people-first company that truly invests in you. We’ve found that by looking after our people, above all else, everyone benefits. That’s why we offer a “careers first” approach with an onsite career center (NYC HQ), a whole team devoted to cultivating and promoting talent, competitive salaries and benefits and a flexible work environment.
  • We’re fostering a culture where everyone can fit in while staying true to themselves. A place where we all enjoy and feel inspired by our differences. We want to give everyone the opportunity to learn from different perspectives and experiences, have fun and do their best work.
  • We’re seeking explosively ambitious media professionals at all levels who are looking for a career, not just a job. If you want to learn, climb, and shine at a company that’s deeply committed to you, then MediaCom just might be the best move you’ll ever make.

 

About MediaCom:

We are a global media agency with a difference - We help clients see the bigger picture. Seeing the Bigger Picture means that our network of 8,000 people helps our clients look beyond the boundaries of traditional media to uncover new ideas and unlock growth. We challenge conventional thinking to build, optimize, and drive our clients’ businesses forward at scale and lead our industry in critical areas such as diversity, inclusion, and sustainability.

GroupM and all its affiliates embrace and celebrate diversity, inclusivity, and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are a worldwide media agency network that represents global clients. The more inclusive we are, the greater work we can create together.


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